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Just Open: Royal Stacks, Brunswick

Action Bronson burger with beef bacon.

Melbourne burger man Dani Zieni trials a halal menu at his second Royal Stacks outlet.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Apr 06 10:47:32 EST 2016

The Handsome Devils – Canberra boys with a hot and saucy side

Viva la chilli!

The Handsome Devils are four former Canberra boys who are bringing the heat and spice to Sydney – via their hot sauce company.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 05 23:45:00 EST 2016

Paul West takes on Canberra in new River Cottage Australia episode

Paul West and his dog, Digger.

In the new series of his River Cottage TV show, Paul West travels to the capital with his food van.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 05 23:45:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Blue Tongue Wine Bar, Elwood

Photograph Simon O'Dwyer. The Age Epicure. 040416. Blue Tongue Wine Bar has re-opened in Elwood after a fire.

Blue Tongue Wine Bar burnt down on Friday the 13th. But it's back – and Elwood locals can count themselves lucky.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Apr 05 22:28:11 EST 2016

Just Open: POW Kitchen, St Kilda

POW Kitchen's Cloudy Bay clams in XO sauce with Chinese doughnuts.

The Melbourne Pub Group has turned the Prince of Wales Hotel's band room balcony into Asian eatery POW Kitchen – think Chin Chin meets Bali holiday.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Apr 05 22:13:41 EST 2016

Just Open: Shelter Shed Bar & Eatery, Queenscliff

Prawn and watercress roll at Shelter Shed Bar & Eatery, Queenscliff.

A team of hospitality veterans with close ties to Mietta's Queenscliff Hotel have opened Shelter Shed Bar & Eatery in the hotel's former gift shop. 

Food News | Gail Thomas | Tue Apr 05 15:34:47 EST 2016

Just Open: St James' Crabhouse & Kitchen, Brisbane

Singapore-style chilli crab and a selection of sides at St James Crabhouse & Kitchen.

Get ready to get messy – a Brisbane lawyer has opened the city's first American-style crab house.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Apr 05 12:03:10 EST 2016

Just Open: Pidapipo Gelateria, Windsor

Avocado-lime (left) and strawberry-balsamic gelati at Pidapipo Windsor.

Pidapipo heads southside, opening a second store in Windsor on Friday.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Apr 05 08:30:00 EST 2016

The team behind The Greens taking over Camperdown Bowling Club

Camperdown Bowling Club's greens are making way for a farm concept.

An urban farm is due to spring up in Sydney's inner west.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 05 00:00:00 EST 2016

Is Longrain en route to Tokyo?

Will Longrain join its stablemate The Apollo in Tokyo?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 05 00:00:00 EST 2016

China Diner and Chin Chin chef opens new Paddington restaurant

Get set for regional Chinese and Asian-infused cocktails.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 05 00:00:00 EST 2016

New talent flies into Darlinghurst bar and restaurant The Owl House

What's the future for The Owl House?

The Darlinghurst venue that puts the small in small bar and restaurant has landed another good chef.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 05 00:00:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Mr Willis Espresso Art Bar, East Geelong

Gluten-free pancakes with berries and maple syrup at Mr Willis.

Combining cafe, gallery and bar, Mr Willis is a family affair.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Apr 04 13:00:40 EST 2016

Highlights from Rene Redzepi's MAD Syd 2016

Chefs Rene Redzepi, Kylie Kwong, Massimo Bottura and David Chang spoke at the sold-out MAD Syd event.

The local spin-off of Rene Redzepi's MAD Symposium took place at the Sydney Opera House in April. Here are some of the things we learnt at the event.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Mon Apr 04 11:33:23 EST 2016

Just Open: Shortstop Coffee & Donuts, Barangaroo

Shortstop's red velvet doughnut.

Melbourne's home of the earl grey and rose doughnut is sending its sweet wares north with Shortstop Coffee and Donuts opening at Barangaroo.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 04 10:00:00 EST 2016

5 food events not to miss in Canberra - Justine Schofield, Shaw + Smith and You Are Here

Chef Justine Schofield is heading to Canberra for a dinner at University House.

It's your Canberra food diary. Here are five great dinners to check out in Canberra in April

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Sat Apr 02 14:55:52 EST 2016

Just Open: Matcha Mylkbar vegan cafe, St Kilda


A St Kilda vegan cafe has come up with an eggs-cellent plant-based alternative to the poached egg.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Mar 31 11:30:25 EST 2016

Adrian Richardson to open Bouvier Bar, sister venue for Carlton's La Luna Bistro

La Luna Bistro's Adrian Richardson at his evolving venue, Bar Bouvier.

Stand by for Adrian Richardson's New York-style bar, Bouvier, coming soon to Brunswick East.

Food News | Nola James | Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2016

Changing of the guard at the Carlton Wine Room

The Carlton Wine Room is getting a quick refresh from its new owners.

Carlton Wine Room has new owners and a new kitchen brigade intent on delivering mod-European classics.

Food News | Nola James | Wed Mar 30 10:58:46 EST 2016

Newtown's Gelato Blue is now all-vegan

The vegan pavlova and chocolate brownie at Gelato Blue Newtown.

What is in the water in Sydney's inner west? Concerns for animals, the environment and the bottom line fueling a plant-based phenomenon.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Mar 29 14:29:24 EST 2016