Tom George, Mark Dobbie, Andy Oliver – Som Saa

It’s midday on a lovely sunny Sunday and I am sitting in a booth at a stylishly rustic wood table surrounded by a jungle’s worth of foliage. Sipping on a tiny ceramic cup of decidedly fancy tea, I could squint and pretend that I am holidaying at some luxurious Thai island resort. In reality, I…

Doug Grigg – Head Chef – Rumpus Cosy

I first came across Doug trawling through food blogs for some interesting recipes and dishes. His blog stood out to me because I found the presentation of his food so colourful, beautiful and well balanced. I can’t wait to try his focaccia recipe that he recently posted, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. I…

Adam Rawson – Head Chef – Global Traveller

You’d be forgiven for expecting big things from Adam Rawson. He has an impressive resume, having worked in London with Gordon Ramsey at Claridges, followed by Eastside Inn with Bjorn van der Horst, Hibiscus with Claude Bosi and a number of years at Viajante with Nuno Mendes. A stint as head chef at Lucky Chip, Licky Chops…

Arthur Wynne – Barman – The Mackenzie Room

Meet Arthur. I met him about fifteen years ago when he was working at the now closed down Marcello’s Cafe in Sydney. I spent a fair bit of time at that place. My sister was chasing one of the waiters and drinking copious amount of coffee, that she didn’t even like (it made her anxious…