In this age of fast food, fast cars and fast women, there's something to be said for taking things slow. A Tavola, one of Sydney's most exquisite Italian restaurants, knows the pleasure that comes from simple things done well.
They've turned this principle into two special event evenings this Tuesday and Wednesday - perhaps as a celebration for their newly acquired chef's hat. The eight course feast sounds dangerously tempting. Dishes include new season green garlic buttered Yamba Prawns, with native lemon myrtle dukka, finger lime and shaved fennel; and Pappardelle with Byron Bay Berkshire pork and native bush tomato ragu, served with apple balsamic. We can't wait for the 'Cremino' dessert: chocolate fondente, salty macadamia and caramel ice cream, with Italian meringue.
It looks to be simple, beautiful Italian cooking, with a slight Australian twist. Make sure you book soon: we imagine that seats at this intimate 'tavola' won't last long.
We're giving away tickets for two people to Wednesday night's event. If you would like to attend, simply make sure you're subscribed to Concrete Playground then email your name through to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
September 20, 2011 by Trish Roberts