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McDonald's home delivery takes off across Australia

Home delivery.

Nutritionists and health experts have reacted with alarm to news that McDonald's restaurants home delivery service is being expanded across the country following the apparent success of the first...

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Aug 06 08:40:30 EST 2014

Craft brewer Wayward fends off multinational SABMiller in trademark battle

Wayward Brewing Company.

A Sydney craft brewer has won a two-year trademark battle against a subsidiary of multinational beer giant SABMiller, one of the world's largest brewing companies.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Jul 16 13:58:20 EST 2014

Australian truffle record set in NSW Southern Highlands

Australia's largest truffle at 1.172kg.

Australia's largest ever truffle has just been unearthed, with a fungi from the town of Robertson tipping the scales at 1.172kg. That's just 128g less than the world record holder, grown in France.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Jun 30 12:24:10 EST 2014

Butter in your coffee: Australia's next cafe trend?

Butter coffee at Ruby's Diner.

Move over milk, butter is making a bid for the coffee cup, in some cafes at least.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Jun 24 09:00:40 EST 2014

Sick kitchen staff 'likely' cause of Hellenic Republic gastro outbreak

The Hellenic Republic in Kew.

The cause of the illness among diners at the Hellenic Republic restaurant in Kew has been identified as a viral infection likely to have been spread by a member of the kitchen staff, according to the...

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed May 28 12:37:00 EST 2014

Grub Food Van vacates for big ol' Texan barbecue

BlueBonnet hot guts.

Fans of slow-cooked American barbecue will find fulfilment at the BlueBonnet Barbecue pop-up at Fitzroy's Grub Food Van over the coming fortnight.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed May 28 11:03:30 EST 2014

Swiss restaurant adopts a food waste fee

Money on a plate.

Food left on your plate? There's a fee for that. How one restaurant is tackling the problem of food waste.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed May 14 13:56:40 EST 2014

World's 50 Best restaurants list: how the judging works

So just how difficult is it for an Australian restaurant to grab the attention of "The Academy" - the 936 voters who determine the annual World's 50 Best Restaurants list? At last year's awards, an...

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Apr 29 08:50:31 EST 2014

Melbourne's Attica voted Australia's best for second year

A dish from Attica

Melbourne's Attica restaurant has once again been recognised as the best restaurant in the country, ranking No. 32 on the World's 50 Best restaurants list.

Food News | Jane Holroyd & Nick Miller | Tue Apr 29 06:38:10 EST 2014

Opera Bar in the spotlight as battle for the space begins

Opera Bar at the Opera House.

A tender process for the Sydney Opera House's popular Opera Bar site officially begins today with the state government calling for expressions of interest.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Thu Apr 10 12:40:21 EST 2014

Rene Redzepi to relocate Noma to Japan


In what will be the ultimate pop-up, Danish chef Rene Redzepi has announced he is moving the entire staff of his famed Noma restaurant to Tokyo at the beginning of next year.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Mar 31 07:42:30 EST 2014

Average Australian eats fast food nearly every week


Do you dine on fast food four times a month? If your answer is yes, then you're an average Australian.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Mar 12 07:30:40 EST 2014

Playing it safe with eggs

Poached eggs.

News of salmonella outbreaks at egg farms needn't mean hitting the panic button and forgoing your favourite poached egg dish at your local cafe.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Mar 04 15:03:00 EST 2014

Chefs explore water-based techniques for Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Press Club’s Luke Croston concocts a special drink for the festival.

How many different ways can you cook with water? An event at Press Club - Project will showcase 12.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Fri Feb 28 00:24:17 EST 2014

David Thompson's Nahm restaurant named Asia's best

Chef David Thompson.

Nahm, the Bangkok restaurant owned and run by Australian-born chef David Thompson has been named Asia's best at the S.Pellegrino Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2014 awards held in Singapore last night.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Feb 25 08:37:30 EST 2014

When chefs byte back

Customers take revenge.

"Dirty. Ants. Burnt food. Extortionate prices." What should a chef or restaurant owner do when an unhappy customer takes revenge on the internet?

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Thu Jan 09 07:00:10 EST 2014

Supply issues send homegrown avocado prices soaring


There is little relief in sight for Australian avocado lovers, who have been forking out as much as $4.99 per fruit in recent weeks.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Jan 07 14:10:30 EST 2014

Aldi recalls spinach dip over listeria fears

Deli Originals spinach dip.

Aldi supermarkets in Victorian, New South Wales, the ACT and Queensland have recalled a spinach dip sold under its Deli Originals brand following the discovery of a listeria contamination.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Nov 26 12:41:40 EST 2013

Dire news for daredevils: Dining in the Sky cancelled

Daredevil diners who were to be suspended by crane above Sydney will have to look elsewhere for their thrills with news the Australian premiere of Dining in the Sky has been cancelled.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Oct 09 08:30:40 EST 2013

Turn over a new leaf for spring

Cooking books

Fired Up Vegetarian Ross Dobson, Murdoch Books, $34.99

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Sep 10 03:00:00 EST 2013