Local - 5 August 2013

GRECIAN MODERNISM AT ALPHA

Alpha Restaurant 238 Castlereagh St, Sydney 2000 (02) 9098 1111 or www.facebook.com/alpharestaurantsydney Located at the old Hellenic Club on Sydney’s Castlereagh Street, Alpha Restaurant fuses modern and traditional Greek styling. Created by acclaimed interior designer Paul Papadopoulos, the space is an opulent interpretation of “Grecian modernism”. White-washed walls and sleek cream elements give the entire

Café - 2 June 2011

ST ALI DESCENDS UPON UK

St Ali London: 27 Clerkenwell Road, London The Melbourne-based roaster and café owned by impresario Salvatore Malatesta, is going worldwide. To ensure the quality coffee keeps flowing, St Ali has imported the UK’s first Slayer espresso machine, is importing and roasting its own beans and is developing a Barista Certification Programme to educate and test

Backchat - 20 April 2011

Royal Wedding On A Plate

(03) 9690 1958 or info@middleparkhotel.com.au While women both sides of the pond that indulge in the odd flip through a trash magazine coo at the prospect of a royal wedding, most men are hoping the young Will & Kate don’t royally screw up their Friday night footy plans. However, there are two gents that are

Restaurant - 18 January 2011

LYNCH MOB

The Millswyn: 131-133 Domain Road, South Yarra VIC (03) 9866 5627 or www.themillswyn.com.au Octogenarian Paul Lynch left some big shoes to fill, especially for 21-year- old Davis Yu — the son of property developer David Yu, and once Olympic slalom hopeful. Lynch’s, his South Yarra restaurant on the fringe of the Botanical, was an institution.

Alfresco - 11 July 2010

Freshly Shucked

  Albert Park Hotel Oyster Bar & Grill 83 Dundas Place, Albert Park VIC (03) 9690 5459 or www.thealbertpark.com.au The Melbourne Pub Group knows how to do a gastro pub. Spearheaded by Julian Gerner, Melbourne Pub Group has been busying itself turning old titles into new gold, and The Albert Park Hotel is one of

Restaurant - 4 May 2010

Circa 2010

The Prince: 2 Acland St, St Kilda VIC (03) 9536 1111 or www.theprince.com.au The Prince of Wales has a split personality: for Melbourne rock fans, it’s a rite of passage that leads straight out of the front bar, past security, and upstairs to the band room. If you let it out of the bag that

Restaurant - 15 July 2008

Van Haandels’ Pacific Solution

Pacific Dining Room: (02) 6680 7055 or www.pacificdiningroom.com.au Donning the sandals and shorts and road tripping North towards the sun and sand is an inviting prospect for some in the Southern states. Far from a holiday though, John and Lisa Van Haandel decided to make the trip work for themselves handing over a generous sum