April 22nd, 2015

Does My Bomb Look Big In This?

This Week's Food News: Gourmet Cinema

They travel the world just to dine at three Michelin-starred restaurants. They’re part of an elite group of international food bloggers, and they’re hitting the big screen on June 10 in Foodies at Sydney Film Festival 2015.


And what’s even better, after you spend time contemplating the “big change in the culinary world, where diners themselves gain control”, you can move on to a communal three-course dinner at Azuma, and offer Master Chef Kimitaka Azuma some “instant feedback” of his own on Instagram. Yes, the Gourmet Cinema program is back, and more exciting than ever with three foodie flicks and matched meals.


Paired with a gentle Danish documentary about the biodynamic beef farmer that supplies Noma, Good Things Await, The Governor's Table has concocted a nicely Danish-inspired menu, starting with celery root tortilla, smoked ocean trout, cured egg, green goddess and roe. And for Sergio Herman: Fucking Perfect it should be no surprise that the 2014 Chef of the Year, Ross Lusted (The Bridge Room), has been chosen. Last time I ate his food I thought it was fucking perfect too. These three well-priced dinner’n’movie combos ($120-$145/head) include matched Eden Road Wines and Little Creatures beers. Be warned: these events will sell out quickly.