Tag Archive: restaurants

Mar 07

A Culinary Workshop with Chef David Thompson of Nahm

Chef David Thompson Cooking Class. Copyright © 2014 Terence Carter. All Rights Reserved.

“I have no right to cook Thai food,” Australian chef David Thompson said in his opening remarks of a session on authenticity in cooking at The Future of Food forum, an Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants event, held last week here in Singapore. “Bullshit!” would be the honest Aussie response of any sane person with a palate …

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Apr 20

Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney

We spent much of our time in Australia last year writing about the fantastic food scene and formidable restaurants and talking to the finest chefs, from Dan Hunter to Ben Shewry – as well as great global chefs, from Rene Redzepi to Massimo Bottura. One of the chefs we got to spend time with was …

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Jul 27

A Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Sydney

This local guide to eating and drinking in Sydney comes from John Fink, a Sydney restaurateur we first encountered on Twitter when we were tweeting about our Melbourne restaurant experiences. Mr Fink tweeted something in response to the effect of “Come to Sydney! Sydney’s milk bars shit all over Melbourne’s restaurants!” Yes, Mr Fink AKA …

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Jul 22

A Grantourismo Guide to Love, Romance and Local Travel

I was recently asked how I would craft a Grantourismo-style romantic city escape or luxury honeymoon holiday, a break still focused firmly on love and romance but one that involves a little local travel, experiential travel, slow and sustainable travel, and a lot of food and wine. I chose a handful of our favourite destinations …

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May 12

Matt Skinner on Melbourne, Wine, Bars and Food

Melbourne wine guy Matt Skinner may be a comparatively young bloke as far as Australian wine icons go, but with a handful of wine books, an annual wine guide and a television series under his belt, he’s fast become something of an Aussie wine legend and an inspiration to young Australians developing an interest in wine and …

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