Food News

Just Open: Moroccan Soup Bar Deli-cacy, Brunswick East

Small bites available to-go from Moroccan Soup Bar Deli-cacy, Lygon Street Brunswick East.

It's been a long time coming, but the Moroccan Soup Bar's Brunswick East offshoot, Deli-cacy, is almost ready to open.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Oct 12 10:30:00 EST 2015

Pavlova research reveals dessert's shock origins

Australians and New Zealanders have argued about pavlova for decades but new research shows it comes from somewhere else entirely.

Australia and New Zealand have been battling over the pavlova for decades, but new findings reveal it comes from somewhere else entirely.

Food News | Beck Eleven | Sat Oct 10 15:00:57 EST 2015

Beloved Aussie snack Tasty Toobs gone down the tube

Farewell Tasty Toobs.

When it comes to junk food, it looks like another iconic Aussie snack has gone down the tube.

Food News | Neelima Choahan | Sat Oct 10 08:46:53 EST 2015

Just Open: Space Kitchen, Woden

The 'space benedict' at Space Kitchen.

The elaborate cakes of Ricardo's are given a new modern makeover at this new cafe.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Fri Oct 09 18:04:11 EST 2015

Just Open: Two Wrongs, South Yarra

Two Wrongs' pork doughnuts.

Two Wrongs make a right when high-end dining meets dive bar aesthetics.

Food News | Daniel Lewis | Fri Oct 09 17:39:53 EST 2015

Just Open: Ichi Ni Nana and Village People at 127 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

Mee krob at Village People hawker foodhall.

The catchall name is 127 Brunswick Street, with various drinking and eating outlets inside.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Oct 09 12:09:57 EST 2015

Town Mouse reveal city wine bar name, and it's Embla

Dave Verheul and Christian McCabe will open their city wine bar Embla in November.

Finally the Town Mouse team is ready for the big reveal: it's calling its city wine bar Embla.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Thu Oct 08 18:51:45 EST 2015

Just Open: Kumar's Sweets, Deer Park

They look like psychedelic subcontinental sushi. But these trays of spectacular sweets are made from things like Australian pistachios, cashews, almonds and ghee.

Food News | Kenny Weir | Thu Oct 08 16:49:20 EST 2015

Just Open: The Star Hotel, South Melbourne

Herb-stuffed porchetta at The Star Hotel in South Melbourne.

An South Melbourne hotel with a long and colourful history has embarked on a new chapter.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Oct 08 15:01:33 EST 2015

Nutella dessert bar to open in Sydney's inner west

Foodcraft Espresso's world famous Tella Ball shakes.

The Tella Ball Shake-makers are expanding to Dulwich Hill.

Food News | Callan Boys | Thu Oct 08 09:55:36 EST 2015

Just Open: The Humble Quinoa, Indooroopilly

Savoury mince with baked egg at the Humble Quinoa.

Foraging Quail chef Minh Le will oversee this Vietnamese cafe menu.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Wed Oct 07 15:00:58 EST 2015

Just Open: Mister Zen, South Yarra

Raspberry smoothie acai bowl at Mister Zen, South Yarra.

Created as part of a challenge on this season's The Block, Mister Zen isn't merely riding the renovation reality television show's coat tails.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Oct 07 11:27:09 EST 2015

Secrets to growing the best zucchinis in Canberra gardens

Zucchinis are wonderful fast-growing vegetable with high yields. Owen Pidgeon shares his growing tips.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Oct 06 23:45:00 EST 2015

Just Open: El Atino, Richmond

El Atino in Richmond with its bare timber tables and schoolroom chairs.

Forget day-of-the-dead taqueria cliches. Richmond newcomer El Atino treads a new path.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Oct 06 10:52:07 EST 2015

Gluten-free 'lifestylers' make eating out difficult for coeliacs

Doughboys doughnuts.

Coeliac disease sufferers are paying the price for 'lifestyle' diners who make a song and dance about their 'intolerance' then order a pastry.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Tue Oct 06 10:00:00 EST 2015

World pizza champ Johnny di Franceso to open Essendon Gradi restaurant

Johnny Di Francesco, owner of 400 Gradi in Brunswick East.

Having won the world pizza title in 2014, Johnny di Francesco is building an empire with the lot.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Tue Oct 06 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Prohibition Food & Wine, Camberwell

Prohibition Food & Wine, in Camberwell.

Wine bar joins the traditionally 'dry' suburb's dining scene.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Oct 06 00:00:00 EST 2015

Indu to bring Indian cuisine to George Street hotspot

Sam Prince's new Indian restaurant will serve dosa and smoked brisket.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 06 00:00:00 EST 2015

Sydney hospitality heavyweight Justin Hemmes calm at centre of Merivale expansion

Justin Hemmes in his vegetable garden at his home in Vaucluse.

Justin Hemmes takes the west (and north, and east) in an unprecedented Merivale expansion.

Food News | Helen O'Neill | Tue Oct 06 00:00:00 EST 2015

Merivale raises the bar with eight new Sydney openings

Expect the best: Chefs Eric Koh (ex Mr Wong), Patrick Friesen (Papi Chulo), Christopher Hogarth (Papi Chulo), Sebastien Lutaud (ex Felix), Vincenzo Biondini (Coogee Pavilion), Ben Greeno (ex Momofuku Seiobo) and Danielle Alvarez (ex Chez Panisse and The French Laundry) are the lieutenants in Merivale's army.

The lowdown on all the new Merivale openings this summer.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Oct 06 00:00:00 EST 2015