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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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Three Blue Ducks eyes Danks site

AFR L&L 19TH October 2012 PHOTO BY Louise Kennerley Darren Robertson Chef Three Bue Ducks restaurant at bronte with his oyster dish for Life & Leisure

Bronte eatery Three Blue Ducks has confirmed interest in the vacant Danks Street Depot site.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 12 11:26:08 EST 2013

Ivanhoe opening boosts Manly rejuvenation


The rejuvenation of Manly's nightlife is about to kick up a notch.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

Post offices set the stage for coffee evolution

Post offices in the south-west suburb of Liverpool have become the unlikely staging post for the evolution of the Sydney coffee.

Food News | Short black | Thu Mar 07 12:56:32 EST 2013

Best Young Chef award open for entries

Applications for the Josephine Pignolet Best Young Chef award have opened.

Food News | Short black | Thu Mar 07 12:19:57 EST 2013

Sale set to fund Hugos' interstate expansion

Hugos Bar Pizza, Kings Cross.

The idea of a ''for sale'' sign at Hugos and its sibling, Hugos Bar Pizza, won't do much for confidence on Bayswater Road.

Food News | Short black | Thu Mar 07 12:08:19 EST 2013

Melbourne coffee spills into Sydney

Ben Sweeten outside the location of his next Joe Black cafe at The Rocks. Good Food photo: Marco Del Grande on 28th. February, 2013

Brace yourself Sydney: Melbourne's coffee invasion is poised to open up on several new fronts.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 05 13:36:38 EST 2013

Rabbit farmer under attack from thieves and vandals

A break-in and attack on Kempsey-based Macleay Valley Rabbits has resulted in broken and stolen machinery and walls graffitied with the words ''killer'' and ''murder''.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 05 13:28:38 EST 2013

Fratelli Paradiso spinoff to open behind Ivy

Eat Streets. Fratelli Paradiso on Challis Avenue, Potts Point . Tuesday 13th April 2004. Pic by Tanya Lake SPECIAL 001***FDCTRANSFER***

Fratelli Paradiso is set to join the city laneway party, with plans to open a spinoff restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

Chef waves goodbye to Sailors Thai again

Pacharin ''Air'' Jantrakool, the talented Thai chef who returned to Sailors Thai in 2012 (having previously run Sailors Thai Canteen), will depart the restaurant again at the end of this week.

Food News | Short black | Thu Feb 28 13:26:45 EST 2013

Icebergs spin-off tips Bondi as Sydney's new Little Italy

Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, Bondi Beach.

Step aside Leichhardt, Bondi Beach is making a serious play for the title of Sydney's Little Italy.

Food News | Short black | Thu Feb 28 13:00:08 EST 2013

Greek food gets a leg-up in Sydney

Greek food is about to get a giant leg-up in Sydney, with the opening of a Hellenic answer to Establishment or ivy.

Food News | Short black | Tue Feb 26 16:42:07 EST 2013

Lesbian Delight a winner for Xanthi

The Lesbian Delight dessert at Xanthi restaurant at Westfield in Sydney.

It's not the ingredients that have everyone talking about Xanthi's popular new dessert.

Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 25 23:59:56 EST 2013

The Basement jazzes up its menu

Matt Keegan,on stage at The Basement Jazz Club,playing his Saxophone

Dinner and a show has always been part of the package at live-music stalwart The Basement, but expect some serious ramping up of the food under a new owner.

Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 25 23:59:56 EST 2013

Concrete Blonde joins list of restaurant casualties

Kings Cross, Sydney. Concrete Blonde, a new restaurant in Bayswater Road Kings Cross.It?s been beautifully designed by Dreamtime Design. Room from bar across to the open, glassed-in kitchen showing the wiz bang rotisserie grills. For One Dish You Must Try is either the, KFQ (fried quail Kentucky style) and the Barossa Farm organic chicken. Photo:Quentin Jones. June 16, 2011.

Despite its $2.5 million interior and high-profile opening, Concrete Blonde in Kings Cross has joined the growing list of restaurant casualties for 2013.

Food News | Short black | Mon Feb 25 14:36:50 EST 2013

Bernie's Diner is back

Short Black.Moss Vale.February 21st, 2013.Photo.Sahlan Hayes.SMH Good Living.Owners Ioannis Benardos and Giuliano Colosimo at their soon to be opened Bernie's Diner in Moss Vale.

After Emmanuel Benardos opened Bernie's Diner in Moss Vale in 1925, the Governor-General popped in for a milkshake. He soon became a regular.

Food News | Short black | Fri Feb 22 15:46:50 EST 2013

Ex-Sepia chef opens patisserie in Leichhardt

Penny's Lane shone briefly in Kings Cross, Stanmore is home to Sixpenny (one of the star restaurants of 2012), and now Leichhardt is in on the Penny action with the opening of Penny Four's.

Food News | Short black | Thu Feb 21 13:17:38 EST 2013

New owner hopes Thirteen is lucky

Adriana Oprescu has sold Neutral Bay's Restaurant Thirteen, with new owner Gavin Tuckwell announcing major changes.

Food News | Short black | Wed Feb 20 10:28:42 EST 2013

Supreme wines to your door

Paddington pizzeria Love Supreme is now offering artisan Italian wines with home-delivery orders.

Food News | Short black | Wed Feb 20 10:27:35 EST 2013

New chance for magnetic North

Chef Justin North

Justin North has kept a low profile since the dramatic collapse in 2012 of his Becasse restaurant group, but the chef is about to jump back in the kitchen.

Food News | Short black | Tue Feb 19 17:52:20 EST 2013

Chimmichurri exits Kings Cross diner scene

Despite ticks, South American diner is Crossed out Chimmichurri has joined the list of food casualties to exit the restaurant site under the Altair building at Kings Cross.

Food News | Short black | Tue Feb 19 14:23:06 EST 2013