Monday, December 16, 2013

Flavours of Melbourne Named "Best Culinary Travel Book" in Australia

Proud to say that the Flavours of Melbourne book that I helped write has been named the "best culinary travel book" in Australia by the Gourmand World. The book now qualifies for the next round - “GOURMAND BEST IN THE WORLD” COMPETITION. Woo! So excited.


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

10 Ways to Beat Jet Lag in Amsterdam

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1. Visit a Coffee Shop (No, not that kind)

Marijuana makes many people tired, so it’s a good idea to stay away from the city’s wickedly popular “coffeeshops”—at least on the first day. Fortunately, Amsterdamers have a love of fine coffee, and micro-roasters are popping up across the city. It’s a little out of the way, but Espresso Fabriek is one of the city’s first micro-roasters, and for two more centrally located roasters, visit Two For Joy or Headfirst Coffee Roasters.

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Walk Inside The People's Pig, Now Open on East Burnside

The second location of Cliff Allen's barbecue restaurant, The People's Pig , is now open on East Burnside. Firing up at 3004 E Burns...