Food News

Just Open: Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Artisan Bakery pop-up, Southbank

Justin Gellatly's doughnuts.

Riverside baking hub has your pre-work breakfast dash sorted.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Fri Feb 27 10:20:10 EST 2015

Joost Bakker's waste-free cafe to close following council compost dispute

Joost Bakker,  owner of Brothl, a zero-waste restaurant, is closing next week after a long running dispute with Melbourne City Council over their composter being in the laneway outside.

Melbourne's first zero-waste cafe to close its doors next week after a long-running stoush with the council over a compost bin.

Food News | Allison Worrall | Fri Feb 27 06:26:46 EST 2015

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival legends honoured

Trailblazer: Fleur Studd.

Six of Victoria's culinary movers and shakers have been declared legends at an annual ceremony.

Food News | Simone Egger | Thu Feb 26 18:59:18 EST 2015

Craft Beer Rising: nationwide festival Feb 28

The craft beer revolution is turning into a war. Show your colours at Craft Beer Rising.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Thu Feb 26 17:33:51 EST 2015

Melbourne ice-cream maker Dairy Bell finds new owner

Dairy Bell ice-cream has been saved.

Forty-five-year-old Melbourne ice-cream maker Dairy Bell has been saved from closure and will open a new store near its old East Malvern manufacturing plant.

Food News | Madeleine Heffernan | Thu Feb 26 14:01:34 EST 2015

Just Open: The Bent Elbow, Stones Corner, Brisbane

Scallop ceviche tortillas at the Bent Elbow in Brisbane.

If all the staff at Stones Corner newbie The Bent Elbow look strangely familiar, it may be because they've come, lock, stock and barman from Jeremy's Bistro in the CBD.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Feb 26 10:57:26 EST 2015

The Gresham offers chance to taste rare bourbon

Bar keep Ryan Lane at The Gresham.

One of the most sought-after and collectable bourbons in the world is on tasting at The Gresham in the CBD tonight.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Feb 26 09:21:10 EST 2015

Anjum Anand is cooking up a spicy career

Healthy alternatives: Anjum Anand lost weight after modifying her mother's recipes.

Anjum Anand talks about her journey from junk food to authentic Indian curry salvation.

Food News | Peter Barrett | Wed Feb 25 21:39:33 EST 2015

Adriano Zumbo to open Fancy Nance afternoon tea salon in Melbourne

Adriano Zumbo.

High tea, Adriano Zumbo-style, is coming to Melbourne. And there won't be a tiered cake stand in sight.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Wed Feb 25 12:54:03 EST 2015

Just Open: Wheat and Oats, Phillip

Pair behind the Hungry Buddha open a grocer and cafe.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Feb 25 10:41:18 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: Apple harvest under way in Canberra


They are ripe for the picking and will soon fill the markets, but how do you choose the best ones? Owen Pidgeon has a few tips.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Feb 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Meet the Steensbys: Canberra's extreme organic pedallers


Cindy and Walter Steensby, of Scullin, have taken kitchen gardening and organic pursuits to new levels.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

My Kitchen Rules 'newlyweds' Uel and Shannelle Lim open Macquarie Park cafe

Kin cafe

Remember these two? Here's what Uel and Shannelle Lim did next.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Feb 24 16:17:44 EST 2015

Just Open: The Diplomat, Highett

The Diplomat in Highett.

The Diplomat's business partners not only designed their new Highett cafe. They built most of it too.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Feb 24 11:40:17 EST 2015

Momofuku's Ben Greeno moves to Merivale

Heading to Paddington ... Ben Greeno.

Merivale has signed Ben Greeno, executive of the three-hatted Momofuku Seiobo at The Star.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Feb 24 09:37:03 EST 2015

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival: Homage to the High Country honeybees

The hero at this year's Beechworth World's Longest Lunch is the honeybee and the role it plays in helping nature to deliver our fresh food supply.

Chefs, restaurateurs and beekeepers are coming together to celebrate the bee at two separate events in Victoria's high country.

Food News | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Artisan Bakery: the great global bake-off

Loaves in the Tivoli Road Bakery.

Obscure heritage wheat, backyard ovens, and an Antipodean-led retail second wave. Some of the world's leading bakers tell what's new with an ancient art.

Food News | Peter Barrett | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

New operator and reopening tipped for Manly Pavilion

Manly Pavilion is set for a long overdue reboot.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Barbecue pitmaster Rodney Scott to cook at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Integrity: Rodney Scott simply cooks the way he was taught to.

Faithfully following a family recipe, pitmaster Rodney Scott of South Carolina, has created barbecue perfection.

Food News | Veda Gilbert | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Teachers take over Tomislav site for new pizzeria

A new school of thought has two former teachers opening their own restaurant.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015