Santorini on Oxford

Recipe: Santorini on Oxford’s Tyropita (Feta Cheese Pie)

April 20, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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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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Review: Alpha Restaurant (Sydney) – Greek institution makes some welcome changes

September 3, 2018

Sydney’s Greek dining institution Alpha has refined their menu further to make Peter Conistis’ cooking more accessible to a wider variety of diners. The major change is that they’ve taken some of their most popular, larger dishes and also included options for smaller sizes so those who really want to indulge, especially groups, can have […]

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Zeus Street Greek has opened in North Sydney today and is giving away free pitas

May 17, 2018

Popular Greek fast food chain Zeus Street Greek is officially moving into Northpoint in North Sydney as of today, and is celebrating by giving away free pitas. Over the years, the rapidly expanding brand has proven to be one of the more reliable fast-casual options in Sydney, featuring a sizable menu full of modern twists […]

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A regional Greek dining series is rolling out at Alpha Restaurant (Sydney)

May 8, 2018

Inspired by the recent sell-out success of their Cretan dinner, Alpha Restaurant is planning to highlight more of Greece’s distinct regions with their regional dinner series, spanning dining experiences pulled from Peloponnese, the Ionion Islands and Central Greece. Whenever a restaurant puts on a regional dinner series it always spreads awareness of the significant differences […]

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The Good Filo is South Sydney’s new Greek dessert bar and patisserie

December 25, 2017

In the wake of all the New Year’s cheer the South Sydney suburb of Ramsgate will welcome a modern Greek-Australian patisserie co-owned by Aki Daikos, best known as the man behind the city’s super popular Tella Balls Dessert Bar. The Good Filo, co-owned by Daikos and Head Baker Kiriakos Metaxotos will open its doors on […]

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

June 5, 2017

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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Review: Zeus Street Greek justifies their recent growth with high quality casual eats

May 8, 2017

A few years ago Zeus Street Greek didn’t seem like it’d reach the level of growth it enjoys today. Their first store was out in Drummoyne, quietly building an empire as a fresh take on Greek street food, that offered more than just souvlakis and gyros, rightfully earned the business a loyal following. Fast forward […]

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Review: Barzaari – Marrickville (Sydney)

October 17, 2016

I sometimes wonder what it would have been like walking into a restaurant like Quay or Rockpool for the first time, back when they first opened. Would diners get that instant feeling of longevity, the kind that says to you “yeah, this is something special, this is going to be here for the long run”? […]

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

August 29, 2016

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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Beta is Alpha Restaurant’s stylish new Greek bar (Sydney)

August 2, 2016

Peter Conistis’ Alpha Restaurant has long been known as one of Sydney’s greatest Greek restaurants, situated right next to the Hellenic Club with one of the CBD’s most enticing interiors. The space, the work of designers DS17, is as charming as the food and drink Conistis’ team serve daily, which leaves little wonder as to […]

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Zeus Street Greek are opening up in Westfield Sydney’s food court

July 11, 2016

As they continue to grow, the ever-popular Zeus Street Greek have announced that their latest expansion will include a store in Westfield Sydney’s curated food court. The new store will be a small format offering from the Greek street food purveyors, featuring a concise menu that serves up their most popular eats and drinks, designed […]

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Greek winemaking region Naoussa pushes for bigger presence in Australian market

June 29, 2016

Being home to numerous renowned wine regions such as the Barossa Valley, Hunter Valley and Margaret River, it’s no secret that Australia is one of the world’s most exciting markets for wine. Although we locally produce a large variety of premium wines such as Shiraz and Chardonnay, Australians also have a taste for an array of […]

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Zeus Street Greek opens up in Rosebery’s new food precinct (Sydney)

November 7, 2015

Rosebery’s new food emporium on Morley Avenue is quickly starting to take shape, coloured with a range of top Sydney eats and drinks and this week the precinct just welcomed the third Australian store from Zeus Street Greek. The hugely successful greek street food purveyor has been on quite a roll since the first store […]

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