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Just Open: Tahini Lebanese diner, Melbourne CBD

The falafel hot plate served at Tahini.

Code Black Coffee founder Joseph Haddad returned to Beirut to hunt down the perfect falafel recipe for his new venture.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Mar 02 15:28:18 EST 2016

Just Open: Bang Bang Pop-Up, South Wharf

Bang Bang's turmeric chicken.

There's a new pop-up in town and with the sun still out (for now), it's an excuse to get some weekend sunshine.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Wed Mar 02 11:43:20 EST 2016

Complete guide to the Canberra Times Good Food Month 2016

Spiced pumpkin and goat's cheese taco at Elk and Pea.

 What's on at the Canberra Times Good Food Month.

Food News | | Tue Mar 01 23:45:00 EST 2016

The wait continues for Hanoi Hannah Elwood

Hanging out for Hanoi Hannah Elwood? There's been a hitch.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Tue Mar 01 18:36:57 EST 2016

Just Open: Sadhana Kitchen, Bondi

Sadhana Kitchen's organic pitaya bowl.

Enmore Road's much-loved organic and raw foods cafe, Sadhana Kitchen, has opened a new store on Warners Avenue, Bondi Beach.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Mar 01 17:30:21 EST 2016

Gelato Messina launches new milk bar pop-up at Spectrum Now 2016

The Munchie with honeycomb and wild honey gelato.

Remember your favourite chocolate bars from childhood? Gelato Messina is reviving them as frozen desserts at Spectrum Now 2016.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Tue Mar 01 17:02:40 EST 2016

Doughnut ice-cream cones are the new dessert craze

Doughnut ice-cream cones are the new dessert trend.

Doughnut ice-cream cones are the new dessert trend sending people's sugar levels (and Instagram feeds) into a frenzy.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Tue Mar 01 14:25:08 EST 2016

Just Open: George Jones, Pascoe Vale

Green eggs and ham at George Jones, Pascoe Vale.

By George, Pascoe Vale is back on the cafe map.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Mar 01 11:18:58 EST 2016

Ortiga's Pablo Tordesillas joins Lotus Dining's new Sydney restaurant, The Resident

Pablo Tordesillas, the award-winning chef from Ortiga, has left Brisbane to run Lotus Dining's new Sydney restaurant.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Via Napoli il Girarrosto

Luigi Esposito, known for serving the best pizza in Sydney at his Via Napoli restaurants, is opening a rotisserie restaurant in Hunters Hill.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2016

Herbie's Spices is moving on

Herbie’s Spices is calling time at its Rozelle digs at the end of March.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2016

Burger Project, Lotus and other venues to open in Sydney's CBD

Neil Perry and other big hospitality names are moving into the north end of Sydney's CBD.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2016

Chifley's does Friday night drinks at Hotel Kurrajong

Music and tapas at Hotel Kurrajong on Fridays.

Summer might be heading to a close but the number of Friday night alfresco drinking options seems to be increasing.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Feb 29 12:29:31 EST 2016

Is Smith Street losing its hipster restaurant cool?

Kebab and chips at Smith Street newcomer Biggie Smalls.

The departure of some small, chef-run dining ventures raises speculation that the Collingwood dining hot spot has lost its mojo.

Food News | Michael Harden | Sun Feb 28 11:20:42 EST 2016

Australia's top CEOs and chefs to face off in an OzHarvest Cookoff

High-flying CEOs would be no stranger to eating food by top chefs, but this March they'll be entering the kitchen alongside them.

Food News | Madeleine Wedesweiler | Fri Feb 26 14:50:12 EST 2016

A fond farewell to Growers' Market Pyrmont

Windy Hill Orchards' Les Langlands and his daughter at Growers' in 2005.

It's been 18 years since The Sydney Morning Herald first launched Growers', where some of Australia's most celebrated chefs have demonstrated on the market stage.

Food News | Myffy Rigby | Fri Feb 26 14:28:11 EST 2016

A new wine bar on the cards from the ACME crew

ACME's baloney sandwich.

Are two of the most talented women in Australian food and wine will taking over The Passage site in Darlinghurst?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Feb 26 13:16:06 EST 2016

Sushi pioneer Kunihiro 'Kuni' Ichikawa dies

The man who introduced a generation of Melburnians to their first taste of sushi, Kunihiro "Kuni" Ichikawa, has died.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Fri Feb 26 12:05:02 EST 2016

Melbourne's newest pub takes shape in Flinders Lane

Stephen Burke is relishing the chance to sink his teeth into a new project.

The team behind a string of Melbourne hotels is building a four-storey pub in a CBD warehouse.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Thu Feb 25 20:23:40 EST 2016

Just Open: Ibla Cucina Italiana, Fitzroy

Ibla's wurstel e patatine pizza (with sliced frankfurts and fries) is Sicilian stoner food.

Distracted by Bar Liberty opening on Johnston Street recently, foodie ambulance-chasers overlooked Ibla Cucina Italiana.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Feb 25 17:49:27 EST 2016