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Sugar, oh, honey honey, I am the nanny state, and you've got me watching you

Sugar, oh, honey honey, I am the nanny state, and you've got me watching you

Bernard KeaneSep 20, 201614 Comments

The dietary villain du jour is now sugar -- supposedly "the new tobacco". Except the facts fit uneasily with this new form of nanny statism.

Sorry, nanny statists, alcohol is good for you

Sorry, nanny statists, alcohol is good for you

Bernard KeaneMay 18, 201614 Comments

Despite regular evidence of the benefits of alcohol for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, the public health lobby remains in denial.

'It's about what the radish represents': when food porn becomes just wank

'It's about what the radish represents': when food porn becomes just wank

Ben NeutzeApr 28, 2015

We are living in an age where we glorify haute cuisine, but sometimes you need to back away from the asparagus.

Is foie gras really so bad?

Is foie gras really so bad?

CrikeyFeb 10, 201514 Comments

Australians are opposed to force-feeding ducks and geese for foie gras, but we happily chow down on chickens and cows raised equally inhumanely. Is it time to rethink the controversial dish? Mat Drogemuller explains.

No, chef! Rise up against restaurant tyranny

No, chef! Rise up against restaurant tyranny

Margot SavilleJul 25, 201413 Comments

When did the tables turn in fine dining? And how can you get a decent meal at a decent time with a decent number of courses without ingesting "fish milk"?

Food fight: it's forks at 20 paces for journos and bloggers

Food fight: it's forks at 20 paces for journos and bloggers

Myriam RobinMar 14, 20146 Comments

Food bloggers are crashing into the industry previously dominated by professional critics, and it's ruffling some feathers. Don't they deserve freebies like the "real" journos?

A caravan for Kate? Budget tips for the royals' trip Down Under

A caravan for Kate? Budget tips for the royals' trip Down Under

Cathy AlexanderMar 7, 20149 Comments

Will and Kate's trip to Australia will cost the government millions. Crikey provides suggestions on how the royals can slash costs ... but can Kate pitch a tent?

Royal rates: what you'll pay for Will and Kate's Aussie adventure

Royal rates: what you'll pay for Will and Kate's Aussie adventure

Cathy AlexanderMar 6, 201421 Comments

Will, Kate and royal celebri-baby George will visit Australia next month. Did you know that Aussie taxpayers are going to pay the full cost of the trip?

Putting water into wine (and why that cheeky red is boozier than you think)

Putting water into wine (and why that cheeky red is boozier than you think)

Philip WhiteFeb 17, 201412 Comments

The rising heat is roasting our reds and pushing the alcohol content higher. So is adding water to wine -- currently banned -- the answer? Wine writer Philip White makes the case at In Daily.

The year that is: 2014 about kale, beards and 'crystallography'

The year that is: 2014 about kale, beards and 'crystallography'

Broede CarmodyJan 13, 20141 Comment

Did you know it's the International Year of Family Farming and Crystallography? And that's not all you've got to look forward to in 2014, reports Crikey intern Broede Carmody.

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