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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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Pizza Mario to open Rosebery restaurant

Rosebery's rise up the Sydney food chain is set to continue with Kitchen by Mike about to get a high-profile new neighbour.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

Berry proves ripe for Evans' country bistro

John Evans made his name running the kitchens of Bistro CBD, 3 Weeds and Northbridge Bistro. His next move isn't an affluent city pub.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 21 03:00:00 EST 2013

Sydney sets its eyes on the fries

lord of the fries

Unbuckle your belts, Sydney, a new wave of potentially waist-expanding ventures is on the way, with burger and bagel eateries the next batch of food openings.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 14 09:08:47 EST 2013

Shipping containers become dining's latest cool trend

AFR 2ND MAY 2013 photo by Louise Kennerley Luke Mangan and a couple of his dishes at his new wine bar/business HQ called mojo in Waterloo

Shipping containers have become the recycled accessory du jour of food ventures around the globe.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Vesta turns up the heat in Blackheath

When Philip Searle closed Vulcan's at the end of 2012, the Blue Mountains lost one of its seminal restaurants. Last week a new restaurant rose from the embers of its famed wood-fired oven.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Mario bold as brasserie

Acqua Pazza owner-chef Mario Percuoco was on the phone to Short Black following the story on May 7 about the closure of his city restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Blancharu chef courts food court

Haru Inukai worked under legendary French chef Joel Robuchon and has cooked at some of the best restaurants in Australia, but the Japanese-born chef is turning his back on fine dining for a food...

Food News | Short black | Tue May 14 03:00:00 EST 2013

Two for the road as Glebe shows signs of recovery

A small, promising posse of new players is rolling into Glebe Point Road.

Food News | Short black | Wed May 08 13:56:31 EST 2013

North shore suburb getting a cockie attitude

Gordon. You heard right. The once beige upper north shore food destination is picking up pace with some opening action.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 07 09:34:04 EST 2013

Bali tastes like Sydney

Soon it'll be possible to holiday in Bali and eat only at restaurants connected with Sydney restaurateurs.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 07 09:34:36 EST 2013

Mystery solved: Percuoco has left the building

City-centre diners last week were asking if chef Mario Percuoco, son of Buon Ricordo's Armando Percuoco, had called time on his Bent Street restaurant Acqua Pazza?

Food News | Short black | Tue May 07 09:33:32 EST 2013

Opera House gets tough with tender

Portrait of Chef Guillaume Brahimi in his restaurant Bennelong at the Opera House.

Sydney's bistro trend could claim its biggest fine-dining scalp yet - Guillaume at Bennelong.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

Hats off as Pavoni departs troubled city Westfield

A dish at Spiedo.

Two hatted chefs gone, one left. That’s the depressing form guide at Westfield Sydney, where twin-toqued Italian chef Alessandro Pavoni has joined Justin North as another casualty at the shiny...

Food News | Short black | Mon May 06 13:25:29 EST 2013

Mother's Day comes to The Sydney Morning Herald Growers' Markets

growers-market

The women from the Monday Morning Cooking Club will take over the Market Chef stage at The Sydney Morning Herald Growers' Markets.

Food News | Short black | Tue Apr 30 10:31:55 EST 2013

Changes afoot in hot cafe postcode Redfern

Redfern's claim as a hot postcode for small bars and food ventures has had its first test.

Food News | Short black | Tue Apr 30 10:23:13 EST 2013

Savage takes Bentley for a run in the city

Surry Hills' twin-toqued Bentley Restaurant & Bar is closing in on ambitions for a city site and may even relocate to the city centre.

Food News | Short black | Tue Apr 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Warm welcome for new Welcome Hotel owner

After 18 months in receivership, the Welcome Hotel might soon have a new owner.

Food News | Short black | Wed Apr 24 15:44:05 EST 2013

'Dude food' death row claims another scalp

Duke Bistro has joined Flinders Inn as past-tense players of Flinders Street, Darlinghurst, the death row for ''dude food''.

Food News | Short black | Wed Apr 24 13:32:27 EST 2013

Artusi Restaurant opens in Castlecrag

Castlecrag's start-stop food progression is all go again, with the opening of a new venue last week, Artusi Restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Tue Apr 23 10:16:17 EST 2013

Bel Mondo closure could have been avoided, says owner

BELMONDO, THE ROCKS, 961128, PIC BY JENNIFER SOO, SMH, GOOD LIVING / BEL MONDO - RESTAURANT REVIEW

Bel Mondo will close its doors next month, the latest casualty in a vicious 12 months for Sydney restaurant closures.

Food News | Short black | Tue Apr 23 10:00:08 EST 2013