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Kobe Beef in Adelaide? Only at Samurai Teppanyaki House

15/11/2019 | By

Many beef lovers know the joys of Wagyu beef, but it’s been impossible to find Kobe beef in Adelaide, or anywhere in Australia. That’s all about to change with a unique offering at Samurai Teppanyaki House.

Kobe beef in Adelaide at Samurai Teppanyaki House

It’s not often that I talk about a restaurant on these pages, so when I do you just know they’ve got something special happening – like being registered to serve the only Kobe beef in Adelaide (or, indeed, in Australia).

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On Eating Meat Book Review – and Fire and Flavour from Adelaide’s Chef Nu

19/07/2019 | By

I check out two new books this week – Matthew Evans’ confronting, but inspiring ‘On Eating Meat’, and the heartwarming collection of family-inspired recipes in from chef Nu Suandokmai in ‘Fire and Flavour’.

 On Eating Meat by Matthew Evans

Australian chef, farmer and food critic Matthew Evans, of Fat Pig Farm, has a new book out and it’s going to ruffle some feathers. 

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L’Italy in North Adelaide – Serving Genuinely Thoughtful Italian Food

05/07/2019 | By

A new kid on the block in North Adelaide, L’Italy is not simply another Italian restaurant – their menu is as conscientious as it is delicious.

bar at L'Italy

 

This isn’t a bad gig to have – I get to see the world, meet loads of interesting people and eat so much (too much?) fabulous food. 

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Why I Worry About Celebrity Chefs

15/02/2019 | By

Celebrity chefs – have you ever wondered what that’s really all about? I share my thoughts on a cultural phenomenon whose impact is significant.

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The other day my daughter asked me why I didn’t go to see Nigella Lawson when she was on her recent grand colonial tour, or why I hadn’t been interested enough to go to Melbourne to see Yotam Ottolenghi on his.

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Limestone Coast Fine Dining – Eating Well in South Australia

11/09/2017 | By

Gourmet meals aren’t always associated with country travel in Australia, but South Australia shows how it’s done with Limestone Coast fine dining options.

 Limestone Coast fine dining, Gather house made bread

Tom Tilbury’s house-made bread and butter at Gather

 

Regular country travellers in Australia will know that getting a really good meal can sometimes be a bit of a hit or miss affair.

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Adelaide Eats – Tasting Australia 2017 Is Off and Running

01/05/2017 | By

The first annual instalment of Tasting Australia, the iconic food festival, is officially up and running – and, once again, Adelaide shows how it is done.

Tasting Australia's creative directors

Creative directors Simon Bryant and Jock Zonfrillo.

Okay Adelaide, it’s time to get your stretchy pants on – Tasting Australia 2017 has officially opened with a whole flame-cooked heifer on a giant frame, delicately smoked Coorong Mullet and special guest chef Marco Pierre White.

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