LP’s Quality Meats and Porteno have opened a pizzeria in Newtown

October 18, 2018

Some of the Inner West’s greatest culinary minds have come together to open a pizzeria on King Street, Newtown. This is a big deal. Talks of Bella Brutta (meaning “Beautiful Ugly”) began earlier this year, speaking of a pizza diner spearheaded by co-owner Luke Powell of Chippendale institution LP’s Quality Meats along with the crew, […]

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Sydney is getting a mac n’ cheese pizza for World Pasta Day

October 14, 2018

Menulog has made the wise decision to team up with the excellent Salt Meats Cheese to do something a little bit special – and massively overindulgent – for World Pasta Day on the 25th of October. The celebration of all things pasta will give Sydney locals a chance to try to country’s very first (according […]

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Melbourne’s 400 Gradi has introduced a pizza with 150 different types of cheeses

September 4, 2018

Just a few months after being named the best pizza in Oceania and one of the top 50 pizzerias in the world, 400 Gradi will be adding a not-so-modest achievement to their already world-class reputation. For National Cheese Pizza Day (Sep 5th), owner and chef Johnnie Di Francesco will now attempt to best an ambitious […]

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Review: Lucio Pizzeria celebrate “Australia’s Best Pizza” win (Sydney)

July 8, 2018

Walking away with the title of best pizza in Australia is nothing to be taken lightly. That’s exactly what Lucio De Falco did at this year’s authoritative World Pizza Championships, snatching the title from the usual suspects and bringing it home to his two Sydney restaurants, Darlinghurst’s acclaimed Lucio and its more recently opened Zetland […]

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Made in Italy opens in Alexandria with free pizza this weekend (Sydney)

May 18, 2018

19 traditional flavours are on the menu at new Alexandria Italian restaurant Made In Italy, which opens this weekend and is celebrating by giving away free pizzas to anyone with the good sense to rock up between 12pm and 2pm (Saturday 19th May). Adding to their existing locations across Pyrmont, Sydney CBD, Annandale, Rose Bay […]

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Fratelli Fresh is serving up pizza with a whole steamed lobster on top (Sydney)

February 22, 2018

Fratelli Fresh are upping the decadent pizza game in Sydney come next month by introducing The Lobster to their already bustling menu of special and traditional pizzas. As you can probably tell from the image above, that’s a pizza topped with rich fior di latte, garlic and parsley and a freakin’ whole steamed lobster which […]

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Maurice Terzini and Adrian Reed open Luigi’s Hot Pizza in Canggu (Bali)

December 17, 2017

Maurice Terzini, the renowned chef behind Australian icon Icebergs Dining & Bar in Sydney (and others), has teamed up with Adrian Reed (of Motel Mexicola) once again to open Luigi’s Hot Pizza in the heart of Bali’s Canggu junction. The duo, whose first Bali collaboration Da Maria Bali is a beloved spot for Italian dining, […]

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Pizza Hut has opened a modern dine-in concept restaurant in Waterloo (Sydney)

November 27, 2017

Those 90’s all-you-can-eat Pizza Hut sessions you once held as the pinnacle of eating out in Sydney are long gone, shunned by modern society in response to an ever-growing Italian dining scene focusing on high-quality, traditional pizza. Seriously, Sydney is stacked with some of the best pizza in Australia, although there always seems to be […]

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Review: Ballaro brings Sicilian street eats to Newtown (Sydney)

October 17, 2017

Sitting smack bang in the middle of King Street’s more energetic half, Ballaro is a small but bright new shop pumping out authentic Sicilian-style street eats. Owned by two Italians, the space draws on inspiration from the oldest and most vibrant street market in Sicily with images of fresh produce and crates used to craft […]

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Newtown’s new Sicilian pizzeria is offering 100 free slices this week (Sydney)

September 4, 2017

Sicilian-style pizza by the slice will be landing in the heart of Newtown as of later this week as Ballaro opens on King Street. Drawing on the lively street food culture of the famous Mediterranean island, the new venture from Daniele Arnone and Stefano Zanco will be adding something distinctive to the plethora of multicultural […]

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Rosebery’s Da Mario: still one of the best pizzerias in Sydney

August 3, 2017

Two years on and food lovers across Sydney are still reeling over the closure of Surry Hills’ treasured Pizza Mario. The highly celebrated pizzeria was long-established as one of the very best this city has ever seen, and its unfortunate closure in 2015 was a huge hit to the otherwise rich and consistent Italian dining […]

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Team behind Happy as Larry Pizza Truck open permanent Sydney CBD cafe

June 22, 2017

One of the greatest food trucks to have ever hit Sydney was undoubtedly Happy as Larry, a genuine wood-fired pizza oven on wheels that would regularly pull up at all sorts of events, festivals and general gatherings with fresh, delicious and generous pizza. The truck is no more – expect for private functions and the […]

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Where to find the best pizza in Sydney

February 27, 2017

Whether it’s from a Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (AVPN) accredited pizzaiolo (which is basically a nod of authenticity from a strict board in Naples) or an inventive chef looking to do things slightly different, Sydney has no shortage of talented pizza makers. You’ll find some of the best slices in all of Australia across the […]

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National Pizza Day: 400 Gradi are offering an expensive lobster and black truffle pizza this week (Melbourne)

February 7, 2017

Sure Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but there’s something even better coming at Aussies this week: National Pizza Day. The annual celebration of all things pizza falls on this Thursday 9th February, and you can be sure many of the country’s finest pizzerias and Italian restaurants will be cooking up specials for the […]

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New owners reimagine St Kilda’s Pizza E Birra as a seafood and pizza bar (Melbourne)

January 22, 2017

New owners have seen a few changes going down at St Kilda favourite Pizza E Birra, with the restaurant now fashioned as Melbourne’s very first pizza and seafood bar. “We are thrilled with the opportunity to take over such an iconic venue and to continue the wonderful tradition of quality wood-fired pizza and beer”, said […]

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Eat’aliano by Pino brings classic Italian to Windsor (Melbourne)

June 20, 2016

With the opening of their¬†brand new restaurant Eat’aliano, restaurateur Alessio Ali and Head Chef Pino Russo¬†have decided to bring a little taste of the Mediterranean to the neighbourhood of Windsor, where Asian cuisine has dominated so far. The pair, who previously worked together at¬†Mascalzone Pizzeria in Williamstown, aim to make their wood-fired pizzas the star […]

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Review: +39 Pizzeria – Toorak (Melbourne)

April 25, 2016

Situated on Malvern Rd, the second venue of Melbourne‚Äôs beloved +39 Pizzeria has settled in quite comfortably into its new Toorak space. With polished concrete floors, re-purposed timber tables, and crisp white walls adorned with dark wooden shelves filled with a variety of San Pellegrino drinks, the aesthetics of the new venue perfectly match the […]

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Review: Santoni (new breakfast menu 2016) – Hawthorn (Melbourne)

February 28, 2016

Nestled on a bustling corner in metropolitan Hawthorne lies Santoni, a pizzeria known for it‚Äôs beautiful dough and laid back atmosphere. Having just released a brand new breakfast menu equipped with a mouth watering breakfast pizza, I went down to see if this lunch/dinner restaurant could add ‚Äėtrendy brunch cafe‚Äô to its long list of […]

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Review: 400 Gradi – Brunswick (Melbourne) (revisited February 2016)

February 7, 2016

Italian restaurant 400 Gradi in East Brunswick is synonymous with delectable cuisine, impeccable service, and an atmosphere that always seems to be buzzing. Having previously visited esteemed chef Johnny Di Francesco‚Äôs restaurants twice before, I was sure that third time would certainly be just as charming, with even more to try. Dim lighting greeted us […]

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Da Vinci’s Italian Restaurant – Summer Hill (Sydney)

November 20, 2015

We have but no choice to be more discerning when it comes to Italian food in Sydney; the proliferation of authentic, good quality Italian restaurants across the city has educated us all on the beautiful diversity this inescapable cuisine delivers. While the new ventures are consistently giving us a reason to fall in love with […]

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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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A25 Pizzeria – South Yarra (Melbourne)

November 6, 2015

Owner of A25 South Yarra, Remo Nicolini, is no stranger to good Italian fare done well. Over the years, he has built a reputation for creating some of Australia‚Äôs best locations for pizza and could perhaps have been one of the major determinants in triggering the Melbourne pizza revolution. In fact, Remo has come a […]

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