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…

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Bar Odessa is Sydney’s new luxurious underground bar

With celebrated chef David Tsirekas taking care of the food, Sydney’s ambitious 1821 already has a lot going for it. Now they’ve gone and opened up a slick looking basement bar downstairs, a bunker bar named Odessa, with luxury notes of gold and velvet to match a menu that reads with a hearty list of…

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A Chef’s Table: The Civic Hotel’s new menu + a preview of David Tsirekas’ 1821 – CBD (Sydney)

The company of others is an essential and inseparable aspect of Greek eating. The Greek table is all about celebrating the things that matter like friendship, love, food, wine (even, at times, shouting at each other). This is what we were told by chef, David Tsirekas., former Head Chef of Xanthi and Perama and the…

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