Russell Armstrong at Seasalt 1999

Russell Armstrong is proud of his classical training. He has weathered many food fashions over the 21 years of his cooking career. Amongst his industry peers there has always been fame, but this has not necessarily translated into fortune with the public. Now in his latest incarnation, 'Armstrongs', at the Inchcolm Hotel, he has won Best New Restaurant 1999, as awarded by the Restaurant and Caterers Association of Queensland. It's not that he lacks competition; the Brisbane restaurant market has boomed in the past year, with many new openings and more planned. But still, for Russell, he wonders if he has enough scope there.

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