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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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Belle's Hot Chicken coming to Sydney

Nashville-style hot chicken at Belle's Hot Chicken in Melbourne.

Melbourne-based Belle's Hot Chicken is coming to Sydney's Barangaroo precinct.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Nov 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Manly Pavilion destined for dining makeover?

Long-closed Manly Pavilion has a new operator at last. But will there be a restaurant again?

Food News | Short black | Tue Nov 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just open: Folonomo

When you eat at Folonomo, you can feel virtuous as well as satisfied: all the restaurant's profits go to charities.

Food News | Short black | Tue Nov 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Shucked Oyster Bar opens in Cronulla

Ex Benchmark chef Luke Collins has opened an oyster bar in Sydney's south.

Food News | Short black | Tue Nov 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

Chef Steven Skelly moves on from Urchin restaurant, Bali

Bali connection: Skelly moves from Urchin (pictured) to Motel Mexicola, also in Bali.

Former Pier chef Steven Skelly has moved on from leading Bali restaurant Urchin, and will soon open a Sydney pop-up.

Food News | Short black | Tue Nov 10 00:00:00 EST 2015

New Sydney CBD restaurant to serve contemporary cuisine with Asian twist

Grand bones: The interior of the old Sydney Water HQ has been revamped as a fine diner.

A new restaurant in Pitt Street will offer fine dining with an Asian twist.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 27 00:00:00 EST 2015

Bistro Moncur founder Damien Pignolet to take helm at Regatta, Rose Bay

New approach: Chef and restaurateur Damien Pignolet will introduce some of his signature dishes to Regatta.

Damien Pignolet has been appointed executive chef at Regatta, Rose Bay.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 27 00:00:00 EST 2015

Just Open: One Ford Street, Balmain

A dish of prawn and sugar snap caramelle (pasta bonbons).

Publican Tim Condon has taken over a Darling Street hotel and turned its focus towards Ford Street.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 20 00:00:00 EST 2015

Gelato and NYC surf gear riding a wave into Campbell Parade, Bondi

Scoop Wholefoods, Anita Gelato and a fresh signing from New York City will be part of the food offering at the Pacific Bondi Beach development.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 13 00:00:00 EST 2015

Bistro Guillaume, Mercado, Indu to open on Sydney's George Street

The pulse of the CBD arterial has never been stronger, with a rash of new eateries on the way.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 13 00:00:00 EST 2015

Tapavino spin-off to open in Sydney CBD

Circular Quay sherry bar and Spanish wine specialist Tapavino is joining the push into Bligh Street.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 13 00:00:00 EST 2015

Harris Farm Markets may snap up Norton Street Grocer

Is Little Italy pin-up Norton Street Grocer about to be snapped up by its rapidly expanding competitor?

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Oct 13 00:00:00 EST 2015

Bodega offshoot to open at Harold Park development

With Sydney's top shelf restaurants being wooed by a large field of new developments across the city, it's a Harold Park outsider making the early running.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Sep 29 00:00:00 EST 2015

Paddington farewells Vamps after 32 years

Veronique and Tony Johansson celebrating Vamps 25th anniversary in 2003.

Vamps Bistro shut its doors on Saturday night after 32 years.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 28 14:34:00 EST 2015

Balmain restaurant stalwart Satasia to close

Loyal following: Andrew Lum at Satasia.

In another blow to Balmain's Darling Street, long-running restaurant Satasia is closing.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 12:55:03 EST 2015

Ministry of Coffee opens branch at Rose Bay

The Rose Bay Diner has become Ministry of Coffee Rose Bay.

Sydney-inspired Ministry of Coffee returns to open a new branch at Rose Bay.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 12:13:17 EST 2015

White Cockatoo and Phoenix Hotels taken over by a new generation

Pouring a schooner of beer.

Petersham hotel the White Cockatoo and Woollahra's Phoenix are to be rebooted.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 11:50:37 EST 2015

Giovanni Pilu to open Akuna Bay restaurant

Giovanni Pilu.

Expect mad Sunday lunches when Giovanni Pilu opens his latest waterfront restaurant at Akuna Bay.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Fri Aug 28 11:11:50 EST 2015

Fine diner Foveaux Street Dining closes in Surry Hills

Farewell: Darrell Felstead's Foveaux Street Dining.

The closure of Surry Hills' Foveaux Street Dining marks the end of another fine dining chapter for Sydney.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 25 00:00:00 EST 2015

Frank Camorra, China Lane owners move on Sydney CBD

A big-name chef is tipped for the former Fratelli Paradiso site.

China Lane's co-owners have snapped up the Ash Street site jettisoned by the owners of Fratelli Paradiso.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 25 00:00:00 EST 2015