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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...
Eating Out in Siem Reap

Eating Out in Siem Reap

What makes Siem Reap town so compelling, along with its fabulous shops, cafés and bars, are its excellent restaurants – everything from traditional Khmer food in a casual setting to refined Cambodian cuisine served up in elegant surroundings. Eating out in Siem Reap is a real...
Eating Out in Phnom Penh

Eating Out in Phnom Penh

I have to say that eating out in Phnom Penh was a pleasant surprise for a city of its small size. Phnom Penh boasts an abundance of excellent restaurants, from casual alfresco eateries to fancier fine diners. Phnom Penh has a plethora of ethnic eateries...
Footpath Feasting: From Pho to Thit Bo Kho in Saigon

Footpath Feasting: From Pho to Thit Bo Kho in Saigon

When Lara first suggested the idea of a side trip to Saigon from Bangkok, my thoughts immediately turned to food, to Vietnamese food, and specifically to pho bo (or more correctly, phở bò). Soon after arriving, I’d be salivating at the words thit bo kho (thịt...