Neil D.A. Stewart

Eleven thousand feet and rising: Mil, Peru

Eleven thousand feet and rising: Mil, Peru

by Neil D.A. Stewart

Mil is Peruvian wunderkind Virgilio Martínez’s high-wire, high-altitude new endeavour. But is it delicious?

The best books of 2017 | A time to get weird

The best books of 2017 | A time to get weird

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"These unnerving stories resonate in – or haunt – the mind long after reading"

Everyone else loves Páteo at Bairro do Avillez in Lisbon … did I go to the same restaurant!?

Everyone else loves Páteo at Bairro do Avillez in Lisbon … did I go to the same restaurant!?

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"When I go to the toilet, I happen upon a waitress spraying copious amounts of stain remover upon the man whose chinos she has spilled food all down"

Review: Il Palagio at Four Seasons Firenze

Review: Il Palagio at Four Seasons Firenze

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"'That’s Tommy Hilfiger!' my companion stage-whispers"

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Review: Angels in America at the National Theatre, London

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"It’s possible that it would be a better play if there were no angels in Angels in America"

The best books of 2016 | Neil D.A.Stewart

The best books of 2016 | Neil D.A.Stewart

by Neil D.A. Stewart

It was the worst of times. Yes, definitely the worst of times. But what was the best literature in another otherwise abysmal year?

Melbourne’s best restaurants 2016

Melbourne’s best restaurants 2016

by Neil D.A. Stewart

Neil Stewart surveys the scene in his favourite foodie city

The all-American haunted house | Doomocracy by Pedro Reyes

The all-American haunted house | Doomocracy by Pedro Reyes

by Neil D.A. Stewart

Dark and comedic, Doomocracy comes to deepest Brooklyn

Inver Awe |The best restaurant in Scotland isn’t for everyone

Inver Awe |The best restaurant in Scotland isn’t for everyone

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"The soup is the flavour equivalent of wrapping a blanket over your shoulders as autumn starts to bite. I could eat it, as they say round our way, to a band playing"

Helen Garner and “the constant onwardrushingness of life”

Helen Garner and “the constant onwardrushingness of life”

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"There aren’t many authors who could compel me to read a five-page essay on the actor Russell Crowe, much less to read that essay twice"