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Massaman Curry To Yum Cha: 15 Asian Restaurants To Visit In Sydney, Australia

A continent's cuisine in Australia's biggest city
Nov 10, 2014 9:00 am

Sydneysiders eat Asian all the time, at least I had been told, from weeknight stir-fries at home to quick bowls of laksa to sociable Sunday yum cha (that's "dim sum" in American). Thanks to immigration over the years from both China and Southeast Asia, Australia's biggest city teems with restaurants representing every corner of that continent, and Sydney's cosmopolitan population takes full advantage of the resultingly diverse culinary scene. Couple that with coastal Australia's bounty of seafood and the perfect produce grown in this California-like climate, and you end up with some pretty top-notch eating. Here are some of the best things I found.

Blog We Are Feeling: Island Menu, A Love Letter To The Food Of Tasmania

Australia's island state is a food paradise
Aug 21, 2013 9:00 am

Island Menu is a food and photography blog written by two friends — Samuel Shelley and Catherine Miller — who both share a passion for cooking with the wild Tasmanian products. The images they publish are simply stunning. Cookbook publishers, sign these guys up!

Could Australia Become The Next Great Whiskey Producer?

Cameron Syme Of Great Southern Distillery says yes
Dec 10, 2012 5:01 pm

America has a long, rich history with bourbon. Jack, Jim, Evan, Elijah, Pappy – we're on a first name basis with the brown spirits that haunt the liquor landscape. So how does a tiny Australian distillery on the remote Western coast of Australia fit into the history of bourbon? To find out, I asked Cameron Syme, the proprietor of the Great Southern Distilling Company.

Freycinet, Tasmania: Where To Stay, High And Low

Options for different budgets on Tasmania's coast
Jul 27, 2012 9:01 am

Halfway up the eastern coast of Tasmania, you’ll find the breathtaking Freycinet Peninsula—a protected national park that dips southeastward into the cold Tasman Sea, forming spectacular bays on either side. Fronting the wild Tasman Sea, there is the legendary Wineglass Bay, renowned for its beaches, the best of...

What Is Australia’s Hottest Restaurant?

The results may surprise you. Though, not too much.
Jul 23, 2012 4:01 pm

Australia has a pretty incredible restaurant scene for a nation of such low population and general far away from everythingness. So we think it would be pretty difficult to name the country's "hottest restaurant." But that's what national newspaper The Australian did.

The 10 Best Stops Along Australia's Wine And Truffle Trail

Wine, truffles and chocolate in the Margaret Valley
Jul 23, 2012 10:01 am

The Margaret River valley is one of the best wine-growing regions in Australia. The wine-tasting trail is an amazing romp through rolling green hills that stretch along the coastline of Western Australia all the way to its southernmost cape, where the Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean collide. Check out the 10 best stops on the trail and dazzling photos, after the jump.

 

 

5 Seriously Cool Restaurants, And A Bar, To Visit In Perth

You don’t hear much about Perth. Listen up!
Jul 6, 2012 10:01 am

Where to eat, and drink, in Australia's fastest growing city.

Lupe Fiasco Is Our New Australian Food Correspondent

Chi-town rapper is heading Down Under. He's hungry!
Apr 10, 2012 8:01 am

Even though his breakout 2006 debut album is called Food & Liquor, we weren’t sure how big of a food guy Lupe Fiasco was. This all changed when his reps reached out to Food Republic to see if we’d be interested in publishing some of his culinary writing from an upcoming tour of Australia (April 14-22). We recently hashed out a game plan on the phone—which involves Malaysian chicken, barramundi and the quest to uncover real Aboriginal food.

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