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Mega-meal: Giant bowls of pho and other Sydney food challenges

Supersize me: the formidable pho at Huong Xua in Canley Heights.

For eager eaters in Sydney, here are some of the spots throwing down the gut-bursting gauntlet.

Food News | Callan Boys | Wed Jan 14 13:23:38 EST 2015

Brunetti cafe in Carlton is still without toilets two years on

Brunetti's at Lygon Court in Carlton.

Two years after it moved into grandiose premises in Lygon Street, Brunetti's has still not installed toilets for customers - despite a flood of complaints.

Food News | Frances Vinall, Clay Lucas | Wed Jan 14 12:40:11 EST 2015

Just Open: Phamily Kitchen brings old-school Vietnamese to Collingwood

Even the food is rainbow bright at Phamily Kitchen.

Smurf blue walls, bubblegum pink ceiling and old-school Vietnamese dishes. That's the recipe at Smith Street newcomer Phamily Kitchen.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Jan 14 11:09:07 EST 2015

Korean restaurant in China offers free food to attractive diners

A Korean eatery is offering a free meal to beautiful patrons.

A Korean restaurant in central China is offering a free feed to its most handsome patrons.

Food News | Tom Phillips | Wed Jan 14 11:00:00 EST 2015

In-N-Out burgers to pop-up in Parramatta

California's favourite burgers are taking up residence in western Sydney for a limited time today.

Food News | Mary Ward | Wed Jan 14 10:44:50 EST 2015

Just Open: Shifty Chevre cheese cafe, Fitzroy

A fromage-focused Fitzroy cafe hopes to break down the mystique around cheese.

Food News | Sofia Levin | Wed Jan 14 10:39:26 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon's top cucumbers to grow in Canberra

Summer salads without home-grown cucumbers just wouldn't be right. Owen Pidgeon shares his top tips for a bumper crop.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jan 13 23:45:00 EST 2015

Royal Canberra Show 2015: Anzacs, lamingtons and damper for Gallipoli tribute

Happy accident: Lamingtons were in fact created by a French chef, or so the legend goes.

The Royal Canberra Show commemorates the diggers of Gallipoli with a special competition for Anzacs, lamingtons and damper. We got the show's baking experts to give us their best tips.

Food News,Cook | Isobelle Waller | Tue Jan 13 23:45:00 EST 2015

The great Sex without Strings beans experiment


A band of maverick kitchen gardeners reveal the bare facts of growing Sex without Strings in Canberra this summer.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jan 13 23:45:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Tokyo Bird, Surry Hills

Yakitori, lotus root chips and potato salad at Tokyo Bird.

This super-small Surry Hills laneway bar is the latest player on Sydney's growing yakitori scene.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Jan 13 17:53:46 EST 2015

Cadbury Creme Egg recipe change angers chocolate lovers

CH-CH-CH-CHANGING: The Cadbury Creme Egg's chocolate shell will now be made from standard cocoa mix chocolate.

There'll be no more Dairy Milk encasing Cadbury Creme Eggs, and fans are not happy about it.

Food News | Mary Ward | Tue Jan 13 14:24:19 EST 2015

Frugii Dessert Bar opens in Braddon

John Marshall at Frugii.

John Marshall opens his much-awaited dessert bar on Wednesday, January 14.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jan 13 13:36:05 EST 2015

Pialligo Farmhouse restaurant coming soon

The new Pialligo Farmhouse restaurant is in the final stages of development before opening in February.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jan 13 13:36:14 EST 2015

Mazorca opens in Kingston

A new Latin American restaurant has opened its doors in Kingston serving tamales, pupusas and churrasco meats.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jan 13 13:35:51 EST 2015

Lilotang opening in Barton

Lilotang at the Burbury Hotel will open its doors to the public on Thursday, January 15.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jan 13 13:35:58 EST 2015

Service: Behind the bean scene with Fleur Studd from Market Lane

Brewed awakening: Fleur Studd of Market Lane coffee.

Melbourne coffee doyenne Fleur Studd chats to Sofia Levin about the rise of specialty coffee, eschewing soy milk and how coffee can regenerate the economy.

Food News | Sofia Levin | Tue Jan 13 12:07:28 EST 2015

Diners head online to offload Fat Duck Melbourne tickets

Popular chef: Fans are onselling tickets to Heston Blumenthal's temporary  restaurant in Melbourne.

Auction websites have been asked to remove tickets to Heston Blumenthal's temporary restaurant.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Jan 13 07:43:50 EST 2015

Sagra in Malvern celebrates seasonal fare

Owner Ross Chessari in the top-floor bar at Sagra.

After a career in finance, Ross Chessari is returning to his food roots with the imminent opening of Sagra in Malvern.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Jan 12 23:30:00 EST 2015

Hawker plans to expand to Melbourne

Hawker recently swung open the doors in Sydney, but its owners are already sizing up a possible sister restaurant in Melbourne.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jan 12 23:30:00 EST 2015

Thai restaurant Magic Mountain Saloon to open in former Irish pub in Little Collins Street

Due to open last July, Thai-inspired Magic Mountain Saloon will finally open on Wednesday.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Jan 12 23:30:00 EST 2015