Food News

Dessert for dinner? Noir Bar to open in Richmond

Raspberry and rose vacherin at Noir dessert bar in Richmond.

Swan Street Social, the bar above Richmond's Noir restaurant, is no more. But there's a sugary lining.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Thu Mar 19 15:43:48 EST 2015

Night Noodle Markets kick-off in Perth

The Night Noodle Markets will be held in conjunction with the Eat Drink Perth festival.

Perth's first ever Night Noodle Markets kick off tonight at the Perth Cultural Centre.

Food News | David Prestipino | Wed Mar 18 17:31:27 EST 2015

Chasing Kosher pop-up: Fitzroy restaurant Huxtable goes Kosher

Daniel Wilson, chef and owner of Huxtable, loves the challenge of Chasing Kosher.

Chasing Kosher's pop-up Kosher restaurant events are gaining traction in Melbourne.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Wed Mar 18 16:23:01 EST 2015

Din Tai Fung to open in Melbourne's Emporium

Xiao long bao and dumpling gems at Din Tai Fung.

Attention Melbourne dumpling fans. Din Tai Fung is coming to town.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Wed Mar 18 12:36:11 EST 2015

My Kitchen Rules cowboy Robert Murphy owes 'substantial' Australian taxes

The unsuspecting and charming star of My Kitchen Rules, Robert Murphy, is set for a mammoth battle with the Australian Tax Office after discovering he owes 'a substantial amount' in back taxes.

Food News | B. C Lewis | Wed Mar 18 11:50:19 EST 2015

Merivale buys the Newport Arms Hotel

New owner ... The Newport Arms.

Hospitality giant Merivale buys the iconic Newport Arms Hotel for close to its $50 million asking price.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Wed Mar 18 10:45:57 EST 2015

Eggs with a side of ... (Kevin) Bacon

The Footloose star has finally found the role he was born to play.

Food News | Mary Ward | Wed Mar 18 10:35:05 EST 2015

Belle Gibson's The Whole Pantry recipe app quietly pulled from sale in Australia, US

Belle Gibson said the company had been unable to pass on money raised due to cashflow problems.

Has computer giant Apple buckled to mounting pressure over its relationship with Melbourne social media entrepreneur Belle Gibson?

Food News | Beau Donelly and Nick Toscano | Wed Mar 18 09:44:25 EST 2015

Time ripe for local frozen berries as Victorian farmers eye Australian first

Growing need: Matt and Ruth Gullace at their Mornington Peninsula berry farm.

After an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen berries from China, Australians may soon be able to buy local berries. But they will have to pay a premium.

Food News | Deborah Gough | Wed Mar 18 07:09:16 EST 2015

Just Open: Archie Rose, Rosebery

The the first commercially available gin distilled in The City of Sydney in 160 years.

The City of Sydney has its first independent distillery in more than a century and a half.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Mar 17 15:01:17 EST 2015

US launch for Belle Gibson's The Whole Pantry cookbook cancelled


Belle Gibson's overseas book launch has been officially scrapped amid concerns the Melbourne author faked having cancer and withheld thousands of dollars in charitable donations.

Food News | Beau Donelly and Nick Toscano | Tue Mar 17 09:54:46 EST 2015

Just open: Little Jean, Double Bay

After 15 years running the bistro at The Golden Sheaf, this pair have opened their own venue.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Moxhe restaurant opens in Bronte

From Wednesday next week, there'll be a new food kid on Bronte's Macpherson Street.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Matteo Galletto heads to Norton Street

Lucio Galletto's son Matteo is set to open a restaurant in Leichhardt.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Kepos & Co heading to Waterloo's Danks Street

Michael Rantissi at Kepos in Redfern.

Redfern's Kepos Street Kitchen is spreading out to the Casba development in Waterloo.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Fresh choices at the markets

What's good at the fruit and vegetable markets.

Food News | | Tue Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Byron Bay's yum cha favourite Red Ginger eyes Sydney sites

Byron Bay's snazzy little store with a yum cha counter Red Ginger has set its sights on Sydney.

Food News | | Tue Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Publisher Penguin pulls Belle Gibson cookbook The Whole Pantry

Belle Gibson, creator of the app The Whole Pantry

Publishing giant Penguin will pull Belle Gibson's debut cookbook after the author failed to defend accusations of falsely claiming to have cancer and explain her reasons for withholding charitable...

Food News | Beau Donelly and Nick Toscano | Mon Mar 16 17:17:52 EST 2015

Canberra's Sasa Sestic is crowned Australian barista champion 2015


Canberra's Sasa Sestic is king of Australian coffee after winning the Australian Barista Championship on the weekend in Melbourne.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 16 16:03:31 EST 2015

Far out - Yarra Valley farm stages brussels sprouts fest

 The Express Melbourne.
 Take 5 Food Section Brussell Sprouts in Steaming Basket.
 Pic Matthew Bouwmeester.

Coldstream brussels sprouts farmers will seek to reverse the vegetable's terrible reputation with a festival and the unveiling of the Big Sprout.

Food News | Carolyn Webb | Mon Mar 16 15:54:50 EST 2015