It was 1976 when the Flower Drum in Melbourne was first gonged and it’s been pretty consistent in winning awards ever since. George Megalogenisis, writing in The Australian, touches on it’s secret of success – one member of staff for every three diners. (We’ll provide a link when it’s online) Wow!As we’ve mentioned before the New York Times reckons it’s the best Chinese on earth. We say, yes the service is good. But we reckon the cuisine can be equalled elsewhere. Oh, and it’s expensive. I suppose that’s what you pay for good service.