Monthly Archives: March 2012

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival- See you in 2013

We were sent a link to this lovely video today on the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival featuring Massimo Bottura, Rene Redzepi and Brett Graham. By the looks of the video this year’s festival was a resounding success- looking forward … Continue reading

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Exciting Opening in Melbourne

Pei Modern is the project of a gastronomic dream team from Melbourne including Mark Best, Peter Bartholomew, David Mackintosh, Ainslie Lubbock (Manager) and Matthew Germanchis (Head Chef) which opened on the 2nd March. The team are interested in the  global democratisation of … Continue reading

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Made in Camden, London

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What is it about burgers that inspires such obsession?

Heston Blumenthal has made the headlines with news that within 8 months, he plans to serve the world’s first test tube burger in his restaurant. The burger will be made of bovine muscle and fat stem cells cultured in Dutch doctor, Dr Mark … Continue reading

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Le Dauphin – Paris

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Around the World in 80 dishes by David Loftus

Food photographer and friend of Spoon David Loftus was once called “The World’s Greatest Food Photographer” by none other than Jamie Oliver. Besides being a favourite of Jamie, he has also worked with a host of respected chefs such as … Continue reading

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Young Turks at Ten Bells

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Sergio Coimbra wins ‘The Gourmand Cookbook Award’ photography prize

Brazilian photographer Sergio Coimbra’s beautiful double book Studio SC has won ‘The Gourmand Cookbook Award’ photography prize. The duo of books which have a photographic and culinary narrative present food photography in a unique way. The books are linked to … Continue reading

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The Hardwick is positioned 8th on Top 50 Gastropub list

The Top 50 Gastropubs Awards sponsored by The Morning Advertiser are now in their 4th year and have established themselves as a leading event for the premium end of UK pub trade. Last year’s runner up Hand and Flowers in … Continue reading

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ABC Radio Interview with Massimo Bottura

While Massimo Bottura was in Melbourne recently taking part in The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival he was interviewed by ABC radio for the programme First Bite by Michael Mackenzie. Their conversation about Massimo’s philosophies on food makes for a very interesting show. … Continue reading

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