Le Provencal

A window to France at Le Provençal | Hobart, Tasmania

My holidays as a young teen were most often filled with the detritus typical of an adolescent male. With neither an ounce of sense nor any concern more pressing than the provenance of my next meal, just occasionally, peeking through the venetians of time, would arrive the first glimpse of adulthood and what was to become a…

Mugen Ramen

Dinner at Mensousai Mugen Ramen | Melbourne, Victoria

What? A bona fide time-warp back to the icy, windswept streets of Asahikawa. This is, quite simply, the best ramen we’ve tasted outside Hokkaido! The menu is comprehensive, with a range of five different ramen dishes, including their signature ‘tsukemen’ ramen. Tsukemen was new to us, but the instructions on table were self-explanatory, instructing us how to…