Fratelli Fresh to open in Crows Nest (Sydney)

As the long-loved Italian brand continues to grow and evolve this year, Fratelli Fresh has announced that they will be expanding to include a new location in Crows Nest just in time for summer. The casual Italian dining concept will be opening up their eighth Australian venue early next month at 118 Willoughy Road, taking over the former site of Bavarian Bier Café, which is also a member of the same hospitality group, that now being Rockpool Dining Group.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Fratelli Fresh – Westfield CBD (Sydney)

Fratelli Fresh has long been an iconic brand for Sydney’s dining scene, a produce-driven Italian dining concept that was this year picked up by Urban Purveyor Group (now Rockpool Dining Group) and spread far and wide to new locations outside of the original and best known Bridge Street and Walsh Bay venues. One of the most central of these new locations is Westfield Sydney, where Fratelli Fresh has joined their fast-casual sister (and pizzeria spin-off) Fratelli Famous in the corner of the property’s tightly curated level 5 food hall. ... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Saké Jr – CBD (Sydney)

Saké Jr proves that eating healthy does not need to leave you feeling hungry or unhappy. This fast and casual Japanese eatery located in the recently revamped Grosvenor Place complex in Sydney is the sister store to the fine-dining favourite, Saké Restaurant & Bar. It has a variety of fresh foods and drinks for sale but their biggest drawcard is that you can build your own Korean-inspired bowl ($15) or enjoy your own bowl and beer combination ($10) during their daily happy hour from 4pm until 7pm.... Read More | Share it now!

Urban Purveyor Group acquire Neil Perry’s Rockpool Group

As they approach the end of what has been a tremendous year of growth, hospitality juggernaut Urban Purveyor Group have announced a merger with Neil Perry’s Rockpool Group to create what is now known as Rockpool Dining Group. It’s a coup for the Quadrant Private Equity backed group, who have employed global hospitality veteran Thomas Pash to serve as Chief Executive Officer in collaboration with Perry, who will moving into a new role as Head of Culinary. ... Read More | Share it now!

Saké Jr to open at Grosvenor Place by giving away 500 free DIY bowls (Sydney)

Saké Restaurant & Bar fast-casual spin-off is rapidly expanding, spreading her little wings to now include a third location within just three months of launching, this time opening up at Grosvenor Place’s piazza on the northern end of Sydney’s CBD. The expansion is part of a much larger plan from Urban Purveyor Group who have announced that they hope to have 100 Saké Jr diners around Australian within the next five years, a part of their casual dining spin-offs that have also seen Fratelli Fresh evolve into Fratelli Famous and Bavarian Bier Cafe extend to The Bavarian.... Read More | Share it now!

Fratelli Famous and The Bavarian team up for dual opening in World Square (Sydney)

Hands up who thinks pizza and beer is a winning combination. For those who agree then there’s a new restaurant to add to your bucket list, a clever dual-concept pairing of Fratelli Famous and The Bavarian at World Square from the rapidly expanding Urban Purveyor Group. The restaurant features a communal bar, shared indoor and outdoor seating and separate kitchens producing pizzas – with a DIY focus – and assorted German finery.... Read More | Share it now!

Recipe: Knuspriger Schweinebauch (Crispy Pork Belly)

With Oktoberfest celebrations not letting up anytime soon at either Munich Brauhaus or the many Bavarian Bier Cafes that dot Australia’s east coast it’s kind of called for that we tap into the German powerhouses for a traditional recipe, right? Around 2.5 tonnes of pork belly will be roasted and served with traditional crackling skin across these venues during the six weeks of their Oktoberfest celebrations, which run up to Sunday 30th October. So it makes sense that we grab their recipe for Knuspriger Schweinebauch, or crispy pork belly. The only downside of cooking one of these bad boys at home is that you probably won’t get to wash it down with the suggested pairing of Paulaner Original Munich Lager – that’s reserved for actually heading along to one of these stalwart bier houses.... Read More | Share it now!

Fratelli Fresh are giving away 500 free build-your-own pizzas this week (Sydney)

Fratelli Fresh will officially launch their long awaited casual pizzeria spin-off, Fratelli Famous, this week in the level 5 food court of Westfield Sydney. Set for Wednesday 31st August, the trusted Italian brand will be firing up that custom-built pizza oven to kick off their massive planned expansion – they want to open around 100 of these fast-casual joints around the country within the next five years – greeting hordes of hungry pizza lovers with the option to build their own pizza from a multitude of options. ... Read More | Share it now!

Progressive Dinner at The Alfred: Fratelli Fresh & The Cut have arrived in Melbourne

Having recently been voted most liveable city in the world for the sixth year in a row, it’s no wonder Melbourne is constantly opening new culinary experiences for us to sink our teeth into. One of the latest examples: a dual offering from two new sister restaurants who have made their way from Sydney to Melbourne after considerable popularity in the harbour city, setting up in Melbourne’s new multi-level dining precinct.... Read More | Share it now!