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Three Blue Ducks opens Byron Bay venture

The Farm: Three Blue Ducks' new venture in Byron Bay.

The Three Blue Ducks team has flown to the country.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015

Friggitoria brings Italian street food to Kings Cross

Flavio Tosolini, chef at Mosman's Fourth Village Providore has opened Friggitoria, a piccolo-sized Italian street food venue on Bayswater Road.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015

Crown Street Fish Shop offers 'blessed hot cross barra burger'

Praise the Lord: It's no sin to feast on this burger.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015

The Public to deliver semi-Scandi feel to Cammeray

The owners of The Laneway and tapas eatery Ms Miller go Public in Cammeray.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015

Wilbur's Place chef Adam Lord joins The Roosevelt

And Alex Lynn takes the helm at Wilbur's at Llankelly Place.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: Transformer vegetarian restaurant, Fitzroy

Pan-fried ricotta dumplings at Transformer.

Vegie Bar's sibling takes vegetarian food to a higher plane.

Food News | Just Open | Mon Mar 30 22:15:00 EST 2015

Little Brooklyn in Kingston to open to 1am

261113 News Photo:Emma Allen/Marlborough Express/Fairfax NZ. Air New Zealand Wine Awards tasting of its 2013 trophy gold and silver winning wines at Marlborough Vintners Hotel. File image, hand holding wine glass. Sparkling wine tasting, drinking.

Welcome news for late-night diners - Little Brooklyn in Kingston's Green Square has extended its openings on Fridays and Saturdays.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 30 17:14:28 EST 2015

River Cottage Australia chef Paul West visits Canberra for ANU event

<i>River Cottage Australia</i> chef Paul West will be in the capital on Wednesday, April 8.

Grab a bite to eat with River Cottage Australia chef Paul West, who is heading to Canberra on Wednesday, April 8

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 30 16:38:57 EST 2015

Danny Russo creates paddock-to-plate menu for Marble & Grain in Braddon

Paddock-to-plate push for Marble & Grain in Braddon.

Former hatted chef Danny Russo has been revamping the menu of Marble & Grain, the Braddon hotel restaurant on Mort Street.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 30 16:07:49 EST 2015

Melbourne city council considers smoking ban for outdoor dining areas

The popular Lygon Street dining strip is inculded in the council's boundary.

Smoking may be banished from outdoor dining areas in the City of Melbourne, forcing smokers away from the table for their post-meal puff.

Food News | Lucy Battersby | Mon Mar 30 11:46:51 EST 2015

Jamie Oliver brings his healthy food revolution to Australia

Jamie Oliver.

The revolution is coming - and it will be armed with a wooden spoon.

Food News | Daisy Dumas | Sun Mar 29 16:40:04 EST 2015

Chef Andrew McConnell to open Meatsmith boutique butcher in Collingwood

Chef Andrew McConnell (left) and butcher Troy Wheeler.

Restaurateur Andrew McConnell is branching out of the kitchen, opening a wholesale and retail speciality shop.

Food News | Espresso | Fri Mar 27 11:46:33 EST 2015

Just Open: Tim Ho Wan, Chatswood, Sydney

Vermicelli Roll with pig's liver is one of the 'Big Four Heavenly Kings'.

Attention Sydney dumpling fans. Michelin-starred dim sum chain Tim Ho Wan opens its first Sydney store in Chatswood this weekend.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Mar 27 09:04:42 EST 2015

Just Open: Pizzeria Violetta, Kenmore

Margherita pizza at Pizzeria Violetta in Kenmore.

Chinese eatery Sichuan Bang Bang welcomes a new Italian neighbour (and brother).

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Wed Mar 25 13:27:41 EST 2015

Low-calorie rice cooked up by scientists

Low-calories rice.

Scientists find a way to halve the number of calories absorbed by the body.

Food News | Sarah Knapton | Wed Mar 25 09:01:21 EST 2015

Just Open: Walk Don't Run organic cafe, Armadale

Chia pudding at Walk Don't Run.

The dynamic duo behind Prana Chai tea and East Bentleigh cafe the Merchants Guild unveil their new venture.

Food News | Leanne Clancey | Wed Mar 25 08:55:25 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon's Loriendale orchard marks 25 years


Loriendale Orchard, which grows 120 varieties of apples from more than 20 countries, will have an open day on March 28 to celebrate 25 years.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Mar 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Ainslie Primary School organic garden celebrates five years

A band of volunteers have nurtured a kitchen garden ethos at Ainslie Primary School, which will celebrate five years of growth with an open day.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Mar 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Top restaurants count the cost of 'paddock-to-plate', banish menus

Pure South restaurant owner Philip Kennedy re-defines the paddock-to-plate trend sourcing all his produce from the one state.

The increasing focus on provenance of ingredients in Australia's top restaurants is prompting owners to absorb extra costs or banish menus.

Food News | Lucille Keen | Tue Mar 24 12:13:43 EST 2015

Neutral Bay restaurant Enopizzeria closing down

The rash of restaurant closures continues in this northside suburb.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 24 00:00:00 EST 2015