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We asked a handful of Sydney's food bloggers to visit this year's most loved foodie excursion, Taste of Sydney in Centennial Park. They sampled the food and share their tasty findings here.
25 Mar 2011 - 12:23 PM  UPDATED 6 Sep 2013 - 9:31 AM


Justin North, much like his cuisine, is handsome and addictive. Described in the official Taste of Sydney brochure as being modern Australian, the food is an interesting take on this Kiwi lad’s kitchen prowess. Read more

The ability to reflect on one’s experience and ask questions is the foundation for growth. So, I ask myself: What did I learn from my afternoon of sampling at Taste of Sydney 2011?

I learnt that stilettos are inappropriate attire for a grassy field, and Friday afternoon is a great time to visit Sydney’s ultimate food festival, as the crowds were still taking care of their day jobs. Read more

Walk through the gates, turn left and follow your instincts. Those were instructions given to me by a fellow gastronome who’d beaten me to the paddock which housed the 2011 Taste of Sydney – aptly known as Sydney’s Ultimate Restaurant Festival. Read more

Taste of Sydney is the food festival to end all food festivals, and the place to be if you want to gorge yourself from pillar to post. As a result of me responding to a tweet, I was fortunate enough to attend Taste as one of SBS Food’s Taste of Sydney reviewers! Said reviewers were a lucky few, who were given Crowns (the festival currency) galore and an extra special VIP pass to access the event, sample Taste’s finest and write about it whilst snapping away. Read more

Matt Kemp’s brand-new Surry Hills bistro, The Devonshire, may have dominated attention in the media lately, but eyes (and stomachs) were firmly focused on his first pride and joy, Restaurant Balzac, this past weekend. A regular highlight at Taste of Sydney, it seems Kemp has a particular gift for feeding the hordes and producing restaurant-calibre food en masse. And in a makeshift kitchen, no less. Read more

Our first stop was Bilson’s and Number One Wine Bar. The name Bilson is
synonymous with excellence in Australian cuisine, and I was pretty keen
to see what the Godfather of Fine Dining had to offer. As we made our
way over to the Bilson’s stand, we were met with a tasting menu of
traditional French fare. Read more