"The hanger steak with smoky crust and deep purple inner ... is excellent. A salty Graham cracker base for the effortlessly light cheesecake is similarly inspired."
"One of the best fish burgers in the country"
"An all-day, inner-city hootenanny modelled a little on New York's Grand Central Oyster Bar and Peter Luger Steakhouse. Tongue-in-cheek, they called it Rockpool but cheaper, with more stuffed animals."
"A 1940s bank site has been transformed into one of Melbourne’s newest attractions, driven by big personalities and even bigger dreams. Natural History is a sprawling bar and restaurant that seats 350 and borrows its design aesthetic from big city Americana meets nature."
"Then there are the taxidermy beasts. There’s a duck flying among the stars, a white peacock against a weird tie-dye moon, and dog-eared skinny foxes that look longingly down at diners hoeing into pork chops with onions roasted with beer, and cheesecake with cherries and cream."
"The restaurant is styled on the New York steakhouses of last century and, in a throwback to the era, will begin offering a three-Martini lunch on Fridays in the coming weeks, complete with custom-designed Martini tokens."