• Food & Drink

    Anthony’s best Italian restaurants in Sydney

    After a weekend in Melbourne sampling the culinary delights of Lygon Street, I find myself bemoaning the lack of good Italian restaurants and Italian cuisine in Sydney over espressos with a colleague. ‘Are you serious?’ He demands, hands slamming down on the table, his reaction so energetic the coffees wobble dangerously. I nod, perplexed, and he leans towards me as if he’s about to share a huge secret. Which he is. Anthony Angelo Capuzza, a Sydneysider of Napoletano heritage, informs me that I’m grossly uneducated on the Italian food scene in Sydney. Italian is the city’s unofficial second cuisine, with many of Sydney’s best high-end eateries heavily influenced by Italy.…