“Kingdom of Rice” is Merivale’s new pop-up Cambodian diner in Mascot

October 29, 2018

Merivale have stepped into the widely underutilised (in Sydney) realm of Cambodian cooking with the new Kingdom of Rice, the group’s latest pop-up packed with flavour and colour. It follows the widely acclaimed Dirty Italian Disco as Merivale’s second pop-up at their Tennyson Hotel in Mascot, helmed by the same culinary minds behind ACME – […]

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The chefs behind Pinbone are opening an American-style Italian diner with Merivale (Sydney)

October 17, 2017

Sydney chef duo Mike Eggert and Jemma Whiteman are two names which are always welcome at any table in Sydney, stemming from their time running the city’s hugely popular Pinbone before closing up shop in 2015. Since then they’ve been spotted in and around the likes of 10 William Street and their own Kensington restaurant, […]

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An American-style Italian pop-up is coming to The Tennyson Hotel (Sydney)

August 17, 2017

Merivale, who acquired The Tennyson Hotel in December 2016, have announced their pursuit of “warehouse Italian” will be taking over what is currently the venue’s drive-in bottle shop for six months, crafting what will be titled “Mr. Liquor Dirty Italian Disco”. It will be a joint effort between Sydney chefs Mike Eggert and Jemma Whiteman, […]

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Review: Mezza Train – Mascot (Sydney)

July 6, 2016

On the surface, you’d probably be right in thinking that Japanese and Lebanese cuisine have virtually zero in common. I mean they rhyme, but that’s probably about it, right? Enter Mezza Train, the first restaurant of its kind in Australia (or possibly the world) that serves mezze-style dishes on a Japanese “sushi train” type conveyor belt.  For the […]

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