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Heinz to cash in on 'Sriracha' craze


Is it possible for a hot sauce to be cool and mainstream at the same time?

Food News | Roberto A. Ferdman | Wed Feb 11 11:43:18 EST 2015

Local craft beers 'bullied' out of pubs by foreign brewing giants

Melbourne's Thunder Road says an investigation into the big brewers' practices is overdue.

Australian craft beer makers are being locked out of pubs as a result of anti-competitive practices by a foreign brewing giant, consumer group Choice alleges.

Food News,Drink | Deborah Gough | Wed Feb 11 09:00:44 EST 2015

Flower sprouts' blooming popularity might leave kale in the shade

There's a new vegie on the patch that is creating a storm in the UK and it's destined for Canberra.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 10 23:45:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: Nashi, the perfect pear

The Japanese have been harvesting this pome fruit for centuries and for good reason, writes Owen Pidgeon.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Feb 10 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra Master Basters win Boston butt place at Melbourne BBQ festival 2015

Canberrans Mikael Svensson, Chris Hansen, Spero Cassidy and Micky Doherty showed their prowess at the inaugural Melbourne Barbecue Festival.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 18:00:00 EST 2015

Jodie Johnson moves to the Rum Bar

The Rum Bar, Kingston Foreshore.

Chef Jodie Johnson has moved from Onred to head the kitchen at The Rum Bar on the Kingston Foreshore and has revamped the menu for summer.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 18:00:00 EST 2015

A. Baker Backyard Produce Dinner

Do you have a kitchen garden? Book yourself in for A. Baker's Backyard Produce Dinner on February 25 at 7pm.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 18:00:00 EST 2015

King Island: Out where lobster is king

Pure South chef Ashley Davis's dish of baked King Island rock lobster with seasonal vegetables.

South of Cape Otway is a pristine isle famed for its produce.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Tue Feb 10 10:54:01 EST 2015

Craft distillery Archie Rose to open in Rosebery

The first new commercial distillery is coming to the City of Sydney in more than 160 years.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Merivale restaurants pop up at Coogee Pavilion

El Loco, Papi Chulo, Mr Wong and Sushi e will make cameo appearances.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Arcadia Liquors duo opens Redfern Continental

Spin-off: Arcadia Liquors in Redfern.

The rise and rise of Redfern as a food and drink destination looks to be kicking up yet another gear in 2015.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Cremorne's Tapioca restaurant closes

Cremorne's Tapioca restaurant shut its doors yesterday, joining the raft of closures. 

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Neil Perry to open more Burger Project outlets

Double cheese burger

Don't discount Neil Perry opening a Korean restaurant, but the veteran chef continues to dismiss rumours he'll open it this year on Bridge Street in the CBD.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Chocolate-lovers lie to partners to hide their habit

The rustling wrapper might be a dead giveaway, but a survey has found nearly half of all adults lie to their partners about how much chocolate they eat.

Food News | Deborah Gough | Mon Feb 09 14:13:58 EST 2015

Scientists find fat may be the sixth taste

Is fat the sixth taste?

Study findings on fat could pave the way for new food products to use naturally occurring fatty acids to help people feel full.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Mon Feb 09 08:23:11 EST 2015

Lean takings as tightwad diners exploit Lentil As Anything's philosophy

Lentil as Anything founder Shanaka Fernando.

A popular Melbourne restaurant chain that asks customers to "pay as you feel" has felt the financial sting of its patrons' falling generosity, losing $4000 in one evening.

Food News | Allison Worrall | Sun Feb 08 12:49:09 EST 2015

Urban beekeepers angered over government's poison plan

Beekeeper Mat Lumalasi  of Rooftop Honey.

By Richard CornishUrban honey producers are urging the state government to reconsider a plan to inject poison into some trees that could affect bee populations in suburban Melbourne.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Fri Feb 06 13:00:00 EST 2015

Iron Chefs still reign supreme

The stars of Iron Chef continue to attract adoration from fans.

The Iron Chefs are returning to Melbourne for two $380 per head dinners next weekend.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Fri Feb 06 12:48:43 EST 2015

Just Open: Matt Bax's Bar Exuberante, Richmond

Matthew Bax in character at his latest venue, Bar Exuberante.

Mixologist Matthew Bax's latest venture transports us to Havana in the '60s.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Feb 05 17:01:33 EST 2015

Coca-Cola's Fairlife foray into dairy dubbed 'franken-milk'

Fairlife milk products appear on display in the dairy section of an Indianapolis grocery store.

Coca-Cola has made its first foray into the dairy market, releasing 'premiumised' milk it claims has double the protein and half the sugar of the conventional sort.

Food News | Esther Han | Thu Feb 05 14:41:20 EST 2015