Latest Articles

Telling porkies: Pork brands caught making false 'free-range' claims

Some traders were deceptively using the terms

If you buy 'free-range' pork believing it's from pigs that can move about in a paddock, the ACCC says you have most likely been misled.

Food News | Esther Han | Thu Sep 03 12:21:39 EST 2015

Will gluten-free dieting be the death of pasta?

Is the world's love of spag bol coming to an end?

The anti-carb movement is sending global spaghetti sales spiralling.

Food News | Roberto A. Ferdman | Thu Sep 03 10:16:48 EST 2015

Just Open: Trattoria Emilia, Melbourne CBD

Gnocco fritto at Trattoria Emilia.

The new incarnation of Gills is a solid all-day Italian diner. 

Food News | Just Open | Wed Sep 02 14:38:00 EST 2015

How to set up backyard hens and fend off foxes in ACT region

Hens are a delightful addition to the suburban family, but beware the cunning foxes. Here's how to you get started.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Sep 01 23:45:00 EST 2015

How kimchi can save your body and the planet

If we started to preserve food in little crockery jars all over the house maybe we can save the planet.

Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Sep 01 23:45:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Milk Crate Cafe, Civic, Canberra

Hakan Demir has opened the Milk Crate Cafe in Civic.

Hakan Demir opens Civic's latest eatery, Milk Crate Cafe, on Moore Street.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 01 18:00:00 EST 2015

Costa Georgiadis to open new Eat Local Friday markets in Canberra

Costas Georgiadis.

Costa Georgiadis will open Canberra's brand new farmers' market - Eat Local Friday - on September 4.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 01 18:00:00 EST 2015

Festival-goers disappointed as tickets sell out to Sydney's first Wine Island festival

Popular destination: Tickets to the Clark Island event sold out quickly.

Would-be festival-goers have been left disappointed after tickets to Sydney's first Wine Island festival sold out within minutes.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Sep 01 12:08:46 EST 2015

Scientists discover secret to slow-melting ice-cream

Ice-cream made with new ingredient would be super smooth, contain less saturated fat, have fewer calories and be more resistant to melting.

Food News | | Tue Sep 01 10:22:51 EST 2015

Alessandro Pavoni to appear at the Growers' Market

Join Alessandro Pavoni, head chef of Ormeggio at The Spit, at the Growers' Market on Saturday.

Food News | Myffy Rigby | Tue Sep 01 00:15:00 EST 2015

Indira Naidoo: Feeding our cities through community gardens

Journalist Indira Naidoo meets the guerrilla gardeners converting derelict urban spaces into vegie patches.

Food News | | Tue Sep 01 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: The Grid food precinct, Melbourne CBD

Earl Canteen's signature pork belly sandwich.

Earl Canteen, Pho Nom and Jaffle Jaffle open outlets 100 metres from Southern Cross Station.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Sep 01 00:00:00 EST 2015

South Melbourne restaurant Lamaro's set to relaunch as Lamaro's Bodega

Front of house: Restaurant manager Marvin Holder and assistant manager Andrew Harvey at Lamaro's Bodega.

Spanish-influenced restaurant's menu will be based on rare-breed pork.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 01 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: St Burgs, Maribyrnong

St Burgs burger bar in Maribyrnong.

There's a party going on in this apartment block.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Aug 31 12:02:17 EST 2015

The only hangover cure that really works

The only way to stop a hangover has nothng to do with burgers and bacon. We're sorry.

And it's not a bacon sandwich, say scientists.

Food News | Sarah Knapton | Mon Aug 31 11:52:49 EST 2015

Just Open: Saba's Ethiopian Restaurant, Fitzroy

Injera bread at Saba's Ethiopian Restaurant.

Gluten-free and largely vegetarian restaurant opens on Brunswick Street.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Aug 31 11:45:16 EST 2015

Just Open: Maker and Monger cheese cart, Prahran Market

Cheese of your dreams: raclette being scraped over confit potatoes.

Attention cheese fiends. Cheese boss Anthony Femia has opened his own raclette and grilled cheese stall.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Aug 31 11:39:43 EST 2015

Australian consumers to be kept in the dark on seafood origins

Classic fish and chips.

The Senate this month rejected a push to force restaurants, cafes, pubs and takeaway shops to disclose if their seafood is local or imported.

Food News | Nicole Hasham | Mon Aug 31 09:17:41 EST 2015

Sydney childcare centre bans birthday cakes

Birthday cupcake.

A childcare centre in Surry Hills has banned birthday cakes after parent complaints about excessive sugar and children with allergies being left out.

Food News | Cosima Marriner | Mon Aug 31 09:05:07 EST 2015

Balmain restaurant stalwart Satasia to close

Loyal following: Andrew Lum at Satasia.

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