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New study reveals craving for healthy vending machines

Ever wanted to grab a nutritious meal on the go instead of lining up for that junk food-laden vending machine? You're not alone.

Food News | Tang Li | Thu Jul 16 11:01:50 EST 2015

George Calombaris bans his son from eating McDonald's

George Calombaris at his wholefoods cafe Mastic.

The celebrity chef packs a lunchbox for his son to take to parties at the fast-food chain.

Food News | Annabel Smith | Thu Jul 16 08:52:53 EST 2015

Just open: Middlebar, Darlinghurst

Here's hoping the Middlebar dancefloor is as lively as Lo-Fi's.

The Caribbean hospitality invasion continues with the arrival of this gin-themed Cuban bar.

Food News | Loren Smith | Wed Jul 15 10:48:19 EST 2015

Canberra's 'Freakshakes': Five reasons why we love them

Patissez cafe co-owner Anna Petridis with the four Freakshow shakes she invented.

Phillip Thomson unpicks the Manuka shake madness, learns just how much Nutella is involved and discovers some customers are even happy to share.

Food News | Phillip Thomson | Wed Jul 15 10:33:15 EST 2015

How fermentation inspired Bryan Martin's roast cauliflower recipe


Bryan Martin's investigation into microbes and fermentation of food spawned his roast cauliflower recipe.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Jul 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

It's a matter of survival: ACT group fights to save the honey bee

Save the bees campaigner Julie Armstrong of Duffy displays a basket of bee-friendly winter-flowering plants.

There's more to bees than just honey. Susan Parsons explains why Julie Armstrong has started the ACT for Bees group.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jul 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Owen Pidgeon: How to grow the best raspberries in Canberra

Raspberries are always a welcome addition to the kitchen.

Owen Pidgeon shares his raspberry-growing tips and a supreme raspberry pancake recipe.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Jul 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Cooking Circles in Canberra: How to make new friends in the kitchen

Women cooking together can help build friendships.

There's plenty to share at a Cooking Circle where women gather to cook, talk about food and make new connections.

Food News,Cook | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jul 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Jinghong Zhang: Canberra academic's book traces the story of Chinese puer tea

Jinghong Zhang:

Canberra academic Jinghong Zhang charts the social history of pu'er tea.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jul 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

The Grand Duk set to revamp Sydney's Grosvenor Place

On the menu: The naked duck burger.

Sydney's CBD is set to welcome a new dining option to Grosvenor Place.

Food News | Emma Brancatisano | Tue Jul 14 17:44:55 EST 2015

Why supermarket soft drink prices are dropping

Coca-Cola products dropped 11 per cent in price during the June quarter.

Cheap soft drink prices at Australian supermarkets could be set to continue, as Coca-Cola slashes prices to help its new product Coke Life gain traction, a new report suggests.

Food News | Patrick Hatch | Tue Jul 14 17:03:28 EST 2015

Just Open: The Village Inn, Paddington

'The bonnie lass' with chicken breast, lemon, braised kippers and olive jus.

A new colonial pub aims to whisk customers back to Paddington's old-world glory.

Food News | Emma Brancatisano | Tue Jul 14 15:38:19 EST 2015

Chef profile: Damien Brassel

The Urban Purveyor Group's corporate executive chef Damien Brassel.

Damien Brassel's quest for quality and innovation brings new ideas to the plate at the Urban Purveyor Group's stable of restaurants.

Food News | | Tue Jul 14 13:24:08 EST 2015

Huxtaburger pops up in Sydney

Melbourne's Huxtaburger is coming to Sydney for one weekend, and one weekend only.

Food News | Emma Brancatisano | Tue Jul 14 12:58:47 EST 2015

Shane Delia to open Collingwood kebab shop Biggie Smalls

Chef Shane Delia.

The Maha chef's hip-hop kebab shop is slated to open in December.

Food News | Roslyn Grundy | Tue Jul 14 12:20:23 EST 2015

Woollahra's Pinbone to close

Pinbone's much-loved bacon, maple and pumpkin tart.

The brunch and dinner spot is closing down. But its bacon, maple and pumpkin brunch tart will ride again.

Food News | Callan Boys | Tue Jul 14 10:13:07 EST 2015

Japan's best sets up for night at Attica in Gelinaz! global chef shuffle

Don't swap. Shuffle. As Ben Shewry headed for In de Wulf, in Belgium, Japan's Yoshihiro Narisawa moved in to Attica.

Food News | Joanna Savill | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Dim sum chef moves to Mr Wong

Eric Koh during his stint at Tim Ho Wan.

Merivale has snared another chef from the international Hakkasan restaurant group.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

The Old Castlemaine Woollen Mill reborn as food precinct

Das Kaffeehaus cafe in the Old Wool Mill development in Castlemaine.

The 100-year-old chimney at Castlemaine's former Woollen Mills is working again, but today it's puffing out gentle plumes from roasting coffee.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Singapore chef to open Gavroche in Sydney

David Thompson recently opened Long Chim in Singapore.

Frederic Colin from Brasserie Gavroche is set to open a restaurant in Chippendale.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jul 14 00:00:00 EST 2015