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In season now

Asparagus season is starting, but shop carefully; imports lurk.

Food News | Robin Powell | Mon Aug 12 23:43:53 EST 2013

Goodbye Aylesbury, hello Bomba

The Aylesbury.

The Aylesbury is closing at the end of the month to re-open as a more casual venue.

Food News | Espresso | Mon Aug 12 15:00:00 EST 2013

Truffle toastie makes a fleeting bid for Melbourne's best

The Truffle Toastie at Guerilla Espresso in Footscray.

This truffle and three cheese toastie could be Melbourne's best. The catch: it's only available for another week and a half.

Food News | Bites | Mon Aug 12 12:52:58 EST 2013

Soylent pioneer thinks outside the lunch box

A 25-year-old computer scientist invents a new foodstuff which he hopes will change the way we eat.

Food News | Stephen Hutcheon | Sun Aug 11 03:00:00 EST 2013

Himalayan mountain goat on the menu

Traditionally, Queenslanders haven't been big consumers of game, due in part perhaps to our short, mild winters.

Food News | Graze | Fri Aug 09 14:19:16 EST 2013

Park Road fish restaurant to open

Fish roe.

Japanese restaurant Kirei closes, to be replaced by seafood restaurant Fish Roe.

Food News | Graze | Fri Aug 09 14:19:15 EST 2013

Stokehouse a contender for Opera House site?

Sydney Opera House reflected in the windows of the newly refurbished Park Hyatt Hotel at the Rocks in Sydney
Photo MIchele MOssop
27th July 2012

Word is Melbourne venue The Stokehouse is a contender to run a bistro-style operation at the Sydney Opera House's Bennelong site.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 09 14:17:50 EST 2013

Fox Hotel reopens

Fox Hotel.

South Brisbane's The Fox Hotel reopens on Friday after five months of refurbishment – well, at least parts of it.

Food News | Graze | Fri Aug 09 14:04:26 EST 2013

Pawn again: the bar that sells everything

Pawn adn Co.

Two blokes walk into a bar.

Food News | Jessica Wright | Fri Aug 09 13:06:20 EST 2013

Bill Granger tipped as a contender for Opera House site

Bill Granger.

The Sydney Opera House wanted an accessible concept for its Bennelong site. Enter Sydney's king of the ricotta hotcake, Bill Granger.

Food News | Short black | Fri Aug 09 11:54:40 EST 2013

Dan Hunter's successor at Royal Mail Hotel revealed

The Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld.

The three-hatted Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld has a new chef. He is Robin Wickens, who has been running a gourmet provedore in Apollo Bay.

Food News | | Thu Aug 08 16:12:20 EST 2013

Giuseppe, Arnaldo & Sons closes in Crown

Giuseppe Arnaldo & Sons at Crown

Giuseppe, Arnaldo & Sons, the Italian restaurant in Crown that opened under the ownership of two of Australia's highest profile restaurateurs Maurice Terzini and Robert Marchetti, was closed...

Food News | Espresso | Thu Aug 08 12:40:00 EST 2013

Suspended coffees stockpiling in cafes


Almost six months on from the introduction of suspended coffee in Perth, cafe owners are struggling to get the word out to those in need.

Food News | Jillian McHugh | Thu Aug 08 11:31:44 EST 2013

The waffle taco: hola breakfast, adios waistline

Waffle taco.

Scratch the healthy muesli and freshly squeezed orange juice: why not chow down on a calorie-laden taco to start the day?

Food News | | Wed Aug 07 10:43:15 EST 2013

Grounds for expansion

The Grounds at Alexandria

If you had to rate Sydney food queues, The Grounds of Alexandria (pictured) would be in medal contention.

Food News | Short black | Wed Aug 07 09:11:10 EST 2013

A bit of vino with your espresso

Bar Coluzzi in Darlinghurst

Wine tastings at famed Darlinghurst coffee spot Bar Coluzzi, say what?

Food News | Short black | Wed Aug 07 09:11:12 EST 2013

Snack, snap and win

stephen hodges of fish face by Caroline McCredie

Shoot the Chef, Good Food Month's annual photo competition that combines Australia's passion for food and photography, is back for another year.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Wed Aug 07 09:11:08 EST 2013

Ban on alfresco smoking to get trial in CBD lane

Alfresco smoking ban likely to be rolled out in a CBD laneway by October as part of a planned wider crackdown on smoking in outdoor drinking and dining areas in the city.

Food News | Jason Dowling | Wed Aug 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

Getting too big for its roots?

Shoppers buying vegetables at the Mowbray Park Produce stall at the Capital Region Farmers Market.

After almost a decade in operation, it's a case of where to from here for Canberra's booming farmers markets, Fleta Page writes.

Food News | Fleta Page | Wed Aug 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

Going for gold: the $45 cupcake

Crave Cupcakes

The latest creation from Crave Cupcakes is made from Moet champagne and gold dust.

Food News | Bites | Tue Aug 06 16:35:55 EST 2013