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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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North Bondi interest grows

The rapid contraction of Robert Marchetti's restaurant interests may have another chapter to play out.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 03 12:35:18 EST 2013

Mezzaluna joins culinary casualty list

With an unrelenting wave of new restaurant openings across Sydney, the closure of a few of the city’s veterans is hardly surprising.

Food News | Short black | Fri Aug 30 15:11:24 EST 2013

A burst of colour for pumping Potts Point

In recent times, the Yellow House in Potts Point has been known as a half-risen souffle in restaurant circles.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 27 10:36:57 EST 2013

Attica snares a rare double at awards night

Ben Shewry

Attica was the big winner at last night's The Age Good Food Guide awards, claiming the Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year for Ben Shewry.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 27 10:36:50 EST 2013

Martin Boetz to cook for Keystone's new avenue

Martin Boetz

Speculation about the future of the Rushcutters Bay restaurant Neild Avenue is anything but beige.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 27 10:36:52 EST 2013

Double Bay dishing up a dining revival

With Fish Face and other new venues on the way, Double Bay is slowly starting to regain its food pulse.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 27 10:36:54 EST 2013

Manu Feildel puts Sydney restaurant on the market

Manu Feildel

My Restaurant Rules host Manu Feildel and his business partners have listed their Paddington restaurant L'etoile for sale.

Food News | Short black | Mon Aug 26 13:34:50 EST 2013

Fresh faces bring brunch to Danks Street

What's in store behind the castle-sized doors of the site of the first Fratelli Fresh on Danks Street?

Food News | Short black | Wed Aug 21 08:54:43 EST 2013

A lower price tag but Beach Road Restaurant site finally sells

The Beach Road Restaurant.

When Palm Beach’s famed Beach Road Restaurant went on the market in 2007, it carried a $770,000 price tag. It finally sold six years later for a much lower figure.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 20 11:35:01 EST 2013

Will Maurice Terzini bring Icebergs to the Opera House?

Maurice Terzini

Opera lovers know it isn't over until the fat lady sings, and the already star-studded list vying for the Guillaume at Bennelong restaurant site at the Sydney Opera House has a late contender.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 20 11:35:18 EST 2013

Pushing Sydney's bar scene boundaries

Mosman Mojito

The Hunter at Mosman brings the wild to your plate in another example of Sydney's bar movement pushing the boundaries.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 20 11:35:19 EST 2013

Finer things in store for Conistis' Alpha

Peter Conistis's fine dining restaurant is proceeding.

Food News | Short black | Wed Aug 14 09:50:18 EST 2013

Steel City opulence is over for Bacchus

One of the grandest fine-dining restaurants in the state has closed its doors.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 13 10:20:23 EST 2013

MoVida eyes Sydney’s heart

Frank Camorra

After its successful opening in Surry Hills and an airport venue on the way, MoVida's expansion from Melbourne to Sydney is now poised to join the city push.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 13 10:20:23 EST 2013

Bill Granger tipped as a contender for Opera House site

Bill Granger.

The Sydney Opera House wanted an accessible concept for its Bennelong site. Enter Sydney's king of the ricotta hotcake, Bill Granger.

Food News | Short black | Fri Aug 09 11:54:40 EST 2013

Grounds for expansion

The Grounds at Alexandria

If you had to rate Sydney food queues, The Grounds of Alexandria (pictured) would be in medal contention.

Food News | Short black | Wed Aug 07 09:11:10 EST 2013

A bit of vino with your espresso

Bar Coluzzi in Darlinghurst

Wine tastings at famed Darlinghurst coffee spot Bar Coluzzi, say what?

Food News | Short black | Wed Aug 07 09:11:12 EST 2013

Sydney's newest restaurant openings


When will Sydney's restaurant building boom end? Not any time soon, with a rash of new openings.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 06 09:13:04 EST 2013

Boetz could be the key

Martin Boetz

Speculation is rife that the Keystone Group is poised to open a restaurant at the site of the recently closed Rushcutters Bay eatery, Neild Avenue.

Food News | Short black | Tue Aug 06 09:12:53 EST 2013

Is the end nigh for the degustation menu?

A Darren Robertson dish.

Bronte’s Three Blue Ducks is the latest to de-deg, dropping its degustation menu later this month.

Food News | Short black | Mon Aug 05 12:54:53 EST 2013