Classico Moderno – Darlinghurst, Sydney

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Classico Moderno is an Italian pop-up restaurant currently located in Darlinghurst, set up by Italian chef Bryan Gerlini. You may know that name in connection with Darlinghurst’s most loved pop-up restaurant to date – Cafe Paci. Apparently he did a stint there! However, don’t expect the food to be anything like Cafe Paci’s. It’s an Italian restaurant and well, everything about it is very…Italian.

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Fratelli Paradiso – Potts Point, Sydney

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I normally write about new places I go to on this blog, but in this post I’m sharing a much-loved restaurant that my family and I go to over and over again – because it’s amazing!

Fratelli Paradiso in Potts Point (not to be confused by Fratelli Fresh down the road)

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Saturday in Melbourne – Top Paddock, Tipo 00, Shortstop Coffe & Donuts, Transformer

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Our second full day in Melbourne was even more food-filled than the night before. Let me preface this by saying that all the food we ate was excellent, but we ate so much that it was sometimes difficult to enjoy every mouthful, especially when it felt like we just went from meal to meal…regardless, I wouldn’t have had it any other way, so here is our Saturday spent at Top Paddock, Tipo 00, Shortstop Coffee & Donuts and Transformer.

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Buffalo Dining Club – Darlinghurst, Sydney

Pasta cacio e pepe ($18)

Pasta cacio e pepe ($18)

Woah – Friday got away from me. Apologies for the late post, friends!

But here I present to you – Pasta cacio e pepe ($18) eaten at Buffalo Dining Club – which is cooked in a wheel of parmesan. 

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Upper Modern Bistro – Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Mushroom tagliatelle with 63° egg, cheese sauce, Parma ham and complimentary shaved Alba white truffle (HK$188)

Mushroom tagliatelle with 63° egg, cheese sauce, Parma ham and complimentary shaved Alba white truffle (HK$188)

Want a restaurant where the chef personally greets you by opening the door for you? You got it.

Want a restaurant where you can see the chef in the kitchen, carefully and laboriously preparing and checking over every dish before it’s sent out? Tick!

Want a restaurant where they give you complimentary white truffles (yes white truffles) on your pasta if they’ve stuffed up your booking?
A THOUSANDS TIMES YES.

Welcome to Upper Modern Bistro.

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Menulog – Ordering Takeaway Online

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Takeaway – there’s always a night for it, right? Now it’s being made even easier, because you can now order takeaway online! The lovely people at Menulog were kind enough to allow me to try out the service at a restaurant of my choice with the provision of a $25 voucher, and boy, The Mother and I were totally spoilt for choice! There’s basically every cuisine that you can think of. Luckily each restaurant is also rated by the users, which narrows the choice. Click through to check out my eating experience with Menulog!

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