Paris Match: Australian restaurants imitate overseas success stories


Restaurateur Jason Jones is upfront about where he got the idea for his latest restaurant Entrecôte, which has just opened in Melbourne’s South Yarra.  “I’ve been travelling to Paris for many years and one of my favourite restaurants there is Le Relais de L’Entrecôte,” he says.  The legendary restaurant chain in Paris serves just one

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How to eat street food


From Delhi to Singapore many of my most memorable meals have been eaten kerbside. When you’re travelling the best food is generally not found in the overpriced restaurants filled with tourists or (surprise!) at your hotel buffet, but instead on the street.  While every second restaurant in Australia now offers a “street-food menu” and there

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Alice Waters: supermarkets steal our language, but not our links with food


Food is a political issue for Alice Waters. “I’ve always thought of it that way,” she says. It’s not Australia’s cuisine or sights that have finally lured the 70-year-old chef, author and food activist to Australia but a political event on a global stage.  Brisbane’s upcoming G20 conference is the catalyst for Waters’ first visit

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