How chef Jock Zonfrillo is helping bring back Australia’s indigenous food

(The Independent) Sitting in his garden near Adelaide, South Australia, Jock Zonfrillo is filled with glee. “My two English longhorns are arriving today!” he crows with joy. His happiness isn’t just evident because he plans to make beautiful calves; in 2011, the Scottish-Italian chef and farmer Richard Gunner of Coorong Angus Beef imported livestock embryos […]

Tomás Kalika: “I want to put Jewish cuisine on the map”

(Fine Dining Lovers) Forced to leave Poland and start a new life on the other side of the world in Argentina, Tomás Kalika’s Jewish grandmother Olga surely never imagined her eynikl (grandson in Yiddish) would reintroduce humble Polish recipes at Mishiguene, his restaurant ranked as one of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2017. Besides family dishes originating in Russia, Germany and Poland, […]

Is this the ultimate destination restaurant?

(Condé Nast Traveller) At Mil, first you touch the earth, and then you eat from it,’ says star Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez. This ambitious project in the Sacred Valley, 3,500 metres above sea level, has to be Latin America’s most talked-about dining experience. It’s a 45-minute winding drive from Cusco, set on the edge of the […]

Paraguay’s answer to TED talks

(Atlas of the Future) Drawing from their backgrounds in fashion, advertising, the entertainment industries and social organisations (or NGOs), in 2011 four dynamic Paraguayan entrepreneurs cooked up Koga, a social business focused on growing and supporting the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in their home country. With the aim of incubating initiatives and projects that could create a social […]