A guide to the wackiest food fests: from melon smashing and cheese rolling, to eating goat testicle or porcupine stew, or sipping gorse flower wine. Take your pick.
Taste for Travel’s market gifts for you include vintage stamp pendants and a stylish handbag holder. I’m giving away the blog’s second birthday presents!
More regular travellers want new age discipline. Accor Hotels’ low cal De-Light menu combined with posh gym facilities is kicking gluttony off to boot camp. Gwyneth Paltrow would approve.
Robert’s Restaurant executive chef George Francisco grows his own veges, taking the concept of sustainable produce to a whole new level for this Hunter Valley icon.
Today I’m tasting Ramsgate Organic Foodies Market which is pure yum, from the new Belgian waffles to the smoked trout dip, cheeses, gluten-free banana cakes and good coffee. Not fattening. Much.
The Botanist bar and restaurant in Sydney’s harborside Kirribilli pays homage to an old world travelling botanist, who eventually ran a small bookshop in the building. It’s friendly urban cool. With lots of plants.
Say bye to Napa Valley and hello to Chateau Russia. Climate change will alter the wine map by 2050.
Come into the kitchen at a busy Greek bakery in Sydney and take a look at traditional Greek Easter sweets – a once-a-year mega sugar rush with flakey filo, nuts, cinnamon, custard, syrup and fragrant lemony bread. Totally irresistible.
More than 60 Sydney bars raised $40,000 for the Animal Welfare League in the Parched March campaign. Here’s a big shout out to the cool places to visit if you’re in our fair city.
Zesty South American food and coffee is the flavour of the month in Sydney. Belaroma Coffee Roasting Company at Manly Vale on Sydney’s northern beaches is one of those go-to places.