Buzz·Posted on 6 Oct 201716 Foods You Can't Miss On A Trip To MelbourneHint: Humble pie is not one of them.by Hilary SimmonsBuzzFeed Contributor, AustraliaFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Burgers View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @pickle_burgers_ We're all about big, messy burgers that you have to use two hands to eat, like the "Bruce Lee" at Pickle Burgers in Brunswick East. It packs beef, cheese, sriracha mayo, Asian slaw, pickled onions, and an entire fried dim sim. Soo Melbourne. 2. Doughnuts View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @doughboysdoughnuts We have so many damn doughnuts in this fine city of ours that it's hard to keep track of them. From "hand-forged" specialty doughnuts to the piping-hot jam numbers at Vic Markets, the only controversy is whether to call them donuts or doughnuts. 3. Nutella doughnuts View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @tabletopaper Yep, the Nutella doughnut originated in Melbourne, and thus deserves a whole separate entry. Dubbed the "Donutella" by a corner store called Mick’s Place in Thomastown, these bad boys have become a global sensation. 4. Souvlaki View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @hailey_park Us Melburnians were pretty chuffed recently when the New York Times food editor claimed to have had a life-changing experience at Kalimera Souvlaki Art in Oakleigh. Given our city's hefty Greek credentials, we weren't surprised. 5. Vegan pho View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @gooddays_brunswick If you're a pho-king purist you won't like this, but GOODdays in Brunswick serves a fragrant four-mushroom pho that also happens to be gluten-free. 6. Pizza View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @cassssiehh Turns out the world's best pizza isn't made in Italy, but in Melbourne. A family-run pizzeria in Preston took out the top prize at the 2016 World Pizza Championships while a Lygon Street pizzaiolo was awarded the speciality pizza prize for a show-stopping margherita. 7. Scrolls View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @eatascrollofficial Remember coffee scrolls from primary school? They were always the daggy option, but not anymore. Eat A Scroll in Collingwood bakes irresistible scrolls, cruffins, and croissants daily. 8. Philly cheesesteaks View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @sparrowsphillysteaks Okay, so we may not be able to compete with Philadelphia... but Sparrow's Philly Cheesesteaks at The Catfish in Fitzroy are legendary. Sparrow's have branched out from the inner north, opening cheesesteak bars in Hawthorn and St Kilda, and even offer a vegan option. 9. Freakshakes View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @naughtyboycafe This deliciously monstrous mash-up of drink and dessert is popular everywhere, but Melbourne does it especially well. It's all in the presentation and putting an Aussie spin on it – what you see above is a pavlova freakshake at the insanely Instagrammable Naughty Boy in Carlton. 10. Smoked brisket View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @bluebonnetbbq From Bluebonnet Barbecue in Fitzroy to Le Bon Ton in Collingwood, Melbourne is full of chefs lovingly tending their smoker out the back like it's a newborn. 11. Jaffles View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @thefatboyeats Seriously, have you ever seen a lamington jaffle anywhere else? This beauty is from Bad Frankie in Fitzroy, who make eight other genre-busting jaffles including a meat pie jaffle and a jam donut jaffle. 12. Croissants View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @deonnicholaslee Obviously, we're not saying Melbourne does croissants better than the French... but do we have Lune Croissanterie, a bakery that is purpose-built for croissants, and that's pretty damn close. 13. Dumplings View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @carolinamutdelucchi Steamed, fried, or floating in broth, Melbourne's dumplings are celebrated worldwide. 14. Espresso Martinis View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @edvmelbourne Okay, so they're not ~technically~ a food, but Melbourne does some pretty iconic spins on the Espresso Martini, like the Espresso Zabaione at Eau de Vie. It has a liquid nitrogen frozen cap of saffron and vanilla mousse that you crack open with a spoon. If that's too fancy for you try out the hazlenut version at LongPlay or one of the best in the city at The Noble Experiment. 15. Bagels View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @manchesterpress Glick's Bagels may have begun Melbourne’s borderline obsession with bagels but there are heaps of places worth making a beeline for. From halloumi bagels at Bowery to Wiliamsburg to smashed avocado on traditional Polski bagels at Schmucks, it's fair to say we've achieved the hole-y grail. 16. Breakfast eggs View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @goodeggmelbourne Melbourne is so into brunch that it has a dedicated egg-centric bruncherie where you can get such wonders as falafel-scotched eggs with harissa yogurt. A perfect start to the day.