As the Adelaide Festival prepares to celebrate the city's golden gastronomic era with a serious of long lunches on the Riverbank Palais, Nigel Hopkins reflects on the people and places that have shaped our restaurant scene.
Adelaide Hills winery The Lane has taken its fine-dining offering to another level with the introduction of a Chef’s Table featuring an exclusive menu with matched wines.
For leading Australian winemaker Chester Osborn it’s the realisation of a 13-year dream, but for South Australia’s McLaren Vale wine region Chester’s Cube could bring tens if not hundreds of thousands more wine tourists to visit one of the world’s most unusual and dramatic cellar doors.
More than 20 years ago, an inspiring Adelaide woman founded a project to look after orphan children in Cambodia. Nigel Hopkins reports for InDaily on how her legacy is being expanded to build communities across that impoverished, traumatised country, with plenty of help from South Australians.
Despite a shaky start, Adelaide restaurateur and former MasterChef finalist André Ursini has established a fast-growing hospitality empire that is about to expand further with a new venture in the Hills – and, he reveals, a second city restaurant.
Andrè Ursini's Frome Street restaurant Andrè's Cucina and Polenta Bar has become one of Adelaide's most popular Italian eateries. InDaily revisits for a taste of the current menu.