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The chain gang: Australian restaurant groups building empires

The wagyu burger from Rockpool.

A growing number of top dining establishments are owned by groups, not single operators, but that doesn't mean we'll see mass production of food - it's just business sense.

Food News | Michael Harden | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mexican eatery Mojo Mama opens in Geelong

Restaurateurs Daniel and Tamara Brehaut have found their mojo, opening Mexican spin-off Mojo Mama two doors up from their Black Bull tapas bar in Moorabool Street.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Panama Dining Room sold

The Collingwood restaurant has quietly changed hands.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Contenders line up for Barangaroo

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Word is there could be new waterside Sydney restaurants from the teams behind Aria and Kitchen by Mike.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

La Brasserie set to close

Sydney is set to lose a little corner of Paris tucked away in Darlinghurst, with Philippe Valet's La Brasserie closing next month.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Bodalla dairy farmers reap capital rewards

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Dairy farmer Sandra McCuaig decided to capitalise on the good name the Bodalla region has for supplying quality food.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Aug 12 00:00:00 EST 2014

Daisuke Sakai replaces Shinichi Maeda as Sake Brisbane head chef

Sake restaurant.

Outgoing Sake head chef Shinichi Maeda has handed over the baton to Daisuke Sakai.

Food News | Graze | Mon Aug 11 10:01:02 EST 2014

More diners booking a table for one

Claire Press

The rise in the number of people living alone, and advances in technology, are increasingly removing the stigma of dining alone.

Food News | Esther Han | Sat Aug 09 00:01:00 EST 2014

Basque bound: Gerald's Bar to open in San Sebastian

Melbourne bar owners Gerald Diffey and Mario Di Ienno have taken over a small restaurant in the coastal Basque town of San Sebastian.

Food News | Espresso | Fri Aug 08 15:29:19 EST 2014

Just open: The Fever Club, Fortitude Valley

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The new bar from Alfred & Constance's Damian Griffiths is filled with 35,000 LED lights that change in time with the music.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Aug 08 15:14:14 EST 2014

Vegetable garden set to open to public at South Bank

Vegie

It's a sign of the times when a formal garden in a public space is replaced with a veggie patch.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Aug 08 14:56:03 EST 2014

Queenslanders shun eating out: survey

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While the rest of the country is eating out, a new survey shows Queenslanders are choosing to eat at home.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Aug 08 12:03:39 EST 2014

Just open: Hopscotch Bar, Braddon

Hopscotch Bar co-owners, Brian Smith, and Nick Parkinson.

The latest addition to Lonsdale Street is ready to throw open its doors.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Fri Aug 08 09:00:00 EST 2014

Menulog offers vouchers to remove bad reviews

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Popular Australian online takeaway service Menulog has come under fire for offering food vouchers to customers to remove negative reviews of restaurants from the internet.

Food News | Esther Han, Saffron Howden | Fri Aug 08 08:47:28 EST 2014

Just open: Bluebonnet Barbecue, Collingwood

Steak and ribs in the smoker at Bluebonnet Barbecue.

After a string of successful pop-ups, Chris Terlikar puts down semi-permanent roots in Collingwood for his Texas-style Bluebonnet Barbecue.

Food News | Veda Gilbert | Thu Aug 07 14:01:18 EST 2014

Aria Brisbane celebrates its fifth birthday

Birthday treat: The complimentary lunchtime dessert.

The restaurant is marking the milestone with a greatest hits dinner hosted by Matt Moran.

Food News | Graze | Thu Aug 07 13:27:23 EST 2014

McDonald's home delivery takes off across Australia

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Nutritionists and health experts have reacted with alarm to news that McDonald's restaurants home delivery service is being expanded across the country following the apparent success of the first...

Food News | Jane Holroyd | Wed Aug 06 08:40:30 EST 2014

Chinese gardens a fertile ground for Canberra region

Chinese market gardens in the Canberra region have a telling history of community spirit.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Aug 05 23:45:00 EST 2014

How to propagate plants in a Canberra winter

Rich rewards can be had in the kitchen if you propagate garden plants and trees now, writes Owen Pidgeon.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Aug 05 23:45:00 EST 2014

Morsels: Good Food Month is about to cook up a storm

A selection of tasty news items from Canberra's food and wine scene.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Aug 05 18:03:09 EST 2014