MissDissent (missdissent) wrote,

Review - The Argyle Canteen

Wood fire pizzas – and quite credible ones at that – are now delighting crowds inside this stylish, please-everyone space in The Argyle complex.

Patate ($15) is the crowd favourite, and what’s not to like about doubling up the carbohydrates with potato, rosemary, garlic, mozzarella and truffle oil on a nicely charred base?

For the San Daniele ($18), Pizza Chef Andrea Fontana loads premium prosciutto, roquette and Parmesan onto another chewy, charry base.

With twelve years of international pizza-making under his belt, Andrea has ensured these offerings are winners by importing a range of Italian ingredients directly from his hometown, Naples.

What’s more, you can have your pizza served here up until 2am!

The red-chequered tablecloth Italian feel carries through to starters like Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms ($17) and...

...Roast Porchetta ($24) on white bean cassoulet; but the dough’s definitely where the magic is at - perhaps with a generous Insalata Misto ($8) on the side?

While wine (with pizza) probably should’ve been the order of the day, the Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned ($18) proved too hard to pass up.

Enter The Dragon ($18) takes the ubiquitous lychee/white spirit cocktail up to the next level, and if the drinking and cobblestones get too much for your heels, you’ll find ballet flat vending machines in the (also stylish) loos...

*This was my PUB OF THE WEEK segment on 2GB 873 Fresh! with Luke Grant & Luke Mangan
on Sunday 21st September, 2014: http://www.2gb.com/article/fresh-sunday-september-21

The Argyle Canteen
18 Argyle Street, The Rocks
Ph: (02) 9247 5500

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Tags: cocktails, food

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