BL Burgers (Bar Luca) Parramatta

One of Sydney’s most notorious burger bars has opened a store within Parramatta’s CBD, another notch on the suburb’s foodie bedpost. The vibe and fitout of BL Parra is as if you’ve stepped into an RnB Fridays sesh, ready to party with the burger gods. BL Parra has largely the same menu as its cousin…

*Sandaweech

* Thank you Daniel and the Sandaweech team for inviting me to try your delicious eats.  This simple little shop is the latest addition to the bustling food vibe to hit the streets of Parramatta. Sporting a rustic vibe and pumping good tunes, Sandaweech gets its fair share of traffic during the lunch rush. Unlike its neighbours,…

Knafeh – Parramatta Lanes

Carrying on from my previous Parramatta Lanes post, our final stop had to be a sweet finish, and it just had to be Knafeh. I haven’t had knafeh before but it was certainly a name that I’ve heard thrown around both between other food bloggers and on Instagram. I didn’t know what to expect and…

Parramatta Lanes

For a few days in October, the hidden passageways of Parramatta became a  treasure trove of delicious surprises for the Parra Lanes festival.  Each section opened up a delightfully wide variety of culture, flavours and art, unique from each section of the laneway festival. We walked past a bustling Happy as Larry’s food truck churning…

Somewhere Nice

For weeks, a large section in Parramatta’s Centenary Square was cordoned off by construction gates with a large Channel 7 banner running along it. Many passers by watched in anticipation to what was happening. The corresponding tv adverts revealed the title and the premise of the show Restaurant Revolution and finally the barricades came down…

Sabu

Bringing a modern and contemporary twist to traditional Japanese cuisine and located in the heart of Parramatta is a little restaurant named Sabu. Sabu brings the Asian inspiration into much loved modern Australian dishes within their menu. . The decor of the restaurant is sleek and intimate with mood lighting and modern finishes. The restaurant…

Trattoria

After much anticipation, peering through the construction and closed windows of Trattoria in Parrmatta it had finally opened! Although little farther away from the Eat Street, its location closer to Westfield is still convenient if you’re after a pre-movie dinner that isn’t Nando’s or Asian. Jamie Oliver’s new restaurant is bound to hold a lot…

Temasek

The recent winter chill called for comfort, so what better to find respite in but Malaysian and Singaporean food.  Just around the corner from the Roxy in Parramatta, you’ll find a small modest restaurant whose major showcase is the food on the plate.Don’t let the size or the simplistic decor and furnishing fool you, it…

The Emporium

Introducing the newest most beautiful and Instagrammable restaurant ever! Don’t let the familiar logo fool you. It’s not to be confused with The Coffee Emporium, albeit the same company, not the same thing. Far from it, in fact. In an attempt to separate from the brand as a singular unit, The Emporium shatters all your…

El Phoenician

Mothers Day had arrived and there’s no other way to celebrate family than a big Mediterranean feast. El Phonician is a popular Lebanese restaurant along Eat Street in Parramatta. The restaurant is clean with simple table settings and decor, allowing the food to be the colour and celebration.  The restaurant was absolutely packed for Mothers…