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Aubergine tops Canberra Good Food Guide

Ben Willis and Chris Darragh of Aubergine.

Aubergine retains its No. 1 position among Canberra restaurants in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide released this week.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Humble salami the stuff of legend

Cure-all: Festival organisers Olivier David (left) and Marco Finanzio.

Italian tradition comes to the table as the Salami Festa puts Melbourne's amateur salami makers to the test.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

The year's ten best dishes

The Pearl

From fanciful to fabulous, these were the defining dishes of the Guide's dining year.

Food News | Terry Durack | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

The second helping awards

Pan-fried crab and pork buns from New Shanghai, Ashfield.

The Guide's reviewers have trawled the state in the name of research. They give out a few extra gongs of their own.

Food News | | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

The SMH Good Food Guide 2014: The year that keeps on giving

As the team from Mr Wong was toasting last night's best new restaurant win, across town the next batch of contenders were polishing cutlery and ironing out glitches as their own opening dates loomed.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

East, west, home-grown's best

James Viles

In the race to capture freshness and flavour and put it on the plate with the shortest possible time between harvest and dinner, country restaurateurs win hands down.

Food News | Barbara Sweeney | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Sydney bars with seriously good nosh

Mary's in Newtown.

A bowl of Nobbys nuts used to be as far as fine dining went in most Sydney's bars. Oh, how the times have changed.

Food News | Rachel Olding | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2014: Preserving the natural order

James Viles sources as locally as he can for his Bowral gastrodome and Regional Restaurant of the year, Biota Dining.

Food News | Terry Durack | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

A weekend in the life of a Good Food Guide reviewer

Joanna Saville

Good Food Guide reviewing season is well under way. We have about 40 reviewers booking in, and chowing down, at restaurants across Sydney and around the state.

Food News | Joanna Savill | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2014: the wine awards

Biota Dining in Bowral.

Wine lists are no longer just wine lists. Matching degustation drinks increasingly include great beers, Japanese sakes, quality ciders and even fruit juices.

Food News | Huon Hooke | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Sydney's hottest dining trends

Mary's in Newtown. The Maryburger

More than 600 reviews in this year's Good Food Guide reveal the restaurants, bars and trends we’re loving.

Food News | Joanna Savill | Tue Sep 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2014: Good Food Under $30 Best Bar with Food

Tapavino is serious about food, serious about plonk and really serious about sherry.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Sep 03 00:17:33 EST 2013

Chefs in the frame

Victorian entrant to Shoot the Chef competition, Bin Duty, by

Entries are pouring in for the Good Food Month Shoot the Chef photography competition.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Spice up your delight during Good Food Month

Good Food Month is amping up, with high-profile events being announced ahead of the November 1 start.

Food News | Bites | Tue Sep 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Pitfalls of being 'best new restaurant'

Scott-Pickett--right--and-J

As the dust settled after last week's Good Food Guide awards, some of the winners were learning to manage the new attention winning an award brings.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Thought that counts at South Yarra cafe

Missy Higgins to sing at Food for Thought.

Profits from South Yarra's Final Step cafe will help feed the poor in Buenos Aires.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Learn to cook like they do in the Deep South

Gramercy Bistro in Prahran for The Serve column. Dish-fried chicken ribs. 29 August 2013.
The Age Mmag. Photo:EDDIE JIM.

Casey Wall, of Rockwell & Sons to host a fried-chicken masterclass.

Food News | Bites | Tue Sep 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Top hats and tales at Sydney Good Food Guide awards

Daily Life essay on Guillaume at Bennelong restaurant, Sydney Opera House. 
Photo: Edwina Pickles. 
4th July 2013.

Sydney's Guillaume at Bennelong has been elevated to three chef's hats in the new Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2014.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Boss loses out in Heston Blumenthal bet

Heston Blumenthal.

Martin Spedding, owner of Mornington Peninsula restaurant Ten Minutes by Tractor, made a bet with his top staff last year that if they were awarded two hats in The Age Good Food Guide 2013 he would...

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Fresh now

Forage for wild stinging nettles - they're a tasty ingredient for soups, pasta and risottos.

Food News | | Mon Sep 02 23:59:45 EST 2013