Curtis Stone at Maude in Los Angeles. Photo: Ray Kachatorian. Peter Barrett quizzes Curtis Stone on the best LA has to offer in food, wine and farmers markets. Melbourne-born chef Curtis Stone landed in Los Angeles […]
Wheel estate: Bridgewater Mill Restaurant offers “posh platters”. Photo: Supplied. Peter Barrett Few visitors leave this rolling, bucolic, wine-soaked landscape without having at least one Hans Heysen moment. The great German-born Australian watercolourist’s spirit is everywhere, written […]
Australian chef Dave Pynt’s Singapore restaurant Burnt Ends rocketed up Asia’s Top 50 list. Photo: Supplied. Bangkok restaurant Gaggan took top spot overnight in the 2016 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna. […]
Maha chef Shane Delia has embraced the challenge of cooking for diners with dietary restrictions. Photo: Pat Scala. Chef Shane Delia has been offering an extensive additional vegan menu at his Melbourne Middle Eastern restaurant Maha […]
Thi Le, female chef and co-owner of Anchovy restaurant, is educating herself and patrons about real Vietnamese food. Photo: Simon Schluter. The Age, 23 January, 2015 By Peter Barrett Born in a Malaysian refugee camp to […]
Photo: Isamu Sawa My multimedia story with photographer Isamu Sawa on the expanding Melbourne empire behind Chin Chin, Baby, Kong and (opening next Sunday) Hawker Hall went live today on Broadsheet. Read it here.
June 6, 2015 Peter Barrett Australia’s best Chinese restaurant has just turned 40. Since opening in 1975 and scoring two chef’s hats in the Age Good Food Guide’s first edition in 1980 the Melbourne restaurant’s lofty hospitality […]