Each issue is packed with great dish ideas, hot restaurants and bars, entertaining tips, the best hotels and lavish spreads on some of the world’s most intoxicating travel destinations - everything you should expect from the Australia's premier food and travel magazine.
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WHAT GT LOVES THIS MONTH
Dishes and destinations • The Gourmet Traveller team share where they’ve been and what they’re eating.
THREE OF THE BEST HOT ITALIAN HOTELS
ESCAPE TO OTTO
TOP END LUXURY SAFARI
GOURMET TRAVELLER ANNUAL RESTAURANT AWARDS
FOOD AS ART
PASTA FOR BEGINNERS
ON THE PASS • with ASHLEY-MAREE KENT, RAMONA TRATTORIA, QLD
FINE DINING CRUISING IN ITALY • EXPLORE HISTORIC ROME AND ITALY’S MOST FAMOUS COASTAL PORTS WHILE TASTING THE FLAVOURS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN.
A QUICK WORD WITH NAKKIAH LUI • She’s a trailblazing activist and writer whose witty scripts on modern Indigenous lives provide insight into the ongoing impact of colonisation on First Nations people. Here the Gamilaraay and Torres Strait Islander woman talks food, family and reclaiming a colonised table.
Vanilla • This exotic spice is difficult to grow but worth it for its not-so-beige flavour, writes SIMON RICKARD.
ANNA BROWN • Kylie Kwong celebrates the individuals helping to grow a stronger community. This month, we meet Equality Australia chief executive, Anna Brown OAM
ALTA TRATTORIA • A Piedmontese trattoria promises to become a Fitzroy favourite with impressive dishes, and wines to match, writes MICHAEL HARDEN.
MEGALONG • New South Wales’s regional dining scene takes a big step forward with the arrival of this Blue Mountains newcomer, writes MATTY HIRSCH.
BANDIT PIZZA AND WINE • A friendly neighbourhood pizza joint brings wood-fired Italian-inspired dishes and good times to Hyde Park, writes KATIE SPAIN.
CLAM BAR • The team behind Pellegrino 2000 and Bistrot 916 go Americana with rollicking results, writes ALEXANDRA CARLTON.
DRINKS NEWS • TOP DROPS, NEW OPENINGS, AND INSIDE TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS
FABIANO MINCHELLA • Winemaker Fabiano Minchella’s small but beautiful range of By Fabiano wines are made using fruit from his family’s McLaren Vale vineyards, first planted by his Nonno Guido in 1989.
Viva Italia • If variety is the spice of life, Italy lays claim to the most piquant wine culture in the world, writes NED GOODWIN.
In vino veritas, mate • Hailing from Italy, made in Australia, SAMANTHA PAYNE celebrates the legacy of Australitaliano wines, whatever we call them.
TRAMONTO • Each month, we explore the origins behind some of Australia’s signature drinks and learn how to recreate them at home.
EVERYDAY • From easy-to-prepare dishes for entertaining to simple suppers, these everyday recipes keep things fast and fresh.
Crostata • This simple rustic pastry is a favourite in Italian homes, with origins dating back to the 1400s.
PASTA MASTER • Amp up your knowledge of the Italian staple with this guide to styles and shapes.
Not nonna’s Italian • The similarities between Italian and Asian cultures make Italian cuisine a perfect playground for chefs. Yet while Australian diners are quick to embrace Anglo chefs specialising in Asian cuisines, it can prove more difficult when the roles are reversed. RUSHANI EPA reports.
Dine like an Italian • There are rules around la tavola that need to be observed. Get them right and you will experience the full weight of Italian...