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Queensland – Home Of The Winter Food Festival

July in Queensland means clear skies and a chance to slip into a second layer. It also means lots of outdoor, food focused events before the temperatures start to rise again. Mark these Queensland Food Festivals on your calendar and take advantage of the great weather. Scenic Rim Eat Local Week I’ve written before about… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Food Experiences, Travel

Bound for South Australia – Fork on the Road

Food Trucks.  They’re like, you know, so March 2012.  In Sep 2012, Time Out declared the movement had seemed to ‘stop in it’s tracks’ and yet….  Fast forward to April 2013 and the inaugural Adelaide Food & Wine Festival had partnered up with Adelaide food collective Fork on the Road.  Fork on the Road brings together… Read more

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Mary Berry at the Stone Food & Drink Festival

It was a bleak day as we walked along the canal tow path towards the marquees erected for the Stone Food & Drink Festival. Friday was the opening day and we hoped to get in early an avoid the crowds – no problems there as it was cold enough for even the locals to comment… Read more

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The Real Ale Trail – Stone, Staffordshire

The Stone Food & Drink Festival is held in the canal town of Stone, in Staffordshire. Now in its 5th year, it attracts people from the district as well as the casual Antipodean interloper. There are festival activities all week, leading up to the official opening on the Friday.We arrived on Thursday afternoon with just… Read more

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