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Mr Ramen San

OH how I wish Mr Ramen San was in Sydney! If it was I would probably have lunch every day at this superb ramen-ya and as a consequence have the physic of a sumo wrestler in a matter of weeks. … Continue reading

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Da Crack

ROCKY Holmes, the sax, flute and clarinet supremo who backs up jazz vocalist Maggie Herron at Honolulu’s ultra cool Lewers Lounge at Waikiki’s Halekulani hotel recommended to me during a set break that I had to do Da Crack on Kauai as it made one of … Continue reading

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The Hugo Burger

I NAMED my signature burger after my furry son – Lord Hugo of Rozelle and Balmain – as it’s strong, mischievous and bold just like him. I’m having a bit of a burger craze at the moment ever since I got back … Continue reading

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The Hungry Bon Vivant to raise funds for the Alannah and Madeline Foundation

The Hungry Bon Vivant supports the The Alannah and Madeline Foundation and has launched a fundraising page to raise donations for this important children’s charity and urges all HBV subscribers and readers to make a donation. On 28 April 1996 … Continue reading

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British Airways, chicken curry and the Mile High Club

PLASTIC and aluminum everywhere. A BA chicken curry with rice. And wow, a Halal banana cake with an expiry date of 29 March 2011 (!) that contains “variety loaf mix”. What the Hell is that? It sure ain’t a Middle … Continue reading

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Morsels: Phu Quoc Vietnamese Restaurant

THERE seems to be a hundred eateries in Cabramatta from the glitzy (with neon-flashing lights, gilt ornaments and blaring music), to the tiny (that have a few ageing tables and chairs with a nook crammed with a handful of cooks boiling, frying and … Continue reading

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What does Anthony Bourdain think of food bloggers?

RENOWNED food author and former chef Anthony Bourdain was interviewed recently at the launch of his upcoming book Medium Raw. Bourdain,whose books include Kitchen Confidential: Culinary Adventures in the Underbelly and A Cook’s Tour, are must reads for anyone slightly interested … Continue reading

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