Interviews Articles

We talk to this La Luna and TV Celebrity Chef about cooking the perfect steak and his surprising shoe fetish....
At Chef-hatted restaurant Oster in Richmond, Nicola Romano cooks without boundaries plating up dishes inspired by his Northern Italian roots. Try his pasta recipe to celebrate Italy's National Day on ...
Bacchus may be the Roman God of Wine – but in the game of AFL there is another name with God-like status, Gary Ablett. To mark National Wine Day today, we went one-on-one with the ‘Little Master’ Gary...
Since 2017, Winston Zhang and Christine Chen have dreamt about opening a Japanese restaurant in Melbourne. Now a reality with Akaiito on Flinders Lane in the heart of the city, we talk all things Japa...
Celebrity Chef Hoda Hannaway loves a good lamb recipe and with her Lebanese heritage she enjoys placing a Middle Eastern spin on Aussies favourites. She shares her slow-cooked lamb shoulder and roast ...
Jesse Freeman should be fat – anyone who can polish off 16 full-sized cheeseburgers in one sitting doesn’t deserve to look like him. Known as the Burger Daddy for his penchant for all things sandwiche...
When Paul Leete stepped into the Chef Hat-awarded Sails Beach Restaurant & Bar Kitchen in Noosa Heads to take up the position as Head Chef, little did he know he would still be there 23 years later....
For Miss Moneypenny’s Executive Chef Adam Dundas-Taylor, 2020 was a year for resetting, taking a step back, re-evaluating what is important and making time for those things. Overseeing both Miss M’s N...
As we grapple with COVID restrictions coming and going almost on a daily basis, Executive Chef Hugh Allen believes once the pandemic is over and borders re-open, the Australian restaurant industry wil...
Only after Jeremy Blackmore had knocked back a glass of mescal in a local bar in Mexico, did the owner bring out his homebrew stash, which had a wild rattlesnake fermenting in the bottle – it got craz...
At 25, Hugh Allen’s career has superseded more than others have achieved in a lifetime. Having walked through kitchens such as Noma in Copenhagen, Rockpool Bar & Grill and now Vue de Monde in Melbourn...
Escaping the mundane corporate world of IT to travel the world was the start of an adventurous journey for Sydney Chef and forager Gabriel Gutnik. He sits down with Roots Podcast’s Elijah-Jazz to chat...
Cappuccino – where have you bean all my life? To celebrate National Cappuccino Day on Sunday, November 8 we asked co-owner of Old Quarter Coffee Amelia Hicks, how to make the perfect cup of Joe....
When you’re ranked Best Bar of the Year in Australia for 2019 and number 43 in the world…you are obviously doing something right....
Caleb has travelled the globe playing his trade, making him the ideal person the share his story on International Chef Day - Tuesday, October 20....
Imagine working for Rockpool Bar and Grill handling a 6000-bottle wine list and Madeira from the 1700s – that’s the position Sydney’s Eric Morris found himself in. He chats with Roots Podcast about hi...
Hamish Blake and wife Zoe Foster-Blake share their top Australian travel bucket list destinations – start planning your next holiday from their must-visit places now!...
Good food is better shared...just ask Severine Demanet from The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery & Cookery School in Tasmania. Where does Severine go when she wants a night out?...
Sydney potter Malcolm Greenwood is the face behind bespoke handmade ceramic tableware that can be found in high-end restaurants and cafes around the country....
Having grown up in West London and a big food book reader as a teen, it is no surprise that Simon Davis decided to go into the publishing industry early on. He now looks after the editorial side of th...