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Melbourne's late-night liquor ban relaxed

Liquor Regulation Minister Jane Garrett says research shows small venues are low-risk.

A liquor licence ban that has stopped new boutique bars and live music venues serving alcohol past 1am is being scrapped.

Food News | | Sun Jun 07 14:48:52 EST 2015

Pork belly demand puts it a cut above the rest

Portions of pork belly.

Melbourne's insatiable appetite for pork belly has seen its price rise, the consumption of foreign sourced bacon skyrocket and local smallgoods manufacturers having to give up traditional preserved...

Food News | Richard Cornish | Sat Jun 06 00:15:00 EST 2015

Ladro Greville to become Ladro Tap

Pizza at Ladro.

Prahran pizza haven is rebranding and changing its name to Ladro Tap.

Food News | Espresso | Fri Jun 05 11:34:12 EST 2015

Trinity One coffee-maker Kickstarter campaign raises more than $50,000 in three days

The Trinity coffee maker.

Brisbane engineer and self-confessed coffee nerd Mark Folker has already had pledges of almost $54,000 to produce his coffee-maker prototype.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Jun 05 11:04:17 EST 2015

Just Open: Club Intercontinental Supper Club rooftop, Sydney

This might just be the city's best rooftop bar.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Jun 05 10:44:26 EST 2015

Woolworths recalls pies that may contain glass

The recalled pies.

Woolworths is urgently recalling a range of its chicken and vegetable pies amid fears they may contain glass.

Food News | | Thu Jun 04 15:30:08 EST 2015

Just Open: Adriano Zumbo's high tea salon, Fancy Nance, South Yarra

A selection of sweet treats at Fancy Nance.

Sugar fans, take a seat. Adriano Zumbo, the macaron-loving Sydney patissier who can't stop, won't stop, has just swung open the doors to his high tea salon.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Jun 04 11:22:17 EST 2015

Food on your mind? Try this Melbourne milliner's menu on for size

Phil Ferguson's pizza hat.

By day, he serves burgers. By night, he knits them.

Food News | Marissa Calligeros and Jane Holroyd | Thu Jun 04 10:42:01 EST 2015

Burgers v kale smoothies: The rise of extreme food

Not a salad leaf in sight: An Easey's burger and blue heaven doughnut.

The balanced diet is dead. Extreme eating is the new norm.

Food News | Callan Boys | Thu Jun 04 10:07:03 EST 2015

Just Open: The Boathouse cafe at Shelly Beach, Manly

Fish and chips at The Boathouse.

It might be the start of winter, but Shelly Beach has become a hot place to visit.

Food News | Callan Boys | Wed Jun 03 11:55:21 EST 2015

Babu Ji and Horn Please change hands

Jennifer and Jessi Singh have sold their Indian eateries Babu Ji and Horn Please.

Food News | Simone Egger | Wed Jun 03 11:21:32 EST 2015

Just Open: Prosciutto Bros Craft Bar, Eltham

Wood-fired pizza from Eltham's new Prosciutto Bros Craft Bar.

Did the butcher walk into the craft brewery, or the craft brewer into the butcher shop?

Food News | Daniel Lewis | Wed Jun 03 11:08:20 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: How to grow citrus plants in pots to beat Canberra frosts


Frost-free citrus trees in Canberra? Of course you can, reveals Owen Pidgeon, who also shares his stuffed baked apples with lemon syrup recipe.

Food News,Cook | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jun 02 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin's Peruvian breakfast with chicharron and lime

Peruvian breakfast or brunch served with chicharron and lime.

Bryan Martin reveals that you don't have to climb a mountain for his Peruvian breakfast - and the chicharron, or crispy pig's skin, is worth the effort.

Food News,Cook | Bryan Martin | Tue Jun 02 23:45:00 EST 2015

Westside Acton Park: Birth of a trendy new street-food venue in Canberra?

Ready to serve: Walid Ajaj is open for business at the Westside shipping container village.

Westside shipping container village has copped flak lately, but is it justified? We take a tour of the park which offers plenty of surprises and with support from Canberrans it could become a hub for...

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jun 02 17:00:00 EST 2015

Food for good: Three Melbourne ventures changing lives for the better

Kevin Dick, head chef at The Green at St Columbs.

Local projects The Community Grocer, The Green cafe and the Yume app aim to enrich lives and help the planet.

Food News | Katie Falkiner | Tue Jun 02 10:54:00 EST 2015

Merricote chef Rob Kabboord returns to Quay

Rob Kabboord is heading back to Quay.

Melbourne chef Rob Kabboord is returning to Peter Gilmore's Quay restaurant in Sydney.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Tue Jun 02 08:44:35 EST 2015

Chef Curtis Stone, more than just a cardboard cut-out

Curtis Stone at Purple Peanuts in Melbourne.

He's got the TV shows and the LA lifestyle but there's more to Curtis Stone than his life-size supermarket avatars suggest.

Food News | Dani Valent | Tue Jun 02 00:15:00 EST 2015

Dinner on the dancefloor at Sydney pop-up Italo Dining and Disco Club

Movers: The team from Da Orazio - pasta chef Davide Vitello (left), head chef Orazio D'Elia and pizza chef Luca Di Napoli - is contributing talent to the pop-up.

Who can resist the combination of Italian disco in tandem with some of Sydney's cleverest Italian restaurants?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jun 02 00:00:00 EST 2015

Star baker Gontran Cherrier to open boulangerie in Melbourne

Star patissier Gontran Cherrier.

Fourth-generation baker and patissier Gontran Cherrier is bringing "the bread of your dreams" to town.

Food News | Simone Egger | Tue Jun 02 00:00:00 EST 2015