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Intel 11.08.21

By August 11, 2021September 2nd, 2021No Comments

National food news & reviews

  • Joel Bickford steps into a new role with The Point Group. Gourmet Traveller
  • More Mexican: the team behind Calita, Carbon and Taquiza add another three venues to their list. Good Food
  • Rushani Epa debuts Colournary Magazine, creating a space for First Nations, Black and People of Colour in food media. Time Out
  • We’ve all got BYO cups, but now you can have a matching tray, too. The Australian
  • Neil Perry is hosting a cooking class with Providoor via Instagram on Friday night. delicious.
  • From Negroni donuts to duck burgers, Sydney restaurants are keeping both their chefs and customers entertained. The Australian Financial Review
  • Don’t be fooled, ugly grapes can make great wine. Good Food
  • The Urban List‘s guide to Sydney’s best eats this week
  • Elizabeth Meryment reviews Bianca, where she’s taken to a ‘reimagined, cool ’70s, where brown tiles are somehow fun and chic and the idea of Italian food in Australia is daring and new’. The Australian
  • The Melbourne restaurants offering takeaway so you can eat your way through lockdown. Concrete Playground
  • Food waste on farms: the story that does a full 360. Feather and Bone
  • Luxe getaways to add to your post-lockdown list. The Australian
  • Vivid Sydney 2021 is cancelled. Broadsheet

International news

  • There’s a problem with the food appropriation argument. Grub Street
  • Central’s Pía León is named the World’s Best female chef for 2021. Fine Dining Lovers
  • How Emirates filmed the ad that broke the internet. Traveller
  • We’re wrong to assume restaurants will ever be the same. The New York Times
  • Fermented Belgian beer yeast, koji-based whiskey and habanero peppers: the wacky, wonderful spirits of the future. Wired
  • This year’s Met Gala will have a plant-based menu for the first time ever, and these ten chefs are at the helm. Vogue
  • Small restaurants find new ways of coping with labour shortages. Eater
  • Changi is the world’s best airport no longer. Traveller

What we’re eating/drinking:

Taquiza’s beef cheek tacos
The Everleigh Bottling Co.‘s new 500mL bottles of our favourite cocktails
Lizzie Hewson’s Saturday Night Pasta packs
Sixpenny‘s honey and truffle layer cake
Shannon Martinez’s seven spice pumpkin & tahini soup
Zuni Cafe‘s roast chook – it’s a three-day process but worth it

What we’re reading/doing:

A 1000-piece jigsaw – a great way to mindfulness
Making our way through the Booker longlist
Playing Super Mario Monopoly – who knew it was a thing?

What we’re watching/listening to:

Cooking with Paris. Don’t knock it till you try it
Lupin on Netflix
Australian Chamber Orchestra‘s superb home casts


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