Food News

Just Open: Rudimentary shipping container cafe, Footscray

Rudimentary cafe in Footscray is niftily fashioned out of three shipping containers.

Footscray's coolest new cafe is niftily fashioned out of three shipping containers.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Mar 23 12:17:52 EST 2015

Coburg Police Station to become The Old Cop Shop restaurant

More than bread and water will be on offer when the suburb's former police station is turned into a restaurant and bar.

Food News | Suzanne Carbone | Mon Mar 23 10:37:17 EST 2015

Target recalls Easter chocolates over nut fears

Target recalls Easter bunnies.

Target Australia has recalled some of its Easter chocolate products because they were incorrectly labelled as containing "shell fruits" rather than nuts.

Food News | | Mon Mar 23 09:14:51 EST 2015

Australia's 48 Flavours in running for world gelato title

The 48 Flavours team, pictured with 2014 winner John Crowl (right), secured a place at the Gelato World Tour final with their Roasted Walnut and Honey Crunch flavour.

An Australian trio of gelato makers are off to the Italian seaside city of Rimini in 2017 to vie for the world's gelato crown.

Food News | Gary Jones | Mon Mar 23 08:40:08 EST 2015

Target recalls chocolate Easter bunnies over undeclared nuts

Recalled Target Easter chocolate bunny.

Target Australia has recalled several varieties of chocolate Easter bunnies and a chocolate duck after nuts were found in some of the chocolates, raising concerns about potentially life-threatening...

Food News | Deborah Gough | Mon Mar 23 07:55:12 EST 2015

Griff Pamment to cook at The Loft at Duxton in O'Connor

Canberra Times. August 6, 2013. New upstairs bar The Loft in O'Connor, above the Duxton. Supplied photos.

The Duxton pub in O'Connor is set for a revamp and its cocktail bar The Loft will turn into a restaurant for three months starting in April.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Sun Mar 22 19:57:19 EST 2015

How the marketers split us all into food tribes

Kale chips.

In a bygone era people used to go "on a diet". Now they have to belong to a movement.

Food News | Harriet Alexander | Sat Mar 21 00:15:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Workshop 14 bar, Hamilton, Brisbane

Workshop 14 owner Anne Scott.

Starting up her own neighbourhood bar will be a baptism of fire for hospitality novice Anne Scott, whose husband is thrilled to have craft beer, on tap, downstairs from his lounge room.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Mar 20 11:47:23 EST 2015

Celine and Vicky Kaponias quit My Kitchen Rules over 'food poisoning'

South Australian mother-daughter team quit My Kitchen Rules.

A bout of food poisoning has forced mother and daughter team Celine and Vicky Kaponias to withdraw from My Kitchen Rules after one of them had to be hospitalised.

Food News | Darren Cartwright | Fri Mar 20 10:35:31 EST 2015

Chin Chin's Chris Lucas to open Hawker Hall in Windsor

Chefs Benjamin Cooper (left) and Damian Snell look through the Hawker Hall site.

Inspired by food centres in Singapore, Chris Lucas is converting a former furniture shop into a hawker market.

Food News | Espresso | Thu Mar 19 22:50:13 EST 2015

GABS beer festival is coming to Sydney

Here's something that should put a smile on the dial of every craft-beer fan in NSW.

Food News | Callan Boys | Thu Mar 19 18:12:36 EST 2015

Dessert for dinner? Noir Bar to open in Richmond

Raspberry and rose vacherin at Noir dessert bar in Richmond.

Swan Street Social, the bar above Richmond's Noir restaurant, is no more. But there's a sugary lining.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Thu Mar 19 15:43:48 EST 2015

Night Noodle Markets kick-off in Perth

The Night Noodle Markets will be held in conjunction with the Eat Drink Perth festival.

Perth's first ever Night Noodle Markets kick off tonight at the Perth Cultural Centre.

Food News | David Prestipino | Wed Mar 18 17:31:27 EST 2015

Chasing Kosher pop-up: Fitzroy restaurant Huxtable goes Kosher

Daniel Wilson, chef and owner of Huxtable, loves the challenge of Chasing Kosher.

Chasing Kosher's pop-up Kosher restaurant events are gaining traction in Melbourne.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Wed Mar 18 16:23:01 EST 2015

Din Tai Fung to open in Melbourne's Emporium

Xiao long bao and dumpling gems at Din Tai Fung.

Attention Melbourne dumpling fans. Din Tai Fung is coming to town.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Wed Mar 18 12:36:11 EST 2015

My Kitchen Rules cowboy Robert Murphy owes 'substantial' Australian taxes

The unsuspecting and charming star of My Kitchen Rules, Robert Murphy, is set for a mammoth battle with the Australian Tax Office after discovering he owes 'a substantial amount' in back taxes.

Food News | B. C Lewis | Wed Mar 18 11:50:19 EST 2015

Merivale buys the Newport Arms Hotel

New owner ... The Newport Arms.

Hospitality giant Merivale buys the iconic Newport Arms Hotel for close to its $50 million asking price.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Wed Mar 18 10:45:57 EST 2015

Eggs with a side of ... (Kevin) Bacon

The Footloose star has finally found the role he was born to play.

Food News | Mary Ward | Wed Mar 18 10:35:05 EST 2015

Belle Gibson's The Whole Pantry recipe app quietly pulled from sale in Australia, US

Belle Gibson said the company had been unable to pass on money raised due to cashflow problems.

Has computer giant Apple buckled to mounting pressure over its relationship with Melbourne social media entrepreneur Belle Gibson?

Food News | Beau Donelly and Nick Toscano | Wed Mar 18 09:44:25 EST 2015

Time ripe for local frozen berries as Victorian farmers eye Australian first

Growing need: Matt and Ruth Gullace at their Mornington Peninsula berry farm.

After an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen berries from China, Australians may soon be able to buy local berries. But they will have to pay a premium.

Food News | Deborah Gough | Wed Mar 18 07:09:16 EST 2015