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Review: Chef David, Melbourne CBD

Late-night feed favourite, Chef David, flips the script as they transition from Hot Pot hot spot to Sichuan Barbecue Grill to heat up Melbourne’s food scene. When lockdown first hit Melbourne, restaurants, cafes, and other hospitality venues scrambled to adapt their menus – designed for in-house dining – to take away and make away. The..

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Chef David

Born out of Melbourne’s strict stage 4 lockdown in 2020, Chef David’s new menu was a swift delivery-friendly alternative to their famed steamy and swirly hot pot. Focusing on staple elements and cooking methods of Sichuan food, the new menu balances 7 traditional flavours to creatively combine all the fantastic piquant platitudes of Chinese cuisine…

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Chef David – Elizabeth Street’s upmarket eatery specialising in authentic Sichuan Cuisine will have your tastebuds tingling for more!

We’re so excited to share, Chef David the upmarket eatery has reopened, not as a hotpot restaurant, but specialising in authentic Sichuan Cuisine. The decision to shift from swirly and spicy hot pot to barbecue grill came about during Melbourne’s intense stage 4 lockdown in 2020, as soupy broth was difficult to transport. The new..

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Chef David

22.3.2021 Chef David Level 1, 462 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne 03 8797 2666 Sichuan $$$ Food Szechuan Spicy Grilled Barramundi Lamb Skewers Pork Skewers Green Bean Skewers Grilled Enoki Mushroom The Good We were immediately impressed by the Szechuan Spicy Grilled Barramundi. Weighing in at a whole kilogram, the giant heated grill filled with a fiery..

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Best Chinese Restaurants in Melbourne

Chinese is one of the most ancient and varied cuisines in the world, yet it often gets oversimplified in Australia. Cantonese and Sichuan may be the most prominently represented of China’s regional cuisines in Melbourne, but they’re just two of “the eight great cuisines” (the others are Jiangsu, Zhejian, Fujian, Hunan, Anhui and Shandong). It’s..

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Chef David

The Chef David menu has a focus on grilled seafood and the fiery flavours of Chengdu. They combine traditional Chinese flavours and fresh seafood, with Sichuan’s famed spicy and numbing peppercorns. Experience the opportunity to grill your food at the table, just the way you like it. More than just food, the experience of Chef..

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Chef David Launch Brand New Sichuan Grill Menu In Melbourne

If anyone knows authentic Sichuan cuisine, it’s Chef David! Chef David opened its first restaurant under the name David’s Hotpot, with the goal of sharing Sichuan flavours with the people of Melbourne. Now they are firing up the barbecue and tempting the tastebuds of the CBD with a brand new Sichuan Barbecue grill menu. With over 20..

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Chef David Ditch The Hot Pot For Grill At Your Table Sichuan Snacks

Everyone’s favourite late night feed, Chef David, are firing up the barbecue and tempting the tastebuds of the CBD with their NEW SICHUAN BARBECUE GRILL MENU.   Born out of the COVID-19 crisis, Chef David’s new grilled menu was a swift delivery-friendly alternative to their famed steamy and swirly hot pot. Now a proven success,..

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Chef David Reignites with a New Sichuan Menu

Everyone’s favourite technicolored restaurant, Chef David, are firing up the barbecue and tempting the tastebuds of the CBD with their NEW AUTHENTIC SICHUAN FUSION MENU.   Borne out of the COVID-19 crisis, Chef David’s new menu was a swift delivery-friendly alternative to their famed steamy and swirly hot pot.   Focusing on staple elements and..

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First Look: Chef David is the Flashy New Sister Eatery to David’s Hotpot – And It’s Open Until 2am

This 160-seater has a multimillion dollar fit-out, strobe lights and an iPad ordering system. There are more than 100 ingredients on offer to cook in your choice of eight different soups (including David’s signature Sichuan beef-fat broth).   Before the sun goes down, Chef David on Elizabeth Street in the city is already an impressive..

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Chef David

Chef David

If anyone knows authentic Sichuan cuisine, it’s Chef David Li. Chef David has been experimenting with Sichuan flavours since he was 14 years old. Now the executive chef at his titular restaurant, he creates recipes and trains the talented chefs in the kitchen.

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