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Price Check: a Siem Reap Shopping List

Price Check: a Siem Reap Shopping List

Having settled into Siem Reap where we’ve established a home, we’ve become familiar with what things cost in Cambodia and thought it was time to share a Siem Reap shopping list for our Price Check series, just in case you’re planning to settle in for a while...
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...
A Taste of Orange – 24 Hours in Orange

A Taste of Orange – 24 Hours in Orange

Orange FOOD Week is underway in the rural town of Orange in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, a fabulous food and wine destination west of Sydney and over the Blue Mountains that should not be missed. The Orange food festival is held in...
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...
Melbourne, More Than Laneways, Cafes and Arcades

Melbourne, More Than Laneways, Cafes and Arcades

Forget about the travel stories you bookmarked and the ads on TV, Melbourne has more to offer than laneways, cafés and arcades. One of the world’s great eating cities, it’s the restaurants, gastro-pubs and food markets that you really need to know about. Melbourne has...
Appetizing Australia

Appetizing Australia

Over coming months we’re going to be sharing loads of foodie stories with you on appetizing Australia, starting with posts on mouthwatering Melbourne, then stories from Sydney, home to Australia’s best restaurants, followed by tales from Victoria’s wine regions and foodie destinations such as Orange. So...
Last Minute Foodie Christmas Tips from Australia’s Finest Chefs

Last Minute Foodie Christmas Tips from Australia’s Finest Chefs

I don’t know about you, but we haven’t done anything about preparing for Christmas lunch yet. We’re at Lara’s uncle’s house in Bendigo in rural Victoria, Australia, and if this Christmas is like others, there’ll be friends and neighbours dropping by. If we’ve left it...
Local Knowledge: Bo from Bangkok

Local Knowledge: Bo from Bangkok

We first met Thai-born chef, Duangporn Songvisava, better known as ‘Bo’ and her Australian chef husband Dylan Jones — protégés of the legendary master of Thai cuisine, David Thompson, at Nahm London — after eating a very memorable meal at their Bangkok restaurant Bo.lan, just after it...
Chef Ian Kittichai’s Guide to Eating and Drinking in Bangkok

Chef Ian Kittichai’s Guide to Eating and Drinking in Bangkok

Chef Pongtawat Chalermkittichai, better known as Ian Kittichai is considered to be Thailand’s first celebrity chef. He is Thailand’s Iron Chef, a global ambassador for Thai cuisine, has restaurants in Bangkok, Mumbai, Barcelona, and New York City (co-owned with Chef Todd English), and does a weekly television...