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Bar of the Year
The Everleigh, Melbourne, Vic
Yes, it channels speakeasy-cool right down to its antique glassware, intimate booths and table service. But what anchors The Everleigh beyond the period drag is a fanatical commitment to top-quality booze and the remarkable cocktail skills of co-owner Michael Madrusan, a barman so intuitive that you may suspect mind-reading is listed on his CV.

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2013 Restaurant Awards nominees

If you're an adventurous diner, times have never been better, and we'd like to think the places and faces shortlisted for this year's GT Restaurant Awards are doing their bit. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony that launches our 2013 Australian Restaurant Guide next month, along with the big one: Restaurant of the Year. We hope you'll join us in September.

WORDS MAX ALLEN, MICHAEL HARDEN, PAT NOURSE, DAVID SLY, MAX VEENHUYZEN PHOTOGRAPHY AJ MOLLER, ANTHONY GEERNAERT, JULIAN KINGMA, WILLIAM MEPPEM, MARCEL AUCAR, VANESSA LEVIS, JASON LOUCAS

The February issue

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