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René Redzepi is Moving Noma to Sydney for the Summer

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The secret is out, revealed by the chef himself on his restaurant website this morning: René Redzepi is moving Noma to Sydney for the summer to offer an Australian-inspired menu at a pop-up restaurant at Barangaroo on the city’s sparkling harbour. We’re relieved to be able to at last share a secret that we’ve been keeping ...

What to Eat in Myanmar – Our Favourite Dishes

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What to eat in Myanmar? Everything from Mohinga, a fishy fermented rice noodle soup, to Ohn No Khao Swè, coconut chicken noodles, should satisfy the most critical of epicureans. This is a country of food-lovers for foodies. During our recent month in Myanmar the food was, in a word, fantastic. The breadth of the cuisine, from ...

Sacred Dancers of Angkor in Siem Reap – The Authentic Apsara Dance Show

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An apsara dance show is a priority for most visitors to Cambodia's Siem Reap. The Sacred Dancers of Angkor, the original apsara dance performance, offers a more authentic experience in the form of an incredibly enchanting performance, as well as the chance to support the preservation of this ancient art form. A precursor to the entertaining spectacle that is ...

Chef Jess Barnes Guide to Trashy Chinese Food in Bangkok

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We believe great food should be celebrated in its many forms, whether genuinely old and authentic or the good old-fashioned bastardised cuisines of the kind we grew up on in Australia that Chef Jess Barnes calls ‘trashy Chinese’. We just spent a week in Bangkok, where we were covering the Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle and Chef René Redzepi and ...

Burmese Cuisine and the Culinary Complexities of Countries

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Burmese cuisine, as most writers tend to label the cuisine of the country formerly known as Burma, now formally known as Myanmar, is complex. Burmese cuisine is also bloody delicious and reason alone to get to Myanmar now. One of the real delights of travelling around Myanmar is the opportunity a trip affords to sample ...

Contemporary Australian Cuisine, Food Worth Getting On a Plane For

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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 techniques, and beautiful home-grown produce. Contemporary Australia Cuisine, Food Worthy Flying For It all starts with a sublime sashimi of Corner Inlet rock flathead, ...

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List as Industry Insider Advice

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The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants List has attracted controversy once again, with criticisms that it is too "insidery". But industry insider advice is exactly what you want when seeking restaurant tips. There appears to have been a lot of sour grapes about the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants List from people who don’t know how the awards ...

Worlds 50 Best Restaurants List – Criticism, Controversy and Why It Matters

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The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants list attracts criticism and controversy soon after its released. Despite its flaws, if nothing else, the global guide to the world's best fine dining establishments is a handy list for globetrotting foodies. Here's why it matters. Industry awards, annual polls and best lists are often controversial. Few more so than the ...