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Hot, cross and a bunfight on breaking with tradition

Sourdough hot cross bun

The hot cross bun is under attack. It's impossible to walk into a supermarket and not be bombarded by a baker's dozen of bun choices, each less traditional than the last.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Apr 18 18:11:30 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

Brisbane's multicultural breakfast club

Goat's milk and date panna cotta with seasonal fruit, kataifi pastry, toasted pistachios and pomegranate molasses.

From panna cotta to brisket and 'biscuits', Brisbane has plenty of exotic breakfast options.

Food News | Graze | Thu Apr 17 11:17:54 EST 2014

Second 400 Gradi pizzeria to open at Crown

The margherita pizza from the 400 Gradi in Brunswick.

Champion margherita pizza maker Johnny Di Francesco will open a second 400 Gradi in the space previously occupied by Italian restaurant Giuseppe, Arnaldo & Sons.

Food News | Espresso | Wed Apr 16 15:17:34 EST 2014

Monster Health Food Company launches star-rating system

A small business that makes muesli has debunked claims from some of the food industry's biggest companies that a new star-rating system will be too costly and impractical.

Food News | Esther Han | Wed Apr 16 03:00:00 EST 2014

Upmarket food court re-served as food cafe at Emporium Melbourne

Earl Canteen's pork belly sandwich.

The buzz over the opening of Emporium Melbourne is as much about the food as the footwear.

Food News | Larissa Dubecki | Wed Apr 16 03:00:00 EST 2014

The best hot cross buns in Canberra

Hot cross buns from Cornucopia Bakery.

We've spent nearly two weeks hunting down buns from across the city, eating as many as we can find in the name of research. Rachi Perera and Natasha Rudra pick some of their favourites.

Food News | Rachi Perera and Natasha Rudra | Wed Apr 16 03:00:00 EST 2014

Hitting the sweet spot

Pastry chefs have never been more influential as last-course lust grows.

Food News | Larissa Dubecki | Tue Apr 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Easter: Top of the chocs

Roasted black and white sesame seed chocolate egg from Shocolate.

Melbourne's upmarket chocolateries offer an array that balances quality and affordability.

Food News | Sofia Levin | Tue Apr 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Ryan Flaherty's Mr Jennings opening soon

Chef Ryan Flaherty's first solo venture will open in Richmond next month and serve accessible, share-friendly food.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: La Formaggeria, St Kilda

The team behind Il Fornaio and Brighton Schoolhouse open the doors on their long-awaited micro cheese lab and produce store.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Hanoi Hannah Express Lane

Two of the three owners, Simon Bacher (left) and Nicholas Coulter.

Drive through banh mi? Prahran's Hanoi Hannah takeaway offshoot will run your order out to your car as you pull up.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Australians to spend $191 million on Easter eggs

Chocolate eggs.

In a bid to find Melbourne's most expensive chocolate egg, The Age went on an Easter egg hunt, visiting some of the city's premium chocolatiers.

Food News | Caroline Zielinski | Tue Apr 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Neil Perry's Italian restaurant Rosetta five years away

The harbour city got a little over-excited last week after Perry tweeted about the idea of opening an Italian restaurant in his home town.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:12:39 EST 2014

Kim Currie opens restaurant in Mudgee

Kim Currie jumps back in the restaurant game with the launch of Zin House, overlooking the Lowe Wines Zinfandel vineyard in Mudgee.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:20 EST 2014

Andrew Prasad opens Aloft at Club Rose Bay

Young chef Andrew Prasad has added a second waterside venue to his portfolio.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:32 EST 2014

Xanthi's David Tsirekas joins Greek group

Former Xanthi chef David Tsirekas has been snapped up by a group looking to rework Greek fast food.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:46 EST 2014

Misschu parts ways with Opera House

A legal battle could be brewing between misschu owner Nahji Chu and the operators of Opera Kitchen.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:58 EST 2014

Bar Italia wants a buyer

Italian cafe Bar Italia.

Leichhardt's unwavering home to "no skim, no soy, no light milk" is on the market.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:09 EST 2014

Din Tai Fung to open in Chippendale brewery site

Pork Dumpling or xiao long bao, at Din Tai Fung restaurant.

Popular dumpling house Din Tai Fung is to open in yet another location, this time at Chippendale's Carlton and United brewery redevelopment.

Food News | Bites | Mon Apr 14 14:32:50 EST 2014