Good Food - Esther Han
Esther Han is the consumer affairs reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald
One of the best features of Korean dining is the colourful spectacle of side dishes laid out at every main meal.
Eat Out,Food News | Esther Han | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014
Glebe's restaurants and cafes are doing a roaring trade, amid tales of financial hardship and news of closures in other areas of the city.
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Mar 06 15:41:10 EST 2014
Once they came for the Rock and the Reef but international tourists are increasingly likely to add a winery trip to their Australian holiday itinerary, the Chinese driving demand.
Drink | Esther Han, Rachel Browne | Thu Feb 20 03:00:00 EST 2014
Australians love steak, but our aversion to the bits left behind has made us one of the biggest purveyors of offal in the world.
Food News | Esther Han | Sun Jan 26 03:00:00 EST 2014
Forget the garnish and condiments - each dish in Chui Lee Luk's Chinese New Year banquet will be laden with symbols and good omens.
Food News,Good Food | Esther Han | Sat Jan 25 03:00:00 EST 2014
It took just 10 days, but Jared Ingersoll was able to transform an abandoned, rinky-dink Chinese diner at the back of a dilapidated Pyrmont pub, into
Food News | Esther Han | Sat Jan 18 03:00:00 EST 2014
No longer will sustainable seafood logos be simply slapped on cans of tuna. The blue ecolabel is set to appear on fine dining menus.
Food News | Esther Han | Tue Jan 14 03:00:00 EST 2014
Community-based fruit and vegetable shopping is flourishing.
Food News | Esther Han | Fri Jan 10 03:00:00 EST 2014
A global glut has caused coffee bean prices to tumble but Sydneysiders might end up paying more for their cappuccino than ever.
Drink | Esther Han | Sun Jan 05 03:00:00 EST 2014
The midnight fireworks didn't just close 2013, but marked the end of the much-lauded restaurant, Guillaume at Bennelong, housed in the southernmost sail of the Opera House.
Eat Out | Esther Han | Wed Jan 01 03:00:00 EST 2014
As Australians dish up Christmas feasts, health authorities are urging the public to follow basic food safety tips to avoid food poisoning.
Food News | Esther Han | Tue Dec 24 16:32:30 EST 2013
Children are being bombarded with an increasing number of ''subtle and insidious'' junk food advertisements dressed up as mobile phone app games and social media competitions, prompting health...
Food News,Good Food | Esther Han | Mon Nov 25 03:00:00 EST 2013
The poker machine was once hailed as the money spinner that helped keep pubs afloat. But a new breed of young publicans is rebelling against the pokie dollar.
Eat Out | Esther Han | Sat Nov 23 03:00:00 EST 2013
The last vestiges of the pub as a male preserve are being ripped out in a fresh wave of Sydney hotel renovations as owners chase women with ever classier food, drink and decor.
Eat Out | Esther Han | Tue Nov 19 03:00:00 EST 2013
Australian food producers are spending up to $50,000 to be certified organic by Chinese authorities to crack the burgeoning middle-class market of the Asian superpower.
Food News | Esther Han | Sun Nov 17 03:00:00 EST 2013
Long-known as cheap and cheerful, Sydney's Chinese restaurants have gone high-end, with multimillion dollar venues opening in the past two weeks promising top-notch feasts in palatial surroundings.
Eat Out | Esther Han | Sat Nov 16 03:00:00 EST 2013
Australians are shunning cola, lemonade and ginger beer in favour of healthier choices such as tea and fruit juice, with only half the population now swilling soft drink at least once in an average a...
Drink | Esther Han | Tue Nov 12 03:00:00 EST 2013
The cafe industry has added 3000 cafes and nearly 30,000 employees over the past decade, while in stark contrast, the restaurant industry has shed 18,000 employees.
Food News | Esther Han | Sun Nov 10 03:00:00 EST 2013
The media hoopla surrounding nose to tail eating has done nothing to reverse falling sales of offal, say Sydney butchers, at a time when offal exports have hit a record high.
Food News | Esther Han | Mon Nov 04 03:00:00 EST 2013
A wine list is an unusual choice for bedtime reading, but 23-year-old Julia Sewell has perused Rockpool Bar and Grill's 156-page wine list every night for the past month, ensuring her knowledge of...
Good Food | Esther Han | Sat Nov 02 03:00:00 EST 2013