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 coalition of environmental groups, restaurants and academics have joined forces to demand reforms to Australia's lax labelling laws, saying too many consumers are being led to believe their seafood...
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Oct 16 00:15:00 EST 2014
As we up our spend and hunt for save-for-a-special-occasion dishes, The Sun-Herald has rounded up Sydney's most expensive food and drink.
Food News | Esther Han | Sun Oct 05 00:15:00 EST 2014
Never has Sydney taken the long-touted most important meal of the day so seriously, with many splurging $20 or more on fancy-takes of breakfast favourites.
Good Food Month | Esther Han | Fri Sep 26 23:45:00 EST 2014
Food critics, cookery writers and trend experts around the world have pinpointed media-savvy Ottolenghi as a major reason why sales of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean ingredients have gone through...
Good Food Month | Esther Han | Tue Aug 26 00:15:00 EST 2014
The rise in the number of people living alone, and advances in technology, are increasingly removing the stigma of dining alone.
Food News | Esther Han | Sat Aug 09 00:01:00 EST 2014
Popular Australian online takeaway service Menulog has come under fire for offering food vouchers to customers to remove negative reviews of restaurants from the internet.
Food News | Esther Han, Saffron Howden | Fri Aug 08 08:47:28 EST 2014
Celebrated chef Guillaume Brahimi set to open a new fine dining restaurant, as new figures show patrons of premium restaurants are spending more.
Food News | Esther Han and Inga Ting | Wed Jul 30 15:01:59 EST 2014
A booming number of families have abandoned their weekly grocery runs, instead opting for services that drop a box of recipe cards and fresh, pre-measured ingredients at their doorstep each week.
Food News | Esther Han | Sun Jul 27 00:15:00 EST 2014
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
Coles has been declared guilty by the Federal Court of misleading shoppers with claims its breads and other bakery goods were 'freshly baked' when that was not the case.
Food News | Esther Han | Wed Jun 18 14:47:44 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