Team behind The Barber Shop opening “proper pub” The Duke of Clarence this month (Sydney)

Sydney’s about to get a vintage-minded English tavern with The Duke of Clarence, a new venture created and led by renowned bartender Mikey Enright and Julian Train who are best known as the team behind one of the city’s most awarded bars, The Barber Shop. With a 19th century aesthetic, the new venue will be bringing a slice of elegant British charm to the streets of Sydney CBD, molded and fitted by famed UK set designer Sara Mathews, best known for her work on Moulin Rouge.... Read More | Share it now!

District Brasserie opens in Chifley with an in-house bakery, bar and restaurant (Sydney)

Chifley continues to grow as one of Sydney’s most exciting new food hubs with District Brasserie, a new opening helmed by Head Chef Mark Knox with a commitment to “refined yet casual” dining. The multifacted 200-seater restaurant, bar and bakery, designed by the stalwart Paul Kelly, has also recruited Jason Hillier-Leggatt, a former pastry chef at the famous La Renaissance who now oversees the restaurant’s in-house bakery.... Read More | Share it now!

Team behind Happy as Larry Pizza Truck open permanent Sydney CBD cafe

One of the greatest food trucks to have ever hit Sydney was undoubtedly Happy as Larry, a genuine wood-fired pizza oven on wheels that would regularly pull up at all sorts of events, festivals and general gatherings with fresh, delicious and generous pizza. The truck is no more – expect for private functions and the like – but Happy as Larry is still very much in business, now settling into a permanent spot in Sydney CBD. In collaboration with Adam Choker of The Grounds, head pizzaiolo Anthony Severino and co-owner/friend Chris Lu are now operating a cafe version of Happy as Larry, located at the MetCentre on Jamison Street.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: 1821 is a strong entry for Sydney’s rich Greek dining scene

A long wait preceded the recent opening of 1821 in Sydney’s CBD, mid-way between the kinetic action of Pitt Street Mall and the business-minded Martin Place. The modern Greek restaurant is an ambitious offering from renowned chef David Tsirekas and restaurateur Jim Kospetas, who have pulled no punches with the three-level space which was created in Athens and then shipped over by designer Dimitris Economou.... Read More | Share it now!