Sydney welcomes tiny cocktail and meze bar “Baraki”

April 16, 2019

Sydney favourite Alpha has opened up a tiny new cocktail and meze bar named Baraki, carved into the ground floor of 240 Castlereagh Street with just 8 seats. The smaller-than-small bar will extend Executive Chef Peter Conistis’ vision beyond Alpha and upstairs cocktail bar Beta, channelling the Athens neighbourhood of Plaka with two backlit walls […]

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Film Review: Alpha (USA, 2018) is an ancient story of Man’s best friend

October 6, 2018

Set in Europe “20,000 years ago”, a tribe of hunter-gatherers is preparing to hunt before winter. Keda (Kodi Smit-McPhee), is learning the ropes from his father, the tribe’s chief Tau (Johannes Haukur Johannesson). Quiet and sensitive, the young Keda is having issues in coming to terms with killing animals, with father gently guiding him unto […]

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Alpha is now doing decadent Greek breakfasts with lobster tarts and more (Sydney)

November 24, 2017

Peter Conistis‘ beloved Alpha has just extended their opening hours, introducing a unique breakfast menu set to channel the same flavoursome traditional and contemporary Mediterranean flavours that have made the restaurant one of Sydney’s favourite Greek restaurants. Guests can now enjoy the elegant interior in a different light – morning light that is – while […]

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Where to spend Mother’s Day 2017 in Sydney

May 9, 2017

Lavish long lunches rule when it comes to Mother’s Day options around Sydney this year. If taking your leading lady out to experience some of the best food the city has to offer, while letting the restaurants add their own little touches to each menu, sounds like your idea of a perfect Sunday afternoon then […]

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Maeve O’Meara to host a leisurely Greek Sunday feast at Alpha (Sydney)

April 6, 2016

One of the most loved Greek dining institutions in Sydney, the beautiful Alpha, will be hosting one of their first events of the year in partnership with Gourmet Safaris. Tempting Sydneysiders with an afternoon Greek feast, the event’s host, award-winning food presenter Maeve O’Meara, will be teaming up with Alpha’s expert Executive Chef Peter Conistis […]

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