A little ray of sunshine has burst through the concrete brutalism of Australia Square. Its warmth can be felt in the greeting of Kate McMahon, who brings her expertise (and a martini) from Catalina.
Upstairs on the corner of Jersey Road and Melrose Lane is an elegant affair. To most, La Scala is known for its food, and its restaurant update with the recent arrival of Chef Massimo Mele.
Despite Verde being a Stanley Street stalwart for the last six years, it had escaped my notice until a “stupendous” review in Gault & Millau’s debut entry into Sydney’s reviewing scene.