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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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Paul McGrath leaves Ananas Bar & Brasserie

Ananas

Paul McGrath, the chef who put Ananas Bar & Brasserie on the culinary map, has departed the restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 23 03:00:00 EST 2014

Ippudo branches out to Chippendale

Ippudo

Chippendale's star remains on the rise, with Ippudo opening there in October.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Palm Beach's Cranky Fins picks up and drops off customers

Cranky Fins

Cranky Fins at Palm Beach is debuting its own special customer car next month.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Opel Khan to open Banter in Surry Hills

Opel Khan

Ex Beluga operator Opel Khan plans to open a new venture in late October.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Darren Templeman joins Michael Moore's O Bar and Dining

Darren Templeman

The former chef-owner of Glebe's Atelier Darren Templeman will join the bar atop Australia Square.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Willy Ho closes Sentosa at Crows Nest

Sentosa

Crows Nest restaurant Sentosa will serve its last signature chicken curry and roti on October 4.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Sydney CBD restaurant Arras to close

Arras

The Sydney restaurant described as a grown-up version of Alice in Wonderland will serve its last customers on Saturday night.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:50:54 EST 2014

Misschu to open drive-through eatery in Double Bay

Nahji Chu of Misschu

Owner Nahji Chu plans to launch the spin-off in November at the Double Bay carpark development.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:23:02 EST 2014

The Lemontree to open at Australia Square

Lemontree

Former Sneaky Sound System musician Daimon Downey is behind the new Italian restaurant.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:23:36 EST 2014

James Metcalfe joins Bellevue Hotel in Paddington

James Metcalfe

The former Becasse head chef will be at the epicentre of arguably the richest cluster of fine-dining trained chefs in Sydney.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:21:52 EST 2014

Mamak to launch Hawker spin-off

Mamak

The new CBD restaurant is likely to focus on Chinese-Malay food.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 15 23:21:57 EST 2014

The Island and Lobo Plantation teams set sights on Double Bay

The Island

A group of Sydney style-shapers will open a restaurant near Sake on Cross Street, Double Bay.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 09 03:00:00 EST 2014

Rojo Rocket to make way for organic diner

Rojo

Avoca's Rojo Rocket will be replaced by a new eatery from the former head chef at Manfredi at Bells.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 09 03:00:00 EST 2014

Fall survivor Mikee Collins back in business

Mikee Collins

Mikee Collins, the Sydney restaurateur who survived a 25-metre fall, is back at the restaurant coalface.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 09 03:00:00 EST 2014

Claudio Morales joins Regatta Rose Bay

Pier

The former Merivale chef will join the rebirthed Rose Bay project next month.

Food News | Short black | Tue Sep 09 03:00:00 EST 2014

Floating venue heads to Sydney

Island bar

Dust off your lifejackets, Sydney. The action this summer looks set to be out on the harbour.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 08 23:41:41 EST 2014

Chinta Ria moving to Double Bay, minus the giant Buddha

Moving: Simon Goh with his iconic Buddha statue.

Chinta Ria's signature giant Buddha will go into storage, with the Cockle Bay restaurant closing mid-October.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:53:12 EST 2014

Chui Lee Luk closes Chow Bar & Eating House

Chui Lee Luk

Former Claude's chef-owner Chui Lee Luk has called time on her 10-month-old Surry Hills restaurant, Chow Bar & Eating House.

Food News | Short black | Mon Sep 01 23:52:45 EST 2014

A Tavola's Eugenio Maiale eyes Billy Kwong site

Eugenio Maiale

A Tavola chef-owner Eugenio Maiale is gunning to open a new venue in the Surry Hills restaurant site currently housing Billy Kwong.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:52:06 EST 2014

The Hills opens in Surry Hills

New arrival: The Hills is below Brooklyn Social (above).

A relaxed Southern Californian bar-eatery opens a floor below Surry Hills' new, grungy-chic Brooklyn Social.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Mon Sep 01 23:51:29 EST 2014