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Morsels: Nick O'Leary wins Stodart Trophy, RealChai baby and book, BrodDogs opens

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Here are some tasty news snippets from Canberra's food and wine scene.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jul 15 18:36:07 EST 2014

Scallop recipe that's simply sizzling

There's no better way to celebrate a tour of Tassie than pan-seared scallops with parsley, lemon and caper.

Food News | Paddock to plate | Tue Jul 15 18:34:42 EST 2014

How to smoke meat with apple wood offcuts

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Once you've pruned the likes of apple trees, use the timber offcuts for wonderful woodsmoking, writes Owen Pidgeon.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jul 15 11:21:19 EST 2014

End of an era for Bookplate Cafe at the National Library of Australia

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Rachel Romney-Brown was just a young woman when she took over the National Library's cafe. Now she's saying goodbye.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jul 15 09:00:59 EST 2014

Duo in empire state of mind with Steak Ministry Bar & Grill

Steak Ministry Bar & Grill.

Craig Lane and Gerrard Velupillai open their fourth restaurant in Glen Waverley, and are planning their fifth.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 08:38:22 EST 2014

Darlinghurst's Cliff Dive opens skewer-themed tuck shop

If there's a winner in Sydney's new lock-out rules, it may prove to be the quality of food in the city's bars and nightclubs.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Jonkanoo to open Caribbean canteen at Goodgod

Surry Hills's new Caribbean restaurant, Jonkanoo, will replace Andrew Levins at Goodgod.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mantecato risotto restaurant to open in Balmain

The current cold snap is perfect timing for the opening of a risotto specialist restaurant in Balmain this week.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Young chef of the year award shortlist announced

Five young chefs have made the shortlist for The Age Good Food Guide 2015 Young Chef of the Year award.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Yardmill Kitchen & Grocery

Yardmill Kitchen & Grocery in Toorak.

Toorak village welcomes a food store and deli aimed at time-poor, taste-driven and nutrition-aware locals.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Meat and greet: New butcher shops for Kew and Clifton Hill

Cannings Free Range Butchers, Kew.

The Butcher's Block opens in Clifton Hill village, and Sam Canning unveils his flagship store in Kew.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Barge brothers snap up Sailors Club site in Rose Bay

Veteran Sydney chef Greg Doyle is cashing in his chips in Rose Bay, ending a record run that started with the opening of Pier restaurant in 1991.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Welcome Dinner Project connects Australians with refugees

A community project is uniting Australians with recent refugees and migrants through the simple act of sharing food.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Esquire's Ryan Squires and Ben Devlin win Brisbane chef awards

Esquire's Ryan Squires and Ben Devlin have won top gongs at the latest Brisbane Times Good Food Guide awards.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

David Tsirekas turns to Greek street food at Kingsgrove's Kefi

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Queues are snaking out the door at the just-opened Kefi in Kingsgrove, where David Tsirekas has just signed on.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 14 23:59:23 EST 2014

Last chance to enter Good Food Month's Let's Do Lunch

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Don't miss the last chance to join in the Good Food Month fun in October.

Food News | | Mon Jul 14 23:14:05 EST 2014

Jazz City BBQ to serve Texas-style barbecue in Darlinghurst

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US chef Dan McGuirt maintains Australia has overdone cliched American fast food, so he plans a different approach with his new restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 14 23:06:19 EST 2014

Seaweed and algae are to dive for

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Catching on to the benefits of seaweed or algae is a welcome sea change, writes Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon Jul 14 17:55:03 EST 2014

Korean meets Mexican at Koba

Korean sliders at Koba.

City lunchtime favourite Koba relaunches its kimchi-heavy, quirky Mexi-rean street food menu.

Food News | Rachel Short | Mon Jul 14 10:41:36 EST 2014

Study of organic crops finds more antioxidants

Organic mushrooms.

Adding fuel to the debates over the merits of organic food, a comprehensive review of earlier studies found substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic...

Food News | | Mon Jul 14 09:21:40 EST 2014