Fork In Review

Jan Hume

Category: Chefs

MAD Syd and Noma: Tomorrow’s Meal?

A few months ago, Rene Redzepi opened his pop-up Noma restaurant at Barangaroo, Sydney. Very expensive and sold out in minutes. On 3 April 2016 at the Sydney Opera House, there was a symposium with a line-up of speakers: Rene Redzepi, David Chang, Kylie Kwong, Massimo Bottura, Neil Perry, Clayton Donovan, Rebecca Huntley, Chodo Givera […]

Documentaries: “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” and “Step up to the Plate”

These two documentaries are about restaurants and the families who run them. It’s also about inheritance, career choices, as well as intense attention to detail, absolute dedication and hard work. The Bras family from Laguiole/Gaillac, run an award-winning restaurant. One year Michel Bras won best regional restaurant in France. Now his son has taken over […]

Restaurant Round-Up Winter 2012

APOLLO   Macleay St, Potts Point 2011 This is a caring and sharing restaurant. The dishes are made for the option of sharing and the service is caring.  Seats around the bar are ideal for singles and couples. But when a table for two became vacant it was offered to us. The waiter and barman […]