Amidst the "cooler than thou" surroundings of South Yarra you'll find the Jam Factory shopping complex. Named after the building's former incarnation, it contains a few stores, a large movie theatre, and several cafes and restaurants, one of those being the China Bar.
What you want to get here are the large cauldrons of soup filled with noodles and all sorts of other goodies. You can browse the numbered pictures by the counter and on the board above it. They have a wonderful satay soup, chock full of delicious tofu, shellfish, noodles, and other stuff. But you really can't go wrong here. I found this to be some of the best tasting Chinese soup I've had anywhere. Maybe not necessarily better but ...Read More