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Bistro Moncur founder Damien Pignolet to take helm at Regatta, Rose Bay

New approach: Chef and restaurateur Damien Pignolet will introduce some of his signature dishes to Regatta.

Damien Pignolet has been appointed executive chef at Regatta, Rose Bay.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 27 00:00:00 EST 2015

Canberra cafe Heather's House of Cake closes after children's playroom trashed

Belconnen cafe battles parents leaving behind dirty nappies, broken glass and "squished sandwiches in the carpet''.

Food News | Megan Doherty | Mon Oct 26 09:37:26 EST 2015

Thai restaurant Tenpin hopes to bowl over Port Melbourne

Signage from the former Mentone Tenpin Bowls will be repurposed for Thai restaurant Tenpin.

A lucky strike has given a Port Melbourne restaurant its name.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Mon Oct 26 00:00:00 EST 2015

Footscray burger joint 8bit to open spin-off in Melbourne CBD

The 8bit burger with cheese: coming soon to Melbourne's CBD.

The team behind popular burger joint 8bit are juggling two new projects: a second 8bit outlet in the CBD and a broadly American-inspired barbecue restaurant in Footscray.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Sun Oct 25 16:06:29 EST 2015

Hawker Hall to open in Windsor in mid-November

Soft-shell crab curry at Chin Chin.

Coming soon to Windsor, Hawker Hall will be a traditional pub reimagined for the 21st century.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Fri Oct 23 15:51:06 EST 2015

Just Open: Rochford Restaurant, Coldstream

Baked apple, freeze-dried custard, oat crumble and milk sorbet at Rochford Restaurant, Coldstream.

Yarra Valley winery Rochford has renovated its cafe and restaurant into one airy space.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Fri Oct 23 11:10:40 EST 2015

Just Open: Earth, Wind & Flour, Elwood

The Rolled Dhal pizza at Earth, Wind & Flour.

Fusion pizzas with a side order of menu punnery are the name of the game at this pizzeria.

Food News | Mantis Kane | Thu Oct 22 16:40:25 EST 2015

Just Open: House of Hoi An, Windsor

Beef satay served at House of Hoi An in Windsor, Melbourne.

The House of Hoi An has set up shop in a breezy warehouse space bedecking the exterior with street art riffing on Vietnamese lanterns and floating market boats.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Oct 22 15:50:56 EST 2015

Photojournalists document Australia's converted Pizza Hut restaurants

A Pizza Hut goes deep (pan) undercover.

A pair of Sydney-based photojournalists are documenting repurposed Pizza Huts across the globe.

Food News | Callan Boys | Thu Oct 22 15:36:40 EST 2015

Just Open: The East Brunswick Hotel, Brunswick East

The East Brunswick Hotel, which has reopened after being redeveloped.

After lying dormant for three years, the East Brunswick Hotel has reopened with a new look.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Thu Oct 22 15:03:32 EST 2015

Sydney cafe closes children's playroom after 'disgusting' behaviour

Black Mocha Cafe has closed its children's playroom after behaviour issues from youngsters and their parents.

Food News | Callan Boys | Thu Oct 22 12:21:09 EST 2015

Just Open: Annata, Crows Nest

Black angus sirloin with seeded bread, nettles and pickled onion.

Crows Nest has a hot new dining destination.

Food News | Callan Boys | Wed Oct 21 18:01:54 EST 2015

First look: Dinner by Heston, Melbourne

Heston Blumenthal and chef Ashley Palmer-Watts at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Melbourne.

Heston Blumenthal's first permanent restaurant outside the UK is less Alice in Wonderland, more upscale bistro, albeit with a historical thrust.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Wed Oct 21 14:06:10 EST 2015

Belle's Hot Chicken and Lune Croissants create the ultimate lunch October 25

Would hot chicken taste better in a buttery croissant?

What do you get when you combine Melbourne's best croissants with spicy fried chicken? Guaranteed havoc.

Food News | Ellen Seah | Wed Oct 21 11:33:23 EST 2015

Lune brings its cult croissants to Fitzroy

Croissants at Lune.

Lune brings its cult croissants, and a new kind of FOMO, to Fitzroy

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Wed Oct 21 07:00:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon's tips for growing the best eggplants for summer in Canberra

Grilled eggplant salad is a wonderful summer dish. Owen Pidgeon reveals how to grow your own in the Canberra region.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Oct 20 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra musicians have the X factor when it comes to garden biodiversity

Megan Taylor and Richard McIntyre of Narrabundah have embraced the kitchen garden lifestyle so much that they are experimenting with indigenous produce.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Oct 20 23:45:00 EST 2015

How to book a table at Noma Sydney

Rene Redzepi samples kangaroo meat during a visit to the Iga Warta Indigenous community in the South Australian outback.

All you need to know about reservations for Rene Redzepi's Barangaroo restaurant, plus the menu price tag revealed.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Oct 20 10:58:11 EST 2015

Brain Food: Does the raw movement mean I can eat all food raw?

Answering your vexing culinary questions.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Tue Oct 20 09:05:00 EST 2015

Sugar alternatives: are some sugars better than others?

Colourful lollipop.

Is there any merit in binning your white sugar and stocking your pantry with agave syrup, coconut sugar and other trendy (but expensive) ingredients?

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Oct 20 09:00:00 EST 2015