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French chefs wake up to uninhibited Aussie cuisine

Australia's national cuisine.

Australia's new wave cooking has long been admired in the English-speaking world, and now it seems chefs from the land of haute cuisine are finally waking up to its uninhibited charms.

Food News | | Tue Mar 25 09:11:30 EST 2014

Shannon Bennett to relaunch Observatory Cafe as Jardin Tan

Shannon Bennett.

Vue de Monde's founder is about to take control of the Royal Botanic Gardens' Observatory Cafe.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 25 08:30:13 EST 2014

Upcoming events for Melbourne meat-eaters

Jess Pryles aka Burger Mary.

Fancy Hank's Bar-B-Que's slow-cooked saddleback, the Carnivore's Ball, and Burn City Smokers.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Hortus Project glasshouse and cafe to open in Docklands

Hortus Project will open later this week.

Coffee roaster Seven Seeds and Utopian Folk collaborate on a temporary cafe at the Docklands waterfront.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

Just open: Pallino Bar and Clever Polly

One of Thornbury's original 1950s espresso bars is revived, and a new natural wine bar opens in North Melbourne.

Food News | Espresso | Tue Mar 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

George Calombaris in talks with Hayman Island

MasterChef's George Calombaris is the latest name linked to the restaurants at Hayman Island, which relaunches later this year.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 23:59:00 EST 2014

Hall Street heats up

Late arrivals join Bill Granger at Bondi's Hall Street development

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 23:59:07 EST 2014

Walsh Bay's Seawall second venture for Kirstie Brown

As chief financial officer for tech and telecommunication companies, Kirstie Brown knows restaurants are a risky financial proposition.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 23:58:10 EST 2014

Fourth Village Providore tipped to join Danks Street

If there was a sharemarket for Sydney's eat streets, Danks Street, Waterloo would be a highly traded spec stock.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 23:58:51 EST 2014

Mystery behind Westfield restaurant closures

How has yet another rising food star bitten the dust at Westfield Sydney?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 23:58:44 EST 2014

Sydney diners stung by condiment charges

Soy sauce.

A charge for soy sauce or mustard? Some Sydney restaurants are hitting up diners for their consumption of condiments.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 11:01:19 EST 2014

Big supermarkets put consumers on trial at concept stores


When it comes to the modern supermarket, some shoppers matter more than others.

Food News | Neil McMahon | Sun Mar 23 03:00:00 EST 2014

Lentil as Anything: Bill of fare that suits everyone's pocket

The gnocchi with creamy vegies by Abitya Bajpai of Lentil as Anything in Abbotsford.

At first glance it could be seen as a recipe for disaster. But Sydney's highly competitive dining scene is about to welcome a new restaurant concept that invites patrons to pay as little or as much...

Food News | Eamonn Duff | Sun Mar 23 03:00:00 EST 2014

Xanthi in Westfield Sydney closes

Venison with mixed pulse salad.

In the latest blow to the dining credentials of Westfield Sydney, David Tsirekas's Greek restaurant Xanthi has closed and a liquidator appointed.

Food News | Short black | Wed Mar 19 17:35:30 EST 2014

Huxtaburger in Sydney for one night only

Huxtaburger with crinkle cut chips

Melbourne's favourite hamburger will be available at Woollahra's Pinbone on Sunday with Huxtaburger chef Dan Wilson behind the burners.

Food News | Callan Boys | Wed Mar 19 12:08:30 EST 2014

A conversion to vegetarianism


When she cut out meat, a world of culinary delights opened up, says Emma Macdonald.

Food News | Emma Macdonald | Wed Mar 19 03:00:00 EST 2014

Burger boom in Brisbane, Hervey Bay and Maroochydore

Badger & Brown's Chuck Norris burger.

The Queensland burger juggernaut is accelerating, with hatted chefs firing up the grill and flipping patties.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Mar 18 13:52:30 EST 2014

Fun and beautiful maps made from signature regional foods

Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves have collaborated on a series of food-based country maps composed of signature national ingredients. The typography is by Sarit Melmed.

Food News | Kristin Hohenadel | Tue Mar 18 13:18:43 EST 2014

Manu Feildel takes French food back to basics at Le Grand Cirque

Manu Fieldel wants to create a place 'to chill out and relax'.

Mama Baba's next incarnation will open on March 28 with celebrity chef Manu Feildel at the helm.

Food News | Hilary McNevin and Roslyn Grundy | Tue Mar 18 07:19:13 EST 2014

Dining with benefits at Feast of Merit

Feast of Merit.

Richmond's newest cafe Feast of Merit is the latest social enterprise business from non-profit organisation YGAP.

Food News | Hilary McNevin and Roslyn Grundy | Tue Mar 18 03:00:00 EST 2014