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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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Rose Bay Diner opens behind Catalina

Team: Ben Sweeten and Daniele Trimarchi. Photo: Brendon Thorne

And an old shed in Dee Why has been transformed into The Beach Shed.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

Julien Perraudin says no to fusion at Salon De The

Tea for three: The Salon De Th? team, (from left) Paul Wilson, Michael Nolan and Julien Perraudin.

The French chef prefers to describe his new menu as "French technique with normal Asian".

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

Toko's Matt Yazbek to open venue under The Bridge Room

Matt Yazbek

Toko has been in protracted negotiations for the basement site, which has been plagued by delays.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

James Kidman joins Cafe Sydney as executive chef

Kidman

In a boost to its dining credentials, Cafe Sydney has snared former Otto head chef James Kidman.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

Guillaume Brahimi takes over Darcy's site in Paddington

New digs: Guillaume Brahimi is moving his new restaurant into the Darcy's site in Paddington.

The venue that was Darcy's restaurant will relaunch as Guillaume on Saturday night.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jul 28 23:27:43 EST 2014

David Thompson returns to Australia

Chef David Thompson.

The Thai impresario David Thompson has been shopping for Sydney sites.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jul 28 23:26:30 EST 2014

La Grande Bouffe alumni launch ventures

New venture: Former head chef Rob Hodgson has started a food business.

Former staffers from La Grande Bouffe in Rozelle are reinvigorating Sydney's food scene.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jul 28 23:25:08 EST 2014

Four Seasons keeps mum on Pei Modern spin-off

Mark Best: Ripe for a Sydney launch.

Mark Best's bistro spin-off is ripe for a Sydney launch despite silence from the Four Seasons Hotel.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jul 28 23:24:20 EST 2014

Double Bay InterContinental revamp to include grill restaurant

InterContinental Sydney Double Bay

With Sake restaurant confirming it will open in Double Bay, details are now emerging about the food plans upstairs from the Japanese restaurant's Cross Street digs.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jul 28 23:23:24 EST 2014

Former Mezzaluna site seeks new star

Mezzaluna

The Potts Point site, home to stalwart Mezzaluna, is poised to be reinvented by Sydney's generation next.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Jul 28 23:22:08 EST 2014

Sake expands to Double Bay

Sake's king fish.

Double Bay's food stocks continue to rise, as top Japanese restaurant Sake marches into postcode 2028.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 21 23:03:23 EST 2014

Mantecato risotto restaurant to open in Balmain

Quattro Paste

The current cold snap is perfect timing for the opening of a risotto specialist restaurant in Balmain this week.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Darlinghurst's Cliff Dive opens skewer-themed tuck shop

Blackmore

If there's a winner in Sydney's new lock-out rules, it may prove to be the quality of food in the city's bars and nightclubs.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Esquire's Ryan Squires and Ben Devlin win Brisbane chef awards

Ryan Squires

Esquire's Ryan Squires and Ben Devlin have won top gongs at the latest Brisbane Times Good Food Guide awards.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Barge brothers snap up Sailors Club site in Rose Bay

Sailors Club

Veteran Sydney chef Greg Doyle is cashing in his chips in Rose Bay, ending a record run that started with the opening of Pier restaurant in 1991.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Jonkanoo to open Caribbean canteen at Goodgod

Goodgod

Surry Hills's new Caribbean restaurant, Jonkanoo, will replace Andrew Levins at Goodgod.

Food News | Short black | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

David Tsirekas turns to Greek street food at Kingsgrove's Kefi

Kefi

Queues are snaking out the door at the just-opened Kefi in Kingsgrove, where David Tsirekas has just signed on.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 14 23:59:23 EST 2014

Jazz City BBQ to serve Texas-style barbecue in Darlinghurst

Dan McGirt

US chef Dan McGuirt maintains Australia has overdone cliched American fast food, so he plans a different approach with his new restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 14 23:06:19 EST 2014

Fraser Short, Merivale among Opera Bar contenders

Fraser Short

As the race for the Sydney Opera House's highly lucrative Opera Bar enters the final straight, Sydney's heavy hitters are jockeying for the prize.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 07 23:57:16 EST 2014

Nic Whalley adds Bistro Mint to portfolio

Mint

The restaurant manager is part of the team behind Bistro Mint, which opens at The Mint museum this week.

Food News | Short black | Mon Jul 07 23:54:08 EST 2014