[Sydney] Automata

A little background:  Automata is Head Chef Clayton Wells’ first solo restaurant, bringing a movable approach to a frequently changing five-course menu. Components stem from Clayton’s varied background at some of Australia and Europe’s dining institutions. Menus are formulated with freedom and energy that translates into the dining room, with beverages and pairings beyond wine. The…

[Paris] L’Arpege***

A little background:  There were those who thought Alain Passard was going mad when he announced several years back that he would turn L’Arpège’s focus to the vegetables he was raising at his biodynamic farm just outside Paris. Now, in 2015, it seems the epitome of fashion. After nearly three decades of cooking at the…