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Bar Heather – Charming Byron Bay Restaurant
Australia / New South Wales

Bar Heather – Charming Byron Bay Restaurant

Bar Heather – Introduction We have been following the career of Ollie Wong-Hee for some time now. Ollie cooked at various locations in Hobart and we also experienced food by he and Luke Burgess when they did a pop-up in Arles in southern France some years ago. Ollie has also […]

Poly
Sydney

Poly – An Inviting Venue

Poly – Introduction Poly is an exciting spin-off from one of our all-time favourite restaurants, Ester. Situated on the edge of the Sydney suburb of Surry Hills, this casual bar is a perfect place to drop in for a drink, a snack or a series of snacks that can be […]

Clown Bar
France / Paris

Clown Bar – Great Food and Wine

Clown Bar – Introduction The Clown Bar is both a bar à vins and a restaurant with a tiny kitchen in the 11th arrondissement in Paris. The food is stunningly good and the wine list beyond interesting with an excellent range of natural wines.To understand the Clown Bar it is […]

Le Doyenne
France / Paris

Le Doyenné – Remarkable food from the garden

Le Doyenné – Introduction It is difficult to describe the delight we felt when we arrived at Le Doyenné restaurant for the first time. It was after the Covid lockdown was over, so there had been a long stretch since we had visited France. During that time we had followed […]

Le Saint Hubert
Provence / France

Le Saint Hubert – Looking forward to a return visit

Prior to Le Saint Hubert We are not certain about when we will get a chance to drive around France again, but there are some things we do know will be on our list when we do. So, this story is about the events we are looking forward to and […]

Paski
Sydney

Paski Vineria Popolare – Great food, amazing wines

Paski Vineria Popolare – Introduction Anything associated with Australia’s most energetic wine importer is bound to be exciting and this place is no exception. Our friend, Giorgio de Maria is the owner of the eponymous canine, Paski and fills in his spare time racing around Europe expanding his wine importing […]

Ahiru Store
Japan

Ahiru Store – Beautiful food and rare wines

Ahiru Store – Introduction Whenever we land in Tokyo one of our first destinations is the Shibuya district and the tiny wine bar called Ahiru Store. We try to get there early because it is one of the most popular natural wine bars in this busy city. In fact, Ahiru […]

Brico
Melbourne / Australia

Brico Melbourne – Great food, wine and service

Brico – Introduction Brico in Melbourne is the new kid on the block, run by a team that is anything but new. Each of the main players here have deep experience in the restaurant game both in Australia and overseas. We were lucky enough to score a seat the first […]

Natural wine bar
France

Bistrot des Claquets – Warm hospitality

Bistrot des Claquets – Introduction Bistrot des Claquets is a charming restaurant/bistro in the pretty Jura village of Arbois. It has a number of attractions. First it opens from early in the morning till late at night. Second it serves very good, hearty food that is a cut above average […]

Auberge
France / Auvergne

Auberge de Chassignolles – Exceptional hospitality

Auberge de Chassignolles – Introduction Auberge de Chassignolles lies at almost 1000 metres above sea level in the mountains south of the city of Clermont-Ferrand in the heart of the Auvergne. You drive up through winding, mountainous, forested roads to reach this tiny hamlet. The Auberge nestles comfortably in the […]