Gelato Messina are serving up pies at their Rosebery HQ this weekend (Sydney)

You know Messina Eats right? That delicious foodie series created last year by Gelato Messina in which the dessert empire invites all sorts of savoury champions to their Rosebery HQ in Sydney to put together a carpark feast. It’s back this weekend, and this time Messina have tapped into one of their young chefs, Tom, who has returned to the business after leaving to hone his skills as a pie maker. Tom now stands at the head of Messina’s gelato and pastry team, and on Saturday 18th March he’ll be mixing that all up with his love of freshly baked pies. Yep, pies and gelato – you’re in for a treat.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney’s getting a bottle shop with refillable beer and wine stations

Rosebery precinct Saporium has just welcomed a new artisan bottle shop going by the name of The Drink Hive, a new offering from two industry experts, that is Mal Higgs and Gregoire Bertaud, with designs on changing the way we buy alcohol through sustainable practices and through working with local artisan alcohol brands. This means that The Drink Hive’s stock will be across a range of hand-selected boutique brands and that the space will feature Sydney-first refillable beer and wine stations, encouraging people to recycle their old bottles and reduce their impact on the environment. ... Read More | Share it now!

First Impressions: VIVE Cooking School – in the kitchen with Manu Feildel

I talk food, write food and occasionally cook food from the comfort of my own kitchen but can I put my money where my mouth is and deliver a truly authentic French dining experience? Probably not, but there is no reason why I shouldn’t give it a go.  Last weekend I was able to do just that at VIVE Cooking School, a beautiful space located at the heart of Saporium, Rosebery’s latest precinct that synthesises design and eating. VIVE Cooking School is a platform for passionate home cooks of all ages who are searching for a deeper connection with how they shop, source and share food. It’s actually even shaped like a glasshouse, allowing not just the passersby to peer right in, but further represents VIVE’s positioning to enhance the community dimension of freshly opened hub Saporium, being open to and utilising ingredients and skills from the artisan shops that surround it.... Read More | Share it now!

Gelato Messina teams with Melbourne’s Huxtaburger and Mr Claws for Rosebery pop-up (Sydney)

They’re always into something. The team at Gelato Messina are preparing a two-day lunch and dinner pop-up in the carpark of their Rosebery headquarters this month, bringing with them a load of Cremino Choc Tops and some of the brand’s most popular scoops to put up beside two of Melbourne’s casual-dining big guns. The gelato lords have managed to coax both Huxtaburger and Mr Claws into making the trek up to Sydney to help move the pop-up along with burgers, lobster rolls, and chips. This is going to be most excellent!... Read More | Share it now!

Zeus Street Greek opens up in Rosebery’s new food precinct (Sydney)

Rosebery’s new food emporium on Morley Avenue is quickly starting to take shape, coloured with a range of top Sydney eats and drinks and this week the precinct just welcomed the third Australian store from Zeus Street Greek. The hugely successful greek street food purveyor has been on quite a roll since the first store opened in June last year in Drummoyne, with Brisbane’s South Bank following soon after.... Read More | Share it now!