?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Bar Fly: Barrel Bar & Dining



Sounds like Amie Barbeler may well get a second date with this one...


"This is stupid!" My date exclaimed, stuffing another fork full of sautéed oyster mushrooms and neon green parsley sponge into her mouth. "This is seriously so good that if I died right now, I'd die happy," she clarifies, stealing the remaining mushroom bark from my plate. Barrel Bar & Dining might have only been open for a few weeks but they're onto a winning combination: great service, a stunning space and eccentric share plates that taste every bit as good as they look.

Our evening started like all good evenings should – with copious amounts of wine. I went for a glass of the versatile Hiedler Gruner Veltliner ($12), while she went for the pleasantly tangy Isolabella della Croce 'Le Marne' ($12).

WEBBarrel_Mushrooms

While my date went gaga over the mushroom ecosystem ($14), it was the deliciously bizarre combo of slow cooked carrots with smoked carrot puree and salted honeycomb ($14) that will have me coming back to Barrel.


Barrel Bar & Dining
3/362 Military Road, Cremorne
Ph: (02) 9904 5687


Barrel Bar & Dining on Urbanspoon

Tags:

Recent Posts from This Journal

  • Review - LuMi Bar & Dining

    What a pleasure it was to return to Lumi Bar and Dining! I’d engineered my return visit by suggesting it to a friend for their fiftieth…

  • Review - Pablo

    While I dutifully lined up like everyone else to get my airy Uncle Tetsu's cheesecake, I wasn’t so impressed with the result to…

  • Review - Radley's

    What would happen if you took the old rotisserie chicken shop of your childhood memories, and professionalised it into a modern cafe capable of…