Best Value Seafood Spots in Sydney

Best Value Seafood Spots in Sydney It’s long been an occupational hazard that I eat quite a bit of outstanding seafood. And for me simple is often best. After something fancier? Here’s my pick of Sydney’s fine-dining seafood restaurants. Fresh Aussie seafood doesn’t need anything tricky done to it, nor does it need flash surrounds. […]

Best Seafood Restaurants in Sydney

Best Seafood Restaurants in Sydney Love seafood? You’ve come to the right place! Sydney is arguably the best seafood city in the world, with freshness, diversity and smart chefs who know how to treat it right! Check out these great value casual seafood spots too! Most of Sydney’s top restaurants have seafood-heavy menus showcasing the […]

Top 5 Sydney’s Best Chicken

Top 5 Sydney’s Best Chicken When I was a kid, chicken was a delicacy saved for Sunday best and Mum’s roast chook was the highlight of the week. Like chicken? You’ll love my online Indonesian cooking class!  Then charcoal chicken shops spread throughout the ‘burbs, supermarkets installed rotisseries and it became a quick midweek meal. […]

Top 5 Counter Dining in Sydney

Top 5 Counter Dining in Sydney I’m not talking about the counter meals I enjoy in outback pubs on long road trips here. This counter dining is the modern, urbane incarnation where, rather than sit at a fancy clothed table … Join me on a Food & Wine Adventure in Sydney Soon! … you perch […]

Top 5 Northern Italian Cheeses

Top 5 Northern Italian Cheeses Before refrigeration and modern transport, especially in remote mountain regions like The Alps, butter-making and cheesemaking were important ways of preserving milk. Join me on an Italian Food & Wine Tourof Northern Italy! Large, cooked, well-pressed wheels, with as much whey as possible extracted, had a long shelf life and […]

Top 5 Sydney Dishes 2022-2023

Top 10 Sydney Dishes 2022-2023 Unless you’re a national magazine full of expensive glossy ads, it’s crazy to claim to publish a definitive list of ‘the best dining experiences to be found’. So consider this a list of the most memorable meals I’ve eaten in the past 12 months, with a stand out dish (or […]

Top 5 English Cheeses

Top 5 English Cheeses With ample rolling green hills perfect for grazing livestock, England had a rich tradition of farmhouse cheesemaking from Roman times until WWII. Over 90% of traditional cheesemaking ceased with the centralized food production introduced during the war years, but thankfully England’s most famous cheeses survived and many more have been resurrected […]

Top 5 Persian Food & Culture

Top 5 Persian Food & Culture Like this list? You’ll love my online Persian cooking class! Persian is one of the world’s oldest and most sophisticated cultures and cuisines. Aqueducts built around 3,000 years ago are still used to grow produce in the arid interior of modern-day Iran, and 2,000-year-old buildings, used to keep ice […]

Top 5 Country Pubs

Top 5Country Pubs Pubs are a great part of Australian culture, egalitarian spaces where tradies and CEOs drink side-by-side and everyone feels at home. In the old days there was a public bar for the blokes and a ladies’ lounge for the gals, with no cross-pollination. Today’s public bars welcome anyone who enjoys gaming and […]

Top 5 Thai

Top 5 Thai Sydney - Viand - Annita Potter

Given how ubiquitous they are today, it’s hard to believe it was the late ‘70s before Sydney’s first Thai restaurants opened. Now suburbs are awash with cheap-and-cheerful spots churning out repetitive menus of fish cakes, red and green curries, and pad Thai. However, thanks to legends like Amy Chanta and David Thompson who pioneered authentic […]

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