Heath Gilmore

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Heath Gilmore is a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Jamie Oliver to open Jamie's Trattoria in Church Street mall

Jamie Oliver 15 min meals
stock shot of Jamie Oliver ITC

With a motor scooter affixed to an outside awning, Jamie's Trattoria is aiming to bring a version of his Italian-style eating to Sydney's west.

Food News | Heath Gilmore | Sun Sep 07 00:15:00 EST 2014

Celebrity chef Matt Moran wins tender to run Opera Bar

Opera Bar

A high-powered consortium including celebrity chef Matt Moran has signed a 10-year agreement to operate the Opera Bar after a highly competitive public tender process.

Food News | Heath Gilmore and Carolyn Cummins | Mon Aug 18 17:05:50 EST 2014

Bennelong restaurant at Sydney Opera House likely to remain unleased until 2015

Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

The hunt to find a new marquee operator to fill Australia's premier culinary destination at the Sydney Opera House continues.

Food News | Heath Gilmore | Fri Jun 13 11:30:55 EST 2014

Failed restaurant deal gives Opera House chance to start afresh


The collapse of the deal between the Sydney Opera House and a Melbourne restaurateur is being used as an opportunity to reconsider all options for the famous site.

Food News | Heath Gilmore, Hilary McNevin | Thu Mar 13 03:00:00 EST 2014

Bennelong plans collapse after Stokehouse team pulls out of Opera House deal

Sharon and Frank van Haandel

The overhaul of one of Australia's most coveted dining venues at the Sydney Opera House is in disarray with the collapse of a deal to import a Melbourne-based operator.

Food News | Heath Gilmore | Tue Mar 11 15:55:43 EST 2014

Cold-drip brew steeps into the mainstream

Japanese influence: Andrew Carter prepares cold-drip brews at Bean Drinking.

For coffee connoisseurs, the thought that their caffeine hit will take anything between three and 24 hours to brew is a bit of a mind jolt.

Food News | Heath Gilmore | Wed Oct 09 03:00:00 EST 2013