HARTBEAT MEDIA BOOKS
HARTBEAT MEDIA is the publishing empire of Bob Hart, an all-round food tragic who has become a Melbourne institution through his witty but authoritative writing and broadcasting on food for more than two decades. Bob trained, in Queensland, as a journalist and spent a decade writing first news, and then features and showbiz columns, for The Sun newspaper on London’s Fleet Street in the golden era of newspapers. He then worked in the record industry, mining another golden era, before returning to journalism in general, and food writing in particular, in Melbourne in the early 1990s. His passion for barbecue began in the years he lived in the US where, in 1980, he bought his first Weber kettle.
And the smoke began to rise…