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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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MoVida eyes Sydney’s heart

Frank Camorra

After its successful opening in Surry Hills and an airport venue on the way, MoVida's expansion from Melbourne to Sydney is now poised to join the city push.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 13 10:20:23 EST 2013

Bill Granger tipped as a contender for Opera House site

Bill Granger.

The Sydney Opera House wanted an accessible concept for its Bennelong site. Enter Sydney's king of the ricotta hotcake, Bill Granger.

Food News | Short black | Fri Aug 09 11:54:40 EST 2013

Grounds for expansion

The Grounds at Alexandria

If you had to rate Sydney food queues, The Grounds of Alexandria (pictured) would be in medal contention.

Food News | Short black | Wed Aug 07 09:11:10 EST 2013

A bit of vino with your espresso

Bar Coluzzi in Darlinghurst

Wine tastings at famed Darlinghurst coffee spot Bar Coluzzi, say what?

Food News | Short black | Wed Aug 07 09:11:12 EST 2013

Sydney's newest restaurant openings

Batch

When will Sydney's restaurant building boom end? Not any time soon, with a rash of new openings.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 06 09:13:04 EST 2013

Boetz could be the key

Martin Boetz

Speculation is rife that the Keystone Group is poised to open a restaurant at the site of the recently closed Rushcutters Bay eatery, Neild Avenue.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 06 09:12:53 EST 2013

Is the end nigh for the degustation menu?

A Darren Robertson dish.

Bronte’s Three Blue Ducks is the latest to de-deg, dropping its degustation menu later this month.

Food News | Short black | Mon Aug 05 12:54:53 EST 2013

Porteno's McGoram turns radio station into drinking hole

BondiFM

Sydney has bars in record stores and barber shops, so why not a radio station?

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Another fine diner joins mid-market march

Claudes restaurant, Woollahra. Picture supplied. Please contact SMH Good Food Guide for re-use.

With fine-dining stalwart Claude's set to close in September, what's next at 10 Oxford Street, Woollahra?

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Buzo brings taste of Asia to Woollahra

Sydney has bars in record stores and barber shops, so why not a radio station?

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Butcher's shop on chopping block

There were 26 butcher shops in Leichhardt when John Elvy's father opened Elvy's Meats in 1954.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

O what a feeling for a new Square bar

Michael Moore says business has picked up dramatically since he changed his prices and dumped the moniker the Summit, renaming his revolving restaurant at Australia Square O Bar and Dining.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Mark it, market fans

NSW will be on show next Saturday (August 3) with 50-plus growers and producers at the Growers' Market in Pyrmont.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Pilu head chef a coup for Rozelle

Good Food. Daniel Mulligan, new chef at The Welcome in Rozelle. Photo: Edwina Pickles. 18th july 2013.

The Welcome Hotel at Rozelle has snared the talented head chef from award-winning Sydney restaurant, Pilu at Freshwater.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Keystone spending spree may include Neild Avenue

Neild Avenue restaurant, Rushcutters Bay. Picture supplied. For re-use contact SMH Good Food Guide.

The identity of Neild Avenue’s new owner is a tightly guarded secret, but we might have cracked it.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Newton joins William Street food revival

Benn Newton, owner of the Third Village on William Street, Sydney. Short Black. GOOD FOOD. photo: Marco Del Grande on July 11th., 2013

William Street, which stretches from the city to Kings Cross, is getting some of its swagger back, and food is playing a part in the turnaround.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Pie in the sky as Merivale expands again

Justin Hemmes at The Beresford Hotel in Surry Hills. 29 June 2011. Photograph by Wade Laube.

The news only gets better for Bridge Street and its back lanes, with Justin Hemmes confirming Merivale will open a venue in early 2014 on Tank Stream Way.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Glenmore publicans set sights on Leichhardt

The Royal Hotel on Norton Street has been bought by the owners of The Australian and The Glenmore at The Rocks.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Top restaurateurs reach out to Cambodia

chef David Thompson

Quay's John Fink and chef David Thompson are involved in a restaurant opening in Cambodia in October. But it isn't in an upmarket resort or shooting for the World's 50 Best Restaurants list.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Gorosito opens Bridge St Garage Bar & Diner

The site under the Bridge Room looks set to finally proceed as a venue after protracted negotiations.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Thu Jul 18 14:17:51 EST 2013