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MasterChef's Gary Mehigan faces possible elimination challenge


MasterChef judge Gary Mehigan is facing his own foodie challenge with several rivals vying to oust him from his Moonee Ponds Boathouse restaurant.

Food News | Sue Hewitt | Mon Sep 08 00:15:00 EST 2014

Jamie Oliver to open Jamie's Trattoria in Church Street mall

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With a motor scooter affixed to an outside awning, Jamie's Trattoria is aiming to bring a version of his Italian-style eating to Sydney's west.

Food News | Heath Gilmore | Sun Sep 07 00:15:00 EST 2014

Napthine has 'no problem' with eggs from caged hens

Battery Hens

Premier Denis Napthine has angered animal rights groups by saying he has no objection to eggs from caged hens, if the birds have "appropriate welfare conditions".

Food News | Richard Willingham | Fri Sep 05 12:02:34 EST 2014

Weet-Bix goes gluten-free

Gluten-free Weet-Bix

The poster-child for gluten-rich breakfasts has added a gluten-free version to its stable.

Food News | Megan Johnston | Fri Sep 05 10:09:20 EST 2014

Lactose, gluten, nuts: how top chefs are catering to food intolerances

Lettuce leaf on a plate.

The increasing prevalence of food intolerances has prompted chefs to rewrite their menus.

Food News | Paul Best | Thu Sep 04 15:53:01 EST 2014

Why Heston Blumenthal chose Melbourne over New York for his Fat Duck move

Melbourne-bound: Heston Blumenthal is bringing the Fat Duck to Crown casino.

British chef Heston Blumenthal considered New York City before opting to relocate his Fat Duck restaurant to Melbourne's Crown casino.

Food News | Richard Vines | Thu Sep 04 10:13:57 EST 2014

'Noma diet': Foraged foods could promote weight loss


Eating at the world's best restaurant has more than just culinary benefits, according to new research.

Food News | Laura Donnelly | Thu Sep 04 09:24:47 EST 2014

Aquaponics: Edwina Robinson shares her secrets


Edwina Robinson, a landscape architect who resides in O'Connor, has dipped her toes into something very different.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Corned brisket beats boring silverside


Why bother purchasing a nitrate-laced product when you can make a wholesome brisket, asks Bryan Martin.

Cook,Food News | Bryan Martin | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's best restaurants for 2015 revealed in the Good Food Guide

Two newcomers have made it into the top ranks of Canberra's restaurants: Temporada and Capitol Bar and Grill.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Baby carrots: How to grow them in Canberra


They may be small, but baby carrots are full of goodness and worth the effort to nurture, writes Owen Pidgeon.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Sep 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Next Hotel Brisbane pays homage to 70s favourite Lennon's

The new Next Hotel on Queen Street is going back to the future with its onsite restaurant.

Food News | Graze | Tue Sep 02 15:38:17 EST 2014

Mustang Bar becomes Woolly Mammoth Alehouse

Mammoth venture: Lachlan Bird inside the space.

Lachlan Bird of Lock & Load is transforming the massive Fortitude Valley space into an entertainment venue with 31 craft beers on tap.

Food News | Graze | Tue Sep 02 15:38:14 EST 2014

Donovans fire damage estimate revised to $1m

Donovans fire.

The fire damage caused to St Kilda's iconic restaurant Donovans is more than double initial estimates but its owners are hoping to reopen by December.

Food News | Deborah Gough | Tue Sep 02 11:05:00 EST 2014

Morsels: Bryan Martin's wine gong, Eighty/twenty opens, new home for Sweet Bones


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

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 02 10:33:52 EST 2014

Eastern European restaurant The Crimean changes hands

The vareniki with sour cream and fresh horse radish dish from Crimean.

A beer garden and a cigar bar: That's what the new owners of North Melbourne's Eastern Euro hub have planned.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 02 08:04:11 EST 2014

Daddy cool! Father's Day kitchen gift guide

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Gifts to delight dad, gramps or the man of the moment this Father's Day.

Food News | Sarah Wormwell | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Mama's Buoi, Melbourne GPO

Mama's Buoi features a modern Vietnamese menu.

Roll'd founders transform the space that once housed Ramen Ya into a bright, modern Vietnamese eatery.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

A foodies' guide to Chinatown, Melbourne

Dumplings at HuTong.

Take a tour of Melbourne's historic strip and find dumplings, cocktails, Sichuan and more.

Food News | Nola James | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Profile: Aaron Turner goes from the frying pan to the fire

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 30:  Chef Aaron Turner poses for a photo at his new Nashville-style restaurant Belle's Hot Chicken in Fitzroy on July 30, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Jeffers/Fairfax Media via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Aaron Turner

A heartbroken Aaron Turner found inspiration for his new chicken venture in Nashville.

Food News | Veda Gilbert | Tue Sep 02 03:00:00 EST 2014