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Scott Bolles

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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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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

A new Golden Age of film despite lost Quay

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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

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

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

Eastern hotel takes a new direction

The Eastern is slated for a makeover, starting in July.

Food News | Short black | Wed May 29 09:03:16 EST 2013

Faraone opens 23rd bar, Hello Sailor

Good Food. Short Black. The 3 owners of new bar on Oxford Street, Darlinghurst.  (L-R)Luke Redington, Marco Faraone and Mike Edkins in the Laneway behind bar (Foley Street).Photo: Edwina Pickles. 2013.

Marco Faraone has opened 22 bars throughout the world. Next week, he swings open the doors on his 23rd.

Food News | Short black | Wed May 29 08:57:53 EST 2013

A time to Crave no more

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It launched in 1998 to great fanfare in what was then Good Living. Fifteen years on, Good Food Month is back.

Food News | Short black | Wed May 29 08:55:55 EST 2013

It's ciao for Bentley and Chow for Claude's

afr life and leisure 18th October 2012 photo by Louise kennerley brent savage, chef The Bentley

Twin-toqued Bentley Restaurant & Bar will close its doors in Surry Hills in August, but is looking for a CBD site.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 28 03:00:00 EST 2013

Melbourne's Section 8 bar comes to Sydney

Melbourne's Section 8 bar is joining the march north and will open in Sydney.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 21 10:17:16 EST 2013

La Disfida's sibling wants a slice of the action

Good Food Short Black. Tappo Osteria. Owners (left) Peter Zuzza and Gary Lopane. Photo: Edwina Pickles. 16th May 2013.

The long-anticipated second restaurant from the owner of Haberfield's La Disfida has surfaced.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 21 10:13:26 EST 2013

Fratelli Fresh owner says no Danks

The fluctuating fortunes of Danks Street, Waterloo, continue, with Fratelli Fresh a confirmed departure from the strip later this year.

Food News | Short black | Tue May 21 10:06:15 EST 2013

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