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Manly's China Beach eatery to close

China Beach

Manly eatery China Beach will close at the end of the month, a victim of the new restaurant economic model that suggests size does matter.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 10 01:00:11 EST 2015

Pumpyard Bar & Brewery to open in Ipswich

Owner Wade Curtis inside Pumpyard Bar & Brewery.

Former home-brewing hobbyist Wade Curtis has thrown in his corporate job to open a brewery.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Mar 10 00:00:42 EST 2015

Bondi butcher fires up the barbecue and cooks to order

Butcher Peter Zaidan is jumping in on the act and cooking customer's selections on the premises.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Matt Moran on stage at the Pyrmont Growers' Market

Market guest: Matt Moran.

It's a special NSW Food & Wine Festival edition of the Growers' Market, with Aria's Matt Moran and Matt Dunne on the market chef stage.

Food News | | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Argentinian-style deli on the way to Newtown?

An Argentinian-style deli from the food brains behind Bodega and Porteno? Yes, please.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Surfing chefs to carve it up at Bucket List

A dozen chefs will band together for a SurfAid fundraiser on Wednesday night.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Going nuts: Why are Australians allergic to everything?

Peanut butter on toast.

Australians have some of the highest rates of food allergy in the world. What's causing our bodies to reject foods our ancestors thrived on?

Food News | Paula Goodyer | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Produce market and Gelato Messina set for Rosebery

The Sydney suburb of Rosebery is on the rise as a food-drink destination.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Merivale tipped as possible Newport Arms buyer

Is Merivale planning a Coogee Pavilion-like move on the Newport Arms?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Autolyse closes its Sydney store and bakery

Autolyse croissants.

Canberra's cult bakery Autolyse has been forced to close its store in Sydney after just eight months.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 09 14:24:57 EST 2015

Philippa Sibley's Prix Fixe ticketed restaurant to close

The CBD's Prix Fixe is closing at the end of March.

In news certain to sadden many Melbourne foodies, the Philippa Sibley-helmed Prix Fixe set-menu restaurant in the CBD will serve its last meal at the end of March.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Mon Mar 09 11:10:13 EST 2015

Kangaroo meat fails basic hygiene tests

Investigations by the NSW Food Authority have found numerous breaches of hygiene and safety rules that prevent cross-contamination of kangaroo meat.

Food News | Amy Corderoy | Mon Mar 09 10:20:10 EST 2015

Profits promised to charity by Whole Pantry cooking app developer Belle Gibson missing

Belle Gibson, creator of the app The Whole Pantry

The Whole Pantry founder Belle Gibson says financial naivety to blame for missing donations.

Food News | Beau Donelly and Nick Toscano | Mon Mar 09 08:28:44 EST 2015

Carlton grocer King & Godfree gears up for expansion

Jamie Valmorbida (centre) with Sbardella and Lisa Valmorbida at  King & Godfree deli and wine store on Lygon Street in Carlton.

Lygon Street grocery institution King & Godfree will open more retail and dining venues this year.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Mon Mar 09 07:00:00 EST 2015

Janice Wong wows the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival with 2am:dessertbar edible art

Pastry chef Janice Wong with her afternoon tea treats.

Visiting pastry chef Janice Wong is putting an artistic spin on traditional afternoon tea.

Food News | Suzanne Carbone | Sat Mar 07 00:15:00 EST 2015

Short Black: The best seasonal produce

The pick of the crop

Food News | Robin Powell | Fri Mar 06 15:14:31 EST 2015

Just Open: Mörk Chocolate Brew House, North Melbourne

Nostalgic fun: Campfire Chocolate is served with toasted marshmallow.

Small-batch drinking chocolate producer Mork Chocolate launches a new concept store dedicated to hot chocolate.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Fri Mar 06 14:24:52 EST 2015

Cat cafe to open in Sydney

Artist's impression of a

Sydney's first cat cafe is due to open in July.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Mar 06 13:09:21 EST 2015

Just Open: Glovers Station, Elsternwick

Lemon posset at Glover's Station.

A former service station is now delivering fuel of a different kind.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Mar 06 10:55:56 EST 2015

St Kilda restaurant Donovans reopens six months after fire

Kevin and Gail Donovan in their newly reopened St Kilda restaurant Donovans.

Six months after fire swept through its kitchen, iconic St Kilda restaurant Donovans will reopen its doors.

Food News | Allison Worrall | Fri Mar 06 00:15:00 EST 2015