Caz Parker Many moons ago Aquarius Café and Dining was a modest place. Well, as modest as a cafe can be with a massive rock perched skyward in the middle of the room like a mystic altar to the Byron... Read More →
Vivienne Pearson Whether your poison is a latte, an extra-strong-long-macchiato-with-soy or a non-caffeinated hot chocolate, going out for ‘coffee’ is about far more than the drink. This is even more so once you have kids in tow. It’s a chance... Read More →
Samuel J Fell Tucked away in Suffolk Park’s small cluster of shops and businesses on Clifford Street sits Pizza Paradiso, casually and cheerfully peddling a modern take on what can be a tired and stale Australian version of basic Italian... Read More →
Susanna Freymark The food is fresh, with eggs and honey straight from the backyard. The trestle tables are long and customers are called friends. Before the meals are served, the waitstaff gather and toast the feast with a glass of... Read More →
By Julie Ray A Byron Food Hub will be opening up in Byron Shire in recognition of the pivotal role food manufacturers and producers play in strengthening the local economy. The hub is being built in the Mullumbimby Industrial Estate... Read More →
Cicchetti Byron Bay is participating in the annual International Negroni Week with $1 from every Negroni sold from Monday 1st June to Sunday 7th June going towards a fund to raise money for the Penfold family. Local Byron Bay renowned... Read More →
Fermented foods (think sauerkraut, yoghurt, sourdough) are full of friendly bacteria and active enzymes that help break down animal proteins and carbohydrates in the gut. Digestive health is an often-overlooked factor in overall health, but using some foods as medicine... Read More →
Christian Poulsen In 1991 I was 20 years old, in my third year at The Feathers Hotel, Woodstock, outside Oxford, a year away from venturing to London to do a tour of Michelin-starred restaurants. I was among a brigade of... Read More →
Cast your mind back to the recent state election night. While most people were either enthralled by, or desperately avoiding, the political coverage, friends, family and suppliers of Stone & Wood were treated to the festivities of Stone Day: a... Read More →
These days there’s only a very short list of family-friendly venues where you can get a good meal for a reasonable price, have a drink and let the kids run around safely within sight of the dining table. That’s why The Sun Bistro in Byron is very popular with parents.
With Dominic’s long closed and pizza places all around, the prospects of an actual sit-down, Chianti-filled evening near Mullum seems Buckley’s or none. At least from June there’ll be a brand-new Italian restaurant opened in Mullumbimby replacing the La Table restaurant.
Well it’s official – the northern rivers is spoilt rotten and Brunswick Heads has the most recent example of just why we should be smiling.
Matthew Michaelis ‘Byron Bay is officially one of the best places to eat in Australia,’ a representative of the Beach Cafe told me recently. On 10 April, the Byron Beach Cafe won the coveted Best Restaurant and Catering Service award... Read More →
Story & photos Matthew Michaelis For years Japanese cuisine has been a favourite of mine. Not because it’s superior to other cuisines; no, I love food and most kinds at that. It’s more about my philosophy concerning the creation of dishes,... Read More →
After six-and-a-half years of fabulous menus and a steady and generous culinary contribution to our region, La Table Cafe and Restaurant is coming to the end in its present form – the Mullumbimby premises.
It’s seldom I write on different eateries in the same venue with only months between. Not all eateries get up. The hospitality industry has a shadowy side with many variables and myriad reasons for businesses to end.
Fork in the Field has hatched a Children’s Farm to Fork Holiday at The Farm in Byron Bay during the Easter holidays. Daily workshops run Monday to Friday until 17 April 10am–3.30pm.
Amiya and Tusta, the owners of Heart and Halo, a vegetarian eatery in Byron Bay, have a ‘love and light’ feel about them.
Robert Gower who has worked at Spice It Up Thai since he was eighteen High School, has just completed and ‘aced’ his apprenticeship with Spice It Up Thai.
Three tremendous free events coming up in April for the public at Byron Farmers Market.
Debra Allard is the unassuming personality and cheesemaker behind Cheeses Loves You, a local cheesemaking workshop she runs regularly from the Burringbar Hall.
According to CSIRO data, throwing out a kilo of beef wastes the 50,000 litres of water it took to produce that meat.
On a day many years ago when I was not more than seven years old, I ended up at my father’s work in the city…
Last week I highlighted the Shearwater canteen in a brief history of its custodians and spoke on the effect that a creative, eclectic and healthy menu can have on students
Attitude and Arabesque are classical ballet moves. Now that I’ve got your attention, Peggy Lemaire, owner of the Cool Beans Cafe in Mullumbimby, is a former ballerina.