"New Wind Restaurant" opened in 2001 and was two times winner of the Stonnington Business Awards for Restaurants (2003 and 2004). Other recent articles where New Wind have received local and national recognition including the The Age's Cheap Eats Guides, being recommended to Australians as one of the top restaurants with top quality and low price foods. "New Wind Restaurant" quickly became known to the locals and visitors to Melbourne that this restaurant specializing in Vietnamese and Thai cuisine was a "must" spot to dine.