Food News

Dim sum chef moves to Mr Wong

Eric Koh during his stint at Tim Ho Wan.

Merivale has snared another chef from the international Hakkasan restaurant group.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

The Old Castlemaine Woollen Mill reborn as food precinct

Das Kaffeehaus cafe in the Old Wool Mill development in Castlemaine.

The 100-year-old chimney at Castlemaine's former Woollen Mills is working again, but today it's puffing out gentle plumes from roasting coffee.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Singapore chef to open Gavroche in Sydney

David Thompson recently opened Long Chim in Singapore.

Frederic Colin from Brasserie Gavroche is set to open a restaurant in Chippendale.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

UTS Gehry building cafe 80 overcomes curly issues

Select spot: Ali Lucato and Andrew Zafiropoulos' new cafe.

Opening a food venue in the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building proved such a challenge that it was named after the limited number of bricks able to be laid in a day.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Restaurateurs eye Kensington Street dining strip

Chefs Clayton Wells, Jason Atherton and Sam Miller at the Old Clare Hotel in January.

Jason Atherton's Kensington Street Social is opening soon, with Melbourne and Singapore operators also showing an interest in Chippendale.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Chinese restaurant Master to open in Surry Hills

Chui Lee Luk's lemon chicken.

Billy Kwong's relocation and the closure of Chui Lee Luk's Chow Eating House has created a rarity in over-supplied restaurant postcode 2010.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

O Bar and Dining chef eyes Kings Cross

Chef Michael Moore is looking at expansion.

Restaurateur Michael Moore has visions of turning Kings Cross into Sydney's answer to Covent Garden.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Farmers Rock: Sustainable Table hosts future of farming debate

Considering a tree-change? This event is for you.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Channel Seven's Restaurant Revolution pop-ups open to the public

Ever wanted to review a restaurant in front of a camera for television? A new reality show from Channel Seven is giving you that very opportunity.

Food News | Callan Boys | Mon Jul 13 16:41:32 EST 2015

Zilver to open yum cha restaurant in Westfield Bondi Junction

Zilver Bondi will serve up an elegant twist on the much-loved original.

East-side yum cha lovers, sharpen your chopsticks, Zilver is moving into the former Kam Fook site.

Food News | Loren Smith | Mon Jul 13 16:03:28 EST 2015

Everleigh cocktail bar team to open Heartbreaker

What do you get when you take the city's most talented bar team and install them in a city bar with a jukebox, craft beers, hard liquor, a 3am licence and a pool table? Heartbreaker.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Mon Jul 13 15:42:54 EST 2015

Sydney's next urban farm coming to Camperdown Bowling Club

A patch of dirt in the heart of Sydney's inner west is set to be transformed into an urban farm.

Food News | Tang Li | Mon Jul 13 15:36:24 EST 2015

How Sydney restaurants, pubs and cafes are beating anti-smoking laws

Jake Shumack (centre), smokes a cigarette in the courtyard of the Carlisle Hotel, Newtown.

Pubs, cafes and restaurants have been forced to adapt to the state's new anti-smoking regulations, with some venues choosing fags over food by restricting outdoor dining.

Food News | Michael Koziol | Mon Jul 13 12:53:43 EST 2015

Just Open: Sugar Prawn, Collingwood

Bone marrow and prawn cracker at Sugar Prawn.

Malaysian hawker canteen replaces Smith Street's Masak Masak.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Jul 13 00:00:00 EST 2015

'Freakshake' drives success for Canberra's My Kitchen Rules duo

Patissez cafe co-owner Anna Petridis with the four 'freakshakes' she invented.

They're the overflowing "freakshakes" which have stirred Canberra's foodies into a frenzy.

Food News | Matthew Raggatt | Sat Jul 11 22:44:36 EST 2015

Melbourne chefs accused of food fraud by boutique farmers

Greenvale Farm pork.

Victorian boutique food producers have criticised what appears to be an increasing number of chefs passing off cheap cuts of meat and market-bought seafood for upmarket branded products.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Sat Jul 11 12:08:34 EST 2015

Beefed-up meat prices may push steak off the menu

Melbourne butcher Peter Bouchier is feeling the pinch.

Record cattle prices are threatening to push steak off the menu and take the sizzle out of beef sausages.

Food News | Catie Low | Fri Jul 10 10:17:08 EST 2015

Foddies low-FODMAP cafe to open in Melbourne

A selection of Foddies' gluten-free sweet treats.

Foddies is set to be Melbourne's first cafe dedicated to low-FODMAP and gluten-free food.

Food News | Isabelle Lane | Fri Jul 10 10:13:15 EST 2015

Is microwave cookery making a comeback?

Office indulgence: A marshmallow and peanut butter mug cake.

Dust off those '80s cookbooks, the microwave is coming back and not just for cakes in mugs.

Food News | Callan Boys | Thu Jul 09 18:22:46 EST 2015

Head chef Cory Campbell leaves Vue de Monde

Cory Campbell is leaving Vue de Monde, Melbourne.

Chef Cory Campbell is heading north after a six-year stint at Melbourne's Vue de Monde.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Thu Jul 09 12:12:54 EST 2015