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Lunch off the menu at Quay

Closing for mid-week lunches: Peter Gilmore of Quay.

Peter Gilmore's spin-off bistro is still on the cards, but diners booked for lunch are about to get bumped.

Food News | Short black | Mon May 26 23:34:07 EST 2014

Riley Street Cafe pulls $2.50 coffee

Riley Street Cafe

They said the $2.50 coffee wouldn't last in Sydney - and they were right.

Food News | Short black | Mon May 26 23:25:59 EST 2014

Aboutlife Marketplace heads to Double Bay


The 100-seat cafe joins a growing posse of operators riding into the suburb.

Food News | Short black | Mon May 26 23:15:09 EST 2014

Mystery ingredient at Devon Cafe


What's that strange item on Zach Tan's new menu?

Food News | Short black | Mon May 26 23:03:56 EST 2014

Cooma garden secrets revealed by the Robertsons


Mark and Helen Robertson live on a large block in north Cooma, where they have been for 20 years.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Mon May 26 17:04:35 EST 2014

Planting fruit trees in Canberra region


Winter is the best time to start planning your fruit tree planting, but beware poor drainage, writes Owen Pidgeon.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Mon May 26 15:35:47 EST 2014

Vivid festival 2014: best places to eat and drink

Porteno's char-grilled skirt steak.

The best spots in Sydney to eat, drink and watch the Vivid light show.

Food News | Callan Boys | Mon May 26 13:37:50 EST 2014

Two Birds Brewing and Rockwell and Sons team up in Spotswood

From left: Jayne Lewis, Casey Wall and Danielle Allen.

Crew from Smith Street diner Rockwell and Sons will look after the food at Two Birds Brewing's new nest.

Food News | Espresso | Mon May 26 09:42:58 EST 2014

Mangia! - A taste of Italy


Teresa Oates and Angela Villella share their secrets in their cookbook Mangia! Mangia! Gatherings.

Good Food,Food News | | Sun May 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Gerard's Bar opens off James Street

From left: Owners Katie Moubarak, Ben Williamson, Elie Moubarak and Johnny Moubarak at Gerard's Bar.

Gerard's Bistro's new sibling, a bar with 'vegan charcuterie', launches across the laneway from the bistro.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 23 15:03:42 EST 2014

Longtime Thai restaurant to open in Fortitude Valley

Thai-style fish cakes.

New eatery boasts a south-east Asian menu, an alleyway entrance and an interior decked out in kooky Thai ephemera.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 23 11:02:29 EST 2014

Art Deco-inspired Italian cafe Marchetti to open in Brisbane

Owner Michael Makras inside Marchetti.

Optometrist opens a stylish new Italian cafe/wine bar in the elegant Tattersall's Arcade.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 23 09:52:40 EST 2014

Vegan food for blokes


What's the perfect way to test drive a new vegan cookbook? A night in with the rugby league.

Food News | Tim Hoar | Wed May 21 11:53:05 EST 2014

Morsels: Max Brenner at Nishi and Instagram love


Max Brenner is opening another Canberra store, this time in the Nishi building in the NewActon neighbourhood.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Wed May 21 09:21:10 EST 2014

How to make steak tartare


The Canberra Times has been thick with post-budget analysis, so here's a rare treat that's easy on the wallet.

Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue May 20 15:37:37 EST 2014

Just open: The Swanson, Erskineville

The Swanson

British Inner-West Indies is the theme of choice at Erskineville's latest addition, The Swanson.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue May 20 14:43:40 EST 2014

Andrew McConnell opens French-inspired wine bar Luxembourg

Andrew McConnell and Chris Watson.

Restaurateur opens wine bar in the former Golden Fields site in St Kilda, two weeks after opening Supernormal in CBD.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 20 08:21:27 EST 2014

Trends: Pop-ups take root in Melbourne

Bedding down: Pop-up ventures such as dining hub Rue & Co are becoming an industry.

Property developers have jumped on the idea of injecting buzz by setting up temporary food concepts.

Food News | Sofia Levin | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

Magic Mountain Saloon opening soon

If it's anything like previous ventures, Camillo Ippoliti's latest CBD venue has 'surefire hit' written all over it.

Food News | Espresso | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014

Bread and Butter Project helps refugees break into baking

Bread and butter

Somprasong and Ma, the first two refugee trainees to enrol in the Bread and Butter Project, are graduating this month after a year-long program of kneading, moulding and baking bread.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue May 20 03:00:00 EST 2014