My well documented Ottlolenghi obsession has led to a love of Middle Eastern food and ingredients. Now there’s a place to satisfy both cravings at once with the opening of the Moroccan Deli-cacy in Brunswick. Just opened by Hanna Asarari, the owner of the legendary and long standing Moroccan Soup Bar in North Fitzroy, Morroccan
Like that 80’s classic the mullet hairstyle, Lady Carolina in Brunswick is all serious up front and party out the back. You enter a breezy, large room with lots of polished timber and almost a beach house feel. Keep wandering through to the outside courtyard and you hit the bar area with synthetic grass and
The owner of Albert St Food & Wine says superstar chef Philippa Sibley is “still involved” in the restaurant but she has officially left the building and set up shop at Prix Fixe Dining. In her place she’s left chef Jason Rodwell and I was invited along last night to try out his cooking.
There’s a large model plane dangling from the roof at Foxtrot Charlie in a nod to the cafe’s phonetic alphabet name. The name is supposed to reflect Foxtrot’s Charlie’s focus on food and coffee. As the two key elements of any self respecting cafe I’m happy to report Foxtrot Charlie has both boxes ticked.
Philippa Sibley is known as the dessert queen. It was a reputation established with Sibley’s famous take on a Snickers bar which lead to Masterchef appearances and even a dessert cookbook PS Desserts. However it seems like Sibley is trying to distance herself from her dessert queen title and media reports around the opening of