Food News

Just Open: Malt Pier, Newstead

Lighter: Roasted harissa-spiced cauliflower salad with raisins and smoked almonds.

Restaurateur Nick Pinn adds another venue to his growing Malt empire.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Apr 14 14:52:06 EST 2015

Ten great food hobbies to see you through winter

Sustainable designer and garderner Joost Bakker poses in his kitchen at his Monbulk home.

Fancy recreating ancient Roman feasts, whittling soup spoons or growing your own fungi? Here are 10 great food geek hobbies to get you started this winter.

Food News | Peter Barrett | Tue Apr 14 10:01:58 EST 2015

Smith & Daughters pair to open vegan deli in Fitzroy

Mo Wyse and Shannon Martinez are set to open a Jewish American-style deli around the corner from their Latin vegan restaurant.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Short Black: The best of the season's fruit and vegies

The pick of the crop.

Food News | Robin Powell | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Kam Fook closes Bondi branch

A major shake-up for this chain of mega-sized Chinese restaurants is on the cards.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Aida opera-goers treated to flavours of the Middle East

Pop-up restaurants will cater to opera-goers during the Handa Opera production of Aida.

Food News | Carla Grossetti | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Bluff Town, Sandringham

Cauliflower hummus served at Bluff Town.

This cafe's menu is the kind of food that has you punching the air for Melbourne's dining scene.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

What the food labels don't tell you

Frozen berries.

Even establishing what country your food comes from can be hard.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Claude's Chui Lee Luk joins artisan baker-cafe Luxe

Chef Chui Lee Luk has signed on with Sydney artisan baker-cafe outfit Luxe as its creative director.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Turkish and Australian chefs team up for Malmsbury Anzac Day lunch

Turkish and Australian chefs will prepare meals to go with wine from the Gallipoli Peninsula at the Freedom and Friendship event.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

American barbecue joint Surlys opens in Surry Hills

Secret weapon: Surly's Brody Petersen and head chef, Brendhan Bennison.

Another barbecue restaurant fires up in Sydney, this time near Taylor Square.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Geoff Jansz to open Mittagong restaurant

TV chef Geoff Jansz plans to open his own restaurant in Mittagong in May.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Nahji Chu in buyback of MissChu stores from administrators

Nahji Chu has regained control of the chain.

Fifty stores in Australia in the next five years – that's the plan for MissChu stores, says Nahji Chu, who has regained control of the chain.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Chris Manfield makes mini comeback at Berta

Christine Manfield is getting back behind the burners, popping up for six weeks at Berta.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

How to grow walnuts in Canberra

The walnut harvest is about to start.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Mon Apr 13 23:45:00 EST 2015

Merivale buys the Queen Victoria Hotel in Enmore

Justin Hemmes

Hospitality giant Merivale has added the inner west to its shopping list, snapping up the Queen Victoria Hotel in Enmore.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 13 14:06:19 EST 2015

Canberra's Sasa Sestic wins World Barista Championship 2015 in Seattle

Canberra barista Sasa Sestic pictured with coach Hidenori Maruyama.

Canberra's Sasa Sestic is the world's best barista.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Apr 13 11:08:04 EST 2015

A guide to understanding the nutritional label

Suggested serving sizes vary greatly between breakfast cereals.

Here's how to make sense of the table of numbers on the back of each pack.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Mon Apr 13 10:27:09 EST 2015

Just Open: Gauge, South Brisbane

Sweet-n-savoury: Black garlic bread, brown butter and burnt vanilla.

All is not what it seems when you step through the doors at Gauge, in Grey Street.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Apr 10 12:12:17 EST 2015

Just Open: Miss Katie's Crab Shack at the Rochester Hotel

Crab boil served at Miss Katie's Crab Shack in Fitzroy.

Miss Katie's Crab Shack has moved to larger premises at Fitzroy's Rochester Hotel.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Apr 10 10:44:52 EST 2015