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Food News | | Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Trends: Charcoal is the new black

In Australia, it's rigdy-didge to cook on charcoal, but to eat it, well, we're coming around.

Food News | Simone Egger & Rob Moran | Mon Sep 22 23:45:00 EST 2014

Woolies, Coles slash store-brand bread to 85¢ in discounting battle


A slice of bread for 4c? Coles and Woolworths have dropped the price of a store-brand loaf to 85c in the latest supermarket price battle.

Food News | Callan Boys | Mon Sep 22 17:30:45 EST 2014

Just open: Bill Granger opens cafe in Bondi

Bill Granger in Bondi.

It's taken 23 years to get there but Bill Granger has finally opened a "bills" in his 'hood – Bondi.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Sep 22 12:25:25 EST 2014

Little Truffle's Daniel Ridgeway to bring Bin 72 to Coolangatta's The Strand

Little Truffle restaurant, Mermaid Beach.

Daniel Ridgeway, owner of Mermaid Beach's popular French restaurant Little Truffle is opening a venue in The Strand retail complex on Marine Parade in Coolangatta, where it was announced Gelato...

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Mon Sep 22 10:16:12 EST 2014

A new look for Brisbane's E'cco Bistro

Field Mushrooms,olive toast,rocket,parmesan,truffle oil and lemon at Ecco Bistro in Brisbane.

One of Brisbane’s oldest and most iconic restaurants is getting a face-lift. E’cco Bistro will close for five days from September 21, re-opening with afresh new look.

Food News | Graze | Thu Sep 18 17:31:38 EST 2014

Nora Melbourne bakery set to open in Carlton

Black sticky rice mango pudding tarts.

After supplying their distinctive black-shelled tarts to cafes, the folks behind indie bakery Nora Melbourne are opening a place of their own.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Thu Sep 18 14:38:23 EST 2014

Just open: Back Room Bar, Thornbury

On trap: Craft beer and whisky specialist Back Room Bar, Thornbury.

Thornbury's Carwyn Cellars has turned a storeroom into the Back Room Bar.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Thu Sep 18 13:00:48 EST 2014



Don't think of dining at the Fat Duck as an expensive meal. Think of it as an experience, says Blumenthal.

Food News | Hilary McNevin and Roslyn Grundy | Thu Sep 18 12:09:57 EST 2014

Royal Melbourne Show to host food offerings from Hammer & Tong and Pho Nom


This year, the show rewrites the menu with pop-ups at the Taste of Victoria Pavilion, beginning this Saturday September 20.

Food News | Espresso | Wed Sep 17 16:38:54 EST 2014

$525 for dinner at Heston's: is it worth it?

Heston Blumenthal.

Is $525 too much for one meal? Good Food's Callan Boys doesn't think so. Here's why

Food News | Callan Boys | Wed Sep 17 12:04:08 EST 2014

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