Named after the neighbourhood known for being one of the Saigon’s best dining hubs, District One is making waves as one of Brisbane’s most talked-about new Asian restaurants. Combining influences from Las Vegas, New York, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and beyond, the chefs at District One are masters of Asian-fusion. This local hotspot can be found on Duncan Street in Fortitude Valley, only moments from Fortitude Valley station and the Brisbane River.
Brisbane’s biggest food lovers are flocking to Fortitude Valley’s District One in droves, and it’s no secret why – this local restaurant on Duncan Street serves some of the most innovative Asian-fusion cuisine the city has to offer. While the restaurant may be named after a neighbourhood in bustling Saigon, the cuisine is far from purely Vietnamese, featuring a whole host of influences from China to the United States.
Begin your culinary experience at District One by ordering up a number of appetisers including Belly Buns (braised pork belly with cilantro and peanut), grilled whole squid, green papaya salad, and the delicious fish tacos featuring yellow tail, cherry tomato, serrano pepper, avocado and cilantro. The seafood dishes are supremely fresh, and include such specialities as king crab with spicy aioli, deep-fried soft shell crab, and wok-tossed clams with basil. Other popular dishes here include the oxtail fried rice, the pho ga and the Big Bone Soup, a delectable soup made from bone and marrow. There’s much more where that came from at District One – book ahead to snag the perfect table.