Comfort Food at its Best

We talked two ‘hot’ topics on this weeks show – paddock-to-plate eating and South Indian cuisine. We were joined by Malabar head chef Mohammad Sali, ‘The Conscious Farmer’ Derek Blomfield and wine guru and National Ch...

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Family Feasting

It was a family affair this week and wow did things get intimate (in a good way)!  FoodinFocus Co-host and chef Erez Gordon joined us as our wine expert and producer Corinne Tighe made her debut. We also temporarily adopted th...

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Wine and Coffee an Australian Addicton

As part of Australia’s growing coffee culture, many of our coffee orders have become more complicated than the Game of Thrones plot line. I can practically see the blood vessel bulge on the baristas forehead when ordering a ...

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Pasta and Pinot

How do you make ten thousand dollars in the wine industry? Start off with 20! This is a reminder that both the wine and food industries are a labours of love and it is never about the money, well not in the beginning anyway. E...

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Markets in May

We love the idea of Markets in May and have been a supporter of this initiative over the past two years. Edwina Volts founder of The Local market Guide has brought this initiative to play with a series of fun events and a stron...

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Meat, Fermented Food & Organic Wine

This heading sounds like bloody paleo doesn't it. I am vocally opposed to paleo in its true form. I have some serious issues with looking back to move forward and I think the Paleo movement is archaic however in saying that I a...

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We Should All Have a Butler

I am terrible at revisiting venues that have changed hands and I was cautious when agreeing to review The Butler in Potts Point. Silly me, why had I waited so long. We had lunch which is not often my favourite way to review a n...

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Brewing Baking and Butlers

Yet another rambunctious lot joined us for this weeks FoodinFocus show. We had the pleasure of chatting with Richard Adamson from Young Henry’s Brewery in Newtown, ‘The Butler’ Group Executive chef James Privett and Kiwi ...

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The Food Mafia

With a slightly humorous take on the Belgrave Cartel Restaurant in our title I can honestly tell you if there was an old style American Mafia in Sydney they would sit eating Mama's food in here. Warm and eclectic this restauran...

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The Cartel, Malbec & a Vegan Butcher

Vibe, vibe, vibe. On some nights out the consideration is mood first and food second and we found the vibe at Belgrave Cartel in Manly. So we had the owner Mick Bruzzese on the show along with Stewart White our long time renega...

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