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Scott Bolles

SHORT BLACK

By Scott Bolles

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Scott Bolles reports on the news, moves and changes in the Sydney dining scene, covering restaurants, cafes, producers and what you need to know right now.

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Shepherd's pie makes a comeback in Sydney

Justin North's shepherd's pie at The Centennial.

In the city where no food stone is left unturned, shepherd's pie is proving a quiet hit.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 21 23:42:19 EST 2014

Sake expands to Double Bay

Sake's king fish.

Double Bay's food stocks continue to rise, as top Japanese restaurant Sake marches into postcode 2028.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 21 23:03:23 EST 2014

Barge brothers snap up Sailors Club site in Rose Bay

Veteran Sydney chef Greg Doyle is cashing in his chips in Rose Bay, ending a record run that started with the opening of Pier restaurant in 1991.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Darlinghurst's Cliff Dive opens skewer-themed tuck shop

If there's a winner in Sydney's new lock-out rules, it may prove to be the quality of food in the city's bars and nightclubs.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Esquire's Ryan Squires and Ben Devlin win Brisbane chef awards

Esquire's Ryan Squires and Ben Devlin have won top gongs at the latest Brisbane Times Good Food Guide awards.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Jonkanoo to open Caribbean canteen at Goodgod

Surry Hills's new Caribbean restaurant, Jonkanoo, will replace Andrew Levins at Goodgod.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mantecato risotto restaurant to open in Balmain

The current cold snap is perfect timing for the opening of a risotto specialist restaurant in Balmain this week.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

David Tsirekas turns to Greek street food at Kingsgrove's Kefi

Kefi

Queues are snaking out the door at the just-opened Kefi in Kingsgrove, where David Tsirekas has just signed on.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 14 23:59:23 EST 2014

Jazz City BBQ to serve Texas-style barbecue in Darlinghurst

Dan McGirt

US chef Dan McGuirt maintains Australia has overdone cliched American fast food, so he plans a different approach with his new restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 14 23:06:19 EST 2014

Fraser Short, Merivale among Opera Bar contenders

As the race for the Sydney Opera House's highly lucrative Opera Bar enters the final straight, Sydney's heavy hitters are jockeying for the prize.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 07 23:57:16 EST 2014

Nic Whalley adds Bistro Mint to portfolio

The restaurant manager is part of the team behind Bistro Mint, which opens at The Mint museum this week.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 07 23:54:08 EST 2014

Diners face GST on tips after August 1

The August 1 scrapping of signatures for credit cards has waiters concerned about their back pocket.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 07 23:51:32 EST 2014

Matthew Bates resigns from Cafe Sydney

Cafe Sydney has confirmed its long-serving executive chef Matthew Bates has resigned.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 07 23:48:19 EST 2014

Paul Wilson lures chef Julien Perraudin to Salon De The

Pack away the deep-fryers, Sydney. One of the pioneers of the ''dude food'' movement is punting on a return to healthier menus.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 07 23:45:03 EST 2014

Eighty Eight opens in the Hunter Valley

Plenty of restaurants spawn kitchen gardens, but at Eighty Eight it's the other way around.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 07 23:01:26 EST 2014

Barrel and Beast to move to Surry Hills

Jared Ingersoll's pop-up will find a new home in the basement bar at Foveaux restaurant.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jun 30 23:50:10 EST 2014

Brooklyn Social opens in Surry Hills

The one-time home of Mexico Food & Liquor, the old Central Tavern, will be the home of Ben May's new venue.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jun 30 23:32:09 EST 2014

The Grounds of Alexandria fined over pests

One of Sydney's hottest venues has joined the ranks of the NSW Food Authority's name and shame list.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jun 30 23:16:41 EST 2014

Fun for kids at SMH Growers' Market

Let the children find out where their food comes from at July's market in Pyrmont.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jun 30 23:08:07 EST 2014

Original Meatball Company opens on York Street

Sydney's long-awaited meatball invasion has finally arrived to coincide with our first winter cold snap.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jun 30 23:05:06 EST 2014