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Baby carrots: How to grow them in Canberra


They may be small, but baby carrots are full of goodness and worth the effort to nurture, writes Owen Pidgeon.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's best restaurants for 2015 revealed in the Good Food Guide

Two newcomers have made it into the top ranks of Canberra's restaurants: Temporada and Capitol Bar and Grill.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Corned brisket beats boring silverside


Why bother purchasing a nitrate-laced product when you can make a wholesome brisket, asks Bryan Martin.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Aquaponics: Edwina Robinson shares her secrets


Edwina Robinson, a landscape architect who resides in O'Connor, has dipped her toes into something very different.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Next Hotel Brisbane pays homage to 70s favourite Lennon's

An artist's impression of Lennon's.

The new Next Hotel on Queen Street is going back to the future with its onsite restaurant.

Food News | Graze | Tue Sep 02 15:38:17 EST 2014

Mustang Bar becomes Woolly Mammoth Alehouse

Mammoth venture: Lachlan Bird inside the space.

Lachlan Bird of Lock & Load is transforming the massive Fortitude Valley space into an entertainment venue with 31 craft beers on tap.

Food News | Graze | Tue Sep 02 15:38:14 EST 2014

Donovans fire damage estimate revised to $1m

Donovans fire.

The fire damage caused to St Kilda's iconic restaurant Donovans is more than double initial estimates but its owners are hoping to reopen by December.

Food News | Deborah Gough | Tue Sep 02 11:05:00 EST 2014

Morsels: Bryan Martin's wine gong, Eighty/twenty opens, new home for Sweet Bones


A selection of tasty news items from Canberra's food and wine scene.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 02 10:33:52 EST 2014

Eastern European restaurant The Crimean changes hands

The vareniki with sour cream and fresh horse radish dish from Crimean.

A beer garden and a cigar bar: That's what the new owners of North Melbourne's Eastern Euro hub have planned.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 02 08:04:11 EST 2014

Daddy cool! Father's Day kitchen gift guide

Chopping board

Gifts to delight dad, gramps or the man of the moment this Father's Day.

Food News | Sarah Wormwell | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Mama's Buoi, Melbourne GPO

Mama's Buoi features a modern Vietnamese menu.

Roll'd founders transform the space that once housed Ramen Ya into a bright, modern Vietnamese eatery.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

A foodies' guide to Chinatown, Melbourne

Dumplings at HuTong.

Take a tour of Melbourne's historic strip and find dumplings, cocktails, Sichuan and more.

Food News | Nola James | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2015: Where to eat now

Azuma's seared tuna salad & seared salmon belly nigiri served with wasabi mayo, caramalised soy & sake sauce & micro herbs.

From best value dining to top spots for pasta, sushi and a meat fix, here are some of the Good Food Guide reviewers dining highlights of the year.

Food News,Good Food Guide | | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Profile: Aaron Turner goes from the frying pan to the fire

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 30:  Chef Aaron Turner poses for a photo at his new Nashville-style restaurant Belle's Hot Chicken in Fitzroy on July 30, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Jeffers/Fairfax Media via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Aaron Turner

A heartbroken Aaron Turner found inspiration for his new chicken venture in Nashville.

Food News | Veda Gilbert | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

How to make your own charcoal


Bryan Martin goes back to the stone age and starts making charcoal.

Food News | Paddock to plate | Tue Sep 02 00:00:00 EST 2014

Camberwell Cretan restaurant Elyros to open this week

Owners Guy Holder, Disa Dimitrakakis and Angie Giannakodakis at Elyros.

There will be strictly no souvlaki or saganaki at this Greek restaurant from the team behind Carlton's Epocha.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 02 00:00:00 EST 2014

Chinta Ria moving to Double Bay, minus the giant Buddha

Moving: Simon Goh with his iconic Buddha statue.

Chinta Ria's signature giant Buddha will go into storage, with the Cockle Bay restaurant closing mid-October.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:53:12 EST 2014

Chui Lee Luk closes Chow Bar & Eating House

Chui Lee Luk

Former Claude's chef-owner Chui Lee Luk has called time on her 10-month-old Surry Hills restaurant, Chow Bar & Eating House.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 01 23:52:45 EST 2014

A Tavola's Eugenio Maiale eyes Billy Kwong site

Eugenio Maiale

A Tavola chef-owner Eugenio Maiale is gunning to open a new venue in the Surry Hills restaurant site currently housing Billy Kwong.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:52:06 EST 2014

The Hills opens in Surry Hills

New arrival: The Hills is below Brooklyn Social (above).

A relaxed Southern Californian bar-eatery opens a floor below Surry Hills' new, grungy-chic Brooklyn Social.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:51:29 EST 2014