Recipe: Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff

June 1, 2020

The Australian Growers Association (AGMA) have deemed mushrooms as the antidote for maintaining a stronger immune system, and with the colder months about to sweep our country, it’s a good idea to start perfecting some hearty dishes championing this essential ingredient. Here, we’ve sourced the AGMA’s recipe for a soulful Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff. Ingredients […]

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Recipe: Attica head chef Ben Shewry’s Winter Bolognaise

March 30, 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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I Maccheroni, Woollahra Review: The essence of Emilia-Romagna

November 14, 2019

Rose Bay favourite I Maccheroni has relocated to Woollahra, squeezed into a site that comes with its own lofty culinary standards. Standing on Jersey Road, the slim two-storey Victorian-era building that now hosts this fantastic Italian eatery glows with the reputation of having previously housed both Pinbone and Buzo. Now, the location is once again […]

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The food world is celebrating pasta today, so we asked a top Italian chef for some tips

October 25, 2018

Delicious World Pasta Day is upon us, an open celebration of what is quite possibly (definitely) one of the top 10 things ever created. And since today is the best time to show appreciation for the diverse Italian-born food, we thought it best to have a quick chat with Aussie chef Dario Manca (well known […]

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Jamie’s Italian is offering some of their signature pasta dishes for $10 this month

January 10, 2018

Break out the pocket change because Jamie’s Italian have significantly dropped the price for some of their signature pasta dishes for the month of January. Across all six venues throughout Australia, Jamie Oliver’s namesake restaurants will offer select pasta dishes for $10 from Monday 15th to Wednesday 31st Jan both lunch and dinner hours. Kicking […]

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Review: Handmade seafood pastas a strong point for Olio Kensington Street (Sydney)

January 9, 2018

Looking out those big arched windows down onto bustling Kensington Street while heaping through some lovely handmade pasta in a generous, well-designed historic space atop The Old Rum Store is my idea of a good evening out. As is sipping a perfectly refreshing nergroni on an open-air terrazza (terrace) while the faint summer breeze blows […]

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Proud and powerful: Machiavelli Ristorante is still one of Sydney’s finest Italian restaurants

August 2, 2017

It seems the 2016 arrival of a spin-off restaurant, imposing Rushcutters Bay warehouse restaurant Bar Machiavelli, has sparked a new flame under Sydney’s long-standing Machiavelli Ristorante, a stalwart dining destination that has been standing since 1988. There’s a real “if these walls could talk” kind of history behind this famed Italian restaurant, a sprawling space […]

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Osteria Balla Manfredi launches an organic lunch menu (Sydney)

November 22, 2015

The great Stefano Manfredi has seen his popular restaurant The Star, Osteria Balla Manfredi, become one of the top Italian restaurants in Sydney, largely in part to a constant desire for growth and a dedication to produce. As 2015 comes to a close, Balla is taking a new angle for it’s lunch offerings, introducing an […]

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Candelori’s (Spring 2015) – Smithfield (Sydney)

November 8, 2015

Candelori’s is a long-running, well-known restaurant in Western Sydney that more recently went through a major rework and now stands as, quite possibly, the best looking restaurant in the area. Step through that massive door and you’ll be met with an imposing space, designed to fit over 200 diners by stalwart design group DS17, who […]

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