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Prahran market makeover

At Prahran Market.

Changes are afoot at the beloved Prahran Market.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 08:05:48 EST 2013

Van man spreads magic

Michael Ibrahim.

Owner of Soul Kitchen espresso vans and Woodfired Pizza Truck opens first cafe that isn't on wheels

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 07:51:44 EST 2013

Cheeseman Studd reinvents the wheel

Will Studd.

A French raw-milk cheese hits local shops.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 07:49:31 EST 2013

Flavours of the season

Dan Hunter's garden salad.

Is there a chef's competition we haven't heard about yet, or is it just the desire to express as many seasonal flavours at once on a plate that is at the core of some interesting dishes popping up?

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 28 07:49:46 EST 2013

It's ciao for Bentley and Chow for Claude's

afr life and leisure 18th October 2012 photo by Louise kennerley brent savage, chef The Bentley

Twin-toqued Bentley Restaurant & Bar will close its doors in Surry Hills in August, but is looking for a CBD site.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 28 03:00:00 EST 2013

A breath of fresh flair

Blue food like these blueberries, also blackberries, eggplant and grapes help to improve urinary tract health, memory function and help with aging issues. (Kim Kim Foster-Tobin/The State/MCT)

David Wolfe has a habit of giving an answer the opposite of what is expected. Ask him about the neo-raw-food movement, and he describes it as ''ancient, old and nothing new''.

Food News | Esther Han | Tue May 28 03:00:00 EST 2013

Ocean treat to sink your teeth into

Neil Perry fish dish. photo supplied

Ten years ago, Patagonia toothfish conjured images of illegal fishing and endangered species.

Food News | Sue Bennett | Tue May 28 03:00:00 EST 2013

Fruits of the sea

An unusual Japanese delicacy is making waves on our fine dining tables.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue May 28 03:00:00 EST 2013

In season now

Good Food - Jill Dupleix - Hot Food. Brussel Sprouts. Teusday 14th May 2013. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH GOOD FOOD 130514

Brussels sprouts are wonderfully versatile little brassicas

Food News | Robin Powell | Tue May 28 03:00:00 EST 2013

Beyond green: Workplace is the new buzzword

Story by: Justine Costigan
Photo: Ken Irwin KEN 23rd May 2013 The Age. Good Food site
Architect Rebecca Daff at her firms roof garden at 259 Collins St.

Rooftop beehives, communal composting and office veggie gardens: what is your workplace doing about food sustainability?

Food News | Justine Costigan | Mon May 27 12:45:10 EST 2013

Prahran to get Huxtaburger fix

The Denise burger from the Huxtaburger in Fitzroy for a story on best burgers in town. 24 February 2012.
The Age Epicure. Photo:EDDIE JIM.

A larger version of the winning Collingwood burger join will open south-side in October.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Mon May 27 11:16:19 EST 2013

Barista champ full of beans

The Age, News.World Barista Championships Judges Michael Yung , Amber Fox and Gloria Pedroza during judging.

Melburnians may be obsessed with coffee but the hometown advantage was not enough for St Ali's Matt Perger to be crowned the World Barista Champion.

Food News | Matt Holden | Mon May 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Jaffles and rissoles do battle against sliders and dogs

Sweetwater Inn

The trend for New York-style eateries - think Mexican food trucks and American dive bars that serve sliders and corn dogs - may not be over just yet, but a new food trend is taking off in Melbourne...

Food News | Rachel Wells | Sun May 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Grande opening

The Grand Caffe.

A new cafe housed in a shipping container opened last week in Northgate and already locals, commuters and cabbies are taking advantage of the early opening hours to nab themselves a coffee and a spot...

Food News | Graze | Fri May 24 16:37:09 EST 2013

Wild west meets 1920s Pigalle bar

Lefty's old time music hall on Caxton street in Paddington.

Baroona Hall will re-open as Lefty's Old Time Music hall next month.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 24 10:31:40 EST 2013

More dumplings for Paddington

pork shu mai, Happy Little Dumplings

Happy Little Dumplings is joining the recently opened Steamed with the opening of a Paddington branch.

Food News | Graze | Thu May 23 13:29:40 EST 2013

Gatsby star shares his Sydney coffee haunts

Tobey Maguire.

Tobey Maguire shone a spotlight on two Sydney cafes at the premiere of The Great Gatsby.

Food News | Bites | Thu May 23 13:06:00 EST 2013

Wine masterclass to take a tour through history

Red wine.

On Monday it'll be hard to move in Brisbane without running into some of the best know names in Australian contemporary wine making.

Food News | Graze | Wed May 22 15:12:50 EST 2013

More money in fish and chips, says top restaurateur

Quay Restaurant

Sydney's Otto Ristorante and three-hat Quay restaurant would make a "lot more money" if converted to fish and chip shops, general manager John Fink says.

Food News | Sue Bennett | Wed May 22 13:31:10 EST 2013

Don't wine, just take the plunge

Frank van de Loo skydiving with Curtis Morton from Canberra Skydive
pic supplied Mount Majury winery

He felt "like a scared dog running from a growling bear" ...

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue May 21 16:16:44 EST 2013