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Food truck pioneer recognised at food and wine Legend awards

From left: Rafael Rashid, Frank Camorra and Jeni Port.

Beatbox Kitchen and Taco Truck founder Rafael Rashid wins trailblazer award at Melbourne Food & Wine Festival ceremony.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Mar 03 13:33:01 EST 2014

Circular Quay restaurant Ocean Room forced to close due to overseas passenger terminal renovation


A serious shortage of wharf space because of booming passenger cruise ship traffic, combined with an urgent need to redevelop Sydney's overseas passenger terminal, has led to the closure of another...

Food News | Melanie Kembrey, Anthony Dennis | Mon Mar 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Sea urchins on The Delicious Pest menu

Sea urchins, sometimes called sea hedgehogs, are the black, spiky creatures that lurk at the bottom of the ocean.

Food News | Laura Banks | Sun Mar 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Have you ever committed 'infoodelity'?

Have you ever 'desserted' your partner?

Dining out without your significant other is the worst kind of betrayal, especially when it involves an episode of epicurean ecstasy (rather than a dodgy barbie at a mate's place).

Food News | | Sat Mar 01 04:00:01 EST 2014

Pomelo tree in Bendigo Museum bears fruit of Chinese heritage

The story of the country's first pomelo tree, told by the descendants of the woman who planted it more than 100 years ago, seems more like legend.

Food News | Daniella Miletic | Sat Mar 01 03:00:00 EST 2014

Blackbird Bar & Restaurant opens in Brisbane

Penny Grant at Blackbird.

The old Queensland Rugby Club has been transformed into a 1920s inspired bar and eatery.

Food News | Graze | Fri Feb 28 13:11:10 EST 2014

World's oldest cheese found in Chinese cemetery

Pyengana cheddar.

Aged cheese can possess quite a stench, so spare a thought for the archaeologists who discovered mummified bodies scattered with clumps of cheese that are more than 3600 years old.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Fri Feb 28 12:07:40 EST 2014

Six 'accidentally vegan' products that may surprise

Classic Oreos.

Garlic bread without butter. Cream filling without the cream. Could you be eating vegan without even realising?

Food News | Annabel Smith | Fri Feb 28 09:55:05 EST 2014

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2014: a guide to free events

Food for Thought

Food News | Adeshola Ore | Fri Feb 28 08:55:00 EST 2014

Chefs explore water-based techniques for Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Press Club’s Luke Croston concocts a special drink for the festival.

How many different ways can you cook with water? An event at Press Club - Project will showcase 12.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Fri Feb 28 00:24:17 EST 2014

Queensland Young Chef of the Year applications open

Are you our Young Chef of the Year?

Are you a young chef with talent and ambition? Or do you know someone who has both in spades?

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Wed Feb 26 12:02:00 EST 2014

Red, juicy rewards

If you have been able to bring your tomatoes through the heatwave and drought, you have done well.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Wed Feb 26 00:12:03 EST 2014

Piccolo: Melbourne restaurant bites

This week: Annie Smithers tends to her kitchen garden; St David milk sales expand; Albert Park Deli's 40th birthday, and more.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 09:49:38 EST 2014

Taxi Dining Room becomes Taxi Kitchen

After a speedy refurbishment, Federation Square fine diner Taxi Dining Room is ready for its big reveal on Friday.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 09:42:23 EST 2014

David Thompson's Nahm restaurant named Asia's best

Chef David Thompson.

Nahm, the Bangkok restaurant owned and run by Australian-born chef David Thompson has been named Asia's best at the S.Pellegrino Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2014 awards held in Singapore last night.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Feb 25 08:37:30 EST 2014

Food trends: Healthy and hot

Coconut sago pudding at Barry.

Forget junk food. This year health is the rising star. Here are eight top super-foodie superheroes.

Collection 1,Food News | Simone Egger | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Coffee central at Queen Victoria Market

The Queen Victoria Market precinct is positioning itself as caffeine central, with Market Lane Coffee preparing to open their fourth outlet.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Dinner in tomorrowland

Pete Evans's lamb shank pie.

Cuisine mash-ups, dumpster diving and less coffee drinking ... this is how we may eat in the very near future.

Food News | Janne Apelgren | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Pilu has a date with Pecora

Giovanni Pilu

A love affair that blossomed between two-hatted chef Giovanni Pilu and Pecora Dairy from the Southern Highlands at The Sydney Morning Herald Growers' Markets in 2012 will be rekindled this weekend as...

Food News | Short black | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival: What's on

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival kicks off this Friday. Wondering where to begin? Dive in with Epicure's weekly guide of festival events.

Food News | Sarina Lewis | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014