A Few Facts about Fake Meat.

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” and that is how fake meat should be viewed, not as a threat to beef producers but a sincere endorsement of the extreme desirability of beef, the prince of meats. What a great idea to allow vegetarians, vegans, Hindus and others who can’t eat beef for one reason…

$1000 Steak.

What are the chances of a butcher making a video of himself carving a piece of steak generating so much interest that it would go viral on Instagram with 10 million views? This is the incredible achievement by Nusret Gokce, a flamboyant Turkish butcher and restaurant entrepreneur with a flair for theatrics and a chain…

Deja vu at Vlado’s

In 1978 I was a recently graduated veterinarian working in country Victoria. I came to Melbourne occasionally and on one memorable visit, my girlfriend suggested that we go to a well known steak restaurant called Vlado’s. The meal was wonderful, and the experience has stayed very firmly in my memory ever since. I left to…