the italian

Picture this: Friday night, too tired to cook, starving, a week off pay day ... did I mention starving! After reading a Bondi local recommend this restaurant in one of the Sunday newspapers a few weeks back had to check out The Italian on O'Brien Street. I can't tell you the amount of times I've walked past this place and thought that next time I should eat there instead of the usual favourite, Sabbaba. Anyway, finally gave it a go on Friday night and it was delicious: good, old-fashioned home-style cooking. No fancy fusion attempts here. I had veal meatballs with spaghetti and D ate beef lasagne. Both hit the spot perfectly.

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