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Just Open: Bluebonnet Barbecue, Fitzroy North

Beef and ribs in the smoker at Bluebonnet Barbecue.

Loretta (Bluebonnet's original smoker) has risen from the ashes, and she's cooking up a mean vegan pulled pork imposter.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Apr 27 09:38:04 EST 2016

Mediterranean diet can protect against effects of eating junk food, study finds

Greek-style fish with olive oil, lemon and oregano.

Eating junk food may not be as bad as we think for people with heart problems, a study says.

Food News | Esther Han | Tue Apr 26 09:10:55 EST 2016

Former Otto and Quay general manager buys The Blue Swimmer

Paul Dewhurst and his family have bought the Seahaven venue.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 26 00:15:00 EST 2016

MasterChef's Andy Allen joins Three Blue Ducks crew

The MasterChef winner Andy Allen is joining the new Rosebery venture.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 26 00:15:00 EST 2016

Seadeck is Sydney's newest harbour venue

The 42-metre Seadeck is about to ply its trade on Sydney Harbour. Get ready to party.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 26 00:15:00 EST 2016

Chef Alessandro Pavoni opening two new Chiosco locations

Two-hatted chef Alessandro Pavoni is expanding his northern Sydney restaurant empire.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 26 00:15:00 EST 2016

West Village team takes over Darlinghurst venue

The duo behind Petersham's new West Village has just bought East Village in Darlinghurst.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 26 00:15:00 EST 2016

Why Sydney's appetite for vegan dining keeps growing

Sam Miller, Noma's former sous chef, has started doing regular vegan dinners at his Silvereye restaurant.

The number of Sydney vegan eateries is on the rise. So what's behind the trend?

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Tue Apr 26 00:15:00 EST 2016

Pub Life Kitchen launches second venue and new butcher

At Ruby L'otel in Rozelle: Jovan Curic, chef Karen McPherson and Curic's partner Dee Zeljkovic.

What's the next step when you're a hot-ticket operator in a burger-crazed city?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 26 00:15:00 EST 2016

Chef Adam Liston to open Melbourne CBD restaurant Honcho

It's just a sliver of vacant land in Chinatown now. But by September, Adam Liston hopes to be grilling yakitori in his new restaurant Honcho.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Mon Apr 25 09:15:00 EST 2016

Last chance to enter Young Chef of the Year Award

If you are a chef under 30 with a passion for making a difference to Sydney's culinary landscape then you have until this Friday, April 29, to enter the race for the Josephine Pignolet Award.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 25 00:15:00 EST 2016

The Cook's Grocer starts delivering meal kits in Canberra

Photo: The Cook's Grocer

Canberrans who want to cook but don't want the hassle of shopping to a recipe have another meal kit option available. 

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Fri Apr 22 11:28:19 EST 2016

Just Open: Zero Gradi gelateria, Brunswick East

Tasty treat: The tricolour margherita-inspired gelato.

Award-winning pizza maker Johnny di Francesco churns out a margherita-inspired flavour at his new gelateria.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Apr 21 16:06:00 EST 2016

Soul Burger's 'joke' Plantbased Disgrace vegan freakshake burger is now a bestseller

Soul Burger vegan plant-based Amit Tewari

Soul Burger's parody of a 'hipster burger' started as a prank - but it's become so popular that it's now on the menu.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Thu Apr 21 15:59:05 EST 2016

Just Open: MADE by MakMak & Bakedown Cakery, Sydney CBD

A tray of Bakedown Cakery's cupcakes, which span flavours such as lychee raspberry and rose, cookies and cream and pandan and coconut.

Sydney's macaron masters, MakMak, are collaborating with the Instagram-reigning Bakedown Cakery on a new Sydney store.

Food News | Lee Tran Lam | Thu Apr 21 15:43:11 EST 2016

Espresso: Piccolo

Get a taste of Asia this Sunday at the Immigration Museum's Feast Asia festival. Filipino barbecue BBQ from Hoy Pinoy , Taiwanese street food from Ghost Kitchen and Vietnamese coffee by Super Duper...

Food News | Nola James | Wed Apr 20 16:39:26 EST 2016

Espresso: Cafe pioneers turn back time

On Thursday, a bowl of spaghetti bolognese at Marios will cost $4.50 – owners Mario Maccarone and Mario De Pasquale will reprint the menu at 1986 prices to mark three decades of the...

Food News | Nola James | Wed Apr 20 16:30:02 EST 2016

Melbourne seafood restaurant The Atlantic set to open in Dubai

Expanding: The Atlantic is opening in Dubai.

Donovan Cooke is bringing his seafood restaurant concept to a ritzy shopping centre in Dubai.

Food News | Nola James | Wed Apr 20 16:16:03 EST 2016

Shuki and Louisa to open Very Good Falafel in Brunswick

Louisa Allan and Shuki Rosenboim are to open Very Good Falafel in  Brunswick in May.

After three years hawking their dips, sauces and falafel wraps at Melbourne's farmers' markets, pals Shuki Rosenboim and Louisa Allan – Shuki and Louisa – are set to open a falafel bar...

Food News | Matt Holden | Wed Apr 20 16:08:04 EST 2016

Just Open: Latin Foods and Wines, Deer Park

Chacarero sandwich at Latin Foods and Wines in Deer Park.

Sunshine South American cafe-slash-food-store-slash-bottle-shop relocates to Deer Park. Don't miss the chacarero sandwich.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Apr 20 10:28:17 EST 2016