Countries

Adelaide
Adelaide

Adelaide – Excellent Food and Wine

Adelaide – The best food and wine venues Adelaide has always been a great place for food and wine. We have been enjoying the food and wine of this southern city for almost 40 years, so have seen interesting developments and exciting places in which to eat and drink during […]

Chiaki
Melbourne

Chiaki – Amazing food and coffee

Chiaki – Introduction Whenever our friend Pat Nourse raves about a new food outlet, in this case Chiaki in Collingwood, we always take the recommendation seriously and try to get there as soon as possible. When we saw that the partners in the Chiaki project are Alicia Feng aka Alicia […]

Mercerie
France / Marseille

La Mercerie – Memorable Food we Crave

La Mercerie – Introduction We love Marseille! It is a gritty, rambunctious city with unpredictable traffic and unpredictable experiences, but if you stick close to the “edges” of the city near the port and the sea you will find plenty to enthrall you. We love the work that has been […]

Epicerie Paysanne
France

Epicerie Paysanne – Beautiful produce

Epicerie Paysanne – Introduction Probably we saw more changes in Beaune since our last visit to France than any other town. While there were still a few post-covid shuttered doors there was so much energy and so many exciting new shops, none more so than the charming @epiceriepaysanne. Great produce, all […]

Paradiso
France

Paradiso – Best Tielles in Sète

Sète and Tielles – An Introduction In order to understand Sète and the local specialty tielles, it is necessary to understand a little about how the town came into existence and some subsequent events which have shaped this seaside town that we often stop in on our journeys around France. […]

Jour de Fête
France

Jour de Fête – Organic goodness in Valennes

Jour de Fête, Valennes – Introduction This is a story about how a small town in country France (Valennes) has been transformed by a small group of passionate people who are committed to the ideal of producing clean food and drinks and sharing their produce and cooking with the general […]

Bar Liberty
Australia / Melbourne

Bar Liberty – Great Food and Wine

Bar Liberty – Introduction Bar Liberty has added even more depth to foodie magnet Fitzroy. This pleasant venue is drawing industry figures and wine loving foodies to Johnston Street to enjoy the eclectic range of wines and other beverages and the excellent food. Think dishes such as pickled cucumber with […]

Le Cercle Rouge
France / Angers

Le Cercle Rouge – Great natural wine bar

Le Cercle Rouge – Wonderful news We have recently had some great news about one of our favourite natural wine bars on this planet! Le Cercle Rouge in the heart of Angers in the Loire Valley has new owners – and one of the new owners is our good friend […]

Disciple Roasters
Coffee / Melbourne

Disciple Roasters – An amazing coffee venue

Disciple Roasters – Introduction Disciple is a very recent discovery for us, however it is likely to become a place we visit on every one of our frequent trips to Melbourne. You will find Disciple Roasters in a back street in Brunswick and it is only a short drive from […]

Neron Glacier
Nice

Néron Glacier – Fine Sorbets and Pastries

Néron Glacier – Introduction Néron Glacier in the city of Nice is a great place to sample fine sorbets and excellent pastries made by Louis Dubois who displays his name proudly above the door to this delightful establishment. He originally honed his skills at the Ritz in Paris and also […]