A lift-off from your usual Thai joint, Longrain
, a restaurant in Melbourne in Little Bourke Street takes the usual Thai favorites to the next level with its flavor complexities and elegant presentation. Deemed as the soul to Southeast Asian cooking, Longrain boasts a delicate balance for the four elements of the region’s flavor elements - hot, sour, salty, and sweet, the perfect place for Situated in a converted warehouse, with exposed bricks in the modern yet funky decor, the restaurant is spacious and dimly lit, which makes for a perfect dinner spot to enjoy with your loved ones. Even though there are plenty of space in the restaurant, you may want to book a table ahead, as the restaurant is always busy, every night of the week. With its ‘family style’ presentation, you may start your dinner with their freshly shucked oysters with red chilli nahm jim, then continue to crisp seasonal whole fish with tamarind, chili and lime; and finish with the palate-cleansing toasted coconut panna cotta.