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City of food: How Canberra can feed itself


A couple in Watson are championing the cause of urban agriculture, writes Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Aug 19 23:45:00 EST 2014

Mr Wolf restaurant celebrates 10th birthday with pizza showdown

Classico: the margherita pizza at Mr Wolf.

Taste the St Kilda pizzeria's short-listed anniversary toppings over a Sunday lunch with Karen Martini.

Food News | Bites | Tue Aug 19 17:31:28 EST 2014

Morsels: Smoque in Woden; Yacht Club fish and chips; Like a Job site


A selection of tasty news items from Canberra's food and wine scene.

Food News | Morsels | Tue Aug 19 16:50:27 EST 2014

Attica's Ben Shewry lures top chefs to Melbourne for his WAW food festival

Attica chef Ben Shewry.

Attica chef Ben Shewry has gathered some of the world's highest profile and on-trend chefs for a foodie love-in in October.

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Tue Aug 19 16:00:50 EST 2014

Esquire's Ryan Squires and Cameron Murchison call it quits


The minds behind one of the city's top restaurants have dissolved their business partnership.

Food News | Graze | Tue Aug 19 12:18:34 EST 2014

Maggie Beer reprimanded by ACCC for misleading labels

Maggie Beer

Celebrity cook Maggie Beer has apologised over misleading labelling in her product range following an investigation by the consumer watchdog, just months after her daughter received a slap on the...

Food News | Beau Donelly | Tue Aug 19 10:53:18 EST 2014

St Ali North to be reborn after ownership shuffle

Salvatore Malatesta.

Salvatore Malatesta and chef Jesse Gerner have parted ways amicably at St Ali North in Carlton North.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 19 07:24:11 EST 2014

Just open: LadyBoy, Richmond

Playful: Inside LadyBoy.

Bridge Road's culinary evolution continues, with the arrival of cheeky Thai-accented restaurant and bar LadyBoy.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Tue Aug 19 03:00:00 EST 2014

So & So cafe opens in Travancore

Inside the tiny Travancore cafe.

You may not have heard of Travancore, tucked between the Tullamarine Freeway and Flemington, but fortunately Warren Wu and Rodrigo Matos de Lima have.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Tue Aug 19 03:00:00 EST 2014

Cheap dining and cooking on a budget in Canberra

Counting pennies with food.

Times might be tough but you can still eat well for less, writes Natasha Rudra.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Aug 19 00:00:00 EST 2014

The Butcher's Apprentice to open in Wahroonga

Butcher's Block

The Butcher's Block will open a spin-off venture next door in Wahroonga.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:53:26 EST 2014

El Beso to open on Darlinghurst's Victoria Street

New arrival: El Beso will join Henrietta Supper Club and Salon De The (above) on Victoria Street.

The Spanish restaurant will take over the landmark corner site where Kika tapas bar resided.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:49:33 EST 2014

Tipping plummets as credit cards convert to PINs

Credit card switch to PINs.

As signatures phase out, some establishments are moving towards set service charges at restaurants.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:46:27 EST 2014

Matt Kemp previews new menu at Charing Cross Hotel

Charing Cross.

Matt Kemp isn't cutting any corners with his comeback at the Charing Cross Hotel Dining Room, which opens on Wednesday in Waverley.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:44:06 EST 2014

Sydney menus offer haircuts, dog washes

Team: Ben Sweeten and Daniele Trimarchi. Photo: Brendon Thorne

Odd items such as haircuts and dogwashes are popping up on Sydney menus.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:27:42 EST 2014

Just open: Bowery Lane

Bowery Lane

Sydney has welcomed an influx of restaurants named after Manhattan neighbourhoods.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:00:06 EST 2014

Celebrity chef Matt Moran wins tender to run Opera Bar

Opera Bar

A high-powered consortium including celebrity chef Matt Moran has signed a 10-year agreement to operate the Opera Bar after a highly competitive public tender process.

Food News | Heath Gilmore and Carolyn Cummins | Mon Aug 18 17:05:50 EST 2014

Shakin' all over: how a Sydney milk bar brought the milkshake to the world

George Poulos, 90, with his son Nik, has owned the Rio milk bar in Summer Hill since 1952.

When most Australians were still drinking tea and Americans were drinking sodas, Greek migrant Joachim Tavlaridis introduced Sydney-siders to the milkshake 80 years ago.

Food News | Anna Patty | Mon Aug 18 00:15:00 EST 2014

Explainer: Are penalty rates fair pay or restaurant killer?

The Press Club doesn't trade on Sundays.

The government has penalty rates in its sights, with one minister claiming it has become impossible to dine at his favourite restaurant on New Year's Eve.

Food News | Peter Martin | Sun Aug 17 00:15:00 EST 2014

Pizza vending machine hits Sydney


More news for people on a quest to find the ultimate convenience food: the pizza vending machine has hit town.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Aug 15 12:25:20 EST 2014