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Today's special? The literary flourish

Illustration: Matt Golding.

Decadent desserts, funky chips - too many menus are a brain-addling assault on the English language.

Eat Out | Larissa Dubecki | Tue Jan 22 03:00:00 EST 2013

Playing chicken with pizza purists

Cervo Restaurant and Bar, Northbridge. Braised lamb shoulder with carrot puree and fava beans. Good Food. photo: Marco Del Grande on January 16, 2012

Curiosity convinces a crusty reviewer to abandon his prejudices.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Mon Jan 21 16:30:40 EST 2013

Something for everyone

Good Food. Cafe review at Home in Chinatown, cr Liverpool St and Dixon Lane. Thai upstairs. Photo: Edwina Pickles. 14th Jan 2003.

This cafe looks like it was dropped in from the set of Surry Hills, the Food 'Burb.

Eat Out | Jill Dupleix | Mon Jan 21 16:27:40 EST 2013

Five of a kind: One-pub towns

The Wye Beach Hotel has a 180-degree view.

They might reside in small communities, but these locals are all big on heart, hospitality and home-town pride.

Eat Out | Chris Canty | Sat Jan 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Fire and rice

Hai Au Lang Nuong in Canley Vale

Weekends at Hai Au Lang Nuong are all about the barbecue.

Eat Out | Sarah McInerney | Sat Jan 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Five of the best pub burgers

Beef burger, Landmark Hotel, Eastwood

Size, freshness and innovation are all factors in assessing where to find the best pub burgers in Sydney.

Eat Out | | Thu Jan 17 09:17:15 EST 2013


Shimbashi's tempura soba.

Soba seiro is the culinary equivalent of time in the country where there's space to appreciate the elements.

Eat Out | Simone Egger | Tue Jan 15 03:00:00 EST 2013

Naked in the Sky

Naked in the Sky is like a micro-version of the Eureka Skydeck, with better drinks and a sexier clientele.

Blessed by the gods of hospitality, Naked in the Sky is like a micro-version of the Eureka Skydeck, with better drinks and a sexier clientele.

Eat Out | Larissa Dubecki | Tue Jan 15 03:00:00 EST 2013

Where to eat like a top chef

Momofuku's David Chang eating at Great NY Noodletown, New York.

It's no surprise the world's leading chefs enjoy a curry, bowl of noodles or healthy breakfast as much as the rest of us. But where do they go? Joe Warwick asks six of the best for their favourites.

Eat Out | Joe Warwick | Tue Jan 15 03:00:00 EST 2013

Where Sydney and Melbourne chefs dine

From California to Kyoto, Surry Hills and St Kilda, here are the restaurants recommended by some of Sydney and Melbourne’s top chefs.

Eat Out | | Mon Jan 14 23:55:55 EST 2013

Five of a kind: Laksa

Monk & Me laksa.

Aromatic, rich and silky, this iconic Asian dish comes in a variety of versions that are as disparate as they are delicious.

Eat Out | Lauren Wambach | Sat Jan 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

The degustation dilemma: delight or deal-breaker?

A dish at Momofuku Seiobo.

While Sydney diners maintain a devotion to top-notch, multi-course tasting menus, an anti-degustation rebellion is brewing overseas.

Eat Out | Inga Ting | Fri Jan 11 12:55:10 EST 2013

Degustation: delight or deal-breaker?

Degustation menu at Jacques Reymond.

Melbourne's premier restaurant Vue de Monde has no shortage of takers for its $250-per-person, 14-course "gastronomes menu" but a growing trend towards extravagant, degustation-only dining globally...

Eat Out | Jane Holroyd and Daniella Miletic | Fri Jan 11 11:29:50 EST 2013

Dining with Terry Durack: The Old Library

The Old Library Cronulla

Once a church, then a library, and now a cathedral of summer consumption.

Eat Out | Summer dining with Terry Durack | Thu Jan 10 15:40:40 EST 2013

Even the menu comes fresh as can be

Josh Tyler with some beach spinach.

Dinner menus are a fluid concept at Josh Tyler's Mogo restaurant - he doesn't print the evening meal list until five minutes before he opens for business.

Eat Out | Louis Andrews | Thu Jan 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

Top five pubs for chips

Hot chips. Erskineville Hotel. Good Food photo by Rachel MurdoloJanuary 7, 2013

Super-crisp on the outside, soft in the middle and cooked to perfection. Here's where you'll find the best pub chips in NSW.

Eat Out | | Wed Jan 09 17:33:58 EST 2013

Dining with Terry Durack: Cafe at Dunbar House

Dunbar House

Reservations are essential at this stately home turned function venue and cafe.

Eat Out | Summer dining with Terry Durack | Wed Jan 09 14:47:20 EST 2013

Dining with Terry Durack: Bondi's Best

Bondi?s Best restaurant, North Bondi. Picture supplied. For re-use contact SMH Good Food Guide.

This may be Bondi's best option for good fishy eating by the ocean.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Jan 08 16:04:50 EST 2013

The taste of things to come - more super foods step up to the plate

Quinoa and red rice salad with spicy cauliflower and black lentils.

The United Nations might have declared 2013 the International Year of Quinoa, but according to some of Victoria's top chefs there will be plenty of other so-called super foods creeping into...

Eat Out | Rachel Wells | Tue Jan 08 03:00:00 EST 2013

The 10 must-eat food experiences

Guava snow egg from Quay.

Whether it's sweet or savoury sensations, Sydney has it covered.

Eat Out | Scott Bolles | Mon Jan 07 14:30:00 EST 2013