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Ocean trout served with creamed spinach and a tropical salsa

When I was a child I lived in Western Samoa, a group of little islands in the Pacific. It was a time that created amazing memories and impressions that will last for the rest of my life. I lived at a tourist attraction, Piula Cave pool, and met people from all over...

Pierre’s Restaurant, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

On Friday night I ate at this restaurant with a group of girlfriends.  Pierre’s is somewhat of an iconic institution on the Launceston restaurant/café scene and this year has been awarded a spot at number 12 on the Australian Good Food Guide (AGFG) list of...

Tallwood, Mollymook, New South Wales, Australia

A couple of weeks ago, I made it my mission to go and try this restaurant. As I pointed out in my previous review, my brother Matt Upson is chef and co-owner of Tallwood with his friend Clayton Till. The restaurant has a modern “big city” feel to it, yet it is located...