The Star

Sokyo, BLACK Bar & Grill and Fat Noodle now doing at-home dining

May 4, 2020

Three highly regarded restaurant at Sydney’s The Star are now doing at-home dining to keep up with the current pandemic. Luke Nguyen’s Fat Noodle, Danny Karam’s BLACK Bar & Grill, and Chase Kojima’s widely acclaimed Sokyo now offer seasonal menus from their respective restaurants, each highlighting popular dishes as part of a special “Table for […]

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Chuuka, Pyrmont Review: The Star’s Japanese-Chinese experiment pays off

November 7, 2019

Replacing the spectacular Flying Fish at the apex of Jones Bay Wharf is an ambitious meeting of two accomplished culinary champions, ambitiously clashing Japanese and Chinese flavours at the behest of The Star Sydney, debuting their very first off-site restaurant. Chase Kojima (best known for Sokyo) and Victor Liong (best known for Lee Ho Fook) […]

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Kiyomi, Broadbeach Review: Chasing perfection on the Gold Coast

October 8, 2019

It’s always exciting to re-visit one of your favourite restaurants on the Gold Coast, more so when it’s even better than you remembered. When Chase Kojima (of Sydney’s celebrated Sokyo, and the more recent Chuuka) first opened this slick modern Japanese restaurant at The Star back in 2015, reception was instantly, and understandably, enthusiastic. Sokyo […]

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Live Review: Dionne Warwick teaches us all about love at her greatest hits concert in Sydney

November 12, 2018

Dionne Warwick knows the way to your heart. This glorious singer has been the voice and occasionally the muse for some of the world’s greatest songs. Whether it’s falling in and out of love, the fact is that in her concerts and albums, Dionne shows us that this emotion is all that you need. This […]

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The Star Gold Coast has lifted the lid on their super luxe hotel ‘The Darling’

April 3, 2018

Just in time for the very anticipated Commonwealth Games, The Star Gold Coast has officially begun the launch of their new luxury suite hotel The Darling, kicking off with an unsurprisingly lavish launch night earlier this month. Located at the front of the long-standing Broadbeach Island property, The Darling is the crown jewel of a […]

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Gold Coast is getting a massive new rooftop restaurant and bar in time for the Commonwealth Games

January 21, 2018

The Star Gold Coast will welcome a new rooftop restaurant and bar led by acclaimed Gold Coast restaurateur Simon Gloftis and entertainment expert Billy Cross ahead of this year’s Commonwealth Games. Set to open in March, the yet to be named venue will sit atop The Darling, the property’s new luxury suite hotel. Co-managed by […]

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How to cook the perfect steak with two-time winner of best steak in the world, Dany Karam of Black Bar & Grill

August 31, 2017

Across Australia this weekend, thousands of barbecues will be lit up on Father’s Day to show appreciation for the paternal figures in our lives. To help you look like a pro and impress at the dining table this weekend, learn the best secrets and tips from two-time winner of best steak in the world chef […]

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Review: Gojima’s crispy rice burgers taste like another win for Chase Kojima (Sydney)

January 11, 2017

Just when you thought Sydney’s overcrowded burger scene couldn’t get any bigger, renowned Japanese chef Chase Kojima, who is responsible to the Sydney’s highly regarded Sokyo and Gold Coast’s equally superb Kojima, has officially thrown his reliable hat in the ring and purposely hit left of centre. Kojima has gone for bun-less burgers, but you’d […]

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The Fourth Phase premieres on The Star’s brand new cinema screen

September 15, 2016

The Star Event Centre in Sydney cristened a new 20m x 8m cinema screen on Tuesday to premiere new sports adventure film The Fourth Phase, about iconic snowboarder Travis Rice’s journey around the North Pacific. The Fourth Phase is the first sports film to be mastered in Dolby Vision™ and Dolby Atmos™, the most advanced […]

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Luke Nguyen is opening a Southeast Asian street food pop up at The Star (Sydney)

August 21, 2016

Award-winning chef Luke Nguyen will open his new casual dining pop-up restaurant, Luke Nguyen Street Food, this September at The Star Sydney, an eponymous pop-up restaurant located in the property’s Café Court from September to November. Nguyen will be using this temporary stall to serve up his classic rustic Southeast Asian street fare outside of his already well established Fat Noodle. “I’m […]

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Recipe: Sokyo’s John Dory with black truffle

August 5, 2016

Take a good fish, add some flavour with smart use of good ingredients, and put truffle on it. Great, simple success. That seems to be Chase Kojima’s approach with this Sokyo dish which is being offered during Truffle Month at The Star. Each year through winter the immense property’s signature restaurants (which include Sokyo, Balla, […]

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David Chang denies rumours that Momofuku Seiōbo is switching to Packer (Sydney)

May 9, 2016

Inexplicably, The Sunday Telegraph recently published a story based on rumours that world-renowned Chef David Chang will be pulling the rug out from under The Star and moving Momofuku Seiōbo over to their forthcoming competitor Crown Casino. Mariah Carey’s hubby-to-be James Packer will be opening up Crown at Barangaroo, across the water from The Star. […]

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May Dinner Series to be held over three evenings at BLACK by ezard, Sokyo and Osteria Balla Manfredi (Sydney)

May 2, 2016

Recently announced, The May Dinner Series will be hosted by three of The Star’s signature restaurants: BLACK by ezard, Sokyo and Osteria Balla Manfredi over three evenings this month, featuring exclusive seasonal menus that have been designed to showcase the innovations of the restaurants’ top chefs. “We can’t wait to launch the May Dinner Series, and reveal the sensational […]

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Review: BLACK by Ezard (Autumn Menu 2016) – Pyrmont (Sydney)

April 30, 2016

The ultra-slick Black by Ezard has been a staple for Sydney’s discerning diners for almost five years now, maintaining the high standards of celebrity chef and owner Teage Ezard with what is presented as a modern modern grill and steak house that feels premium and casual at the same time, an ambiance upheld by it’s […]

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A Singapore hawker style restaurant has popped up at The Star (Sydney)

April 6, 2016

Inspired by the famous street food of Singapore, a pop-up restaurant has made The Star its temporary home from now until May of this year. Chef Djohaan Arneez leads the venture, which is located in The Star Cafe Court, and is seeking to put unique twists on some of the most renowned hawker-style dishes with […]

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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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The Star’s Sky Terrace reopens with new look for spring and summer (Sydney)

November 6, 2015

There are a few quintessential vantage points around Sydney for which to fully absorb the magnificent views, and The Star’s Sky Terrace is most certainly Pyrmont’s primary position. Knowing that they have the perfect summer spot for events, The Star will be pushing more session-type events for their picturesque rooftop space alongside pop-up bars, and […]

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