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Soul Burger's 'joke' Plantbased Disgrace vegan freakshake burger is now a bestseller

Soul Burger vegan plant-based Amit Tewari

Soul Burger's parody of a 'hipster burger' started as a prank - but it's become so popular that it's now on the menu.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Thu Apr 21 15:59:05 EST 2016

Just Open: MADE by MakMak & Bakedown Cakery, Sydney CBD

A tray of Bakedown Cakery's cupcakes, which span flavours such as lychee raspberry and rose, cookies and cream and pandan and coconut.

Sydney's macaron masters, MakMak, are collaborating with the Instagram-reigning Bakedown Cakery on a new Sydney store.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Thu Apr 21 15:43:11 EST 2016

Espresso: Piccolo

Get a taste of Asia this Sunday at the Immigration Museum's Feast Asia festival. Filipino barbecue BBQ from Hoy Pinoy , Taiwanese street food from Ghost Kitchen and Vietnamese coffee by Super Duper...

Food News | Nola James | Wed Apr 20 16:39:26 EST 2016

Espresso: Cafe pioneers turn back time

On Thursday, a bowl of spaghetti bolognese at Marios will cost $4.50 – owners Mario Maccarone and Mario De Pasquale will reprint the menu at 1986 prices to mark three decades of the...

Food News | Nola James | Wed Apr 20 16:30:02 EST 2016

Melbourne seafood restaurant The Atlantic set to open in Dubai

Expanding: The Atlantic is opening in Dubai.

Donovan Cooke is bringing his seafood restaurant concept to a ritzy shopping centre in Dubai.

Food News | Nola James | Wed Apr 20 16:16:03 EST 2016

Shuki and Louisa to open Very Good Falafel in Brunswick

Louisa Allan and Shuki Rosenboim are to open Very Good Falafel in  Brunswick in May.

After three years hawking their dips, sauces and falafel wraps at Melbourne's farmers' markets, pals Shuki Rosenboim and Louisa Allan – Shuki and Louisa – are set to open a falafel bar...

Food News | Matt Holden | Wed Apr 20 16:08:04 EST 2016

Mother's Day high teas in Melbourne 2016

Will Mum enjoy making her own raw high tea treats at Yardmill this Mother's Day?

It looks like a traditional high tea – scrumptious cakes aplenty – but will Mum be pleased?

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Apr 20 15:44:33 EST 2016

Just Open: Latin Foods and Wines, Deer Park

Chacarero sandwich at Latin Foods and Wines in Deer Park.

Sunshine South American cafe-slash-food-store-slash-bottle-shop relocates to Deer Park. Don't miss the chacarero sandwich.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Apr 20 10:28:17 EST 2016

Just Open: Cafe Gia, Herston

Meatball panini at Cafe Gia in Herston.

Family behind Gambaro's Seafood Restaurant convert a corner store cottage into a cafe.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Apr 20 08:44:10 EST 2016

We try Melbourne's new Uber for food: UberEATS

Eat-in: Supernormal's lobster roll.

Don't get up! Melbourne is a testing ground for Uber's new home delivery app.

Food News | Nola James and Gemima Cody | Tue Apr 19 14:47:40 EST 2016

RivaReno and Gelato Messina open new venues

Summer may be over, but Sydney's gelato fixation continues.

Cold weather isn't stopping two gelato parlours from opening new Sydney venues.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Reuben Hills team opens new Bondi venue

Vino by the beach: Russell Beard promises coffee by day, wine out the back.

The coffee-savvy operators plan to open a wine shop.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Health Nuts opens spin-off cafe in Kings Cross area

The vegan 'Snickers' bar at Health Nuts' new cafe.

Yes, there are organic, no carb sushi, vegan versions of popular chocolate bars and a pin-up pretty green vegetable quiche.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Tables turn at Glass

Chef Luke Mangan will be dropping the knives and picking up a pencil when Fairfax food writers take over his kitchen at Glass Brasserie.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Chinatown's BBQ King to reopen soon

The Chinatown icon is back.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Danks Street claims another casualty as Beccafico closes

Twice-cooked spatchcock alla diavola from Beccafico.

Despite a glitzy Matt Woods interior and promising reviews, Waterloo's Beccafico restaurant has closed.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Fitzroy's Rose Hotel reopens, Harry and Frankie next up

No-nonsense: The Rose's chicken parma.

Downstairs bar reopens, with a Harry and Frankie wine bar spin-off coming soon.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Cereal cafe pops up at Kawa, Surry Hills

Froot Loops cupcakes with cereal milk icing.

Yes, you can now go out for cereal.

Food News,Special | Lee Tran Lam | Mon Apr 18 14:21:05 EST 2016

Just Open: Host, Brunswick

Golden beetroot, goats' milk whey, celeriac leaf puree, saltbush and hazelnut served at Host in Brunswick.

Twenty & Six Espresso founders open their new designer dining room.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Apr 18 00:00:00 EST 2016

Government funding for Stephanie Alexander's school gardening program dries up

Paul Bangay is opening his home and garden for Stephanie Alexander's school kitchen garden foundation.

A famous restaurateur has joined the anti-obesity battle, educating children on the importance of nutritious food, and growing it.

Food News | Denise Gadd | Sat Apr 16 00:15:00 EST 2016