MEDIA UPDATE  |   February 26, 2018
 

RESTAURANT EXPRESS MENUS RELEASE TODAY: DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO DINE AT TOP MELBOURNE RESTAURANTS FOR ONLY $40

It’s almost time to tick new places off your list and revisit old favourites as over 80 venues participate in the perennially popular Restaurant Express supported by OpenTable next month.

From 16-25 March, diners can enjoy two courses and a matching Victorian beverage in some of the State’s most popular dining rooms for just $40 during the 2018 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne.

Menu highlights:
Florentino Upstairs
80 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Entrée
Tomato, mozzarella, olive oil
Sardines, pine nuts, currants, smoked potato
Ravioli, spinach, ricotta, walnut

Main
Flathead, baccala, apple, lovage
Short rib, parsnip, shallots
Lamb, peas, bagna cauda, eggplant

Dessert
Chocolate souffle with wattle seed ice cream
Coffee panna cotta with gianduia, caramel and meringue
Cheese, walnut, carasau

Epocha
49 Rathdowne Street, Carlton
Entrée
Heirloom tomatoes, stracciatella and mint
Tuna, basil and almond cream, pickled shallots and grape

Main
Housemade potato gnocchi, zucchini and ricotta
Roast chicken, button mushrooms fricassee and pickled onion

Dessert
Sachertorte, dark chocolate ganache, peach jam and chocolate glaze
Diners are invited to choose any two items from each Restaurant Express menu.

OpenTable Australia’s District Manager, Leslie Christianson, said: “We’re excited to support the 2018 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival’s Restaurant Express. We’re passionate about introducing diners to amazing restaurants, which is why this is the perfect platform to bring the dining scene in Melbourne and regional Victoria to a global audience.”

Visit www.mfwf.com.au to view over 80 Restaurant Express menus and book your table. Many venues can be booked instantly on real-time online reservation network OpenTable.

ENQUIRIES CONTACT

Lis Davies
PR representative
M +61 414 780 288
E lis@lisdavies.com