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Culinary “sensei” reveals secret to great sushi

It was on a push bicycle tour of Japan, with little more than a sleeping bag and his notebook, Kengo Hiromatsu decided he would become a chef. From East to West, North to South, Kengo quite literally ate his way

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Culinary “sensei” reveals secret to great sushi

It was on a push bicycle tour of Japan, with little more than a sleeping bag and his notebook, Kengo Hiromatsu decided he would become a chef. From East to West, North to South, Kengo quite literally ate his way

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IFWTWA Australasia launches Travel Writers radio show

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, today launched the Travel Writers radio show, an initiative of IFWTWA’s Australasia division. The program will be heard on

IFWTWA Australasia launches Travel Writers radio show

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, today launched the Travel Writers radio show, an initiative of IFWTWA’s Australasia division. The program will be heard on

Spanish chef woos with swinging sausages and traditional Paella

Head chef of one of Melbourne’s newest Spanish restaurants, Bohemian, has 30 swinging sausages, he tells me proudly .. all hanging behind the lavish floor to ceiling curtain in his restaurant. Josep Espunga Solans has only been in Australia 18

Spanish chef woos with swinging sausages and traditional Paella

Head chef of one of Melbourne’s newest Spanish restaurants, Bohemian, has 30 swinging sausages, he tells me proudly .. all hanging behind the lavish floor to ceiling curtain in his restaurant. Josep Espunga Solans has only been in Australia 18

Dear Ketut, loved Bali, could have passed on the airport

There seem to be a few camps when it comes to Bali – those dedicated tourists who go year after year for a cheap and cheerful holiday basking in the Indonesia sun; those who have been once and vow never

Dear Ketut, loved Bali, could have passed on the airport

There seem to be a few camps when it comes to Bali – those dedicated tourists who go year after year for a cheap and cheerful holiday basking in the Indonesia sun; those who have been once and vow never

We’re not drinking…we’re learning!

Here’s a name and a mantra to remember: Francesco Lafranconi is a mixologist and spirits educator who says, holding a Maui Negroni cocktail: “we’re not drinking, we’re learning!” Francesco, was educating me, and other members of the International Food Wine

We’re not drinking…we’re learning!

Here’s a name and a mantra to remember: Francesco Lafranconi is a mixologist and spirits educator who says, holding a Maui Negroni cocktail: “we’re not drinking, we’re learning!” Francesco, was educating me, and other members of the International Food Wine

Kommune – a better class of red

When they describe Brunswick Street, the 2 km strip that runs north-south from the edge of Melbourne city, as ‘eclectic’, that’s usually a word of warning to anyone old enough to remember The Beatles. And while the street clearly does

Kommune – a better class of red

When they describe Brunswick Street, the 2 km strip that runs north-south from the edge of Melbourne city, as ‘eclectic’, that’s usually a word of warning to anyone old enough to remember The Beatles. And while the street clearly does

Coffee for Cows

The narrative of Tasmania’s Huon Valley is beautifully simple. It spans rivers, orchards, forests, towns sans gentrification, friendly locals and, to a lesser extent, homes where smoke from chimneys drifts without purpose when the yachts on the nearby bays are

Coffee for Cows

The narrative of Tasmania’s Huon Valley is beautifully simple. It spans rivers, orchards, forests, towns sans gentrification, friendly locals and, to a lesser extent, homes where smoke from chimneys drifts without purpose when the yachts on the nearby bays are