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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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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

David Tsirekas turns to Greek street food at Kingsgrove's 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

Fraser Short

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

Chui Lee Luk

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

Resigned: Matt Bates is departing 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

Eighty Eight

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

Brooklyn Social

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

Merivale snares Jordan Toft for Coogee Pavilion

Jordan Toft

The highly touted head chef at Los Angeles' Eveleigh restaurant will join the star-studded Merivale posse.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Sat Jun 28 23:33:00 EST 2014

Ehren Ryan joins Conrad Piggins in Elanora Heights

Ehren Ryan

The much-touted chef swaps Cottage Point Inn for a restaurant in the northern beaches.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 23 23:37:49 EST 2014

Merivale's Justin Hemmes set to launch Coogee Pavilion in July

Justin Hemmes

The venture will include a pizzeria, a juice bar, coffee cart and cocktail bar.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 23 23:14:11 EST 2014

Four in Hand's Colin Fassnidge chases down thief

More-in-hand: Liquorice-poached quince with parsnip ice-cream.

The Irish chef has created headlines after making a citizen's arrest overseas.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 23 23:08:23 EST 2014

Gelato Messina expands to Las Vegas

On the move: Messina will open in Vegas in late 2014.

It started with a small shop in Darlinghurst. Now the purveyor of cult gelato will take on the world.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 23 23:06:45 EST 2014

Double Bay newbie takes over former Arte e Cucina site

Fresh blood: Fish Face is one of several newbies bringing new customers to the suburb.

Word is a restaurant fitout has started at the back-lane building where Lucio's spin-off Arte e Cucina traded.

Food News | Short black | Sat Jun 21 23:12:58 EST 2014