Culinary Travel

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Food and wine for a lifetime: Red Hill

Food and wine for a lifetime: Red Hill

I’ve talked about home before. If you’re a new reader to the hedonista, I’ll fill you in. I’m from Melbourne, Australia, but have been living in Dubai for the past three and a half years. So now, you might say I have two homes – the one I call home, […]

October 23, 2011 ×

Culinary Travel

How do you choose an excellent restaurant in a place you’ve never been before?

How do you choose an excellent restaurant in a place you’ve never been before?

I’m lucky. I nearly always dine well when I’m travelling. Which is good, because I’m absolutely obsessed with food and wine. It will probably one day be the death of me. On second thoughts, maybe I’m not lucky – not because I will probably be inflicted with gout and diabetes […]

September 29, 2011 ×

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Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun

He’s not going to do it.The waiter just slapped a medieval-icious silver sword on our table, and started peeling the foil off the top of our bottle of Franciacorta Rose. I mean, seriously? It’s dangerous. He might get glass in my glass of bubbly bubbles. Isn’t swiping the top of […]

September 21, 2011 ×