While restaurants in Victoria are no longer operating as usual, there are still ways for you to get your hands on some of the best grub in town. Whether you’ve exhausted all of your delivery options, are looking to spice up a date night at home or just fancy switching things up a little, we’ve got you covered. From sexy burger packs to fresh seafood specials, become a chef for the day with our pick of Melbourne’s best DIY meal kits.
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Easeys - One of the quirkiest restaurants in Melbourne is now offering snack packs for lockdown. Learn how to make your very own Easeys signature buns with droolworthy toppings and juicy beef patties -which can be washed down with cans of beer.
Nobu at Home - Did you know that this famous haunt also offers some of Melbourne’s best DIY kits? Nobu at Home offers you the chance to chomp on maki hand rolls, sashimi and nigiri alongside steaming hot specials and a long list of boozy beverages.
Epocha - These packs contain enough food for a full family-style feast. Cook up the chicken, beef, duck or lamb Epocha roast dinner and they’ll come paired with seasonal vegetables and gravy. There’s even bottled cocktails to enjoy with your meal.
Indu - SPHG Cook @ Home will have you cooking up Indu’s specials. Choose one of their aromatic curry boxes, which include plenty of sides, paratha, rice and dessert. If you’re thirsty? Have a crack at their drinks masterclass with award-winning Unexpected Guest gin.
Supernormal - This popular CBD spot is adding a dash of Asian flavour to your nights in. Inspired by Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong, Supernormal’s dishes include tuna sashimi, Szechuan chicken noodle salad and wagyu beef cheek that simply need to be finished off by you.
Akaiito - Treat yourself to a Japanese spread from Akaiito, complete with wagyu beef sliders, prawn gyoza, gindara saiko yaki and beef short rib, all served with a plethora of side dishes. Simply order online for pick-up or delivery before finishing off the cooking and devouring at home.
Maha - Indulge in mouthwatering sharing plates of fresh hummus, Turkish beef dumplings, slow roasted lamb shoulder and many more from Maha’s expansive menu online. This place is famed for its Middle Eastern fare, which is what makes its DIY kits so exciting.
Pasta Poetry - Got a craving for carbs? Pasta Poetry is filling you up with steaming hot bowls of freshly made Italian cuisine, with a weekly menu of enticing seasonal specials. From slow braised ox cheek cappelletti to vegan saffron tagliatelle with mushroom ragu, there’s something for everyone.
Longrain - Offering a wide range of cook at home options, Longrain caters to full-blown date night banquets as well as fancy dinners for one. Get your fill of tiger prawn curry, coconut poached chicken and tom yum market soup as well as a delectable range of pre-mixed cocktails.
Rochford Wines - These guys may be famous for their wines, but Rochford Wines are knocking it out the park with their cook at home kits. Options range from fresh pizza to three-course rolled porchetta dinner, all perfectly paired with signature bottles of vino.
Bar Lourinha - Offering some of the best DIY kits in Melbourne, Bar Lourinha’s weekly boxes have previously featured Cantimpalo chorizo, marinated sardines, pork shoulder and cannoli. Available to be picked up or delivered within 12km of the CBD, these are sure to impress.
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