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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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Industry rallies to support one of its own

The team behind China Lane in the city will join the clambake down at Bondi Beach next summer, opening a new restaurant, China Diner, at The Hub development on Hall Street.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Bagel battle begins in Sydney

A new bagel operation in Surry Hills isn't being greeted warmly by all of Sydney's bagel makers.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Pilu to open at Taronga Zoo

Giovanni Pilu has been brought in to open a cafe in the old Top Plaza Cafe site at the entrance to the zoo in early July.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Aki's hits back at Name and Shame sting

Kumar Mahadevan at his refurbished Indian restaurant,  Aki s  at Woolloomooloo. GOOD LIVING-SMH photo by Marco Del Grande SPECIALX 82641

The owner of Aki's has hit back following the Woolloomooloo restaurant's appearance on the NSW Food Authority's Name and Shame list.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

China Lane joins the wave headed to Bondi

China Lane, Sydney, photographed for Good Living, April 2013

The team behind China Lane in the city will join the clambake down at Bondi Beach next summer, opening a new restaurant, China Diner, at The Hub development on Hall Street.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Sinking feeling at Wharf Restaurant

The team behind China Lane in the city will join the clambake down at Bondi Beach next summer, opening a new restaurant, China Diner, at The Hub development on Hall Street.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Cronulla scores rising culinary star

SPECTRUM WEEKEND DINING: Alphabet Street Thai Restaurant, Cronulla. Seared Scollops with crispy banana blossoms and chilli jam dressing. Photo by Brianne Makin

Cronulla continues its rise up the food stakes, pinching one of Sydney's hottest emerging chefs for a new Italian restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Peterson nabs a park

A mid-September date is set for the opening of Riley Street Garage, the new venue launching in Frank Lowy's old garage on Riley Street, Wooloomooloo.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 11 09:51:01 EST 2013

Big names are hungry but Neild isn't on the menu

Rushcutters Bay mega-restaurant Neild Avenue has created as much industry chatter in recent times as it did at the time of its glamour opening.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 11 03:00:00 EST 2013

In the DIY steaks, The Oaks is a keeper

Pic shows The Oaks Hotel, Neutral Bay for SHD Unwind 26 Sept Flirt.  Picture by JANIE BARRETT

Landmark Neutral Bay pub The Oaks will unveil the first stage of a $4 million facelift by designer Paul Kelly early next month.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 11 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hemmes to open Manly venue

Justin Hemmes.

Justin Hemmes is branching out everywhere: Oxford Street, Paddington, another venue at The Ivy and north of the harbour at Manly Wharf.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 11 00:39:40 EST 2013

Michelin man seeking work

Guillaume Zika, the head chef for four years at two-Michelin-star London restaurant Hibiscus, has bobbed up in Australia.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 04 17:32:39 EST 2013

Pavoni prepares for Ormeggio 'spinoff'

Alessandro Pavoni is set to open a spinoff to his twin-toqued Mosman restaurant Ormeggio at the Spit.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 04 15:48:38 EST 2013

Guess who? Don't sue

When a customer at a city restaurant barked at a waiter to ''get me my f---ing bill'', the maitre d' went to the table and asked the customer to please keep his mouth in check.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 04 15:01:26 EST 2013

Kemp steps out of Gazebo

Chef Matthew Kemp in Restaurant Balzac in Randwick, taken Friday 3rd October 2003 for Table Talk. SMH, FEATURES, GOOD LIVING Photograph by JANE DYSON/jkd SPECIALX 00000

A fine dining chef in charge of the kitchen at Gazebo Wine Garden seemed too good to last, and it hasn't.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

A new Golden Age of film despite lost Quay

Barrie Barton is Creative Director of Melbournes Right Angle PublishingBen Rushton/bgrage.news.bartonJanuary 29 2009 SPECIAL 00000

The landmark Paramount Pictures building in Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills, could be short one of its star cast members from the Quay Group.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Asian market beckons

Zahi Azzi of Kazbah restaurant in Balmain. Thursday 30th May 2013. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH GOOD FOOD 130530

Restaurants are shaping up as Australia's emerging growth export to Asia.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jun 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Europe's oil crisis

Rather than fighting the debt crisis, the EU's regulators have turned their attention to the restaurant table.

Food News | Short black | Fri May 31 13:52:33 EST 2013

A match made in Devon

Zacharay Tan, former sous chef at Bistro Guillaume Melbourne, and Jacqui Ektoros, a graduate of Guillaume at Bennelong, will be in the kitchen at Devon, a new cafe opening next week.

Food News | Short black | Fri May 31 13:51:24 EST 2013

Great timing for Doltone

The 1920s New York design brief for the new Doltone House Hyde Park couldn't be better timed.

Food News | Short black | Fri May 31 13:50:00 EST 2013