Truffle hunting in Australia
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3 August 2018
We ask what makes for a great restaurant bar and go hunting for truffles in Australia, where the industry is booming. Plus: a round-up of the week’s top US news from our friends at Food Republic.
3 August 2018
Marcis Dzelzainis is the bar manager of east London’s Sager and Wilde, which was crowned best international restaurant bar at the Tales of the Cocktail festival in New Orleans. He explains his winning concept.
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Australia is currently the world’s second-largest producer of truffles. Monocle’s Aarti Betigeri goes searching for these delicious delicacies in districts around Canberra, where some of the country’s best truffles are found.
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