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Fat Duck Melbourne closes and flies home

Snail porridge at Fat Duck restaurant. PIC SUPPLIED.

Switch off the "sound of the sea" - Heston Blumenthal is leaving the country. For now.

Food News | Callan Boys | Mon Aug 17 14:05:18 EST 2015

Just Open: Fried and Tasty, Brunswick East

Fried chicken and waffles at FAT (Fried and Tasty).

The pair behind Two Little Pigs charcuterie cafe open a 'healthy' fried chicken joint.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Aug 17 11:58:06 EST 2015

Just Open: Master, Surry Hills

Raw clams with pickled honeydew melon and smoked bonito mayo at Master.

Master serves up a playful and adventurous twist on Chinese comfort flavours.

Food News | Tang Li | Fri Aug 14 14:20:05 EST 2015

First look at Fitzroy's five-level dining destination, 127 Brunswick Street

Gyoza at Ichi Ni in St Kilda.

Multi-zoned dining destination at the Old Colonial Inn will include Ichi Ni Nana Izakaya, sushi bar, hawker food hall, rooftop bar and more.

Food News | Simone Egger | Fri Aug 14 11:25:55 EST 2015

Brisbane's Bubbles Bath-House to become a bar and bistro

Damian Griffiths at the Bubbles site.

Damian Griffiths is opening a bar and French bistro in one of the Fortitude Valley's most notorious venues.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Aug 13 19:05:06 EST 2015

Just Open: Heartbreaker Bar by the Everleigh team, Melbourne CBD

Bottle negroni cocktail at Heartbreaker Bar.

Beers, bourbon and Bennie and the Jets. The Everleigh bar team open a good times rock bar.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Aug 13 14:04:41 EST 2015

Johnny Di Francesco to open Zero Gradi gelateria and Essendon 400 Gradi pizzeria

Gelato with 'panna' (whipped cream).

Melbourne's champion pizza maker is opening a gelateria and a third 400 Gradi restaurant.

Food News | Tang Li | Thu Aug 13 10:19:33 EST 2015 a finalist at the 2015 PANPA awards has been named a finalist in the 2015 PANPA Newspaper of the Year awards.

Food News | Emma Brancatisano | Wed Aug 12 14:40:56 EST 2015

Just Open: Mavis the Grocer, Abbotsford

Pikelets with sweet ricotta, strawberries and honeycomb at Mavis the Grocer in Abbotsford.

Lazerpig pizzeria owners transform a corner store into a sustainable grocer slash cafe.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Aug 12 13:48:55 EST 2015

Just Open: Welcome to Thornbury food truck park

Melbourne's first permanent food truck park opens this Friday.

Food News | Ellen Seah | Wed Aug 12 11:21:54 EST 2015

Pod Food chef Matt Breis serves home-grown produce for patrons in Pialligo

Roast portobello mushroom, kale goat's cheese mousse and mushroom cream.

Susan Parsons meets Matt Breis, head chef at Pod Food, who embraces the kitchen garden ethos for patrons.

Food News,Cook | Susan Parsons | Tue Aug 11 23:45:00 EST 2015

How to grow herbs, vegies and flowers on balconies in Canberra

No garden or land to grow your own produce? Here's how you can reap a flavoursome and colourful harvest from your balcony.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Aug 11 23:45:00 EST 2015

How to eat out: Hot tips from LA food critic Jonathan Gold

Jonathan Gold began writing about food for the <i>LA Weekly</i> in 1984.

There's no pathway to becoming a restaurant critic but if you were to build one, you probably wouldn't think of reconstructing Jonathan Gold's life.

Food News | Dani Valent | Tue Aug 11 10:00:00 EST 2015

Banc chef Paul Camilleri opens Eat Burger in Cronulla

Newbie: Eat Burger in Cronulla.

The opening of Eat Burger in Cronulla has put Paul Camilleri in an exclusive club.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EST 2015

Alexandria restaurant Vicinity closes after three years

Cooh in North Curl Curl will take over the site occupied by Vicinity.

Vicinity restaurant shut its doors on the weekend, a rare food venue closure in booming Alexandria.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EST 2015

Winner of the Electrolux Australian Young Waiter 2015

Bentley Restaurant & Bar certainly isn't short of young talent to fuel expansion.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EST 2015

Melbourne cocktail bar Black Pearl gets a polish

Award-winning Brunswick Street bar reopens after a major refurb.

Food News | Simone Egger | Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EST 2015

Lee Ho Fook moves to Melbourne CBD

Tea-smoked eggs at Lee Ho Fook.

Victor Liong heads for the city lights.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EST 2015

Avalon surf club rides a new wave of dining options

Ice-cream at Avalon on the Beach.

Sydney restaurateurs continue to achieve what most house hunters can't, elbowing their way into affordable real estate in prized locations.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EST 2015

Taylor's rooftop bar lifts the lid on Sydney's Republic Hotel

Sky high: Taylor's at the Republic Hotel.

Sydney's rooftop bar and food movement has a new pin-up on the corner of Pitt and Bridge Streets.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EST 2015