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From fast food to fine dining: NSW Maccas to offer table service in world first trial Mc Donalds. McDonalds Franchise owners Katie and Glenn dwarte, rear with James Dwarte and Renee Rodrigues, who are sampling the new plated McDonald service, at Mc Donalds Warilla, a world first trial at the warilla Restaurant 5 February 2013.pic Dave Tease DJT story Greg Ellis..

McDonald's Warilla is the first Maccas outlet in the world to offer plates, cutlery and table service with its dine-in meals.

Food News | Greg Ellis | Wed Feb 06 11:03:35 EST 2013

Sydney chef scopes mezze bar in NY

New Yorkers will soon be tucking into modern Turkish concocted by a Sydney chef.

Food News | Short black | Wed Feb 06 10:37:24 EST 2013

In the Conservatory

Sunday. The National Arboretum Canberra Opening Festival. The Village Centre building. February 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

Janet Jeffs has embraced the current obsession with grilling, bringing in a Japanese robata charcoal grill as the menu centrepiece at her new restaurant, the Conservatory at the National Arboretum.

Food News | | Wed Feb 06 09:23:02 EST 2013

Outsourcing Valentine’s Day

Looking for special Valentine's treat for your loved one? A bunch of restaurants have Valentine’s menus.

Food News | | Wed Feb 06 09:20:15 EST 2013

Honey cider

The Old Cheese Factory at Riedsdale has bottled 50 bottles of melomel, which is a mead that contains fruit.

Food News | | Wed Feb 06 09:20:15 EST 2013

Firth a finalist

Canberra apprentice Rosie Firth is a finalist in a national cheffing competition, Proud to be a Chef.

Food News | | Wed Feb 06 09:20:15 EST 2013

Garden assiette

Grazing at Gundaroo is celebrating the bounty of its vegetable garden this month with a ‘‘garden assiette’’ menu.

Food News | | Wed Feb 06 09:20:15 EST 2013

A week of food crazy

Live sea urchin

"What are we doing?! 'We can still turn around and get them." We're overcome with guilt at travelling without the kids for the first time.

Eat Out,Food News | Paddock to plate | Wed Feb 06 03:00:00 EST 2013

Nursery life doesn't take its Toll

FOOD AND WINE: Fiona Toll in the family's private vegetable garden at Rodney's nursery Pialligo, Canberra. 23rd January 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

The Toll family has lived in picturesque Pialligo for 38 years.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed Feb 06 03:00:00 EST 2013

Summer's stone age


We have just had visitors from Sydney in search of early apples and sun-ripened peaches.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Wed Feb 06 03:00:00 EST 2013

Honour, respect and table manners

Chinese tea beside chopsticks.

According to a Chinese parable, an old man on his death bed asks a wise man, ''What is the difference between heaven and hell?'' The wise man takes him to see both.

Eat Out,Food News | | Tue Feb 05 18:02:04 EST 2013

Wiener boys up the food truck ante

Massive Wieners Rollin' Diner.

Plenty has been written about the food truck battle for supremacy but now there's a clear winner for the title of "Melbourne's biggest".

Food News | Bites | Tue Feb 05 14:20:20 EST 2013

Restaurants strike out over after-hours drinks

Three Sydney CBD restaurants have been fined $1100 each for operating outside approved trading hours.

Food News | Esther Han | Tue Feb 05 14:15:20 EST 2013

Meera Freeman launches culinary tour of Vietnam

Meera Freeman Vietnam tour.

Meera Freeman, chef, cooking teacher, tour leader, writer and author cooks thit heo kho, a traditional Vietnamese dish for Tet.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Tue Feb 05 07:00:10 EST 2013

Kitchen Spy: Nahji Chu

Rice paper roll queen Nahji Chu.

Laotian-born restaurateur and caterer Nahji Chu is best known as Miss Chu, the queen of rice paper rolls.

Food News | Stephanie Clifford-Smith | Tue Feb 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

In season

Achacha fruit

Tart-sweet achachas are at their best right now.

Food News | Robin Powell | Mon Feb 04 23:59:08 EST 2013

Short black

New York style bagel

No more "round bread", real New York style bagels are coming to Sydney.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 04 23:59:56 EST 2013

Steel Bar & Grill sold

Steel Bar and Grill, Carrington Street, Sydney has taken lots of measures to minimise noise. SMH News/Good Living. 15 April 2011. Photo by Simon Alekna.

Steel Bar & Grill, the city-centre restaurant with an extravagant Michael McCann design, has been sold.

Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 04 23:59:56 EST 2013

New York bagel purist fills hole in market

New York style bagel

No more "round bread", real New York style bagels are coming to Sydney.

Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 04 23:59:56 EST 2013

Secrets of a dumpling master


Dumplings are like kung-fu – there's no shortcuts to mastering the technique.

Eat Out,Food News | Nina Rousseau | Mon Feb 04 22:00:20 EST 2013