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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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The Grounds of Alexandria continues expansion

The Grounds

If The Grounds of Alexandria keeps expanding we might have to rechristen it The Acreage.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Contenders line up for Barangaroo

Barangaroo

Word is there could be new waterside Sydney restaurants from the teams behind Aria and Kitchen by Mike.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Matt Kemp to deliver European menu at Charing Cross Hotel

Charing Cross.

Chef Matt Kemp will front a new restaurant opening next week at the Charing Cross Hotel in Waverley.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

La Brasserie set to close

Au revoir: Philippe Valet's La Brasserie is closing.

Sydney is set to lose a little corner of Paris tucked away in Darlinghurst, with Philippe Valet's La Brasserie closing next month.

Food News | Scott Bolles | Tue Aug 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Reuben & Co to open at Macquarie Centre

Michael Moore

Michael Moore is taking his Reuben sandwiches to the north-west of Sydney.

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

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