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Pumpyard Bar & Brewery to open in Ipswich

Owner Wade Curtis inside Pumpyard Bar & Brewery.

Former home-brewing hobbyist Wade Curtis has thrown in his corporate job to open a brewery.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Mar 10 00:00:42 EST 2015

Autolyse closes its Sydney store and bakery

Autolyse croissants.

Canberra's cult bakery Autolyse has been forced to close its store in Sydney after just eight months.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 09 14:24:57 EST 2015

Philippa Sibley's Prix Fixe ticketed restaurant to close

The CBD's Prix Fixe is closing at the end of March.

In news certain to sadden many Melbourne foodies, the Philippa Sibley-helmed Prix Fixe set-menu restaurant in the CBD will serve its last meal at the end of March.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Mar 09 11:10:13 EST 2015

Kangaroo meat fails basic hygiene tests

Investigations by the NSW Food Authority have found numerous breaches of hygiene and safety rules that prevent cross-contamination of kangaroo meat.

Food News | Amy Corderoy | Mon Mar 09 10:20:10 EST 2015

Profits promised to charity by Whole Pantry cooking app developer Belle Gibson missing

Belle Gibson, creator of the app The Whole Pantry

The Whole Pantry founder Belle Gibson says financial naivety to blame for missing donations.

Food News | Beau Donelly and Nick Toscano | Mon Mar 09 08:28:44 EST 2015

Carlton grocer King & Godfree gears up for expansion

Jamie Valmorbida (centre) with Sbardella and Lisa Valmorbida at  King & Godfree deli and wine store on Lygon Street in Carlton.

Lygon Street grocery institution King & Godfree will open more retail and dining venues this year.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Mon Mar 09 07:00:00 EST 2015

Janice Wong wows the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival with 2am:dessertbar edible art

Pastry chef Janice Wong with her afternoon tea treats.

Visiting pastry chef Janice Wong is putting an artistic spin on traditional afternoon tea.

Food News | Suzanne Carbone | Sat Mar 07 00:15:00 EST 2015

Short Black: The best seasonal produce

The pick of the crop

Food News | Robin Powell | Fri Mar 06 15:14:31 EST 2015

Just Open: Mörk Chocolate Brew House, North Melbourne

Nostalgic fun: Campfire Chocolate is served with toasted marshmallow.

Small-batch drinking chocolate producer Mork Chocolate launches a new concept store dedicated to hot chocolate.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Fri Mar 06 14:24:52 EST 2015

Cat cafe to open in Sydney

Artist's impression of a

Sydney's first cat cafe is due to open in July.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Mar 06 13:09:21 EST 2015

Just Open: Glovers Station, Elsternwick

Lemon posset at Glover's Station.

A former service station is now delivering fuel of a different kind.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Mar 06 10:55:56 EST 2015

St Kilda restaurant Donovans reopens six months after fire

Kevin and Gail Donovan in their newly reopened St Kilda restaurant Donovans.

Six months after fire swept through its kitchen, iconic St Kilda restaurant Donovans will reopen its doors.

Food News | Allison Worrall | Fri Mar 06 00:15:00 EST 2015

Flow Hive honey-on-tap beehive is a crowd-funding sensation

Father and son Stuart and Cedar (left) Anderson with their invention.

Father and son's beehive invention has become the crowd-funding sensation of the year, pulling in more than $4 million of support in less than a fortnight.

Food News | Scott Hannaford | Thu Mar 05 10:48:20 EST 2015

What makes Indian food taste so good?

Delicious: Butter chicken is a popular Indian recipe.

Data scientists discover the secret to why spicy Indian dishes are so delicious.

Food News | Roberto A. Ferdman | Thu Mar 05 08:38:26 EST 2015

Superstar chef Tetsuya Wakuda comes to Canberra for private class


Superstar chef Tetsuya Wakuda is heading to Canberra on Monday, March 16 - but unless you're one of a handful of lucky corporate guests or an extremely lucky volunteer, you won't be able to see him...

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Wed Mar 04 18:56:47 EST 2015

KFC to launch edible scented Scoff-ee coffee cup

The Scoff-ee cup is lined with heat-resistant  white chocolate.

Diners at KFC restaurants throughout Britain soon will be able to have their coffee - and eat the cup, too.

Food News | Stephanie Strom | Wed Mar 04 10:10:35 EST 2015

Brisbane Young Chef Collective hosts charity dinner

Young Chef Collective: Callum Gray, Ollie Hansford and Cormac Bradfield.

Four of Brisbane's up-and-coming young chefs are hosting a charity event on Saturday.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Mar 03 16:47:55 EST 2015

Nutella-stuffed hot cross buns hit the shelves

Brumby's bakery is yet again putting a twist on the traditional hot cross bun.

Nutella fans rejoice, baking purists look away. Nutella-stuffed hot cross buns have arrived.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Mar 03 15:09:24 EST 2015

Knuckles Sandwich Bar opens in Alexandria

Fancy a Knuckle sandwich? When the contents and its creators are from the top shelf, you'd have to say fire away.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2015

My Kitchen Rules twins Helena and Vikki Moursellas take on The Civic Hotel

Helena Moursellas and Vikki Moursellas will be serving Greek food at the Civic.

The Civic Hotel on Pitt Street is set for another Greek injection, with a couple of MKR contestants rebooting the site.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2015