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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CoCu plans revamp of SubUrban in Dickson and former La Scala in Civic

SubUrban in Dickson is about to get a very big makeover which its owners hope will help revive the inner northern hub.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 23 13:33:14 EST 2015

Just Open: Rudimentary shipping container cafe, Footscray

Rudimentary cafe in Footscray is niftily fashioned out of three shipping containers.

Footscray's coolest new cafe is niftily fashioned out of three shipping containers.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Mar 23 12:17:52 EST 2015

Coburg Police Station to become The Old Cop Shop restaurant

More than bread and water will be on offer when the suburb's former police station is turned into a restaurant and bar.

Food News | Suzanne Carbone | Mon Mar 23 10:37:17 EST 2015

Australia's 48 Flavours in running for world gelato title

The 48 Flavours team, pictured with 2014 winner John Crowl (right), secured a place at the Gelato World Tour final with their Roasted Walnut and Honey Crunch flavour.

An Australian trio of gelato makers are off to the Italian seaside city of Rimini in 2017 to vie for the world's gelato crown.

Food News | Gary Jones | Mon Mar 23 08:40:08 EST 2015

Target recalls chocolate Easter bunnies over undeclared nuts

Recalled Target Easter chocolate bunny.

Target Australia has recalled several varieties of chocolate Easter bunnies and a chocolate duck after nuts were found in some of the chocolates, raising concerns about potentially life-threatening...

Food News | Deborah Gough | Mon Mar 23 07:55:12 EST 2015

Griff Pamment to cook at The Loft at Duxton in O'Connor

Canberra Times. August 6, 2013. New upstairs bar The Loft in O'Connor, above the Duxton. Supplied photos.

The Duxton pub in O'Connor is set for a revamp and its cocktail bar The Loft will turn into a restaurant for three months starting in April.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Sun Mar 22 19:57:19 EST 2015

How the marketers split us all into food tribes

Kale chips.

In a bygone era people used to go "on a diet". Now they have to belong to a movement.

Food News | Harriet Alexander | Sat Mar 21 00:15:00 EST 2015