Review: Barzaari – Marrickville (Sydney)

I sometimes wonder what it would have been like walking into a restaurant like Quay or Rockpool for the first time, back when they first opened. Would diners get that instant feeling of longevity, the kind that says to you “yeah, this is something special, this is going to be here for the long run”? I certainly got that feeling when I first walked into Restaurant Hubert earlier this year, and it hit me again while walking off Marrickville’s quiet Addison Road and into Barzaari. In a few years time this will be considered an indelible part of Sydney’s dining scene, I had little doubt about that as I walked back out after a very filling, inspiring meal.... Read More | Share it now!

Archie Rose, Big Papa’s and more for Marrickville’s weekend food circus (Sydney)

Across three days in November Sydney’s inner-west hub of Marrickville will play host to communal festival Street Food Circus, a forward thinking collective who have tapped into some of the city’s very best to create a pop-up mix of artisan food traders, craft beer, wine, vinyl DJs, and live music. They have looked far and wide too, bringing some of Western Sydney’s favourites – like burger truck Big Papa’s (usually found near Doonside) – to play with some of the usual suspects, making for a mobile line-up that will offer a huge variety of food and drink while tunes help push the vibe along.... Read More | Share it now!

Darryl Martin heads the kitchen at Marrickville’s new Barzaari (Sydney)

With 19 years hospitality experience and a resume that reads with the likes of Quay and 3 Weeds, Chef Darryl Martin is well-equipped to be bringing a distinctive new dining experience to Sydney’s inner-west, opening up Barzaari in Marrickville, a stone’s throw from inner-west landmarks Enmore Theatre and Factory Theatre. We recently posted up news of the opening, but have since been itching to get a closer look at just what type of food Martin and co-owner Andrew Jordanou have planned for the exciting new restaurant.... Read More | Share it now!

Ex-Quay Chef to open Mediterranean restaurant in Marrickville (Sydney)

Barzaari, which opens up to the public on 12th July, is Marrickville’s newest bar-restaurant and the latest venture from Chef and co-owner Darryl Martin who is best known for his work at Foveaux, 3 Weeds, and the world renowned Quay. That resume alone is enough to shoot up expectations for the food here, and Martin along with good friend Andrew Jordanou are not taking the new opening lightly, offering up a modern interpretation of eastern Mediterranean cuisine inspired by Martin’s travels to surrounding Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries.... Read More | Share it now!