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Cookbook review: Paella by Alberto Herraiz (plus a recipe)

Paella.I don't think there is a dish more synonymous with Spanish cuisine. Paella is also the title of a new cookbook (Phaidon Press, 2011) by chef Alberto Herraiz. And you guessed it, this publication,...
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Summary of London and Barcelona

I'm half way through this 4.5 week eating extravaganza and I've finally gotten around to doing this blog post. Where have I been and what have I done? Well, I've taken almost 3000 photos, I...
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Naked For Satan pintxos bar, Melbourne

My latest fave eat in Melbourne is Naked For Satan. I remember seeing this place at its final stages of preparation for launch mid last year so I was eager to check it out...
The Wolf Wine Bar, Sydney CBD, wine

The Wolf Wine Bar, Sydney CBD

If Barrafina was the embodiment of modern, Spanish-influenced cuisine, The Wolf Wine Bar is its younger, wine-loving Italian cousin who recently moved in down the road. And I mean literally down the road; though...
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Razor clams and chorizo stew

This is my attempt to deal with my post-holiday blues. As I mentioned in the May e-newsletter (you can subscribe to this over on the right), this time, last year, I was taking my...

MoVida at Sydney Airport

Bags? Check! Phone charger? Check! Friend who you’ve conned into dropping you off at the airport? Check! Phone? Oh God where’s my phone?! That’s right...in my pocket (duh) Are you like me when you travel? Even though I’ve...

World’s Best Paella Competition + Recipe

Paella is the age old Spanish comfort food and now we know where we can find the best of the best. On the 14th of September, the search for the world's best paella chef...
pan-seared scallops with chorizo and sweet corn puree

Barrafina Tapas, Sydney CBD

It shares a neighbourhood with the most polished and formal of skyscrapers in Sydney’s CBD district, you’re more likely to spot the latest in officewear trends with a glance your fellow diners, and...

The best of Sydney, according to Time Out

I'm a big fan of Time Out. I would never visit a city without first consulting the local Time Out guide. Time Out Sydney's Food Awards 09 winners were announced this week, so let's see...
Vivaz-Buffet-Restaurant-&-Nightclub, The Rocks

Vivaz Buffet Restaurant & Nightclub

No buffet has ever gotten me as excited as this one. This restaurant has broken the 'quality over quantity' golden rule by giving us both. You heard right... Quality AND Quantity. Lovers of pork crackling...

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