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Morsels: Merrymaker paleo cookbooks, Black Fire and beer books

The Merrymaker sisters aka Emma and Carla Papas.

A collection of tasty news snippets from Canberra's food and wine scene.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Aug 12 19:01:59 EST 2014

Sunny side up: South of Johnston cafe goes solar

Collingwood warehouse cafe has converted to solar energy via 40 panels on the roof.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

The chain gang: Australian restaurant groups building empires

The wagyu burger from Rockpool.

A growing number of top dining establishments are owned by groups, not single operators, but that doesn't mean we'll see mass production of food - it's just business sense.

Food News | Michael Harden | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Kitchen spy: Philippa Sibley

She is best known for her Snickers dessert, but things take a healthier turn at home.

Food News | Peter Barrett | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mexican eatery Mojo Mama opens in Geelong

Restaurateurs Daniel and Tamara Brehaut have found their mojo, opening Mexican spin-off Mojo Mama two doors up from their Black Bull tapas bar in Moorabool Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Panama Dining Room sold

The Collingwood restaurant has quietly changed hands.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

David Thompson sets sights on Sydney

Chef David Thompson.

Sounds like there's a looming opportunity for a Sydney landlord, with David Thompson confirming a Sydney restaurant is on his radar.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

The Grounds of Alexandria continues expansion

If The Grounds of Alexandria keeps expanding we might have to rechristen it The Acreage.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Foley Lane tapas make way for pasta at Casoni

The Taylor Square site will be reinvented as an Italian restaurant.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

La Brasserie set to close

Sydney is set to lose a little corner of Paris tucked away in Darlinghurst, with Philippe Valet's La Brasserie closing next month.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Matt Kemp to deliver European menu at Charing Cross Hotel

Charing Cross.

Chef Matt Kemp will front a new restaurant opening next week at the Charing Cross Hotel in Waverley.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Il Melograno, Northcote

Gelati at Il Melograno.

It might seem counterintuitive to open a gelateria in winter, but Westgarth locals are scooping up this Sicilian gelati.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Contenders line up for Barangaroo

Barangaroo

Word is there could be new waterside Sydney restaurants from the teams behind Aria and Kitchen by Mike.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Bodalla dairy farmers reap capital rewards

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Dairy farmer Sandra McCuaig decided to capitalise on the good name the Bodalla region has for supplying quality food.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Aug 12 00:00:00 EST 2014

Daisuke Sakai replaces Shinichi Maeda as Sake Brisbane head chef

Sake restaurant.

Outgoing Sake head chef Shinichi Maeda has handed over the baton to Daisuke Sakai.

Food News | Graze | Mon Aug 11 10:01:02 EST 2014

More diners booking a table for one

Claire Press

The rise in the number of people living alone, and advances in technology, are increasingly removing the stigma of dining alone.

Food News | Esther Han | Sat Aug 09 00:01:00 EST 2014

Basque bound: Gerald's Bar to open in San Sebastian

Melbourne bar owners Gerald Diffey and Mario Di Ienno have taken over a small restaurant in the coastal Basque town of San Sebastian.

Food News | Espresso | Fri Aug 08 15:29:19 EST 2014

Just open: The Fever Club, Fortitude Valley

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The new bar from Alfred & Constance's Damian Griffiths is filled with 35,000 LED lights that change in time with the music.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Aug 08 15:14:14 EST 2014

Vegetable garden set to open to public at South Bank

Vegie

It's a sign of the times when a formal garden in a public space is replaced with a veggie patch.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Aug 08 14:56:03 EST 2014

Queenslanders shun eating out: survey

Chopping board

While the rest of the country is eating out, a new survey shows Queenslanders are choosing to eat at home.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Aug 08 12:03:39 EST 2014