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Chatswood's Khao Pla to open spin-off Chum Tang

Khao Pla

The cheap and cheerful suburban star will open next month above the railway station in Chatswood.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

New Orleans Mardi Gras: Fat Tuesday events in Melbourne

Girl with the Gris Gris at Ding Dong Lounge is hosting a New Orleans-inspired buffet.

Grab a costume and your appetite. Melbourne is getting into the New Orleans spirit this Mardi Gras.

Food News | Veda Gilbert | Tue Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Hepatitis A infections continue to rise as three cases confirmed in Queensland


Health experts expect the number of Australians to contract Hepatitis A from frozen berries to increase after three new infections emerged in Queensland.

Food News | | Mon Feb 16 21:42:03 EST 2015

Frozen berries evidence crucial for hepatitis A compensation claims

Nanna's berries.

Consumers should ignore instructions to throw out packets of frozen berries that have been linked to a hepatitis A outbreak if they ever want to seek compensation, lawyers say.

Food News | Marissa Calligeros | Mon Feb 16 18:58:42 EST 2015

Applications open for Josephine Pignolet Award

Previous winners: Dan Puskas and James Parry.

Nominations are now open for the Josephine Pignolet Awards for the city's top chefs under 30.  

Food News | Myffy Rigby | Mon Feb 16 16:06:19 EST 2015

Cooks pool resources at Newtown kitchen collective

Sour cherry at cinnamon pie from Miss Lilly's Kitchen.

Cookies + Milk, Miss Lilly's Kitchen, The Jam Bandits, Bluepress Juice and Edible Kids Gardens join forces at the South on King Kitchen Collective.

Food News | Mary Ward | Mon Feb 16 12:33:39 EST 2015

Southbank feast to showcase urban vegie patch produce

A fanatical fruit and vegie grower hopes to showcase some of her harvest at a new ''crowd farming'' event at Southbank in which urban farmers' produce will be cooked up for a feast.

Food News | Carolyn Webb | Mon Feb 16 08:28:16 EST 2015

Victorian fish and chip shop owners back origin labelling push for seafood

Kosta Tsapogas (left), Con Patsiotis and his son Theodore (right) show off a platter of premium Australian seafood at the Australian Seafood Fish and Chippery in North Coburg.

Mandatory labelling of seafood cooked in restaurants, pubs, cafes and takeaways would be good for consumers, Australian fishers and the economy, a Senate committee says.

Food News | Janene Trickey | Mon Feb 16 08:23:01 EST 2015

Patties extends frozen berries recall over Hep A

Patties Foods is recalling Nanna's mixed berries following a Hepatitis A contamination.

Patties Foods announced on Sunday it was recalling all 300g and 500g packs of its frozen mixed berries in relation to the Hepatitis A scare that has seen five Australians contract the illness so far.

Food News | | Mon Feb 16 07:35:35 EST 2015

Trio of British chefs face off at Curry Smackdown event

Curry Smackdown.

A tasteful smackdown is coming to Melbourne's Brunswick Bowling Club on Friday. 

Food News | Gemima Cody | Fri Feb 13 16:07:48 EST 2015

Just Open: Doughnut Time, Fortitude Valley

Strawberry and cream doughnuts at Doughnut Time in Brisbane.

Damien Griffiths opens an American-style doughnut hole-in-the-wall in the Valley.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Feb 13 14:10:18 EST 2015

Just Open: Meat Fish Wine, Melbourne CBD

Octopus carpaccio, red grapes, gorgonzola and radicchio at Meat Fish Wine.

The name sounds like a shopping list but aims to tell diners what the restaurant is all about.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Feb 12 18:45:20 EST 2015

Judges line up to taste best cheese, chocolate and ice-cream

It may sound like a slice of heaven, but trying to find the best chocolates, cheese and ice-cream in Australia is surprisingly hard work.

Food News | Julie Power | Thu Feb 12 18:22:14 EST 2015

Just Open: Cheekyburger serves American-style smashed patties in Paddington

Cheekyburger joins Sydney's burgeoning burger scene.

In a city approaching maximum burger capacity, does this latest venture deserve your dollar? Here's all you need to know.

Food News | Ruby Lohman | Thu Feb 12 17:02:21 EST 2015

Just Open: Empress Hotel, Fitzroy North

Pork chop at the Empress Hotel.

After a makeover, the formerly dowdy Empress is ready to kick up her heels again.

Food News | Hilary McNevin | Thu Feb 12 16:39:29 EST 2015

Shane Delia's Maha restaurant reopens after $1 million facelift

Shane Delia in his renovated restaurant.

After eight years, Shane Delia's Maha restaurant has hit refresh, creating a brighter space dedicated to 'unrestricted Middle Eastern' food.

Food News | Just Open | Thu Feb 12 14:18:47 EST 2015

Explosive news: Here's what makes popcorn pop

What makes popcorn 'pop'?.

To most people, popcorn is just a fun food to munch while watching a movie. But researchers have discovered how a hot kernel of corn struts its stuff.

Food News | | Thu Feb 12 11:36:24 EST 2015

Filipino flavour in Lunar Markets mix

Taste that: Budz leads the cooking team at the Hoy Pinoy Filipino barbecue at the Lunar Markets.

There's a new taste on the street and Hoy Pinoy's James Meehan wants everyone to enjoy it.

Food News | Myffy Rigby | Wed Feb 11 23:45:00 EST 2015

Chef Nicolas Poelaert leaves Brooks of Melbourne

An apparent case of artistic differences between Nicolas Poelaert and Brooks manager Bryan Lloyd has seen the chef move on from the Melbourne restaurant.

Food News | Dani Valent | Wed Feb 11 13:08:28 EST 2015

Victoria reigns pizza supreme in takeaway price wars

Supreme pizza.

Victoria, long regarded as a foodie mecca, has a new mantle, home of Australia's "cheapest takeaway menus", data from an online and mobile ordering service suggests.

Food News | Deborah Gough | Wed Feb 11 11:56:57 EST 2015