Tag Archives: gastronomy

Contemporary Australian Cuisine, Food Worth Flying For

Contemporary Australian Cuisine, Food Worth Flying For

It was wonderful to see Australian restaurants on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list again. Australia’s distinctive contemporary Australian cuisine is best exemplified in the inventive dishes served in its best restaurants, where in recent decades a unique form of fusion cuisine has emerged, rooted in Australia’s multicultural heritage, global flavours and...
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List and Why It Matters

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List and Why It Matters

Industry awards, annual polls and best lists are often controversial. Few more so than the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list announced in London earlier this month*. Conversations on social media and in the comments of mainstream media sites in the days and weeks following have...
The Best Restaurants in Bangkok

The Best Restaurants in Bangkok

For the first time in the history of the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants list — the globe’s most highly regarded restaurant awards, recently announced in London — Bangkok, Thailand, has a restaurant ranked: Chef David Thompson’s Nahm at number 32. While that’s exciting news for...
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...
Eating Out in Bangkok — Bangkok’s Best Restaurants

Eating Out in Bangkok — Bangkok’s Best Restaurants

Eating out in Bangkok has never been as exciting as it is now. Bangkok’s best restaurants offer up everything from Thai street food with a twist and molecular Thai, to creative contemporary French and ‘progressive Indian’. It’s often said about eating out in Bangkok that...
Cooking with Poo — A Walking Tour of Klong Toey Markets

Cooking with Poo — A Walking Tour of Klong Toey Markets

“Isaan people eat everything!” Poo tells our small group as we negotiate the muddy paths of frenetic Klong Toey market on a walking tour to purchase ingredients for our Cooking with Poo experience and the Thai cooking lessons to follow at Saiyuud Diwong’s Helping Hands Thai...
Last Minute Christmas Tips from Australia’s Finest Chefs

Last Minute 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...