Meat-loving chef, Adrian Richardson, knows his meat-loving ways can upset vegans on social media. But online banter spilled into the real world on Sunday when vegan protesters gathered outside his Carlton North restaurant, La Luna, which was full to the brim with 110 diners chowing down on suckling pig. And Adrian is as mad as hell about it.
Australian alcohol is developing a fantastic reputation all over the world. Our wine is world class, our beer is exported to hundreds of countries and now our spirits are jumping into the spotlight. And what better place to explore our best rums, smoothest vodkas, most famous whiskies and ever popular gins than at the source?
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It’s not every day that you pick up your phone to hear Richard Branson on the other end.
If you consider yourself a gin aficionado living on Sydney’s North Shore, you’ve more than likely crossed paths with Lain Tapsall at Neutral Bay’s resident gin hub, Tonic Lane.
It is often said that Australia lacks any significant national cuisine. However, any person who has grown up in Australia knows this to be quite untrue. Picture the Australian alpha male, commandeering the backyard on a Saturday afternoon in bare feet and boardies, swapping a VB tinny for tongs which he uses to ‘crank up the barbie and throw on a coupla’ snags for sangas’ (translation: heat up the barbeque and cook sausages to make sandwiches).