My grand gourmet driving tour of Victoria really began, not just with a decisive left-hand turn at Tullamarine, the car pointed resolutely in the opposite direction of Melbourne, but with a conversation with the state's, and perhaps Australia's, finest regional chef.
It was just before Dan Hunter opened Brae in latehis internationally acclaimed restaurant tucked behind the Great Ocean Road west of Melbourne. Hunter, who after having established his skills in the Michelin-starred hotspot of San Sebastian, Spain, returned to Australia to shake up the regional culinary scene at the Royal Mail Hotel in the shadows of the Grampians, remarked how much Victoria in many Horny girls in Wodonga replicated a medium to large European country.
Hunter, as he always does with his inventive, cerebral cooking, got me thinking.
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Australians simply didn't venture into the countryside with the expectation of "finding something wonderful to eat". Yet, before we get ahead of ourselves, it's worth remembering that despite the growing allure and maturity of the regional food and wine scene in not just Victoria but Australia as a whole, along with a better range and quality of accommodation choices, fewer of us have been bothering to holiday, let alone eat and drink, in our own backyards, preferring instead to travel overseas.
As Tourism Victoria's research indicates, while Victoria's population aged 15 plus has grown by 27 per cent since the yearits residents are not travelling to regional Victoria at the same rate as in the past, with the average number of overnight trips down by 14 per cent during the Unusual Kwinana bands for women period. Until last year Ballarat, a short hop from Melbourne Airport, would have qualified as a laughably inauspicious beginning to a regional dining tour.
But this is where my journey begins and where, fortuitously, the former gold-rush city has finally struck it lucky, scoring its first hat in The Age Good Food Guidefor, who would District american kitchen and wine bar Mildura thought, a modern Thai restaurant called Catfish www.
His polished Thai street-food influenced dishes are a spicy knockout with even a small selection of imaginative desserts not normally a strength of any Asian restaurant impressing. Fu Man Lou fumanlou.
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It's the sort of cool Chinese restaurant-cum-cafe-cum-bar that every urban Australian neighbourhood District american kitchen and wine bar Mildura. All culinary country roads in Victoria, with a few notable more recent additions, inevitably still lead to the Mildurx Lake House, set in delightful Daylesford in central Victoria. Its legendary founder and owner, Alla Wolf-Tasker, was, three decades ago, one of the first to recognise the potential for a culture of regional dining in Australia, combined with sybaritic accommodation, the likes of which you'd normally expect to find in Europe.
Lunch or dinner at the sophisticated yet relaxed two-hatted Lake Shepparton cheating wives tumblr, with its emphasis on the Escort services Liverpool or local and Australian produce, remains the sort of special experience dining that's become rare in the big cities let adn the bush.
Bendigo, Victoria's other major gold-rush era regional city, likes to boast of its incipient laneway culture. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, District supports local food purveyors, offering a wide selection of sophisticated yet accessible regional fare as well as the best of American wines, micro-brew beers and classic cocktails. Home Destinations. Overall 4 food 4 service 4 ambience 3. Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Phoenix, and never Where to find prostitutes in Kalgoorlie bored.
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