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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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Violet Chocolates opens at Enfield

Violeta Damian with examples of her chocolate eggs. at her store Viotel Chocolates in Enfield. Thursday 14th March 2013. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH GOOD FOOD 130314

Liverpool Road is now home to one of the city's most creative chocolatiers.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 19 12:50:38 EST 2013

Damien Pignolet leaves the Bellevue

For SMH Good Living

Veteran chef Damien Pignolet leaves the Bellevue at the end of March.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 19 00:01:07 EST 2013

Newtown's Sumalee Thai to close

Sumalee Thai.

Sumalee Thai closes its doors this week after a 20-year run.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 19 00:01:24 EST 2013

Bayswater Diner latest victim of troubled strip

Bayswater Diner:  Half rack hickory smoked pork ribs with a kick, slaw and potato salad12trh October Steven Siewert

Bayswater Diner closed earlier this week. It lasted six months.

Food News | Short black | Fri Mar 15 13:50:10 EST 2013

Boathouse crew joins Balmoral's Boatshed

Dish It Up.Local beer-battered flathead and chips at the Boathouse Palm Beach.SMH THE (SYDNEY) MAGAZINE Picture by JENNIFER SOOSMAG110127

The Boathouse Palm Beach is adding the waterfront Balmoral Boatshed cafe to its portfolio.

Food News | Short black | Thu Mar 14 13:54:32 EST 2013

New York-style deli spreads its influence

Short Black:Tony Gibson at the Manly Pavilion.20th October 2011.Photo:Steven Siewert

On the hunt for an emerging food trend in 2013? It is difficult to overlook the growing influence of the New York-style deli in shaping the Sydney foodscape.

Food News | Short black | Thu Mar 14 13:53:17 EST 2013

Grounds of Alexandria to open Melbourne spinoff

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The Grounds of Alexandria was one of the hot Sydney food launches for 2012, now it is poised to join the long food march south and open a Melbourne spinoff.

Food News | Short black | Wed Mar 13 11:10:35 EST 2013

Ignore the buzz around Honeycomb

Rumours of the closure of Darlinghurst restaurant Honeycomb have been greatly exaggerated, co-owner Paul Frost says.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 12 11:34:21 EST 2013

Three Blue Ducks eyes Danks site

AFR L&L 19TH October 2012 PHOTO BY Louise Kennerley Darren Robertson Chef Three Bue Ducks restaurant at bronte with his oyster dish for Life & Leisure

Bronte eatery Three Blue Ducks has confirmed interest in the vacant Danks Street Depot site.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 12 11:26:08 EST 2013

Ivanhoe opening boosts Manly rejuvenation


The rejuvenation of Manly's nightlife is about to kick up a notch.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

Post offices set the stage for coffee evolution

Post offices in the south-west suburb of Liverpool have become the unlikely staging post for the evolution of the Sydney coffee.

Food News | Short black | Thu Mar 07 12:56:32 EST 2013

Best Young Chef award open for entries

Applications for the Josephine Pignolet Best Young Chef award have opened.

Food News | Short black | Thu Mar 07 12:19:57 EST 2013

Sale set to fund Hugos' interstate expansion

Hugos Bar Pizza, Kings Cross.

The idea of a ''for sale'' sign at Hugos and its sibling, Hugos Bar Pizza, won't do much for confidence on Bayswater Road.

Food News | Short black | Thu Mar 07 12:08:19 EST 2013

Melbourne coffee spills into Sydney

Ben Sweeten outside the location of his next Joe Black cafe at The Rocks. Good Food photo: Marco Del Grande on 28th. February, 2013

Brace yourself Sydney: Melbourne's coffee invasion is poised to open up on several new fronts.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 05 13:36:38 EST 2013

Rabbit farmer under attack from thieves and vandals

A break-in and attack on Kempsey-based Macleay Valley Rabbits has resulted in broken and stolen machinery and walls graffitied with the words ''killer'' and ''murder''.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 05 13:28:38 EST 2013

Fratelli Paradiso spinoff to open behind Ivy

Eat Streets. Fratelli Paradiso on Challis Avenue, Potts Point . Tuesday 13th April 2004. Pic by Tanya Lake SPECIAL 001***FDCTRANSFER***

Fratelli Paradiso is set to join the city laneway party, with plans to open a spinoff restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

Chef waves goodbye to Sailors Thai again

Pacharin ''Air'' Jantrakool, the talented Thai chef who returned to Sailors Thai in 2012 (having previously run Sailors Thai Canteen), will depart the restaurant again at the end of this week.

Food News | Short black | Thu Feb 28 13:26:45 EST 2013

Icebergs spin-off tips Bondi as Sydney's new Little Italy

Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, Bondi Beach.

Step aside Leichhardt, Bondi Beach is making a serious play for the title of Sydney's Little Italy.

Food News | Short black | Thu Feb 28 13:00:08 EST 2013

Greek food gets a leg-up in Sydney

Greek food is about to get a giant leg-up in Sydney, with the opening of a Hellenic answer to Establishment or ivy.

Food News | Short black | Tue Feb 26 16:42:07 EST 2013

Lesbian Delight a winner for Xanthi

The Lesbian Delight dessert at Xanthi restaurant at Westfield in Sydney.

It's not the ingredients that have everyone talking about Xanthi's popular new dessert.

Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 25 23:59:56 EST 2013