Food News

Sarah Hinde's smashing pumpkins in Kambah taste great in homemade lasagne

Sarah Hinde's home-grown collection for vegetable lasagne.

The success of Sarah Hinde's butternut pumpkins from her Kambah home proves you do not need green fingers to be a kitchen gardener.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Apr 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Hendriks Cafe, Mordialloc

Fairy floss-topped french toast at Hendriks.

Converted factory cafe serves up sweet brunches and a trio of po'boys.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Apr 21 16:14:09 EST 2015

Just Open: Besser, Surry Hills

Simple Italian fare at Besser.

Cinder blocks and tap wine: The A Tavola team moves into the old Billy Kwong site.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Apr 21 15:39:20 EST 2015

Gelato Messina set to open in Richmond

A scoop of mango gelato at Gelato Messina.

Gelato Messina's second Melbourne outlet is slated to open next month.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 21 14:17:51 EST 2015

Cookbooks to crave

Cookbooks by famous chefs are intended as showcases for their art, rather than recipes for amateurs to try at home.

Food News | Jill Dupleix | Tue Apr 21 13:44:34 EST 2015

World's top chefs to kitchen swap

Attica's Ben Shewry, who will be handing over his restaurant to a mystery chef on July 9 for one night only.

International chefs swap kitchens for one night only in July.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Apr 21 12:43:54 EST 2015

Just Open: Barrel Bar and Dining, Cremorne

Barrel Bar and Dining opens today next to the Hayden Orpheum in Cremorne.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 12:27:00 EST 2015

Sydney's Baroque Bistro and Bondi Social close

Sydney's restaurant boom can't keep up its relentless pace for openings without a few casualties along the way.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 12:17:00 EST 2015

Noma's Rene Redzepi visits Sydney

About town: Noma chef Rene Redzepi has been in Sydney.

Sydney is about to get a boost from some big names in the restaurant scene.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 12:15:00 EST 2015

A cut above: the 12-year-old knifemaker

Knifemaker Leila Haddad, 12, handcrafts knives for some of Australia's top chefs.

Google images of "knifemaker" and you’re met with burly, beardy men. It’s not a craft you’d expect a 12-year-old to have mastered – but some 12-year-olds are different.

Food News | Ruby Lohman | Tue Apr 21 00:15:00 EST 2015

Babu Ji Indian eatery to open in New York City

Turmeric fish curry at Babu Ji, St Kilda.

Jessi and Jennifer Singh are taking their particular brand of Indian food to New York.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Iris Capital buys Bourbon Hotel in Kings Cross

Pub operator Iris Capital is already talking with top-shelf Sydney chefs about the Kings Cross property.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Porteno re-opens after fire

The Cleveland Street venue re-opens, with its owners taking the opportunity to update the menu.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: The Store, Deans Marsh

Otways locals and visitors are singing the praises of this revitalised cafe and food store.

Food News | Gail Thomas | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: The Kilburn whisky bar, Hawthorn

The Kilburn answers the prayers of Melbourne's peat-and-malt-loving inner-easters.

Food News | Daniel Lewis | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Restaurateurs and bar owners revive bowling clubs

New pastures: Restaurateur David Poirier at the Hunters Hill Club.

La Grande Bouffe owner David Poirier is joining hospitality's fastest growing posse: card-carrying bowling clubbers.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Proper & Son, South Melbourne

Seasonal brekkie: Market-best fruit with toasted muesli and yoghurt.

An Irishman walked into a market ... and took over a potato cafe.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Apr 20 13:22:46 EST 2015

Just Open: Bacaro wine bar at Italian and Sons, Braddon

Chianti braised beef cheeks at Italian and Sons.

Italian and Sons has opened a new wine bar at the back of the Braddon restaurant.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Apr 20 11:13:43 EST 2015

Just Open: Da Orazio Mozzarella Bar, Bondi

Bondi's bustling Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta stretches further with its new Mozzarella Bar.

Food News | Ruby Lohman | Mon Apr 20 09:54:54 EST 2015

Just Open: 91 Oxford Kitchen & Bar, Darlinghurst

The new 91 Oxford Kitchen & Bar has opened inside one of Oxford Street's oldest entertainment venues.

Food News | Ruby Lohman | Mon Apr 20 09:45:44 EST 2015