Sunil Badami is a bon vivant, raconteur and flâneur. His work has appeared in publications in Australia and abroad, including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Guardian, The Monthly, Gourmet Traveller, Meanjin, Southerly, Island, Westerly, Seizure, Best Australian Stories and Best Australian Essays. He presented the national ABC Radio show Sunday Takeaway and continues to appear regularly on ABC Local Radio, Radio National, Double J and ABC TV. He is editing his first novel, from which this extract is taken, for publication.
'The Chronic' was published in Food.
'Swings and Roundabouts' was published in Stories of Sydney.