Good Food - Food News

Heston Blumenthal announces ballot system for The Fat Duck reservations

Fat Duck, owner Blumenthal.

Heston Blumenthal fans will have to go into an online ballot for the chance to experience his famous Fat Duck menu in Australia.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Sep 17 09:46:52 EST 2014

McDonald's looks to DIY burgers to lift sales in the US

McDonald's looks to customised burgers, where diners can add jalapenos and other ingredients using a touch screen, to lift flagging sales in the United States.

Food News | Bloomberg | Wed Sep 17 08:37:05 EST 2014

Growing potatoes in Canberra


Planting season for spuds is upon us and those wonderful, yellow-fleshed, waxy varieties are perfect for the plate and garden.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Sep 16 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's king of compost reveals his secrets


Rodger Gorey, of Torrens, has created a worm-wriggling mixture that is perfect for our plants in the capital.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Sep 16 23:45:00 EST 2014

Sage's taste and test season turns the tables


Some restaurants like Sage in Braddon are using their diners as all-too-willing guinea pigs.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 16 23:45:00 EST 2014

There's something about Kevin, the sacrificed pig


Bryan Martin recollects the sacrifice of his pet pig, as he cuts some delicious prosciutto that was once Kevin.

Food News | Paddock to plate | Tue Sep 16 23:45:00 EST 2014

Morsels: Joanna Savill at Floriade, gold for Homeleigh Grove, Conservatory masterclasses


A collection of tasty news snippets from Canberra's food and wine scene.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 16 10:50:59 EST 2014

Just Open: Indian food gets healthy in the city with Tadka Boom!

Tadka Boom.

Roti wraps and brown rice; Indian food gets healthy in the city with Tadka Boom!

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 16 08:56:23 EST 2014

Dead Man Espresso team open city haunt Sun Moth Canteen & Bar

The team from Sun Moth Canteen & Bar.

A streamlined menu, craft beers, natural wines and filter coffee will be the go at this new Melbourne laneway canteen.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 16 08:55:21 EST 2014

Sydney CBD restaurant Arras to close


The Sydney restaurant described as a grown-up version of Alice in Wonderland will serve its last customers on Saturday night.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:50:54 EST 2014

Just open: LuMi Bar & Dining


Sydney's restaurant-opening action continues this week with LuMi Bar & Dining opening at the former site of Ripples Sydney Wharf.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Sep 15 23:28:56 EST 2014

Misschu to open drive-through eatery in Double Bay

Nahji Chu of Misschu

Owner Nahji Chu plans to launch the spin-off in November at the Double Bay carpark development.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:23:02 EST 2014

The Lemontree to open at Australia Square


Former Sneaky Sound System musician Daimon Downey is behind the new Italian restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:23:36 EST 2014

James Metcalfe joins Bellevue Hotel in Paddington

James Metcalfe

The former Becasse head chef will be at the epicentre of arguably the richest cluster of fine-dining trained chefs in Sydney.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:21:52 EST 2014

Mamak to launch Hawker spin-off


The new CBD restaurant is likely to focus on Chinese-Malay food.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:21:57 EST 2014

The Good Food team road-tests popular diets


From paleo to I Quit Sugar, the Good Food team puts the blockbusters to the (taste) test.

Food News | | Mon Sep 15 18:48:37 EST 2014

Good Food road-test: the low-FODMAP diet

Rice Noodles.

An eating guide to help sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Mon Sep 15 18:14:13 EST 2014

Good Food road-test: the raw diet

Seon Joo of Yong Green Food in Fitzroy with her vegetarian dish Raw curry noodle soup.

The premise? Ingredients should be eaten in their natural state and not heated to anything above 42-45C to preserve their maximum nutritional value.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Sep 15 18:14:31 EST 2014

Good Food road-test: The 5:2 Diet or The Fast Diet

Carrot sticks and celery.

A diet that involves calorie restriction for two (non-consecutive) days a week and unrestricted eating the other five days.

Food News | Ardyn Bernoth | Mon Sep 15 17:51:47 EST 2014

Good Food road-test: Sarah Wilson's I Quit Sugar detox program

Sarah Wilson.

The premise? Follow Sarah WIlson's mantra, break the habit and cut out all sugar.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Mon Sep 15 17:42:03 EST 2014