Food News

Highlights from Rene Redzepi's MAD Syd 2016

Chefs Rene Redzepi, Kylie Kwong, Massimo Bottura and David Chang spoke at the sold-out MAD Syd event.

The local spin-off of Rene Redzepi's MAD Symposium took place at the Sydney Opera House in April. Here are some of the things we learnt at the event.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Mon Apr 04 11:33:23 EST 2016

Just Open: Shortstop Coffee & Donuts, Barangaroo

Shortstop's red velvet doughnut.

Melbourne's home of the earl grey and rose doughnut is sending its sweet wares north with Shortstop Coffee and Donuts opening at Barangaroo.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 04 10:00:00 EST 2016

5 food events not to miss in Canberra - Justine Schofield, Shaw + Smith and You Are Here

Chef Justine Schofield is heading to Canberra for a dinner at University House.

It's your Canberra food diary. Here are five great dinners to check out in Canberra in April

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Sat Apr 02 14:55:52 EST 2016

Just Open: Matcha Mylkbar vegan cafe, St Kilda


A St Kilda vegan cafe has come up with an eggs-cellent plant-based alternative to the poached egg.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Mar 31 11:30:25 EST 2016

Adrian Richardson to open Bouvier Bar, sister venue for Carlton's La Luna Bistro

La Luna Bistro's Adrian Richardson at his evolving venue, Bar Bouvier.

Stand by for Adrian Richardson's New York-style bar, Bouvier, coming soon to Brunswick East.

Food News | Nola James | Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2016

Changing of the guard at the Carlton Wine Room

The Carlton Wine Room is getting a quick refresh from its new owners.

Carlton Wine Room has new owners and a new kitchen brigade intent on delivering mod-European classics.

Food News | Nola James | Wed Mar 30 10:58:46 EST 2016

Newtown's Gelato Blue is now all-vegan

The vegan pavlova and chocolate brownie at Gelato Blue Newtown.

What is in the water in Sydney's inner west? Concerns for animals, the environment and the bottom line fueling a plant-based phenomenon.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Mar 29 14:29:24 EST 2016

Just Open: Arno Espresso, Collingwood

Arno's Leon Dalle Nogare outside the Collingwood cafe.

When it comes to cafes, Collingwood is home to some of Melbourne's hippest – funky spaces serving third-wave filter brews and home-baked pies.

Food News | Matt Holden | Tue Mar 29 10:48:05 EST 2016

Double the fun as Thornbury's Carwyn Cellars expands

Independent bottle shop Carwyn Cellars has expanded into the shop next door.

Food News | Nola James | Tue Mar 29 00:00:00 EST 2016

Melbourne burger joint, Easeys, to open new Sydney venue

Melbourne's burger king Jimmy Hurlston is opening a restaurant in Sydney.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 29 00:00:00 EST 2016

The Rabbit Hole Organic Tea Bar to open at Barangaroo

The Rabbit Hole Organic Tea Bar, which opened in Redfern last year, is slated for a June launch at Barangaroo.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 29 00:00:00 EST 2016

Three Blue Ducks set to land at Kitchen by Mike site in Rosebery

Three Blue Ducks is poised to finally nab the former home of Kitchen by Mike in Rosebery.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 29 00:00:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Hunter Gatherer, Northern Sydney

Ottolenghi-inspired: Hunter Gatherer's bitter leaf salad with orange, fennel and spiced walnuts.

An Ottolenghi-inspired eatery is coming to the rooftop of Greenwood Plaza.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 29 00:00:00 EST 2016

Lobo Plantation and Baxter Inn talent team up for Big Poppa's

Lewis Jaffrey and Jared Merlino at the site of Big Poppa's.

Two rising stars of Sydney hospitality have big plans for Big Poppa's, which will open in Darlinghurst.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 29 00:00:00 EST 2016

Waste-busting Sustainable Table urges diners to Give a Fork!

They're on a mission to build a food system that's fair, humane, healthy and good for the environment. And they want you to Give a Fork!

Food News | Nola James | Tue Mar 29 00:00:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Four in Hand by Guillaume

Snapper, parsley and mussels at Four in Hand by Guillaume.

Now that Colin Fassnidge has left Paddington's Four in Hand, a new set of chefs has taken over.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 29 00:00:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Rawsons, Epping

Free-range chicken breast 'al mattone' with stone fruit and dressed grains at Rawsons, Epping.

Sydney's north-west has a new fine diner in Rawsons, featuring a local seafood.

Food News | Callan Boys | Mon Mar 28 13:34:10 EST 2016

Melbourne launches own food symposium GROW

Some of the founders of GROW outside Bar Liberty: Michael Bascetta, Manu Potoi and Banjo Harris Plane

It's a homegrown Ted-style talk for all who love food, booze and hospitality

Food News | Gemima Cody | Mon Mar 28 12:15:00 EST 2016

Should we accept GM food as the future fare?

The divide between proponents of genetically modifed and organic foods may be about to be bridged due to global food shortages caused by climate change. Andrew Masterson reports.

Food News | Andrew Masterson | Mon Mar 28 10:43:07 EST 2016

Just Open: Merivale re-launches the Newport Arms

Coogee Pavilion's pizzas are on the menu at The Newport.

The Newport Arms has been reinvented as The Newport by Merivale's Justin Hemmes – and the name change isn't the only transformation.

Food News | Callan Boys | Thu Mar 24 12:57:10 EST 2016