Food News

The smashed avocado price crisis hits Melbourne

Avocados: off the menu?

Smashed avocado on sourdough may drop off menus around Melbourne or the price may soar as the cost of avocados skyrockets.

Food News | Deborah Gough | Wed Jan 20 10:51:54 EST 2016

Mamak owners allegedly underpaid Sydney restaurant staff by more than $87,000

Roti canai at Mamak.

The operators of Chinatown's popular Malaysian restaurant are facing court after allegedly underpaying six employees.

Food News | Daisy Dumas | Wed Jan 20 09:58:10 EST 2016

Susan Parsons: Latham kitchen gardener Peter Harris is an avid seed banker

Peter Harris in his vegetable garden in Latham.

Susan Parsons meets Peter Harris of Latham who is an avid kitchen gardener and cook.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jan 19 23:45:00 EST 2016

Owen Pidgeon: How to grow mulberries in the ACT


One of the delights of summer are black mulberries. Here's how to grow and cook them.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jan 19 23:45:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Molto Italian, Kingston Foreshore

Carlo Tosolini's new restaurant Molto at Kingston Foreshore.

Carlo Tosolini is back. He's at the head of the new Molto Italian restaurant on the Kingston Foreshore.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jan 19 20:37:18 EST 2016

Where to celebrate La Poutine Week in Australia

Black bean poutine at Spotted Mallard, Melbourne.

La Poutine Week 2016 brings Canada's favourite dish to Australian shores this February.

Food News | Amanda Copp | Tue Jan 19 16:04:50 EST 2016

Is this what it takes to get a booking at Noma?

David Harris offered chef Rene Redzepi his home in return for seats at Noma.

Harris Farm Markets founder David Harris knows the answer.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Nathan Sasi to open Good Times ice-creamery

Chef Nathan Sasi will launch his soft-serve ice-cream outlet in Potts Point in February.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

Fresh food market to open at Entertainment Quarter, Sydney

Late next year will see a daily produce market established at Moore Park's Entertainment Quarter.

A missing piece of the central Sydney food puzzle will be in place by late next year, with a daily produce market opening at Moore Park.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2016

In-N-Out Burger pops up at Dead Ringer in Surry Hills

In-N-Out Burger's next pop-up hits Sydney this week.

In-N-Out Burger heads to Surry Hills for its latest pop up.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Mon Jan 18 15:12:46 EST 2016

Just Open: Ceru, Potts Point

Breakfast wrap with grilled haloumi, fried egg, spinach & cumin at Ceru, Potts Point.

Is this Sydney's most border-hopping restaurant of 2016?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jan 18 00:00:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Ramen Bankara, Melbourne CBD

Japanese noodle house Ramen Bankara is bringing its signature Tokyo-style pork ramen to Melbourne.

Food News | Linsey Rendell | Sun Jan 17 18:41:53 EST 2016

Piccolo Me creates epic Nutella and Malteser fried ice-cream dessert

Yes, you can now get Nutella fried ice-cream in Sydney, thanks to Piccolo Me.

Yes, Nutella fried ice-cream exists. Sydney's Piccolo Me has created a giant version that combines crushed Maltesers.

Food News | Amanda Copp | Fri Jan 15 16:46:49 EST 2016

Just Open: Boss Lady Food & Co, Camperdown

Ful medames (Middle Eastern baked beans) at Boss Lady Food & Co.

Egyptian and Greek breakfast food comes to Camperdown.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Jan 15 09:48:32 EST 2016

Just Open: Amaru, Armadale

Mud crab, vinegar cream and frozen macadamia milk at Amaru.

Vue de Monde alumnus Clinton McIver has opened his dream restaurant in Armadale.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Fri Jan 15 09:21:41 EST 2016

Freshwater's Stowaway Bar is now bigger and better

Freshie's favourite small bar has moved down the road.

Food News | Zoe Hunt | Thu Jan 14 11:38:56 EST 2016

Award-winning chef Aaron Turner fires up at Geelong's Igni

Suckling pig, melon, yoghurt and fennel pollen, one of Aaron Turner's dishes from now defunct Loam.

In a former electrical goods showroom, chef Aaron Turner will be cooking over fire at his new restaurant Igni.

Food News | Gail Thomas | Wed Jan 13 23:26:32 EST 2016

Just Open: The French Saloon, Melbourne CBD

The French Saloon is the latest effort from chef Ian Curley, and restaurateurs Con Christopoulos and Josh Brisbane (the European, City Wine Shop, Supper Club).

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Wed Jan 13 22:19:51 EST 2016

Just Open: Assembly, Sydney CBD

Prosciutto and margherita pizzas from the wood-fired oven at Assembly.

The award-winning Assembly cocktail bar has opened a wood-fired pizza restaurant in the CBD.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Wed Jan 13 17:00:18 EST 2016

Sydney's bacon festival is back for 2016

Sydney's bacon festival returns for its second year.

Cuckoo Callay cafe is reviving Sydney's bacon festival - adding Bacon Brewfest (and the opportunity to buy bacon toothpaste).

Food News | Zoe Hunt | Wed Jan 13 12:35:40 EST 2016