For the First Time Ever, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Releases a Cookbook

Originally published on Broadsheet.

Ever wonder what the world’s top chefs whip up when out of their whites? Well, Massimo Bottura makes a nut-free pesto pasta; Mauro Colagreco of the top restaurant in the world does a fish stew, and Clare Smyth – soon to open a diner in Sydney – makes a fiery chicken stir-fry.
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First Look: A CBD Cake Shop-Slash-Cafe From Insta-Famous Baker Raymond Tan

Originally published on Broadsheet.

Step inside for Malaysian chicken-curry pies; egg-and-Spam brioche rolls; jazzed-up fortune cookies; and the signature kuih (petite, glutinous desserts flavoured with mung bean paste, coconut and more).

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Eat Like an Italian: Try Cooking Three of Italy’s National Treasures

Originally published on SBS.

‘Italian food’ is really a massive umbrella shielding the country’s highly-localised cuisines. The real discovery comes from finding out which dishes hail from where, and what they were born out of – be it poverty or triumph.

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Video | Supernormal, a Timeless Flinders Lane Favourite

Originally published on Zomato, produced in collaboration with Andy Hardy Films.

Years after its 2013 opening, Supernormal continues to lead the vanguard in creating visionary dishes. But it doesn’t dare take old favourites of the menu; the anarchy simply isn’t worth it. The Lobster Roll and Peanut Butter Parfait have been on the menu since inception. Continue reading “Video | Supernormal, a Timeless Flinders Lane Favourite”

Video | Shanghai Red Takes Shopping Centre Dining to New Heights

Originally published on Zomato, produced in collaboration with Andy Hardy Films.

Shanghai Red is by far one of Chadstone’s best culinary offerings. The extensive menu champions flavours and dishes hailing from many of China’s provinces, in a setting impressively reminiscent of Shanghai’s iconic French Concession. One thing you should know – it’s been bustling from day dot.
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Around the Globe in 10 Epic Sandwiches

Originally published on Lonely Planet.

Travel can be daunting sometimes, but here’s a tip: comfort can often be found in a sandwich. Packing ingredients between two (or more) slices of bread is a universal art that ties people together the world over. Sandwiches give us a real insight into a destination’s cuisine, often representing the key flavours of a country.

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Five to Try in Japan: From Miso Eggplant to Neapolitan Pizza

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Soba, sashimi, yakitori and kaiseki – the number of sub-cuisines in Japan almost matches its number of subcultures. Japan is a country of great culinary strength. Its capital, Tokyo, alone is home to more Michelin-starred restaurants than anywhere else in the world.

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Video | Oriental Spoon Offers a Great Introduction to Korean Cuisine

Originally published on Zomato, produced in collaboration with Raw Films.

Korean is one of the most searched cuisines on Zomato Melbourne. If you’re yet to acquaint yourself with it, Oriental Spoon is a wise place to start. Work your way through seafood hot pots, Korean fried chicken and the must-have experience that is Korean barbecue. Continue reading “Video | Oriental Spoon Offers a Great Introduction to Korean Cuisine”

Video | Shujinko, Serving Up Satisfying Slurps 24/7

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Ramen – which is made up of almost every single food group – is ideal for boosting yourself during the day or lining the stomach before a night out. Melbourne ramen house Shujinko takes it a step further. It’s particularly good at curing hangovers, considering it never closes. Ever. Continue reading “Video | Shujinko, Serving Up Satisfying Slurps 24/7”