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Scott Bolles writes the weekly Short Black column in Good Food.

La Trattoria in Leichhardt closes

La Trattoria's owner-chef Giovanni Spinazzola claims Leichhardt's Little Italy is on its knees.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Nov 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Chef Justin North to open chicken eatery in Mosman

Buttermilk fried chicken.

Why did the diner cross the road? To get to the chicken of course.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Nov 18 00:00:00 EST 2014

World's cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant Tim Ho Wan heading to Australia

Steamed prawn dumplings at Tim Ho Wan

Hong Kong eatery Tim Ho Wan will open in Sydney and Melbourne next year. Brisbane is also on the radar.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Nov 07 08:48:20 EST 2014

Grant Collins brings Powder Keg Restaurant and Bar to Kellett Street

The restaurateur and bar tsar has confirmed the location for his new Kings Cross venture.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2014

Sydney's Pei Modern to open with chef Matt Germanchis

Whole Holmbrae chicken at Pei Modern.

The Sydney branch of chef Mark Best's Melbourne eatery Pei Modern will have its own local flavour.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Oct 13 00:00:00 EST 2014

Chinta Ria moving to Double Bay, minus the giant Buddha

Moving: Simon Goh with his iconic Buddha statue.

Chinta Ria's signature giant Buddha will go into storage, with the Cockle Bay restaurant closing mid-October.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:53:12 EST 2014

A Tavola's Eugenio Maiale eyes Billy Kwong site

Eugenio Maiale

A Tavola chef-owner Eugenio Maiale is gunning to open a new venue in the Surry Hills restaurant site currently housing Billy Kwong.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:52:06 EST 2014

The Hills opens in Surry Hills

New arrival: The Hills is below Brooklyn Social (above).

A relaxed Southern Californian bar-eatery opens a floor below Surry Hills' new, grungy-chic Brooklyn Social.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:51:29 EST 2014

Sydney braces for new wave of venues

Heading north: Melbourne's Chin Chin is close to finding a Sydney site.

From Chippendale to Double Bay, the hungry city is entering a phase of unprecedented restaurant-seat growth.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 22:53:27 EST 2014

Bentley for Barangaroo?

Hot tip: Bentley Bar & Dining's Nick Hildebrandt has scotched rumours about joining Barangaroo.

Could Bentley Bar & Dining be heading for Barangaroo?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 25 23:45:41 EST 2014

Flying Fish to open spin-off in Sydney CBD

Spin-off: Flying Fish has the CBD in sight.

The Pyrmont restaurant plans to open its new venue before Christmas.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 25 23:44:11 EST 2014

Sky Phoenix to open in Zetland

East Village

A 600-seater from the Sky Phoenix Chinese restaurant group will open in October.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 25 23:33:52 EST 2014

70 Mango Tree scouting Sydney sites


Could a new wave of Thai restaurants be looking at the Australian market?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 25 23:13:55 EST 2014

Pei Modern to open Sydney branch

Expansion: Melbourne's Pei Modern will open a Sydney branch.

Chef Mark Best is hoping the best things are worth the wait for his Pei Modern spin-off.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 25 22:00:23 EST 2014

Bertoni Casalinga brings lasagne burgers to Balmain

Lasagne burger

Pack away your burger buns Sydney chefs, we have a winner in the extreme burger wars.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 25 22:00:22 EST 2014

The Butcher's Apprentice to open in Wahroonga

Butcher's Block

The Butcher's Block will open a spin-off venture next door in Wahroonga.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:53:26 EST 2014

El Beso to open on Darlinghurst's Victoria Street

New arrival: El Beso will join Henrietta Supper Club and Salon De The (above) on Victoria Street.

The Spanish restaurant will take over the landmark corner site where Kika tapas bar resided.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:49:33 EST 2014

Tipping plummets as credit cards convert to PINs

Credit card switch to PINs.

As signatures phase out, some establishments are moving towards set service charges at restaurants.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:46:27 EST 2014

Matt Kemp previews new menu at Charing Cross Hotel

Charing Cross.

Matt Kemp isn't cutting any corners with his comeback at the Charing Cross Hotel Dining Room, which opens on Wednesday in Waverley.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:44:06 EST 2014

Sydney menus offer haircuts, dog washes

Team: Ben Sweeten and Daniele Trimarchi. Photo: Brendon Thorne

Odd items such as haircuts and dogwashes are popping up on Sydney menus.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Aug 18 23:27:42 EST 2014