Food

Chaco Bar, Darlinghurst

Chaco Bar is chef Keita Abe’s 25 seat yakitori style eatery in Darlinghurst. The dimly lit space opened in 2014 modelled on the restaurants from Abe’s native city of Fukuoka. The fit out features portraits…

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8.2

Tramsheds, Harold Park

On the former site of the Harold Park Raceway, Tramsheds is billing itself as a ‘community of good food and learning’. Developers Mirvac have built an enormous number of residential apartments on the site, however,…

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8.0

Bistrot Gavroche, Chippendale

Bistrot Gavroche is chef Frederic Colin and sommelier Lionel Richard’s Parisian style brasserie in Sydney’s Chippendale precinct. Housed in a beautiful old rum warehouse, Bistrot Gavroche has created a traditional French bistro atmosphere with its…

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8.2

Italian & Sons, Canberra

Italian & Sons is one of a number Canberra dining venues that impresses both visitors and locals alike. Highly praised by food critics for its take on the traditional trattoria, Italian & Sons sense of hospitality…

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7.7

Three days in London

It’s interesting being back in London after a prolonged absence. First impression; the food is certainly better with our taste buds the beneficiaries of free European migration. Beginning at Heathrow, it was clear just how much the food…

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7.8

Fossix Coffee, Sydney

Fossix Coffee began life ass the CBD outpost from the team behind John Smith Specialty Coffee in Waterloo. Located in the foyer of a commercial building near Pitt Street mall, at first glance Fossix appears to be a…

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8.0

Augustiner Bräu, Salzburg

Augustiner Bräu is Austria’s largest and most successful beer garden with an enormous 1400 seat capacity. Founded in 1621 by Augustinian monks, the beer is brewed in accordance with the purity law, comprising just malt, water,…

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8.2

Modern art, Salzburg

The Austrian city of Salzburg is famous as the birthplace of classical composer Mozart in 1756. In modern times, Salzburg demonstrates its ongoing commitment to the arts with the Salzburg Foundation supporting major sculptural installations around the…

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8.2

Cho Cho San, Potts Point

Cho Cho San is a stylish, izakaya restaurant serving modern Japanese cuisine in Sydney’s fashionable Potts Point neighbourhood. Opened in 2014 by the team behind the nearby Apollo, architect George Livissianis has used polished concrete,…

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8.8

Sukiyabashi Jiro, Tokyo

Of all the wonderful dining experiences we had in Japan, the ultimate for us was the three Michelin-starred sushi at Sukiyabashi Jiro. Made famous in the film Jiro Dreams of Sushi, 89 year-old Jiro is…

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7.8

A. Baker, Canberra

Short for Acton Baker, A. Baker is widely regarded as having one of the best breakfasts in Canberra. Situated amongst the trees in the NewActon courtyard, A Baker hums with activity as dishes are whisked from the kitchen-to-table by a…

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7.4

Grazing at Gundaroo

Thirty minutes outside Canberra in the historic 1865 Royal Hotel is Grazing at Gundaroo, a multi-award winning restaurant showcasing some of the Canberra District’s best food and wines. Sunday lunch is a rural treat for city dwellers with…

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7.6

Guide to a Weekend in Hawaii

“Let’s go to Hawaii for the weekend!” Non-stop flight with the new Dreamliner, Sydney’s getting cold, why not? A fun spontaneous thought that seemed impossible in the beginning, became reality. Time was on our side….

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