WHERE THERE’S SMOKE…
Getting back to basics will be the focus for many chefs this coming year with the idea that quality produce cooked with care equals flavour. Throw a woodfired grill or oven into the mix, and the results are enhanced tenfold. Lennox Hastie of Sydney’s Firedoor is one chef leading the charge in the fire and smoke department, but it seems more restaurants are beginning to take note. One restaurant to watch is Hearth, a new modern Australian barbecue venue in Perth, led by chef Jed Gerrard, which features a custom-built, multi-level South American parillastyle grill. In short: more fire, more smoke.
It’s 2020’s hottest destination – so red hot you’ll be lucky to nab a flight in the lead up to the Summer Olympic Games. From the neon-lit allure of Tokyo and the old-world charm of Kyoto, to the riverside promenades of Osaka and the natural beauty of Mount Fuji, Japan has plenty to offer for every traveller. Closer to home, the enthusiasm for Japanese dining continues with the opening of Yoko Dining in Brisbane and Kuro in Sydney.
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TINY BUT MIGHTY
Small restaurants pack a powerful punch with their intimate service and creative, sustainable menus, writes NADIA BAILEY.
RUN TO THE HILLS
With its magical setting, paddock-to-plate dining, and some of the best wineries in the country, the Adelaide Hills ticks all the boxes for a memorable escape, writes KARLIE VERKERK.
ROCK OF AGES
Visiting Australia’s Red Centre is like travelling to another planet, writes JOANNA HUNKIN.
THE SHAPE OF THINGS
What we eat, how we drink and where we go will all look a little different in 2021. GRACE MacKENZIE rounds up the biggest trends set to shape the year ahead.
The art of... bite-sized travel
After months of restrictions, even the simplest snack-sized trip will satisfy your travel cravings like a lavish feast, writes ANNA HART.
After 2020 derailed so many plans, this year will see a number of new restaurants open across Australia. Here are just a few things to get excited about.
ONE BITE WONDERS
Now you see them, now you don't. MICHAEL HARDEN looks at the rise of the snack attack and why Australia is obsessed with all things deliciously small.
A QUICK WORD WITH ALAN CUMMING
The gregarious star of stage and screen talks about his love affair with Adelaide, veganism and on-set snacks.
Riverland South Australia
Samantha Payne explores a misunderstood wine region that’s earning international renown.
Make Your Adventure – and Your Dog's – Easier, Interesting and Fun
The devil is in the details” is an axiom for a reason: It’s easy to say. It’s infinitely harder to actually do.
Amen to Amenities
For hotel guests, the little things that have gone missing can feel like a big deal
Elegant Stay Away Vacays
Luxury villas offer amenity-laden features, cultural immersion and as much COVID-proofing as you ever want
The pandemic’s pause on international flights provides a chance to reevaluate how, why, and where we travel.
Cool in clarksdale
A creative twist on a hotel combines creativity and comfort at the Crossroads.
Locking Out The Pirates
The maker of TSA-approved locks says trust-but-verify is the key to fighting counterfeiters
Sofia, Bulgaria – A Pleasant Pace
Take it slow and savor Sofia with family or friends.
Travel Comes Clean
As the coronavirus pandemic lingers, travel providers are spinning out new measures every day to counter the threat
All in the Family
Gather multiple generations to enjoy a journey together.
HOTELS, AIRBNB BEEF UP CLEANING STANDARDS TO CALM TRAVELERS
Hotels and home-sharing companies are beefing up their cleaning efforts in order to soothe jittery travelers.