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THE NAKED CITY – The Museum Of Discontinued Products

News last week that a takeover of the Arnott’s biscuit brand by private equity behemoth KKR could see a number of their much-loved products disappear. Don’t worry Tim-Tams are safe for the time being, Chinese tourists love them too much, but it could be curtains for such long-time favourites as Milk Arrowroots and Orange Slices. […]

Call for answers: black death in custody unresolved

BY ALEC SMART On 29 December 2015, most families in Australia were enjoying the festive season together, looking forward to the forthcoming New Year. The Dungay family of Kempsey, likewise, was in buoyant spirits. David, son, uncle, brother, cousin, father and beloved member of the Dhunghutti Aboriginal community, was three weeks away from release after […]

Food News – Smooth Festival of Chocolate

I approached this month’s Smooth Festival of Chocolate like I would if I were shopping while starving: I literally threw anything that looked remotely delicious into my trolley (aka: mouth). After avoiding breakfast, so I could have as much room available for edible decadence as possible, I started my cacao journey at Chocolate Del Mondo, where I dived face first into a Volcanic Chocolate Eruption ($10).