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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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Fittler flirts with cafe scene

Brad Fittler

Would you like a Freddie Fittler with your espresso?

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 25 23:56:20 EST 2013

Tomislav on the move

Tomislav Martinovic

Bayswater Road, Kings Cross, has been a hotbed of closures and calamities in recent times, but there’s good news for the strip with the toqued Tomislav restaurant moving to the street.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 25 23:55:58 EST 2013

Kickstart for Kellett

Laif Etournaud

Kellett Street, like Donald Trump’s hair, had its best days in the 1980s.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 25 23:55:28 EST 2013

Cafe’s name contested

Miguel Maestre

Last week’s opening of a Café del Mar in the former site of Coast restaurant at Cockle Bay Wharf was sullied by reports the original Café del Mar in Ibiza has taken issue with the opening of the...

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 18 23:59:48 EST 2013

Renovation creates the Star Bar

Danny Russo

If Hard Rock Cafe’s recent financial turmoil highlights the plight of themed restaurant concepts in Australia, the site of the doomed Planet Hollywood restaurant on George Street is dishing up...

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 18 23:59:01 EST 2013

Customer buys Darlinghurst dining institution Bill & Toni's

Minestrone from Bill & Tonys.

The family that steered Bill & Toni's for generations is out of the Sydney institution; its new owner has confirmed the business has been struggling.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 18 09:19:00 EST 2013

Another addition to Sydney's gourmet hamburger scene

Burger

Would you eat Sean Connolly's Black Widow burger, whose charcoal brioche bun is made with “vegetable carbon”?

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 11 23:59:11 EST 2013

The rising of Cronulla

Giro Osteria, Cronulla

Step aside Surry Hills and Redfern, Cronulla is shaping up as the new contender in the Sydney restaurant stakes.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 11 23:59:57 EST 2013

Cara & Co enter administration

Cara & Co

A clearer financial picture is starting to emerge following last week’s collapse of Cara & Co, the upmarket restaurant and concept store at Westfield Sydney that slid into voluntary administration.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 11 23:59:35 EST 2013

BYO crustacean to Malacca Straits

Mud crab

It isn't uncommon for Sydney restaurants to let customers bring their own wine, some even allow cake, but BYO produce?

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 11 23:59:33 EST 2013

New Bennelong site winners stoked

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Confirmation Melbourne venue The Stokehouse has won the tender for the Sydney Opera House’s Bennelong site is of no surprise.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 11 23:59:05 EST 2013

Cara & Co to close in Westfield Sydney

Cara & Co restaurant.

Cara & Co, the luxe Sydney concept store that marries Belgian gastronomy with fashion and accessories, is set to close after going into voluntary administration.

Food News | Short black | Tue Nov 05 12:21:40 EST 2013

Cara's disco fever fades

Cara & Co

Cara & Co, the luxe Sydney concept store and restaurant that marries Belgian gastronomy with fashion and accessories, is under voluntary administration.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 04 23:59:05 EST 2013

Chur Burger opens second outlet

Chur burger

Fine-dining chef turned burgerman Warren Turnbull's Chur Burger takes its first McDonald's-eque step to world domination next weekend, opening a second outlet at The London Hotel in Paddington.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 04 23:59:55 EST 2013

Machiavelli plots spin-off

Machiavelli

Named after a famed political figure and frequented by a cabinet of luncheon powerbrokers, Machiavelli restaurant in the central business district is poised to birth a spin-off.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 04 23:59:49 EST 2013

Pork rolls on food safety hit list

Pork rolls often include raw-egg dressings..

The Asian pork roll is under the gaze of the NSW Food Authority.

Food News | Short black | Mon Nov 04 13:47:50 EST 2013

Cronulla dining on a roll

Giro Osteria, Cronulla.

Fresh from landing 15/20 this month in Terry Durack's review of Giro Osteria, Cronulla's food star continues to rise.

Food News | Short black | Tue Oct 29 08:45:51 EST 2013

Just open: Nine

Ex-Bills crew team up for new no-nonsense Japanese restaurant in Potts Point.

Food News | Short black | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Buzo busts a move

Buzo Trattoria, Woollahra.

Buzo Trattoria will reopen next year in the city as it prepares to close in Woollahra.

Food News | Short black | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Maestre joins Cafe del Mar

Miguel Maestre is joining Cafe del Mar.

TV chef Miguel Maestre will join the local branch of Ibiza's Cafe del Mar as food director.

Food News | Short black | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013