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Philippe Mouchel has been cooking some of the best French food Melbourne has enjoyed for probably more years than he’d care to admit. A protege of the legendary Paul Bocuse, Mouchel came to Australia in [Read more...]

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It’s a perfect name for a French bistro – Bon Ap. This is actually described as a ‘petit’ bistro, occupying one of the lovely old buildings in Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, a food-mad inner-Melbourne suburb. The [Read more...]

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Especially down in the Financial District, the NYC business lunch is alive and well. Naturally, there are restaurants that specialise in these and Capital Grille is a little like stepping back in time. This is [Read more...]

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Momofuku Ssam Bar is one of those restaurants you just can’t help returning to. It has all the elements – a fun spot, good drinks and food that is absolutely perfect for the day after [Read more...]

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Exploring a new neighbourhood in New York City is exciting. We’d “dipped our toes” below Houston Street on the Lower East Side on previous visits because it had already started to get a foodie reputation. [Read more...]

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There are few other words likely to strike fear into the heart of a traveller using Airbnb: “You need to jiggle the key in the lock”. Having used Airbnb four times, in various cities (and, [Read more...]

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The Japanese are very welcoming towards visitors, but their unique customs can present some situations where first-time travellers may accidentally insult locals. “It’s perhaps impossible to have a completely faux-pas free journey the first time [Read more...]

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Even though we rented an apartment in NYC, it was gluttonous husband’s holiday too – from cooking. Apart from breakfast and the occasional lunch, we ate out all other times. It wasn’t surprising then, that [Read more...]

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When Greedy Girl and gluttonous husband visit New York City, it’s hard to get them out of Manhattan, which isn’t necessarily something to be proud of. The other boroughs have a lot going for them, [Read more...]

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Greedy Girl is an inveterate watcher of TV food shows – and where they involve travel, so much the better. She’d seen Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations which featured the culinary equivalent of taking coals to Newcastle [Read more...]

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Neighbourhoods change very quickly in NYC. Our walk uptown from the hipster feel of the Lower East Side takes us through the East Village, a noted hotspot for restaurants and bars even if it is [Read more...]

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