BuzzFeed foodies showcase Australia’s culinary diversity
Australia’s gastronomic delights feature in three episodes of BuzzFeed’s hit show ‘Worth It’, episodes of which have previously reached more than 10 million views from around the world.
Supported by Tourism Australia’s media hosting program, the show’s stars visited Sydney’s Fish Market, Cirrus, Rockpool and Clovelly Hotel, as well as Victoria’s wine regions and Melbourne’s Silks and Donovan's. In the show, foodies Steven Lim and Andrew Ilnyckyj, along with their cameraman Adam Bianchi, try delicious foods at three price points: affordable, middle tier, and luxury.
The first Australian episode premiered on Sunday 10 September. The release of the three episodes comes ahead of Tourism Australia’s new partnership with BuzzFeed as part of a global youth campaign launching on 6 October.
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