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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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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

Centennial Park to rent out holiday properties

Centennial splendour: Revamped   cottages, complete with chandeliers,  offer an in-house chef.

The holiday homes will come complete with the option of an in-house chef from hot local restaurant, Vincent.

Food News | Short black | Sat Jun 21 23:10:40 EST 2014

Kim Douglas joins Henrietta Supper Club


The Rockpool Bar & Grill sous chef heads to Darlinghurst.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 16 23:57:32 EST 2014

Neil Perry takes Spice Temple to Dubai

Spice Temple

A Sydney chef opening a Chinese restaurant in the Middle East on Australia Day 2015 - say what?

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 16 23:51:33 EST 2014

Maurice Terzini crew in new Darlinghurst venture

Maurice Terzini

Icebergs' Maurice Terzini is one of the posse behind a new Victoria Street venue.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 16 23:49:47 EST 2014

Steven Hiles takes over The White Horse Hotel

White horse

The creative operator behind the launch of Mosman's The Hunter plans a his-and-her redesign.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 16 23:16:36 EST 2014

Lennox Hastie sniffs out city spot

Lennox Hastie

Another twist has emerged in the longest-recorded search for a Sydney restaurant site.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 16 23:03:33 EST 2014

Chinta Kechil opens in Double Bay

Chinta Kechil

The latest venture by the owner of Chinta Ria opens on New South Head Road.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 09 23:16:11 EST 2014

Wilbur's Place up for sale

Wilbur's Place

The boys from Bourke Street Bakery are placing their Potts Point restaurant on the market.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 09 23:11:28 EST 2014

Paul Wilson to transform Macquarie Hotel

Paul Wilson

Surry Hills diners will get a taste of the chef's crowd-pleasing food.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 09 23:08:25 EST 2014

Neutral Bay Diner closes


Neutral Bay's eat street took a hit on the weekend with the closure of one of its prized new-generation restaurants.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 09 23:01:55 EST 2014

Cho Cho San to open in Potts Point

Cho Cho San restaurant in Potts Point.

Cho Cho San, the latest venture from Apollo restaurant co-owners Sam Christie and Jonathan Barthelmess, opens Tuesday.

Food News | Short black | Fri Jun 06 12:13:50 EST 2014

Doyle family's restaurant closes at Overseas Passenger Terminal


The Doyle family's 27-year-old restaurant at Circular Quay has become the latest casualty of the Overseas Passenger Terminal upgrade.

Food News | Short black | Wed Jun 04 15:49:40 EST 2014

Fraser Short expands into Manly

Venture: Fraser Short has struck a deal with the Manly Pacific hotel.

A rooftop venue and 300-seat Japanese rock'n'roll bar are set to open in the beachside suburb.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 03 06:10:57 EST 2014

Just open: Bitter & Twisted

Bitter & Twisted

Vic Altiok has just opened his new cafe in the Weighbridge building at 9 Towns Place.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

See Brent Savage on stage at SMH Growers Market


The chef from Bentley Restaurant and Bar, Monopole and Yellow will take to the Market Chef stage on Saturday morning.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 03 03:00:00 EST 2014

Bootleg Bar to reopen as Bootleg Meatballs

Bootleg Bar

Sydney's predicted meatball invasion is finally gaining momentum.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jun 02 23:07:47 EST 2014