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How To Eat Like Locals When You Travel

How To Eat Like Locals When You Travel

Slurp soup from a street food stall, sample home-cooked food at a local’s house, savour creative cuisine at a secret supper club, or, eat American fast food at KFC or McDonalds… there’s an abundance of advice out there on how to eat like locals when...
Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter

Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter

A highlight of our time back ‘home’ in Australia was getting to gourmet foodie weekend Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter* for a story we were working on. Held periodically throughout the year on this tropical Queensland island in the Whitsundays group...
The Renaissance of The Great Australian Pub Counter Meal

The Renaissance of The Great Australian Pub Counter Meal

The great Australian pub counter meal has undergone a significant transformation since we left Australia in the late 1990s. Last week we chatted to Chef Paul Wilson, one of the culinary forces responsible for its recent renaissance in Melbourne. Counter meals — while being something we Aussies inherited...
Eating Out In Melbourne: Contemporary Australian Cuisine

Eating Out In Melbourne: Contemporary Australian Cuisine

We were excited about eating out in Melbourne. For foodies, the opportunity to spend 12 days eating in Melbourne was thrilling. Melbourne’s food scene is considered by many to be the best in Australia (just ask any Melbournite) and its restaurants are serving up some of...
Appetizing Australia

Appetizing Australia

Over coming months we’ll be sharing loads of foodie stories with you from appetizing Australia, starting with posts on mouthwatering Melbourne and Sydney, the cities that are home to Australia’s best restaurants, followed by tales from Victoria’s wine regions and foodie destinations such as Orange. So how did...