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Cruise control: Captain Kent of the Emerald Princess

We caught up with Princess Cruises’ Captain William Kent to talk life on deck, sailing the Red Sea and how to spend 24 hours in Venice.

Midnight in Melbourne style

After-dark glamour calls for monochrome elegance with accents of red and the glimmer of bling. Martinis await.

Recipes by David Thompson

Thai food maestro David Thompson returns to the Sydney restaurant scene with the opening of Long Chim, a standard-bearer for Thailand’s robust street food. Fiery som dtum is just the beginning.

Reader dinner: Quay, Sydney

Join us at Quay for a specially designed dinner by Peter Gilmore to celebrate the launch of the new Gourmet Traveller cookbook.

GT's party hamper

We’ve partnered again with our friends at Snowgoose to bring you the ultimate party hamper. With each item selected by the Gourmet Traveller team, it’s all killer and no filler.

Aerin Lauder’s Morocco

Meet Aerin Lauder; creative director, lifestyle mogul, mother and global traveller. Here she shares her musings on Morocco, the exotic catalyst for her latest collection.

A hotel dedicated to gin is opening in London

A modern-day gin palace, The Distillery, is set to open in the middle of London’s Portobello Market this year.

Dan Hong's salt and pepper calamari with lime aioli

The executive chef shares his salt and pepper squid recipe, including his secret for a crisp, light batter.

Lolli Redini
Modern Australian
Lolli Redini

It's been 12 years since Simonn Hawke first graced Orange with her French and Italian-inspired cooking at Lolli Redini, and the locals (not to mention the visitors) couldn't have struck a better deal. An entrée of twice-baked Heidi Gruyère soufflé adorned with a crown of pear ribbons and hazelnuts is something of a signature dish, while a main of veal tenderloin arrives roasted in pancetta and sage on a cloud of creamy white polenta. A terrine of Callebaut hazelnut and dark chocolate mousse satisfies even the sweetest of sweet-tooths with chocolate and macadamia wafers, espresso syrup and an amaretto cream that'll have you bouncing off the walls. The wine list features both French and home-grown varieties, but seeing as you're in the area, you'd be silly to bypass the local juice (the bold 2008 Bloodwood Merlot Noir, for example). Service is old-fashioned with a touch of country hospitality and it's all the better for it. Bravo.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • 2 courses $68, 3 courses $85

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Simonn Hawke



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