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Festival-goers disappointed as tickets sell out to Sydney's first Wine Island festival

Popular destination: Tickets to the Clark Island event sold out quickly.

Would-be festival-goers have been left disappointed after tickets to Sydney's first Wine Island festival sold out within minutes.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Sep 01 12:08:46 EST 2015

What type of eater are you? Avoid diets and form lasting good habits

Restraint can be difficult in these times of plenty.

Want to lose weight? Ditch the diet in favour of a few smart psychological tricks.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Aug 14 22:18:57 EST 2015

Just Open: Bourke Street Bakery, Parramatta

Fancy a pork and fennel sausage roll? Bourke Street Bakery has opened its first Parramatta outlet.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Apr 28 21:40:05 EST 2015

Toby's Estate to swap coffee for food cans to help BaptistCare

The "can for a coffee" pop-up cafe launches this weekend in Sydney.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Thu Apr 09 16:13:52 EST 2015

Ikea Australia rolls out vegetarian 'meatballs'

Ikea's new vegetable balls.

Ikea Australia is introducing a line of vegie balls in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Thu Apr 09 13:42:49 EST 2015

Just open: Bubbabar child-friendly cafe in Leichhardt

Healthy options: Bubbabar's menu includes sushi rolls and 'slice'.

Sydney’s new wave of child-friendly venues keeps on growing, with the arrival of a new “play cafe” in Leichhardt.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Thu Mar 12 13:16:46 EST 2015

Nutella-stuffed hot cross buns hit the shelves

Brumby's bakery is yet again putting a twist on the traditional hot cross bun.

Nutella fans rejoice, baking purists look away. Nutella-stuffed hot cross buns have arrived.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Mar 03 15:09:24 EST 2015

My Kitchen Rules 'newlyweds' Uel and Shannelle Lim open Macquarie Park cafe

Kin cafe

Remember these two? Here's what Uel and Shannelle Lim did next.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Feb 24 16:17:44 EST 2015

Supermarkets slash cost of sausages in latest price war

Cut-price snags: Woolworths is slashing the price of bulk sausages.

Two supermarket chains have slashed the price of sausages to 29c a snag ahead of an expected rise in demand for Australia Day.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Jan 16 14:56:30 EST 2015

Just open: Black Star Pastry, Powerhouse Museum

Art of food: Black Star's strawberry watermelon cake.

Museum-goers will now be able to treat themselves to Black Star Pastry's signature strawberry watermelon cake.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Jan 06 16:44:47 EST 2015

Death cafes: confronting mortality over cake and coffee

Living in the moment: the death cafe movement aims to normalise dying and death.

Death cafes bring strangers together over cake and coffee to talk about all things death and dying.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Wed Dec 10 18:00:02 EST 2014

Just open: Gewurzhaus Herb & Spice Merchants, Strand Arcade

Sta anise

Herb and spice merchant Gewurzhaus has opened its first Sydney store, selling sugar and spice and all things nice.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Nov 04 11:34:17 EST 2014

Consumer demand for free-range eggs edges out cage eggs

Free-range hens.

Consumers are shelling out more for free-range, barn-laid and organic eggs, as cage eggs are being edged out of cafes and supermarkets, new analysis of Australia's egg industry shows.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Oct 17 13:48:52 EST 2014

Paleo chef Pete Evans calls for abolition of Heart Foundation tick

Pete Evans

Chef Pete Evans has stepped up his campaign against the Heart Foundation by calling for the abolition of its long-standing 'tick' program.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Oct 10 12:00:00 EST 2014

Good Food road-test: the low-FODMAP diet

Rice Noodles.

An eating guide to help sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Mon Sep 15 18:14:13 EST 2014

Sydneysiders descend on Enmore's Cow and the Moon for world's best gelato


Gelato fans queued a hundred deep in Sydney on Monday night to sample some of the world's best after an inner-west cafe took out the Gelato World Tour title in Rimini, Italy.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Sep 09 12:04:18 EST 2014

Matt Moran to helm three-level venue at Barangaroo


Celebrity chef Matt Moran will operate a three-level 1500-square-metre venue at Barangaroo.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Mon Sep 08 12:05:52 EST 2014

Weet-Bix goes gluten-free

Gluten-free Weet-Bix

The poster-child for gluten-rich breakfasts has added a gluten-free version to its stable.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Sep 05 10:09:20 EST 2014

Just open: Pop-up coffee spot opens at Five Dock playground


A new social enterprise in the inner west offers a menu with an Italian bent.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Aug 29 10:20:05 EST 2014

Pizza vending machine hits Sydney


More news for people on a quest to find the ultimate convenience food: the pizza vending machine has hit town.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Aug 15 12:25:20 EST 2014