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Granny Smith apples are good for gut health, study finds

Granny smith

How do you like them apples, Pink Lady lovers? The Granny Smith has been picked top of the tree when it comes to being good for the gut and helping address obesity.

Food News | Tom Cowie | Sun Oct 05 00:15:00 EST 2014

Oliver Lemke seeks craft-brewing solutions in US

Beer bar: A waitress at Hops & Barley brewpub carries beer.

To arrest a decline in beer consumption Europe's biggest producer has turned to the United States to craft a solution.

Food News,National | Stefan Nicola | Sat Oct 04 17:47:49 EST 2014

High-end restaurants get a taste for delights of yum cha

Scallop and Prawn Shumai

High-end restaurants have now joined the yum cha party, offering top-notch dim sum that’s priced accordingly.

Food News | Callan Boys | Sat Oct 04 00:15:00 EST 2014

Liquid nitrogen adds cool factor to gelato

Liquid nitrogen is used to prepare a gelato creation at The Lab Nitrogen Gelato in the city.

They look more like science labs than ice-cream parlours as Melbourne stores turn to molecular gastronomy and the use of liquid nitrogen to get an edge in the gelato market.

Food News | Robert Henningham | Sat Oct 04 00:15:00 EST 2014

Biologists in a stew over Paleo diet

'Kangaroo Fillet Salad' at the Paleo Cafe in Bondi Junction.

Proponents swear by the paleo diet, but are they actually eating like our Paleolithic ancestors?

Food News | Nicky Phillips | Fri Oct 03 23:45:00 EST 2014

Crickets on the menu for the Thirst Wine Bar taste challenge

Apprentice chef Mark Thompson with a plate of roasted crickets.

Would you like a beer with your crispy fried crickets?

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Fri Oct 03 23:30:00 EST 2014

Just Open: Daniel San, Manly

Seared and glazed tuna. One of the fun and uncomplicated dishes from chef Ben Orpwood at Daniel San.

Manly has a brand new playground. Japanese street food joint Daniel San has opened and it's big, bright and loud.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Oct 03 17:21:12 EST 2014

Keystone Group's Manly Wine returns with a blanc slate after refurbishment

Manly Wine.

Manly Wine adds a takeaway menu and dedicated sauvignon blanc section to its all-Aussie wine list.

Food News | Callan Boys | Fri Oct 03 14:12:08 EST 2014

Australia's first cafe skip opens in Geelong

Geelong parklet pod trial

Fancy eating lunch in a recycled skip? It's a new idea on trial at a Geelong bakery.

Food News | Gail Thomas | Fri Oct 03 09:00:00 EST 2014

Mr. Wong launches weekend yum cha

Assorted dumplings on the yum cha menu at Mr. Wong.

The two-hatted Cantonese restaurant launches a yum cha menu, but don't expect to see a trolley on the floor.

Food News | Callan Boys | Wed Oct 01 11:08:13 EST 2014

Entries open for Melbourne Salami Festa 2014


More than 60 amateur salami makers will compete for Melbourne's best home-made salami title.

Food News | Espresso | Wed Oct 01 09:40:12 EST 2014

Just Open: Fancy Hank's BBQ Joint

Fancy Hank's BBQ Joint.

The Fancy Hank's pop-up has taken up permanent residency at the former Mercat Cross Hotel, re-opening upstairs as Fancy Hank's BBQ Joint.

Food News | Just Open | Wed Oct 01 09:00:32 EST 2014

Pasta classes for kids at Jamie's Italian in Canberra for Good Food Month

Get your kids helping out in the kitchen.

The executive chef at Jamie Oliver's signature restaurant in Canberra shares his tips to get your own kids into the kitchen.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 30 23:45:00 EST 2014

Growing beans in Canberra is simple

Full of beans: Beans are fast  and easy to grow.

Rich in nutrition and great to grow over summer, Owen Pidgeon reveals the simplicity of beans.

Food News | Owen Pidgeon | Tue Sep 30 23:45:00 EST 2014

Rick and Jane Smyth's communal gardens

Rick Smyth in his vegetable patch in Narrabundah.

Rick and Jane Smyth love sharing, so they helped create a wonderful communal garden in Narrabundah, writes Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Sep 30 23:45:00 EST 2014

First look at Les Bistronomes in Braddon

News. Les Bistronomes French restaurant about to open in Elouera Street Braddon. September 30th. 2014 The Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

We check out Clement Chauvin's new restaurant Les Bistronomes in Braddon, a relaxed French bistro that opens on October 2.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 30 19:03:35 EST 2014

Just Open: Green Park, Carlton North

Snapper with stewed zucchini, garlic and thyme at Green Park, Carlton North.

All-day drinking and eating spot Green Park opens tomorrow.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Sep 30 15:48:18 EST 2014

Just open: Girl with the Gris Gris at Ding Dong Lounge

Onion rings at Girl with the Gris Gris.

Girl with the Gris Gris serves up authentic New Orleans soul food with a modern twist.

Food News | Just Open | Tue Sep 30 14:00:00 EST 2014

Morsels: Good Food Month to start; cakewiches; fried crickets; Wood and Coal opens


A collection of tasty news snippets from Canberra's food and wine scene.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Sep 30 10:18:55 EST 2014

Uncle's downstairs bar becomes Uncle Downtown

New look: Uncle Downtown's ceiling features colourful food covers.

The boys from Uncle in St Kilda East have lightened, brightened and reworked the ground-floor of their two-level Carlisle Street venue.

Food News | Hilary McNevin and Roslyn Grundy | Tue Sep 30 09:00:00 EST 2014