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MI MERO MOLE, Adelaide

Quesadillas de hongos - blue corn tortilla with cheese and mushrooms

 

When the question “Do you like Mexican food?” has been asked, I’ve always had the same reply – “I’m not really sure, I don’t think I’ve really ever had real Mexican food.” Yes, I’d been to some ‘Mexican’ restaurants in Australia in my time but I’ve never overly enjoyed the food, and I remember at one place Read more

SAKAI IN SA Charity Dinner

After the fantabulous and glamorous ‘Asia in SA’ dinner in August this year, where I had one of the best nights EVER, last night I attended the ‘Sakai in SA’ charity black tie dinner brought to us by Ginza Miyako restaurant in Adelaide and held at Adelaide Casino. Opportunity International, who assist people to work their way out of poverty in the developing world, was the Read more

EATING ITALY

Spaghetti alle vongole

 

My partner and I just arrived back from a two week trip to Italy. We went over for a wedding in the small town of Biella, west of Milan, but thought we’d take the opportunity to visit a few other spots. We decided to keep the planning to a minimum and just see where the road (or the train) took us. Starting with a night in Milan, we ended up going south to Rapallo, Vernazza (Cinque Terre) then back up to Read more

TOP 100 QUEST: 2015 Highlights and The Year Ahead

 

Given that the Australian Gourmet Traveller 2016 Top 100 list was released last week, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on my Top 100 Quest for 2015.  And what a year it was – a year of travelling and dining that culminated in my story being published in the current (September) edition of the Gourmet Traveller magazine, and an invitation to the Gourmet Traveller National Restaurant Awards night where Read more

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