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Intel 04.08.21

By August 4, 2021August 6th, 2021No Comments

National food news & reviews

  • Melbourne Food & Wine Festival postpones its Winter Edition to October. Time Out

  • Aussie Artisan Week is back for the second year supporting local producers. Hospitality Magazine

  • High end restaurants jump the UberEats ship. Australian Financial Review

  • Brick Lane Brewing launches Sidewinder, an ultra low alcohol beer. BrewsNews

  • Matt Moran talks about what’s really killing hospitality.

  • If you’re planning on travelling with Qantas, you’ll need to be vaccinated. Concrete Playground

  • French flavours re-worked for the modern day: Michael Harden reviews Chancery Lane. Gourmet Traveller

  • Upmarket cask wines pave the way to sustainable drinking. Australian Financial Review

  • Single O launches its limited-edition ‘Double Jab’ blend. Bean Scene

  • Subtle veganism at its finest: John Lethlean reviews Allegra. The Australian

  • The Everleigh’s Michael Madrusan on what keeps him going after five lockdowns. Bars and Clubs

  • Harvest Bites launches an online marketplace, delivering restaurant-quality meals for a cause. Broadsheet

  • ‘An exhilarating culinary jaunt around Victoria’: Dani Valent reviews Lume. Good Food

  • Heston Blumenthal teams up with Grill’d for a line of plant-based burgers. delicious.

  • Good old-fashioned Aussie coffee keeps our Olympians going strong. The Guardian

  • Four years in the making, Society is everything it was hyped up to be. Broadsheet

  • What hospitality looks like in a Covid-vaccinated world. Drinks Trade

  • Robata in Melbourne opens with a front row seat to fireside cooking. Broadsheet

  • Little Lagos shuts its doors. Gourmet Traveller

  • Less lobster, more lasagna: Terry Durack reviews a few take-home treats. Good Food

  • The Urban List is on the hunt for Sydney’s best sandwiches

International news

  • No vax, no dinner. NYC eateries will require proof of vaccination for indoor dining. Grub Street

  • 50 Best launches a Middle East and North Africa list. The World’s 50 Best

  • In the global thirst for palm oil there’s a very human cost. Eater

  • The new age of explorers changing the way we perceive foraging. The New York Times

  • Is cellular agriculture the future? The Guardian

  • US restaurants gear up to survive delta variant of Covid-19. Eater

  • In case you’d forgotten, a little reminder of the benefits of engaging a PR partner. Forbes

What we’re eating/drinking:

Michael Rantissi‘s hot smoked salmon & potato salad from Two Good Co.
Spritzed cocktails from The Everleigh Bottling Co.
Matt Moran’s chicken soup
Ivan’s spiced chickpea & roast cauliflower soup (and cookies) from Two Good Co.

What we’re reading/doing:

The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta
Bringing back lockdown puzzles
Campbell Mattinson’s new book, We Were Not Men
The Proof is in the Plants by Simon Hill
Taking up knitting after seeing Tom Daley at the Olympics

What we’re watching/listening to:

Abba Arrival. Sometimes you just have to dance.
ACO Home Casts. Sometimes it’s better just to listen.
Selling Sunset on Netflix
Haute Cuisine, a film on French President François Mitterrand’s ex-personal chef,
Danièle Mazet-Delpeuch
Unorthodox on Netflix


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