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Honey-on-tap beehive a crowd-funding success for father and son team

The Andersons and their Flow beekeeping system.

It took only 10 minutes for a father and son duo from NSW to hit the crowd-funding target for their ingenious backyard beehive.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Feb 23 12:46:15 EST 2015

Noma Tokyo pop-up restaurant sells tableware and furnishings online

One of the bowls available from Noma Tokyo's online fire-sale (food not included!).

If you're unlikely to visit Danish restaurant Noma, here's your chance to dine Noma-style at home.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Feb 17 07:02:26 EST 2015

Diners head online to offload Fat Duck Melbourne tickets

Popular chef: Fans are onselling tickets to Heston Blumenthal's temporary  restaurant in Melbourne.

Auction websites have been asked to remove tickets to Heston Blumenthal's temporary restaurant.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Jan 13 07:43:50 EST 2015

Just Open: Sun Moth Canteen and Bar, Melbourne

 377 Lonsdale Street, the entrance is off Niagara Lane, in the block bordered by Little Bourke, Lonsdale Streets, Elizabeth and Queen streets.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Dec 17 13:59:11 EST 2014

Rice a culprit in many food poisoning incidents

Cooked rice dishes should be kept in the fridge.

That rice salad or reheated pad Thai may look innocent but health authorities warn many cases of food-borne illness could be caused by cooked rice that has been left out of the refrigerator.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Nov 19 12:24:23 EST 2014

Fat Duck Melbourne ballot entrants learn their fate

Heston Blumenthal

It was good news for about 14,000 fans of Heston Blumenthal and bad news for a whole lot more as the ballot results were revealed yesterday.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Nov 11 09:20:44 EST 2014

Chefs weigh in on Napthine plan to ban commercial fishing in Port Phillip Bay

Grilled flounder at Bacash.

Chefs have expressed concern about the price and availability of some local fish if a commerical net fishing ban is implemented.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Thu Nov 06 14:30:52 EST 2014

Heston Blumenthal announces ballot system for The Fat Duck reservations

Fat Duck, owner Blumenthal.

Heston Blumenthal fans will have to go into an online ballot for the chance to experience his famous Fat Duck menu in Australia.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Sep 17 09:46:52 EST 2014

Good Food road-test: the raw diet

Seon Joo of Yong Green Food in Fitzroy with her vegetarian dish Raw curry noodle soup.

The premise? Ingredients should be eaten in their natural state and not heated to anything above 42-45C to preserve their maximum nutritional value.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Sep 15 18:14:31 EST 2014

French chef Alain Ducasse takes red meat off the menu

A Ducasse dish.

One of France's most admired and influential chefs is dropping red meat from the menu at his flagship three-Michelin-starred Parisian restaurant Plaza Athénée.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Sep 09 11:20:30 EST 2014

Attica's Ben Shewry lures top chefs to Melbourne for his WAW food festival

Attica chef Ben Shewry.

Attica chef Ben Shewry has gathered some of the world's highest profile and on-trend chefs for a foodie love-in in October.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Aug 19 16:00:50 EST 2014

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