Review: Waterloo’s Allegra Dining is a hidden gem worth digging for (Sydney)

Sydney’s food blogger community has been raving about Waterloo’s Allegra Dining for quite some time and it seems, in this particular case, it’s perfectly fine to buy into the hype. Tucked away at the far end of the breezy courtyard of 18 Danks Street, which also hosts Kepos & Co and a bunch of showrooms, this almost-one-year old is a stunning addition for an area that’s not at all lacking when it comes to quality options. It’s Italian by taste, with pasta and crudo regular finds on a menu which seems to evolve with seasonality in mind, and is beautifully spaced with the same kind of bright, chirpy demeanour and minimal, effective design Sydneysiders have come to expect from modern eateries.... Read More | Share it now!

Luke Mangan moving MOJO out of Waterloo and replacing it with ‘Luke’s Kitchen’ (Sydney)

Luke Mangan is planning to bolster his already sizable portfolio with the addition of eponymous new brand Luke’s Kitchen, set to replace NYC-inspired veteran MOJO on Waterloo’s Danks Street as it moves out of it’s reshaped warehouse, where it has stood for many years, and moves to Sydney’s CBD later. Opening from 15th February, Luke’s Kitchen will be a aimed at moreish snacks and share-friendly plates with a “Modern Australia” influence alongside a few of the chef’s signatures twisted up with new ideas. ... Read More | Share it now!

Pizza Hut has opened a modern dine-in concept restaurant in Waterloo (Sydney)

Those 90’s all-you-can-eat Pizza Hut sessions you once held as the pinnacle of eating out in Sydney are long gone, shunned by modern society in response to an ever-growing Italian dining scene focusing on high-quality, traditional pizza. Seriously, Sydney is stacked with some of the best pizza in Australia, although there always seems to be a soft spot in our hearts for the more fast-food style perfected by brands like Pizza Hut and Dominos. The former juggernaut pizza brand are hoping to modernise their renowned fast-casual pizza, by opening up a hipster-looking concept restaurant in Waterloo.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Mezzanino Ristorante brings yum cha style Italian dining to Waterloo (Sydney)

Step into Danks Street Produce Merchants in Waterloo and you’ll be greeted by fresh produce, artisan goods, and an Italian dining experience housed in the the building where Fratelli Fresh once dwelled. Brought to you by the team behind Fourth Village Providore in Mosman, Danks Street Produce Merchants and the restaurant above it, Mezzanino Ristorante, offer authentic, fresh Italian food.... Read More | Share it now!

La Renaissance opens new patisserie in Waterloo (Sydney)

One of Sydney’s best known French Pâtisseries, La Renaissance, has been standing proud in The Rocks for over 40 years now, constantly delivering café food and classic arrays of cakes, pastries, shortbreads, and other treats to a very large, very hungry following. Now the brand has expanded their reach across the city, opening up a brand new venue in Waterloo on the corner of Young and Phillip Streets.... Read More | Share it now!

A Middle Eastern Night Market is popping up in Waterloo (Sydney)

To mark the end of Ramadan, Sam Ali, the founder of inner-west market COMMUNE, is bringing a Middle Eastern street food experience to Waterloo for one night only. Designed as a celebration of all that is great about Middle Eastern street dining and culture, including markets, music, photography, and film, aimed at bringing neighbours, friends, and family together for a night of generous feasting, love, and culture.... Read More | Share it now!

Devon Cafe and Devon on Danks celebrate truffle season with limited edition dishes (Sydney)

Chef Zachary Tan is a busy man as of late. As well as highlighting exceptional – and fun – Malaysian food at his new bar Lazy Suzie, he continues to help design new menu items for Devon Café and Devon on Danks alongside Chef Jacquie Ektoros. Now that we’ve entered the always anticipated truffle season in Australia (one of the best things about winter here), he has worked with the two wildly popular cafés to introduce two very special limited edition truffle inspired dishes, that will be on the menus up until the end of this year’s truffle season.... Read More | Share it now!