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Picture perfect: Chefs design dishes for social media success

An Instagram insta-hit:

In the age of Instagram, chefs are increasingly attuned to the aesthetics of their food, designing dishes with the visual appeal to go viral.

Food News,Good Food | Michael Koziol | Fri Aug 28 21:00:00 EST 2015

Sydney food news: Balmain Asian restaurant stalwart Satasia to close

In another blow to Balmain's Darling Street, long-running restaurant Satasia is closing.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 12:55:03 EST 2015

Sydney food news: Chef Lilly Fasan leaves the Greens kitchen at Norths Bowlo

Chef Lilly Fasan is leaving the North Sydney bowling club's kitchen, the Greens.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 12:40:35 EST 2015

Ministry of Coffee returns from Istanbul to open branch at Rose Bay

Sydney-inspired Ministry of Coffee returns with a branch at Rose Bay.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 12:13:17 EST 2015

Melbourne weekend hitlist August 29-30: Steak and the city, grilled cheese and Japanese pub food

Here's your weekend food mission, Melbourne.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Fri Aug 28 11:56:45 EST 2015

Petersham and Woollahra hotels join generation next: White Cockatoo to reopen as West Village

Petersham hotel the White Cockatoo and Woolahra's Phoenix have been taken over by generation next.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 11:50:37 EST 2015

Just Open: Dainty Sichuan Lonsdale, Melbourne CBD

Combination seafood hotpot at Dainty Sichuan Lonsdale.

Dainty Lonsdale is the biggest and glitziest in the eight-restaurant dynasty.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Aug 28 11:33:40 EST 2015

'Mad' Sunday lunches on menu for Giovanni Pilu's new restaurant at Akuna Bay

Expect mad Sunday lunches when Giovanni Pilu opens his latest waterfront restaurant at Akuna Bay.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 11:11:50 EST 2015

Smith's Zinger-flavoured potato chips are here

Smith's limited edition Zinger Chips. Get 'em while they're (not that) hot.

Move over Vegemite chocolate. Junk food juggernauts Smith's and KFC have joined forces.

Food News | Callan Boys | Thu Aug 27 11:09:41 EST 2015

Ryo's Noodles to open second ramen joint in Bondi Junction

Cult favourite: Ryo's Noodles best-seller

Ramen lovers rejoice - cult Japanese favourite, Ryo's Noodles in Crows Nest, is setting up shop in Bondi Junction.

Food News | Tang Li | Thu Aug 27 10:03:05 EST 2015

Scrumptious Reads adds a tea cafe in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley

Earl grey angel cake.

Scrumptious Reads bookstore is living up to its name, with the introduction of a specialty tea cafe.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Aug 27 09:40:10 EST 2015

Heston Blumenthal's plan to personalise Fat Duck diners' menus is in bad taste

Heston Blumenthal wants to customise menus for diners.

The celebrity chef's plan to snoop on customers is part of an insidious trend to sell you more by probing your personal data, writes Harry Wallop.

Food News | Harry Wallop | Wed Aug 26 16:08:17 EST 2015

Just Open: Mr Wednesday, Fairfield

Chai porridge and a coffee at Mr Wednesday.

Dylan Breen has given his nickname "Mr Wednesday" to his first cafe, located on a quiet Fairfield street.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Aug 26 15:18:43 EST 2015

Tomato growing: How to get an early crop in the ACT

Summer may seem a long way off, but with a pre-emptive strike you can enjoy tomatoes much earlier than normal, writes Owen Pidgeon.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Aug 25 23:45:00 EST 2015

Do you fear pollution in your Canberra garden? VegeSafe's soil test might help

Soil contamination is a kitchen gardener's worst nightmare, but a university testing program may offer a solution.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Aug 25 23:45:00 EST 2015

Brisbane's Transcontinental Hotel hosts death-row dinner

The Jeffrey Dillingham meal to be served at the death-row dinner.

Pub offers diners the opportunity to eat the final meal of an American death-row prisoner.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Aug 25 17:06:40 EST 2015

Chef profile: Joseph Webb

Joseph Webb's search for quality and flavour leads to meat that's a cut above.

Food News | | Tue Aug 25 13:31:03 EST 2015

Young Chef of the Year Ollie Hansford leaves Gauge for Stokehouse City, Melbourne

Chef Ollie Hansford is moving to Melbourne.

Gauge head chef Ollie Hansford is heading south to Melbourne's Stokehouse City.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Aug 25 13:24:13 EST 2015

The rise of the meat pie: sales at the footy double

The AFL has not only been able to stem a decline in crowd numbers – it has also made spectators hungrier.

Food News | Jared Lynch | Tue Aug 25 11:50:21 EST 2015

A case for saying no to salad

Salad under the microscope ... there are environmental and dietary factors to consider.

Save the planet, skip the salad is the advice of science writer Tamar Haspel.

Food News | Tamar Haspel | Tue Aug 25 07:43:37 EST 2015