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Sydney diners stung by condiment charges

Soy sauce.

A charge for soy sauce or mustard? Some Sydney restaurants are hitting up diners for their consumption of condiments.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 11:01:19 EST 2014

Big supermarkets put consumers on trial at concept stores

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When it comes to the modern supermarket, some shoppers matter more than others.

Food News | Neil McMahon | Sun Mar 23 03:00:00 EST 2014

Lentil as Anything: Bill of fare that suits everyone's pocket

The gnocchi with creamy vegies by Abitya Bajpai of Lentil as Anything in Abbotsford.

At first glance it could be seen as a recipe for disaster. But Sydney's highly competitive dining scene is about to welcome a new restaurant concept that invites patrons to pay as little or as much...

Food News | Eamonn Duff | Sun Mar 23 03:00:00 EST 2014

Xanthi in Westfield Sydney closes

Venison with mixed pulse salad.

In the latest blow to the dining credentials of Westfield Sydney, David Tsirekas's Greek restaurant Xanthi has closed and a liquidator appointed.

Food News | Short black | Wed Mar 19 17:35:30 EST 2014

Huxtaburger in Sydney for one night only

Huxtaburger with crinkle cut chips

Melbourne's favourite hamburger will be available at Woollahra's Pinbone on Sunday with Huxtaburger chef Dan Wilson behind the burners.

Food News | Callan Boys | Wed Mar 19 12:08:30 EST 2014

A conversion to vegetarianism

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When she cut out meat, a world of culinary delights opened up, says Emma Macdonald.

Food News | Emma Macdonald | Wed Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2014

Burger boom in Brisbane, Hervey Bay and Maroochydore

Badger & Brown's Chuck Norris burger.

The Queensland burger juggernaut is accelerating, with hatted chefs firing up the grill and flipping patties.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Mar 18 13:52:30 EST 2014

Fun and beautiful maps made from signature regional foods

Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves have collaborated on a series of food-based country maps composed of signature national ingredients. The typography is by Sarit Melmed.

Food News | Kristin Hohenadel | Tue Mar 18 13:18:43 EST 2014

Maps of the world made from signature regional foods

Australia made of prawns

Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves have collaborated on a series of food-based country maps composed of signature national ingredients.

Food News | | Tue Mar 18 12:06:04 EST 2014

Manu Feildel takes French food back to basics at Le Grand Cirque

Manu Fieldel wants to create a place 'to chill out and relax'.

Mama Baba's next incarnation will open on March 28 with celebrity chef Manu Feildel at the helm.

Food News | Hilary McNevin and Roslyn Grundy | Tue Mar 18 07:19:13 EST 2014

Just open: Moor's Head, Elsternwick

Italian-Moorish pizza mashup The Moor's Head opens a southside outlet on the site of former Middle Eastern bakery Manakish.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

No makeover for Chianti Bistro

New owners have taken a softly-softly approach to Queens Parade stalwart Chianti Bistro since taking over in mid-February.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Easter chocolate courses in Melbourne

Ever wanted to make your own Easter eggs, or learn the art of ganache? Here are five chocolate courses in Melbourne to set you on the sweet and narrow.

Food News | Sofia Levin | Tue Mar 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

That's a wrap

Cuttlefish black and white, a dish by Luigi Tagliente.

Did you miss the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival's premier event, MasterClass? Here are the highlights, take-home lessons and forecasts from the world's top chefs.

Food News | | Tue Mar 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

How clean is your kitchen?

Keep it fresh.

Banish the bugs with these simple, all-natural tips by cleaning guru and author Shannon Lush.

Food News | Richard Cornish and Shannon Lush | Tue Mar 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Dining with benefits at Feast of Merit

Feast of Merit.

Richmond's newest cafe Feast of Merit is the latest social enterprise business from non-profit organisation YGAP.

Food News | Hilary McNevin and Roslyn Grundy | Tue Mar 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Two Fat Ladies chef Clarissa Dickson Wright dies

Clarissa Dickson-Wright.

British celebrity chef Clarissa Dickson Wright, best known as one half of the eccentric television culinary duo Two Fat Ladies, has died at the age of 66, her agents said on Monday.

Food News | | Tue Mar 18 01:57:02 EST 2014

Ferran Adria talks El Bulli at Sydney and Brisbane events

Ferran Adria

Ferran Adria will be in Australia for a short, exclusive tour in early April. Limited tickets are available for events in Sydney and Brisbane.

Food News | Short black | Mon Mar 17 23:59:58 EST 2014

Martin Boetz signs up to Hollywood restaurant

Chef Martin Boetz

Aussie actors have stormed Hollywood, now it's the turn of our restaurateurs. The tiny chorus line of Oz-owned eateries in Los Angeles is about to be joined by a budding star of the restaurant...

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 17 23:59:21 EST 2014

Art Gallery of NSW food venue tenders

Peter McCloskey

Is the team from Aria making a play for The Art Gallery of NSW?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 17 23:59:52 EST 2014