Scott Bolles

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

Just Open: Barrel Bar and Dining, Cremorne

Barrel Bar and Dining opens today next to the Hayden Orpheum in Cremorne.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 12:27:00 EST 2015

Sydney's Baroque Bistro and Bondi Social close

Sydney's restaurant boom can't keep up its relentless pace for openings without a few casualties along the way.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 12:17:00 EST 2015

Noma's Rene Redzepi visits Sydney

About town: Noma chef Rene Redzepi has been in Sydney.

Sydney is about to get a boost from some big names in the restaurant scene.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 12:15:00 EST 2015

Porteno re-opens after fire

The Cleveland Street venue re-opens, with its owners taking the opportunity to update the menu.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Iris Capital buys Bourbon Hotel in Kings Cross

Pub operator Iris Capital is already talking with top-shelf Sydney chefs about the Kings Cross property.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Restaurateurs and bar owners revive bowling clubs

La Grande Bouffe owner David Poirier is joining hospitality's fastest growing posse: card-carrying bowling clubbers.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 EST 2015

Geoff Jansz to open Mittagong restaurant

TV chef Geoff Jansz plans to open his own restaurant in Mittagong in May.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Chris Manfield makes mini comeback at Berta

Christine Manfield is getting back behind the burners, popping up for six weeks at Berta.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Claude's Chui Lee Luk joins artisan baker-cafe Luxe

Chef Chui Lee Luk has signed on with Sydney artisan baker-cafe outfit Luxe as its creative director.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Kam Fook closes Bondi branch

A major shake-up for this chain of mega-sized Chinese restaurants is on the cards.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

American barbecue joint Surlys opens in Surry Hills

Secret weapon: Surly's Brody Petersen and head chef, Brendhan Bennison.

Another barbecue restaurant fires up in Sydney, this time near Taylor Square.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Nahji Chu in buyback of MissChu stores from administrators

Nahji Chu has regained control of the chain.

Fifty stores in Australia in the next five years – that's the plan for MissChu stores, says Nahji Chu, who has regained control of the chain.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Merivale buys the Queen Victoria Hotel in Enmore

Justin Hemmes

Hospitality giant Merivale has added the inner west to its shopping list, snapping up the Queen Victoria Hotel in Enmore.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 13 14:06:19 EST 2015

Gluten Free Cafe opens in Newport

A new GFC has arisen, but this one has nothing to do with world banking.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Icebergs' David Owen to open Paradise Road Diner in Bondi

Surf's up as more outlets open their doors.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Salt Meats Cheese to open pizzeria in shipping container

The versatile sea freight carry-all is growing in popularity in the hospitality industry.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Operators move in on Oxford Street

After years of stagnation, is Oxford Street finally on the up?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Machiavelli to open airport spin-off

New operator: Grand Cru at Sydney Airport's T1.

Now Machiavelli's powerbroker diners will be able to conduct business over a meal in transit.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Apr 07 00:00:00 EST 2015

Friggitoria brings Italian street food to Kings Cross

Flavio Tosolini, chef at Mosman's Fourth Village Providore has opened Friggitoria, a piccolo-sized Italian street food venue on Bayswater Road.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015

Crown Street Fish Shop offers 'blessed hot cross barra burger'

Praise the Lord: It's no sin to feast on this burger.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2015