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Food culture in Australia is unique and revered. With an abundance of amazing chefs and venues, Australia is on the cutting edge of food culture, globally. Join us as we chat about the realities of the food and hospitality industries. We dive deep into worlds behind the pass, on the farm, or in the office - exploring what makes our food world tick. Hosts Stef Posthuma (Quicksand Food) and Simon Evans (Caveau Restaurant & Night Parrot Bar & Kitchen) chat with a host of industry professionals to lift the lid on all things food.

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Food culture in Australia is unique and revered. With an abundance of amazing chefs and venues, Australia is on the cutting edge of food culture, globally. Join us as we chat about the realities of the food and hospitality industries. We dive deep into worlds behind the pass, on the farm, or in the office - exploring what makes our food world tick. Hosts Stef Posthuma (Quicksand Food) and Simon Evans (Caveau Restaurant & Night Parrot Bar & Kitchen) chat with a host of industry professionals to lift the lid on all things food.

    Becoming A Chef At 31 w/ Louis Couttoupes

    Becoming A Chef At 31 w/ Louis Couttoupes

    This episode we speak to former Bar Rochford chef Louis Couttoupes. After a decade in the public service, Louis became a chef at 31 following a trip to Paris and a three month stint at the OG bistronomy venue, Au Passage. When he returned to Canberra and took up a position as head chef at […]

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Good Things 2020 w/ Stef and Simon

    Good Things 2020 w/ Stef and Simon

    In this – largely Covid free – final episode of the Food Fight for 2020, Stef and Simon do a yearly wrap by talking about what they did and didn’t like about Good Food’s 100 best things of 2020. They also give us brief lists of their best things of 2020 to wrap up the […]

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Food & Multiculturalism w/ Dr Blair Williams & Dr Kim Huynh – ANU

    Food & Multiculturalism w/ Dr Blair Williams & Dr Kim Huynh – ANU

    Stef and Simon travel to the ANU in Canberra for a chat with Dr Blair Williams and Dr Kim Huynh about food and multiculturalism in Australia. In September 2020 Blair and Kim penned an article titled: “Channel Seven’s Plate of Origin shows how Australian multiculturalism is defined by white people”. We discuss food reality shows […]

    • 53 min
    Low Key Wine w/ Bryan Martin – Ravensworth

    Low Key Wine w/ Bryan Martin – Ravensworth

    Bryan Martin of Ravensworth Wines is one of the most highly respected winemakers in the Canberra region. In this episode we chat about his low-key, low intervention approach to winemaking and the rollercoaster of 2020 which saw smoke taint destroy his harvest, and covid destroy the transport system – leaving Bryan to cobble together grapes […]

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Year of the Veg w/ Paul Wilson – Monster Kitchen

    The Year of the Veg w/ Paul Wilson – Monster Kitchen

    In late October Ovolo Hotels announced their “Year of the Veg”. 356 days of vegetarian only menus across all restaurants at all their hotels in Australia and Asia. Pretty ambitious to say the least. At Ovolo Nishi in Canberra they’ve brought Chef Paul Wilson on board to head up the Monster Restaurant kitchen. With a […]

    • 48 min
    Small Bites: Wine School 2 w/ Samantha Payne

    Small Bites: Wine School 2 w/ Samantha Payne

    For this small bites episode we have a fun chat with sommelier and wine communicator Sam Payne about some of Australia's winemakers and regions to watch as well as a highbrow/ lowbrow wine matching challenge.  

    • 24 min

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