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Mecca Bah restaurant in Manuka closes

Mecca Bah

Mecca Bah restaurant has announced it will close in Manuka.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Thu Jul 30 16:24:45 EST 2015

Scientists discover new taste that could make food more delicious

The 'new taste' sensation: Hidden in a bite of steak.

More over umami, there's a new taste in town.

Food News | Roberto A. Ferdman | Thu Jul 30 10:55:45 EST 2015

Hugos Lounge in Kings Cross set to close due to revenue decline

One of Sydney's highest-profile nightspots, Hugos Lounge in Kings Cross, is set to close after being placed into voluntary administration on Wednesday.

Food News | Michael Koziol | Thu Jul 30 09:50:54 EST 2015

Is this the end of haloumi cheese as we know it?

Squeaky cheese: Fried haloumi.

Salty, squeaky haloumi is on its way to being origin-protected after the European Union moved to recognise the Cypriot cheese.

Food News | | Wed Jul 29 10:47:32 EST 2015

Neil Perry to open five new Burger Projects in Melbourne, Sydney

Conquering the world, one hand-shaped beef pattie at a time.

Celebrity chef Neil Perry has finally revealed plans to open three of his "pure patty" Burger Project outlets Melbourne.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Jul 29 09:44:25 EST 2015

Breaking Bad-themed cafe Walter's Coffee Roastery opens in Istanbul

Walter White-themed pancakes are on the menu.

From pancakes to periodic tables, the owners have pulled out all the stops at this Turkish cafe inspired by the hit TV show.

Food News | Ebony Bowden | Wed Jul 29 09:17:17 EST 2015

Just Open: All Good Coffee, Melbourne CBD

Five and Dime bagel at All Good Coffee.

Shepparton expat Greg Brassil of Fitzroy's Addict Food and Coffee steps out on his own with a new speciality coffee bar.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Jul 29 09:10:01 EST 2015

Ben Willis to cook at Lake Crackenback

Aubergine head chef Ben Willis.

The Aubergine chef will take part in the second installment of the hotel's Cool Climate Dinner series.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jul 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon's pesto with home-grown rocket recipe

Rocket is very simple to grow, writes Owen Pidgeon, who shares his pesto recipe made with the home-grown herb.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jul 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Joe's Bar is Canberra's newest venue

Canberra's newest bar opens on Friday in Kingston and it's all about family.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jul 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Susan Parsons: Tracey Ryan of Ainslie wins eco-warrior title

Susan Parsons meets Tracey Ryan of Ainslie who won the Food & Wine eco-tips competition for her recycling innovation.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jul 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

MasterChef Australia 2015: Winner Billie McKay scores a job at the Fat Duck restaurant

The finalists created Blumenthal's 'Botrytis Cinerea'. The dish appears on the tasting menu at the Fat Duck, Melbourne.

The winner thought it couldn't get any better than the MasterChef prize of $250,000 cash and a car - then along came Heston Blumenthal with a once-in-a-lifetime 'gift'.

Food News | Paul Kalina | Tue Jul 28 13:43:36 EST 2015

What's fresh: Best buying in fruit and vegetables around Sydney

The cold snap has brought out the truffle hunters. Buy to eat as these gems lose flavour fast.

Food News | Robin Powell | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

On the road with Noma's Rene Redzepi

Rene Redzepi.

The renowned Danish chef Rene Redzepi is bringing his restaurant to Australia - and bringing Australia to his restaurant.

Food News | Jill Dupleix | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Via Napoli crosses harbour to Surry Hills

Margherita pizza at Via Napoli.

Lane Cove's Via Napoli Pizzeria is set to open on Crown Street.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Grounds of Alexandria set to expand into Sydney CBD

Coffee at The Grounds, Alexandria..

The Grounds is headed to the big smoke, but don't expect rambling gardens, copper shingle outdoor bars or farmyard pets when it opens on George Street.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Evan Pemberton joins Sefa Kitchen line-up

There's a new face preparing the dishes at Bondi's Sefa Kitchen.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Dog's Bar, St Kilda

Kingfish ceviche with avocado cream, grapefruit and cucumber dressing.

New owners want to return the Acland Street venue to its heyday as an iconic wine bar with great food.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Palisade Hotel back in business in Millers Point

Up and running: The Palisade Hotel in Miller's Point.

The century-old Palisade Hotel at Millers Point is being brought back to life, step by step.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015

Melbourne Fat Duck flies out for Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Innovators: Ashley Palmer-Watts and Heston Blumenthal.

The Fat Duck site at Crown will be swiftly reworked into the second outpost of Heston Blumenthal's renowned London restaurant.

Food News | Simone Egger and Roslyn Grundy | Tue Jul 28 00:00:00 EST 2015