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Scott Bolles

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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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Neil Perry's Italian restaurant Rosetta five years away

The harbour city got a little over-excited last week after Perry tweeted about the idea of opening an Italian restaurant in his home town.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:12:39 EST 2014

Kim Currie opens restaurant in Mudgee

Kim Currie jumps back in the restaurant game with the launch of Zin House, overlooking the Lowe Wines Zinfandel vineyard in Mudgee.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:20 EST 2014

Andrew Prasad opens Aloft at Club Rose Bay

Young chef Andrew Prasad has added a second waterside venue to his portfolio.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:32 EST 2014

Xanthi's David Tsirekas joins Greek group

Former Xanthi chef David Tsirekas has been snapped up by a group looking to rework Greek fast food.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:46 EST 2014

Misschu parts ways with Opera House

A legal battle could be brewing between misschu owner Nahji Chu and the operators of Opera Kitchen.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:58 EST 2014

Bar Italia wants a buyer

Italian cafe Bar Italia.

Leichhardt's unwavering home to "no skim, no soy, no light milk" is on the market.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 14 23:11:09 EST 2014

Grumpy Baker opens in Castle Cove

The opening of The Grumpy Baker at 16 Deepwater Road is hopefully a taste of the future.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 07 23:59:58 EST 2014

Mexico Food & Liquor moves out of Surry Hills

Mexico Food & Liquor served its last tortilla on Sunday, bowing out at the Surry Hills site.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 07 23:59:38 EST 2014

Fratelli Fresh makes Macquarie Street move

An application has been lodged for Fratelli Fresh Pty Ltd for a site on Macquarie Street.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 07 23:59:28 EST 2014

Justin Hemmes hits Coogee Beach

Merivale's snaffling of Coogee's Beach Palace Hotel has excited many food punters.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Apr 07 23:59:17 EST 2014

Alessandro Pavoni buys High St. Bistro

High St Bistro

Twin-toqued chef Alessandro Pavoni has snapped up High St. Bistro in Willoughby.

Food News | Short black | Mon Apr 07 23:59:57 EST 2014

Justin North at The Centennial Hotel in Woollahra

Justin North.

Justin North starts the next chapter in his professional life after the 2012 collapse of his restaurant group.

Food News | Short black | Mon Apr 07 23:58:41 EST 2014

Merivale adds Coogee's Beach Palace Hotel to its portfolio

Justin Hemmes

The Hemmes family adds The Beach Palace Hotel in Coogee to their restaurant empire.

Food News | Short black | Thu Apr 03 10:45:40 EST 2014

Nomad restaurant hosts dinner series

Nomad restaurant in Surry Hills will host a series of dinners featuring chefs living a nomadic professional kitchen existence.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 31 23:30:10 EST 2014

Steven Skelly opens Urchin restaurant in Bali

Former Pier head chef Steven Skelly has opened his own restaurant in Seminyak.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 31 23:29:10 EST 2014

Rainford Street Social in Surry Hills closes

Rainford Street Social, the restaurant that followed Bird Cow Fish, has also shut its doors lasting just 20 months.

Food News | Short black | Mon Mar 31 23:28:33 EST 2014

Chef John Rankin leaves Waitan

It only opened late last year, but Chinatown's $10 million Waitan has already had a change in food direction and chef.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 31 23:28:58 EST 2014

Merivale buys King Street's Noble Canteen

Justin Hemmes at The Beresford Hotel in Surry Hills.

Merivale's CBD property grab is on the march again, with Noble Canteen (previously Trumps Tavern) in King Street its latest acquisition.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 31 09:58:23 EST 2014

George Calombaris in talks with Hayman Island

MasterChef's George Calombaris is the latest name linked to the restaurants at Hayman Island, which relaunches later this year.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 23:59:00 EST 2014

Hall Street heats up

Late arrivals join Bill Granger at Bondi's Hall Street development

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Mar 24 23:59:07 EST 2014