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We’d been fans of expatriate British chef Robin Wickens for a long time but had lost track of him when his excellent restaurant closed at the top end of Brunswick Street, just on Melbourne’s city [Read more...]

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There’s still plenty of evidence to be seen of Ballarat’s heyday. About 120 kilometres west of Melbourne, Ballarat was the epicentre of Victoria’s gold rush back in the mid 1800s. There are amazing old colonial [Read more...]

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In Asian cuisines generally, seasonality plays a big role and as a concept it’s been elevated by some hip young chefs in the burgeoning international food scene in Taiwan, especially at Mume Taipei. This is [Read more...]

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When deciding which city is next on the itinerary, Greedy Girl and gluttonous husband have a simple yardstick – can we find good eats there? While Greedy Girl had transited through the Taiwanese capital of [Read more...]

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Lots of restaurants make a big deal of sourcing local ingredients but it’s not common to find one that uses them so inventively – enter Franklin Hobart. Tasmania is noted for excellent produce – seafood, [Read more...]

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While Elizabeth Street runs throughout Hobart’s central business area, the northern end marks the start of its best wine and food experiences. There are loads of restaurants, cafes and bars and one of the biggest [Read more...]

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Since entrepreneur David Walsh unleashed the extraordinary Mona on the world, the quiet city of Hobart has been transformed. The Tasmanian capital was pretty much on the map for two things previously; the end of [Read more...]

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The chef/owners of Fico Hobart describe their offering as bistro-meets-fine-dining. It’s certainly a fun-looking place with quirky art, dramatic lighting and a small modern Italian menu that reads well. Hobart seems to be a place [Read more...]

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What is there to say about the extraordinary Mona in Hobart? This is an art gallery-cum-museum that will shake your perceptions of art to the core – and the bonus is there is a number [Read more...]

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Italy gave the world the coffee machine but Australia has given the world the coffee entrepreneur. The Australian influence is strong when it comes to coffee in Taipei. It also seems to be dominated by [Read more...]

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Since renowned chef Andre Chiang closed down his eponymous restaurant in Singapore earlier this year, the focus has shifted to Taiwan and his ‘casual’ eatery, Raw Taipei. It’s a seriously tricky reservation to get. Greedy [Read more...]

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