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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

Bang to offer Bangladesh street food in Surry Hills

Looking for a hot food tip for 2015? Bangladesh street food has emerged from the shadows.

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

Former Momofuku chef Clayton Wells to open Automata at Old Clare Hotel in Chippendale

Former Momofuko Seiobo sous-chef Clayton Wells is revving up for Automata.

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

A new wave of Italian food washes over Sydney

If Sydney was a region of Italy, the local cuisine might look like the food coming out of Federico Zanellato's kitchen. 

Food News | Amy McNeilage | Mon Jan 12 20:30:00 EST 2015

What we'll be eating and drinking in 2015

On trend:  Pollo a la Brasa is served at Pastuso Peruvian restaurant in Melbourne.

Blood, watery beer (in cans) and Peruvian cuisine will be gracing menus in the year ahead.

Food News | Callan Boys | Mon Jan 12 14:55:57 EST 2015

Still want fries with that? Fast-food giants McDonalds and KFC reinvent themselves


Some palatable new competitors are forcing global super-brands to rethink their recipe for success.

Food News | Rachel Browne and Esther Han | Mon Jan 12 12:23:51 EST 2015

Vietnamese tuckshop business MissChu found to owe $4 million to creditors

Nahji Chu of MissChu.

Vietnamese refugee-turned-entrepreneur Nahji Chu renews her pledge to save her rice-paper roll empire from more than $4 million debt, after creditors were informed of the scale of the wreckage last...

Food News | Lisa Visentin | Mon Jan 12 10:12:17 EST 2015

Belle's Hot Chicken pops up at Bondi Icebergs

Don't miss your last chance to sample Melbourne's favourite Southern fare.

Food News | Mary Ward | Mon Jan 12 10:03:40 EST 2015

Iconic ice cream maker Dairy Bell to shut factory and stores

Cold comfort: Lorraine and Graham Browne eat one last Dairy Bell ice cream.

After 45 years of business the iconic ice cream maker is closing its factories and stores.

Food News | Patrick Hatch | Sat Jan 10 13:09:06 EST 2015

Just open: Motto Motto, Garden City

This new eatery brings casual Japanese fare to the Westfield-owned centre at Mt Gravatt.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Jan 09 10:09:32 EST 2015

Sydney restaurant Porteno damaged in fire

Twenty staff were forced to flee the popular Surry Hills restaurant after a fire broke out on Friday afternoon.

Food News | Tom Decent | Fri Jan 09 01:08:05 EST 2015

Just open: The Urban Farmacy, Marrickville

Straight from the source: A selection of seasonal produce.

A new producers' hub in Marrickville offers seasonal fruits and vegetables straight from the source.

Food News | Isabelle Comber | Wed Jan 07 17:30:55 EST 2015

Just open: Gelato Messina and Porteno team-up for Sydney Festival 2015

Hold the savoury ... Gelato Messina's 'Royale with Cheese' burger includes a milk chocolate gelato pattie.

It's the culinary collaboration to test all your New Year's resolutions: Porteno and Gelato Messina to run Double Down Diner in the Hyde Park Festival Village.

Food News | Ruby Lohman | Wed Jan 07 15:25:52 EST 2015

Just open: Black Star Pastry, Powerhouse Museum

Art of food: Black Star's strawberry watermelon cake.

Museum-goers will now be able to treat themselves to Black Star Pastry's signature strawberry watermelon cake.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Jan 06 16:44:47 EST 2015

Just open: Mr Grubb Cafe, Wallington

Mr Grubb has taken up residence at Oakdene Estate on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Food News | Gail Thomas | Tue Jan 06 12:22:37 EST 2015

Just open: Crittenden Wine Centre on the Mornington Peninsula

Good taste: Crittenden Estate vineyard has opened a tasting and wine appreciation venue on the Mornington Peninsula.

Mornington Peninsula winemakers the Crittendens have opened a wine centre they hope will set a new benchmark.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Jan 06 11:37:04 EST 2015

Just Open: B'Stilla Cantina launches full menu


The gas company has come to the B'Stilla Canteen party, which means you can now get a side of charred octopus with your ceviche and oysters.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Mon Jan 05 11:31:41 EST 2015

Starbucks adds flat white: A 'wet cappuccino' or a small latte? Controversy brews

Starbucks is bringing Australia's contribution to coffee to the US, but controversy is brewing over the true nature of the flat white.

Food News | Misa Han | Mon Jan 05 10:28:07 EST 2015

KFC plan to sell beer, cider criticised

Fast-food giant KFC is planning to serve beer and cider alongside its chicken and chips at one of its new Sydney stores.

Food News | James Robertson | Mon Jan 05 10:09:47 EST 2015

Dairy industry wants to slap sports-related health claims on milk

Drinking cows' milk after exercise instead of flashy-looking sports drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade is a better way to rehydrate the body, a new study shows.

Food News | Esther Han | Mon Jan 05 09:50:24 EST 2015