Barangaroo House introduces waterfront rooftop bar “Smoke”

Before the year is out Sydney will be getting of the year’s biggest openings. The epic three-level Barangaroo House from Solotel Group and Matt Moran will be officially opening doors towards the end of December, but ahead of the full launch the team are set to reveal one level per week. They’ll start up the very top for this one, launching their smoldering waterfront rooftop bar Smoke on Friday 15th December.... Read More | Share it now!

Matt Moran is delivering free boxes of hand-picked produce to Sydney homes this month

Matt Moran’s firing up his brand new retro Chiswick Veggie Van to deliver special complimentary veggie boxes to lucky Sydneysiders over the next few weeks, all containing seasonal produce hand-picked from his purpose-planted Chiswick gardens. Aimed at showcasing the new spring menus at his restaurants Chiswick Woollahra and Chiswick at the Gallery, the boxes highlight a selection of fruits, veggies and herbs picked by Moran and Head Chef (Chiswick Woollahra) Tom Haynes at optimum ripeness and condition.... Read More | Share it now!

Matt Moran’s three-level Barangaroo restaurant is opening in December (Sydney)

Featuring three distinct levels, Barangaroo House will be one of the biggest openings to date for the ever-growing precinct, led by none other than Matt Moran in partnership with Solotel, the group behind some of Sydney’s biggest venues including Aria, Chiswick and Opera Bar. It’s been a long time coming, with the project in the works for the past three years, but now the restaurant has finally locked in a December opening date, promising the define the new capital of contemporary Australian cuisine.... Read More | Share it now!

Recipe: Matt Moran’s Ham & Gruyere Potato Gems

Matt Moran’s Paddo Inn Bar & Grill has whipped Sydney’s iconic Paddington Inn into shape. The celebrated celebrity chef has always been reliable when it comes to a good ol’ fashioned pub refurb, so his re-focus from the venue’s up-scale pub grub to a more casual grill has unsurprisingly been a hit with the locals. One of the most tempting snacks on the new menu is Moran’s creamy Ham & Gruyere Potato Gems, and we’ve gotten a hold of the recipe for you guys so you can try your hand at turning them from a Paddo Inn classic to a [your name here] classic.... Read More | Share it now!

The Streets of Barangaroo: here’s what to expect from the waterfront precinct (Sydney)

With the successful Wulugul Pop Up at Barangaroo winding down in August everything seems to be moving into place for The Streets of Barangaroo to truly spring to life. Over the next few months Sydney is going to start to see the permanent bars, restaurants, and retailers who will making up the character of this monstrously large development, and whether or not it becomes the destination it was designed to be will depend on those businesses lining the sparkling waterfront of the Wulugul Walk, already a sight that has become synonymous with the ‘new’ face of Sydney. ... Read More | Share it now!

ARIA Sydney plans five-course dinner with leading Whisky expert

Circular Quay’s famed ARIA Sydney will be pushing further into winter with an exclusive Whisky tasting experience early July, with the restaurant’s team joining up with one of the country’s leading Whisky experts, Franz Scheurer. Those who head along to the special dinner will have a rare opportunity to sample some of Scotland’s most robust aged Whiskies paired up with a fine dining experience curated by Head Chef Ben Turner.... Read More | Share it now!

CHISWICK Woollahra partners with SA winemaker Leo Buring to celebrate the rise of Riesling

Riesling is having a bit of an Australian renaissance of late, and to celebrate, CHISWICK Woollahra and South Australia’s most renowned winemakers Leo Buring will join forces to create a one-of-a-kind food and wine experience.  To be held on Tuesday, 12th April at 6:30pm (for a 7pm start), the event will showcase the rich berry, fruit, and spice flavours that are signature to Riesling, as they sit side by side a four course menu and canapes created by owner and chef extraordinaire Matt Moran, CHISWICK Woollahra Head Chef, Richie Dolan, and Head Sommelier, Matt Dunne. ... Read More | Share it now!