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Just Open: Ciccone & Sons Gelateria, Redfern

Ciccone & Sons' white peach sorbet.

Former Bar Italia gelato maker Mark Megahey sets his sights on the inner-city suburb.

Food News | Loren Smith | Mon Jun 22 12:30:17 EST 2015

Knafeh bakery: Middle Eastern street food treat unites Sydneysiders

Bearded brother bakers, from left, Ameer

A baked cheese dessert is bridging cultural and religious divides.

Food News | Natalie O'Brien | Mon Jun 22 10:37:46 EST 2015

North Richmond cafe Long Street Coffee brews jobs for refugees

Jane and Francois Marx at Long Street Coffee.

Jane and Francois Marx's new social enterprise cafe is staffed by refugees referred by the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

Food News | Carolyn Webb | Mon Jun 22 10:25:28 EST 2015

The best bacon in Australia in 2015 is from Pialligo Estate in Canberra

Pialligo Estate has won Australia's best bacon award.

We're not telling porkies, but this might be the most important news story of the year for bacon lovers.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Sun Jun 21 00:01:00 EST 2015

'Narnie' sandwich war breaks out in Sydney

Three Williams' ''narnie''.

A title food fight has a flyweight Redfern cafe up against heavyweight Sumo Salad.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Jun 19 13:59:58 EST 2015

Just Open: The Stone Hotel, Fitzroy

Bacon doughnuts with whipped bay leaf butter and maple syrup.

The Stone Hotel opens on the commanding corner of Brunswick and Johnston Streets.

Food News | Just Open | Fri Jun 19 11:52:57 EST 2015

Piccolo: Victoria's hospitality industry news bites

Jerry Mai at Pho Nom.

What's news this week around Victoria's restaurants and food businesses.

Food News | Simone Egger | Fri Jun 19 00:44:55 EST 2015

Sydney's Salt Meats Cheese to open in Surfers Paradise

Cheese and salami at Salt Meats Cheese, Sydney.

Sydney food emporium Salt Meats Cheese is set to open on the Gold Coast in July.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Jun 18 11:45:55 EST 2015

Just Open: Vegan delicatessen Smith & Deli, Fitzroy

Roast in a roll: The Home Alone 'turkey' sandwich at Smith & Deli.

This daytime deli from the gals of Smith & Daughters has the same all-vegan ethos and neighbourly charm, plus '50s New York sass.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Jun 17 16:05:29 EST 2015

The taco emoji is coming: Unicode adds new food characters

Pop the champagne! The new food emoji are coming, and it includes four from's wishlist.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Wed Jun 17 14:48:01 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon's selection of fruit trees for Canberra region gardens

Most plums will ripen in February or into March.

Owen Pidgeon offers a range of fruit tree varieties that can grow well in Canberra gardens.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jun 16 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra's Indigenous gardener Adam Shipp reaps rewards at Greening Australia

Adam Shipp admires some freshly dug daisy yams.

Adam Shipp has been growing some tasty treats at the Koori bush tucker garden at Aranda.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jun 16 23:45:00 EST 2015

Bryan Martin: How to make the best American-style barbecue pork ribs for a party

Bryan Martin enters another universe to cater for his daughter's 21st birthday, looking to barbecue pork ribs to help feed 80-odd guests.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Jun 16 23:45:00 EST 2015

Why The Big Spoon food program matters for Canberra

Debbie Skelton explains why she turned her passion for food into a job that helps others.

Food News | Debbie Skelton | Tue Jun 16 17:00:00 EST 2015

El Somni movie brings food and art to Winter Film Series at NGA in Canberra


Here's your chance to take part in a dream dinner and Q&A about El Somni at Canberra's Winter Film Series at the NGA.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jun 16 16:30:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Rice Den, St Leonards

Soft-shell crab and mung bean noodles.

The Rice Den hopes to cater for the after-work crowd.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Jun 16 16:01:42 EST 2015

Canberra chef Georgia Harrison heads to France for Eating City Summer comp

National Press Club chef Georgia Harrison has been awarded a scholarship to Eating City Summer Campus 2015.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jun 16 16:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Garden bar, The Sheaf, Double Bay

The Sheaf in Double Bay has opened its new garden bar and introduced a fresh bistro menu.

Food News | Clare Sibthorpe | Tue Jun 16 14:40:00 EST 2015

Ten fast food mash-ups that take it to the limit

Pizza Hut's Four'n Twenty pizza. A long way from the cheese-only stuffed crust of the '90s.

KFC has just launched a Zinger Taco, but does it stack up against these frankenfoods?

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Jun 16 13:29:22 EST 2015

Why this chicken is worth $40

Mirboo Pastured Poultry – four meals from one bird.

Is $40 too much to pay for a chook? Meet the specially bred chickens that graze on green pasture, take twice as long to grow as supermarket birds – and taste remarkable.

Food News | Richard Cornish | Tue Jun 16 09:00:00 EST 2015