Five Dock’s Dessert Destinations

August 19, 2016
Ciao’s resident sweet-tooth Emma McConnell finds an excuse to hoover up Five Dock’s sugar supplies.   Pasticceria Tamborrino This café is a Five Dock institution. Tamborrino’s (as it’s known to locals) doubled its sized in 2008 to […]

Ferragosto festivities

August 18, 2016
Sunday August 21st brings us Five Dock’s famed festa. It’s that time of year when spring is at the door and Ferragosto is just around the corner! Come celebrate Sydney’s Italian community on Sunday, August […]

Italian Panforte

July 22, 2016
Panforte (‘strong bread’ in Italian) is a rich, dense fruitcake made with honey, nuts and spices. Traditionally served at Christmas, it is eaten after dinner with coffee or vin santo. I figure it’s basically muesli […]

What’s on – 283

May 27, 2016
MET Orchestra presents The Italian The Metropolitan Orchestra celebrate their seventh birthday with The Italian. Designed to inspire the colours of Europe with a world premiere performance from acclaimed Australian Composer Sean O’Boyle AM, The […]

Leichhardt Long Lunch 2016

May 13, 2016
 May 29th, 11am-5pm | Leichhardt Town Hall Leichhardt Long Lunch is back for a second time this year, showcasing the Inner West’s food and creativity in a unique light. If you think you know dining […]

Butternut ravioli with orange and miso butter

May 12, 2016
Pumpkin and miso. It’s not a common combination; some may even call it weird. But what some call weird, I call beautiful. In this dish the sweet butternut pumpkin is perfectly complemented by the salty, […]

What’s On – 282

May 12, 2016
Ruckus’ Speed of Life Sydney based, disability led, contemporary performance ensemble Ruckus are back at it again with their second major production Speed of Life. The show asks the question: “How might you navigate our […]

Inner West Whispers – 279

March 31, 2016
Let them eat cheesecake – pretty vacant – confused Italian • NSW Premier Mike Baird made an unsavoury comment last week opening the newly refurbished Pasticceria Papa, Haberfield’s most famous shop. The appearance was bittersweet […]

Leichhardt Long Lunch

February 19, 2016
Sunday 28th February, Leichhardt Town Hall Precinct, 11am-5pm The Leichhardt Long Lunch Food & Wine Festival, to be held on Sunday February 28th, is part of a series of events leading up to a ‘long-long’ […]

Crazy Land

December 3, 2015
A story set across two countries and a world of history is unfurling in Leichhardt. Phoebe Moloney learns the lessons of l’autore analfabeta siciliano, Vincenzo Rabito. When Vincenzo Rabito first handed over his autobiography to […]
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