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Chef Andrew McConnell to open Meatsmith boutique butcher in Collingwood

Chef Andrew McConnell (left) and butcher Troy Wheeler.

Restaurateur Andrew McConnell is branching out of the kitchen, opening a wholesale and retail speciality shop.

Food News | Espresso | Fri Mar 27 11:46:33 EST 2015

Just Open: Tim Ho Wan, Chatswood, Sydney

Vermicelli Roll with pig's liver is one of the 'Big Four Heavenly Kings'.

Attention Sydney dumpling fans. Michelin-starred dim sum chain Tim Ho Wan opens its first Sydney store in Chatswood this weekend.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Mar 27 09:04:42 EST 2015

Canberra wine vintage report 2015

One of Canberra's earliest, biggest, shortest and potentially most beautiful vintages peaked in late March.

Food News | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 25 16:37:40 EST 2015

Just Open: Pizzeria Violetta, Kenmore

Margherita pizza at Pizzeria Violetta in Kenmore.

Chinese eatery Sichuan Bang Bang welcomes a new Italian neighbour (and brother).

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Wed Mar 25 13:27:41 EST 2015

Low-calorie rice cooked up by scientists

Low-calories rice.

Scientists find a way to halve the number of calories absorbed by the body.

Food News | Sarah Knapton | Wed Mar 25 09:01:21 EST 2015

Just Open: Walk Don't Run organic cafe, Armadale

Chia pudding at Walk Don't Run.

The dynamic duo behind Prana Chai tea and East Bentleigh cafe the Merchants Guild unveil their new venture.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Wed Mar 25 08:55:25 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon's Loriendale orchard marks 25 years


Loriendale Orchard, which grows 120 varieties of apples from more than 20 countries, will have an open day on March 28 to celebrate 25 years.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Mar 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Ainslie Primary School organic garden celebrates five years

A band of volunteers have nurtured a kitchen garden ethos at Ainslie Primary School, which will celebrate five years of growth with an open day.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Mar 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Top restaurants count the cost of 'paddock-to-plate', banish menus

Pure South restaurant owner Philip Kennedy re-defines the paddock-to-plate trend sourcing all his produce from the one state.

The increasing focus on provenance of ingredients in Australia's top restaurants is prompting owners to absorb extra costs or banish menus.

Food News | Lucille Keen | Tue Mar 24 12:13:43 EST 2015

Jared Ingersoll confirmed for Rozelle Tramsheds development

The 150-seater Butcher & Farmer is set to open in November at Harold Park.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Leichhardt's Tuscany Ristorante shuts down

Tuscany Ristorante, once famous for feeding "Tiffanie" the prostitute, has called it a day.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Lost Heaven, Melbourne CBD

Lost Heaven features red and gold partitions.

Dainty Sichuan may have left the building, but the Sichuan fire and spice remains at the latest restaurant from the Hutong Group.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Hemmes' Newport Arms deal a hit with locals

Locals hope Merivale brings a Midas touch to Newport Arms.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Top design award for dearly departed The Woods

The Woods wins top award despite closure.

Food News | | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

The Bach Eatery brings a taste of New Zealand to King Street

Former Bistro Moncur executive chef Darrien Potaka has opened The Bach Eatery in Spencer Guthrie's old digs.

Food News | | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Paul Wilson turns up the heat with Lady Carolina

Ever tried Peruvian purple corn, jicama, aji chillies or prickly pears? Stay tuned.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

The world according to Ruth Rogers

The River Cafe's Ruth Rogers.

With tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and chilli on hand, great food is always possible, says the River Cafe legend.

Food News | Dani Valent | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Neutral Bay restaurant Enopizzeria closing down

The rash of restaurant closures continues in this northside suburb.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Tetsuya Wakuda: Zen-like visit to Canberra for 3 Seeds school

Watching the celebrity chef working with 3 Seeds' executive chef Kevin Mok was like "poetry in motion".

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 23 17:17:41 EST 2015

Sideline Bar opens at Erindale Vikings Club

The recently opened Sideline Bar in the Erindale Vikings Club is billed as modern, upmarket and "not your typical club bar".

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 23 17:07:06 EST 2015