Good Food - Esther Han
Esther Han is the consumer affairs reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald. She was previously the food and wine news writer for Fairfax Media.
A plate of crispy-skinned barramundi arrives as you enjoy the ocean view at a Sydney restaurant. The vast majority of the dining public would assume the fish was caught in Australia, but the seafood...
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Jul 03 14:22:43 EST 2014
You could be forgiven for thinking there were terrible food shortages in Sydney these days, if the number of ever-present queues at Sydney's eateries are anything to go by.
Eat Out | Esther Han | Sat Jun 21 03:00:00 EST 2014
Woolworths has cancelled a 'critically important' meeting between Australian farmers and 40 international buyers, the growers' peak body claims, in retaliation for their public protest against being...
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Jun 12 16:21:22 EST 2014
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is aware of the storm of protest surrounding Woolworth's moves to charge farmers for its latest fresh food campaign.
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Jun 12 09:40:05 EST 2014
Vegetable farmers are pleading with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to intervene in their stoush with Woolworths, which began when the supermarket firm demanded they pay an extra fee to fund a new...
Food News | Esther Han | Wed Jun 11 12:36:03 EST 2014
A small business that makes muesli has debunked claims from some of the food industry's biggest companies that a new star-rating system will be too costly and impractical.
Food News | Esther Han | Wed Apr 16 03:00:00 EST 2014
Good Food Month is back in 2014, including the popular Night Noodle Markets, Shoot the Chef photographic competition, and Let’s Do Lunch discount offers.
Good Food Month | Esther Han | Tue Apr 08 17:49:39 EST 2014
From the smear of ssamjang sauce on Peter Gilmore's wagyu dish at Quay, to the pile of kimchi accompanying Jared Ingersoll's meat platter at his pop-up, Bottle and Beast, the signs of Korean...
Eat Out | Esther Han | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014
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