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Fitzroy Beach Burrito Mexican features indoor skateboard pool

Beach Burrito's pool will be for pro skaters only.

Fitzroy's Mexican restaurant scene is about to reach seventh heaven with the arrival of Beach Burrito Company.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2015

Black Star Pastry commits to Powerhouse plans

Black Star Pastry remains committed to the Powerhouse Museum, despite the announcement last week of long-term plans to relocate the Museum to Parramatta.

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

John Hemmes dies after battle with cancer

John Hemmes at the Good Food Guide awards in 2009.

The patriarch and architect of Sydney's giant Merivale empire has died after a long battle with cancer.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 02 10:19:56 EST 2015

Belle's Hot Chicken gets a sister wine bar, Bar Clarine

The wings and coleslaw served at Belle's Hot Chicken.

Sigh in relief, natural wine lovers. The hottest fried chicken and natural wine shop in the country is expanding.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Mon Mar 02 09:39:17 EST 2015

Country-of-origin food label revamp explained

What might food labelling changes mean for consumers?

Amid concern over an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen berries, Australia's food packaging laws are set for a long-mooted overhaul.

Food News | Darren Gray | Mon Mar 02 09:10:02 EST 2015

Noodle Market vendors almost double stock ready for the Saturday crowds

Enlighten Night Noodle Market are popular for a reason.

Vendors are re-stocked and ready for a busy Saturday night at the Enlighten Night Noodle Market.

Good Food Month,Food News | Georgina Connery | Sat Feb 28 14:30:26 EST 2015

Five of a kind: Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Essentials classes

Shaun Presland will work with sushi.

Velda Gilbert finds five festival masterclasses to take.

Food News | Veda Gilbert | Fri Feb 27 23:45:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Artisan Bakery pop-up, Southbank

Justin Gellatly's doughnuts.

Riverside baking hub has your pre-work breakfast dash sorted.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Fri Feb 27 10:20:10 EST 2015

Joost Bakker's waste-free cafe to close following council compost dispute

Joost Bakker,  owner of Brothl, a zero-waste restaurant, is closing next week after a long running dispute with Melbourne City Council over their composter being in the laneway outside.

Melbourne's first zero-waste cafe to close its doors next week after a long-running stoush with the council over a compost bin.

Food News | Allison Worrall | Fri Feb 27 06:26:46 EST 2015

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival legends honoured

Trailblazer: Fleur Studd.

Six of Victoria's culinary movers and shakers have been declared legends at an annual ceremony.

Food News | Simone Egger | Thu Feb 26 18:59:18 EST 2015

Craft Beer Rising: nationwide festival Feb 28

The craft beer revolution is turning into a war. Show your colours at Craft Beer Rising.

Food News | Gemima Cody | Thu Feb 26 17:33:51 EST 2015

Melbourne ice-cream maker Dairy Bell finds new owner

Dairy Bell ice-cream has been saved.

Forty-five-year-old Melbourne ice-cream maker Dairy Bell has been saved from closure and will open a new store near its old East Malvern manufacturing plant.

Food News | Madeleine Heffernan | Thu Feb 26 14:01:34 EST 2015

Just Open: The Bent Elbow, Stones Corner, Brisbane

Scallop ceviche tortillas at the Bent Elbow in Brisbane.

If all the staff at Stones Corner newbie The Bent Elbow look strangely familiar, it may be because they've come, lock, stock and barman from Jeremy's Bistro in the CBD.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Feb 26 10:57:26 EST 2015

The Gresham offers chance to taste rare bourbon

Bar keep Ryan Lane at The Gresham.

One of the most sought-after and collectable bourbons in the world is on tasting at The Gresham in the CBD tonight.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Feb 26 09:21:10 EST 2015

Anjum Anand is cooking up a spicy career

Healthy alternatives: Anjum Anand lost weight after modifying her mother's recipes.

Anjum Anand talks about her journey from junk food to authentic Indian curry salvation.

Food News | Peter Barrett | Wed Feb 25 21:39:33 EST 2015

Adriano Zumbo to open Fancy Nance afternoon tea salon in Melbourne

Adriano Zumbo.

High tea, Adriano Zumbo-style, is coming to Melbourne. And there won't be a tiered cake stand in sight.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Wed Feb 25 12:54:03 EST 2015

Just Open: Wheat and Oats, Phillip

Pair behind the Hungry Buddha open a grocer and cafe.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Feb 25 10:41:18 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: Apple harvest under way in Canberra


They are ripe for the picking and will soon fill the markets, but how do you choose the best ones? Owen Pidgeon has a few tips.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Feb 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Meet the Steensbys: Canberra's extreme organic pedallers


Cindy and Walter Steensby, of Scullin, have taken kitchen gardening and organic pursuits to new levels.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

My Kitchen Rules 'newlyweds' Uel and Shannelle Lim open Macquarie Park cafe

Kin cafe

Remember these two? Here's what Uel and Shannelle Lim did next.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Tue Feb 24 16:17:44 EST 2015