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    Josephine Perry, daughter to Neil Perry, on opening her own restaurant in Potts Point Daily Telegraph, April 25, 2015:

    "But to be honest I feel like I have spent most of my life at Rockpool or one of dad’s restaurants ... harassing waiters and folding napkins. I’ve ­always really loved it and then when this amazing opportunity presented itself I just felt like the time was right to go for it."


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