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Megan Johnston is a Journalist for The Sydney Morning Herald.

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

You're eating what? Ten of the weirdest additives in food

Jelly bean thumb

Arsenic, insect bodies or even wood - the next time you're munching on your favourite sneaky snack, take a moment to consider what you're really eating.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Jul 25 09:00:50 EST 2014

Coffee spot opens on Sydney's Bay Run


Joggers, cyclists and commuters have a new coffee pit-stop on the waterfront at Iron Cove.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Jun 13 12:35:04 EST 2014

Sydney's fish sellers get ready for the Easter rush

White fish, prawns and oysters are likely to top seafood sales this weekend as Sydneysiders stock up on provisions for Easter.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Thu Apr 17 11:52:20 EST 2014

Taste metal? You're not nuts: you may have pine mouth

Spaghettini of zucchini, mint, pinenuts, & pecorino.

An unusual malady called 'pine mouth' is literally leaving a bad taste in the mouths of some pine nut fans.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Mar 28 10:26:20 EST 2014