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D'oh! Australia fries its own sweet sensation

The dossant.

New Yorkers are in a sugar-induced frenzy over the latest pastry phenomenon and Melbourne had better watch out. Introducing, the cronut: part croissant, part doughnut.

Eat Out | Olivia Riordan | Wed May 22 11:41:30 EST 2013

Woks that rock their worlds

The Khao Soi from Chat Thai, Haymarket.

Neil Perry Sydney Madang is one of my favourite Korean barbecue places to go in Chinatown. It's a really cool place to go to have raw beef and bibimbap (mixed rice).

Eat Out | Carla Grossetti | Tue May 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

Five of a kind: Craft beer

The Wilde, Fitzroy.

During Good Beer Week, try the food at these venues, designed to match the many variations of frothy stuff on offer.

Eat Out | Chris Canty | Sat May 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Afternoon tea with a twist

Tea Time high tea

There's an afternoon tea to suit every occasion. Here's a guide to some of Melbourne's best.

Eat Out | Veda Gilbert | Thu May 16 12:30:20 EST 2013

'Dinner party' restaurant opens in Kings Cross

A farmhouse take on the ''dinner party'' restaurant is set to give new direction to the movement.

Eat Out | Scott Bolles | Thu May 16 12:24:45 EST 2013

Singing my tune

FOOD AND WINE: .Restaurant review:  Eighty six on Elouera St Braddon, Canberra. Steak Tartar. 7th May  2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

My message read, "Can you find me a new place to review, something unique, exciting, undiscovered?'' It was a joke.

Eat Out | Bryan Martin | Wed May 15 03:00:00 EST 2013


Hobba's roast chicken and real gravy is shareable, hearty and delicious.

This chic brunch spot offers up a tasty dinner menu for a crowd that can't wait for morning.

Eat Out | Larissa Dubecki | Sat May 11 03:00:00 EST 2013

Five of a kind: Makeovers

Bar di Stasio, St Kilda.

Revamped, expanded, relocated or renovated, these Melbourne stalwarts have ramped up their offers in fine style.

Eat Out | Sarina Lewis | Sat May 11 03:00:00 EST 2013

More work, less play at lunch

Azuma's famous seared tuna salad & seared salmon belly nigiri served with wasabi mayo, caramalised soy & sake sauce & micro herbs.

Quick service, healthy options and bottles of mineral water - Sydney's business lunches have changed, writes Jane Southward.

Eat Out | Jane Southward | Fri May 10 09:00:40 EST 2013

A guide to Sydney's best pizza

Via Napoli Pizzeria in Lane Cove.Pictured is Luigi Esposito with his signature pizza the Margherita pizza.14th March 2012.Photo:Steven Siewert

Sydney is a city seduced by the slice. Here's a guide to some of the best, from the traditional to the family friendly.

Eat Out | Angie Schiavone | Thu May 09 14:52:30 EST 2013

Don't go changing

Food&Wine. Restaurant review of Rubicon at the Griffith shops. Rabbit, porcini and sage sausage, soft polenta, crisp enoki and tarragon.. May 1st 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy The Canberra Times.

Just when you think change and re-invention are a necessary part of the restaurant world, you are reminded of Rubicon.

Eat Out | Kirsten Lawson | Wed May 08 03:00:00 EST 2013

The dark side of the spoon: Melbourne's best brownies

Tomboy's nougat brownie.

Brownies - those little bricks of decadence - never seem to fall out of favour. Here are some of Melbourne's best.

Cook,Eat Out | Jane Ormond | Tue May 07 12:02:30 EST 2013

Melbourne v Sydney

Digitally altered image by John Shakespeare.

Australia's two largest cities have an age-old rivalry to determine which is the country's dining capital. Can there be a true winner?

Eat Out | Ardyn Bernoth | Tue May 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

The way we were

Exterior shot of Stephanie Alexander's Melbourne restaurant, Stephanie's, pictured in 1978.

The baton of Australia's best dining city keeps getting passed back and forth.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue May 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

Magnetic Pole

Na Zdrowie Polish restaurant in Glebe.

If you're after a hearty, tasty meal, Polish restaurant Na Zdrowie has the goods.

Eat Out | Angie Schiavone | Tue May 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

In a league of their own

El Celler chef Jordi Roca.

Do the 'restaurant Oscars' honour the best chefs - or the most conveniently located?

Eat Out | Joanna Savill | Tue May 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

Counter culture revolutionary

The Cookhouse, Randwick.

The Cookhouse Randwick takes DIY dining to a new level.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue May 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

Greek civilisation


When brothers Garry and Dion Rodakis decided to open their first cafe, they looked to their Greek grandmother, Lemonia.

Eat Out | Georgia Waters | Sat May 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Melbourne win as Quay slips in world dining poll

Ben Shewry

Melbourne’s Attica restaurant can claim to be Australia’s best after an annual poll of more than 900 industry experts lifted the inner-suburban fine diner to the world’s No.21 spot.

Eat Out | Jane Holroyd, Joanna Savill | Tue Apr 30 23:38:21 EST 2013

World's best restaurant ever-surprising

Jordi roca's desserts

What could a meal at el Celler de Can Roca entail? Think distillation of earth (aroma only), served with an oyster.

Eat Out | Joanna Savill | Tue Apr 30 15:29:20 EST 2013