It’s About Delizioso at North Bondi Italian Food, Sydney

welcome to north bondi italian food, sir junkie! | camera Sony NEX-7 – I first heard of this place through a good friend of mine in Bali who says it’s one of her favorite places in Sydney. Oh Jesus, Destination NSW and Garuda Indonesia took me to North Bondi Italian Food (NBIF) for a perfecto lunch. Lucky travel blogger!

“My favourite ingredients is restraint.” – Robert Marchetti.

Eat, Drink, Travel, Life!!! North Bondi Italian Food is a new age Roman Trattoria. Their used only line caught fish, local seasonal produce and free range ethically raised meat chemical and stress free.

a nbif loud views from the kitchen | camera Sony NEX-7

north bondi italian food magicmaker | camera Sony NEX-7

playing to win | camera Sony NEX-7

where life is good and long | camera Sony NEX-7

I came here and loved the Location across the street from Bondi beach. It has a great view of the ocean if you are seated by the window or in the front of the restaurant. The decor is gorgeous and the view is amazing. PERFECTO!

All of the wait staff wore blue overall covers and white T-shirts and there was a steady flow of food coming from the kitchen next to the bar.

The vibe is lively, loud and has a casual beach vibe. When I eat here I can taste the ocean, the sunshine, the people, and the earth. Their food is lovely.

rocket pesto, mozzarella buffalo milk campania; basil, blistered grape tomatoes | camera Sony NEX-7

spaghetti “cartoccio style” with spanner crab; tomato sauce and a hint of chilli, baked in a paper bag | camera Sony NEX-7

spaghetti pomodoro; robert marchetti father roasted tomato confit sauce, basil, garlic | camera Sony NEX-7

Well, for our entree. We enjoyed the Crispy Potatoes with Garlic, Rosemary and the Arancini and 3 bottles of red wine.

A little later, my mains arrived – Spaghetti “Cartoccio Style” with Spanner Crab, and Spaghetti Pomodoro was very nice and everyone else seemed to think their meals were ok, although the starters were the highlight of the meal.

My friends mains – Rigatoni, Berkshine Pork Sausages Sauce, Wild N.T. Barramundi, etc. And, for dolci, we enjoyed “My Idea of Gelato Affogato”, Tiramisu, Baked Dark Chocolate Pot, etc. It was a great party!

wild n.t. barramundi; red and yellow cherry tomatoes, baby greek basil, and preserved lemon | camera Sony NEX-7

rigatoni, berkshire pork sausages sauce; braised with sage, tomato, garlic and chilli | camera Sony NEX-7

“my idea of gelato affogato”; vanilla ice cream, espresso, milk chocolate sauce, and today special whisky | camera Sony NEX-7

baked dark chocolate pot; chocolate pearls, served chilled | camera Sony NEX-7

The dining experience is one of no bookings, paper mat menus, unisex toilets and grab your own cutlery. I felt in Seminyak, Bali.  I love all this about NBIF. I think we all do because it’s what keeps it real.

And you know what? NBIF is an ambassador and a proud supporter of fighting for the legal rights for animals and an end to factory farming. Buonappetito!

So I do plan to come back for summer dinner the next time here!

Happy Sustainable Travels!

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