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John Ralley and Steven Anderson bring pastry magic to Alexandria

Two top pastry chefs are joining forces to bring Textbook Boulangerie-Patisserie to Alexandria.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Rice Paper Scissors, Fitzroy

Sweet and sour: Pork, prawn and peanut on sour pineapple.

This new Brunswick Street venue is roomier than its pocket-sized city counterpart.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Jul 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Restaurateur Jim Kospetas opening two CBD eateries

The Civic Hotel's Jim Kospetas is joining the party at World Square and Martin Place.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Chef Matt Stone rolls into Oakridge Wines, Coldstream

Jo Barrett and Matt Stone.

Chefs Matt Stone and Jo Barrett haven taken the helm of the restaurant at Oakridge.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Approval set for new outdoor bars in Canberra

Canberra could be about to see a boom in new outdoor bars as the ACT government moves to allow restaurants and live venues to serve drinks outside as part of changes to regulation.

Drink,Food News | Rebecca Colquhoun and Tom McIlroy | Mon Jul 06 15:01:25 EST 2015

Justin Hemmes settles $37m Coogee Pavilion stoush

Justin Hemmes

Hotel baron Justin Hemmes looks set to formally take over the lucrative Coogee Pavilion after settling a bitter stoush with its current owner David Kingston.

Food News | Paul Bibby | Mon Jul 06 14:33:43 EST 2015

Sake Double Bay to host seven-course Japanese dinner

Sake Double Bay is throwing away the rule book to create a delicious journey through the culinary history of Japan for one night on Tuesday, July 21.

Food News | | Fri Jul 03 16:08:54 EST 2015

Just Open: Barn and Co at Mrs Nicks Vineyard, Balnarring

A chocolate-hazelnut dish at Barn and Co.

The pair behind Salix at Willow Creek open a casual share-plate restaurant at Mrs Nicks Vineyard.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Jul 03 09:59:53 EST 2015

Just Open: Juanita Peaches at All Day Donuts, Brunswick

Doughnuts are available for dessert at Juanita Peaches.

Melbourne dude food mogul Raph Rashid opens Juanita Peaches in Brunswick.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Jul 03 09:44:34 EST 2015

McDonald's launches all-day breakfast in Wollongong, lobster rolls in US

A gourmet burger from the McDonald's Create Your Taste menu.

Efforts to revive falling sales unleash a new wave of creative virtual menu additions and all-day brekkie.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Jul 03 01:00:00 EST 2015

Barack Obama's Twitter Q&A becomes a national guacamole and peas debate

President Barack Obama's firm views on the subject of guacamole have brought the dish to the centre of international debate.

Food News | Stephanie Wood | Thu Jul 02 14:05:31 EST 2015

Chef Ben Shewry buys top Australian restaurant Attica

Chef Ben Shewry in the Attica dining room.

Ben Shewry has announced he is the sole owner of Attica.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Thu Jul 02 07:40:28 EST 2015

Costa in Canberra for Backyard Heroes


Celebrity gardener Costa Georgiadis is in Canberra this week for Backyard Heroes at ANU.

Food News | | Tue Jun 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Susan Parsons: Meet Canberra's biodynamic kitchen gardeners

Canberra Biodynamic Gardeners are spreading the word about sustainable edible gardens.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jun 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Merrymaker sisters launch paleo cookbook


Canberra paleo stars the Merrymaker Sisters, Emma and Carla Papas have launched a new cookbook.

Food News | | Tue Jun 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: Secrets of growing radishes all year in Canberra

Radishes are one of the few garden vegetables that you can grow the whole year round. Here are Owen Pidgeon's tips on producing them.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jun 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Top shiraz: Six of the best from Australia's hottest regions

Chris Shanahan shifts his focus on the six faces of Australian shiraz, the nation's great red specialty.

Food News | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jun 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Salad in a jar? From a vending machine?

Fud machines will be stocked with layered salads.

The Füd Revolution has struck Melbourne. It's not a Scandinavian rebellion but rather, a healthy vending machine.

Food News | Loren Smith | Tue Jun 30 14:12:15 EST 2015

Allen's lollies discontinues Green Frogs Alive and Spearmint Leaves but Sherbies get reprieve

Green Frogs Alive are extinct.

Spearmint Leaves? Gone. Green Frogs? Terminated. Sherbies? Well, actually, they're safe.

Food News | Michael Koziol | Tue Jun 30 12:36:08 EST 2015

Belle Gibson gets a public lashing in 60 Minutes interview

Belle Gibson

It ranks among the lowest of acts: to give terminal cancer patients hope that they can survive their disease with your inspiring – but, it turns out, untrue – story of how you beat the...

Food News | Comment by Gordon Farrer | Tue Jun 30 12:14:28 EST 2015