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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The Spit has spat out more than its share of failed restaurants, but one chef is quietly building an empire on its sandy shores.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 24 23:59:19 EST 2014
The Boathouse Balmoral is currently closed for eat-in dining due to seating issues.
Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 24 11:41:50 EST 2014
It is rumoured to be called the Wharf Lane Precinct and will be located on Sussex Street.
Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 24 09:41:57 EST 2014
Is there a hotter precinct for restaurant real estate right now than the Circular Quay end of the city?
Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 17 23:58:23 EST 2014
With Kings Cross on the nose with expansive restaurateurs (following a spate of bad publicity and tougher government regulations), it is evidently up to the area’s colourful local identities to fill...
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 17 23:58:49 EST 2014
Fiona Bloomer and chef Andrea Vagge disappeared off the food radar a couple of years ago after selling Bronte’s excellent LaLocanda.
Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 17 23:58:14 EST 2014
It’s all over at L’etoile, My Kitchen Rules host Manu Feildel’s Paddington restaurant.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 17 23:55:32 EST 2014
Oxford Street has been waiting for a white knight, and it may have found one in Midas-touch publican Justin Hemmes.
Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 17 03:00:00 EST 2014
Fraser Short hasn't wasted time building a new empire since splitting with Keystone Hospitality.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 10 23:13:36 EST 2014
Circular Quay mega restaurant Wildfire will close in March, a victim of the looming upgrade of Sydney's Overseas Passenger Terminal.
Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 10 10:29:39 EST 2014
Chippendale is making an impressive push for the title of Sydney's go-to food suburb.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Feb 04 03:00:00 EST 2014
To borrow a television phrase, has Sydney's burger craze jumped the shark?
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 03 23:58:43 EST 2014
In case you missed it, Din Tai Fung opened recently at Greenwood Plaza. But North Sydney does not live on dumplings alone; Bourke Street Bakery will add its high-quality bread and baked products to...
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 03 23:58:53 EST 2014
Some of the country's finest sparkling wine is grown in NSW's cooler-climate regions
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 03 23:43:01 EST 2014
Matthew Crabbe doesn't make a noise about his every move as some celebrity chefs do, but the Sydney-raised pan rattler is quietly amassing an impressive offshore restaurant empire.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Feb 03 17:05:12 EST 2014
Kings Cross and Potts Point are neighbouring suburbs yet could not be more different; one the poster child for the city's unpalatable behaviour, the other a gentrified strip of gilded real estate and...
Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Jan 28 03:00:00 EST 2014
It isn't every day a member of Sydney's elite two-toque club ends up on the name and shame list of the NSW Food Authority.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jan 27 23:44:15 EST 2014
When Beyonce and Jay Z tucked into their gift bags at the Grammy Awards on Monday, the healthy-living couple would have found they could wind down after the big night with some Blossom Blends tea.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jan 27 23:44:04 EST 2014
Adriano Matteoni opened Piccolo Padre in Rozelle in 2001 before heading overseas to launch Paper Cup in Glasgow and a new cafe in Tokyo.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jan 27 23:43:24 EST 2014
Federico Zanellato forged his local reputation as head chef at Mosman's Ormeggio at The Spit, but the foundations of his career were set earlier, working in restaurants from Italy to Japan.
Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jan 27 23:43:57 EST 2014