Category Archives: Italian

Pino’s Trattoria, Phillip Island


29 Thompson Avenue
Cowes 3922
Victoria Australia
03 5952 2808
http://www.pinostrattoria.com.au
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pinos-Trattoria/157577787594100
 
 
Surprises, surprises … on Phillip Island.
One of the best Italian food I have ever tasted. Particularly the pasta … perfectly ‘al dente’, fresh, flavoursome sauce and generous ingredients. I’ll die a happy man after this meal.
The queue might be long, but it is well worth the wait.
 
Queuing for a table

Queuing for a table

Staff making pizzas

Staff making pizzas

Pasta: Fettucine Carbonara (smokey bacon, egg, parmigiano, cream, parsley and cracked pepper)

Pasta: Fettucine Carbonara (smokey bacon, egg, parmigiano, cream, parsley and cracked pepper)

Pasta: Spaghetti ai Gamberi (prawns, garlic, chilli, saffron, butter & tomato passata)

Pasta: Spaghetti ai Gamberi (prawns, garlic, chilli, saffron, butter & tomato passata)

 
 
 
Update: 2 January 2015

Dining area 1

Dining area 1

Dining area 2

Dining area 2

Pizza dough

Pizza dough

Manual machine to shave prosciutto

Manual machine to shave prosciutto

Pizza: Aussie Special (mozzarella, tomato, bacon & egg)

Pizza: Aussie Special (mozzarella, tomato, bacon & egg)

Pizza: The Lot (mozzarella, tomato, ham, salami, mushrooms, onions, peppers, pineapple, olives & anchovies)

Pizza: The Lot (mozzarella, tomato, ham, salami, mushrooms, onions, peppers, pineapple, olives & anchovies)

Vanilla Milkshake

Vanilla Milkshake

Crostata Al Ciocolato (chocolate tart, salted caramel, roasted hazelnuts)

Crostata Al Ciocolato (chocolate tart, salted caramel, roasted hazelnuts)

 
 
Rating:
Food: 9/10
Service: 8/10
Ambience: 8/10
Value: 8/10
 
1 – 2 : Avoid at all cost | 3 – 4 : Bad | 5 – 6 : Average | 7 – 8 : Good | 9 – 10 : Excellent
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Rococo Glenferrie Road


797 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn 3122
Victoria Australia
03 9818 8212
http://www.rococo.net.au/glenferrie-road
https://www.facebook.com/rococorestaurantgroup
 
Tagliatelle Mushroom Pasta

Tagliatelle Mushroom Pasta

Crispy Quail Risotto

Crispy Quail Risotto

 
 
 
Rating:
Food: 6/10
Service: 7/10
Ambience: 8/10
Value: 5/10
 
1 – 2 : Avoid at all cost | 3 – 4 : Bad | 5 – 6 : Average | 7 – 8 : Good | 9 – 10 : Excellent
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Emporio Della Pasta


Crown Entertainment Complex
Ground Floor
Clarendon Street Entrance
Melbourne 3006
Victoria Australia
03 9292 7815
http://www.crownmelbourne.com.au/emporio-della-pasta
 
 
Spaghetti Emporio Pescatora (pan-roasted scallops, black mussels, calamari, tiger prawns, tomatoes, basil and white wine)

Spaghetti Emporio Pescatora (pan-roasted scallops, black mussels, calamari, tiger prawns,
tomatoes, basil and white wine)

Fettuccine Carbonara (pancetta, cream and egg yolk with shaved parmesan)

Fettuccine Carbonara (pancetta, cream and egg yolk with shaved parmesan)

 
Rating:
Food: 8/10
Service: 7/10
Ambience: 8/10
Value: 8/10
 
1 – 2 : Avoid at all cost | 3 – 4 : Bad | 5 – 6 : Average | 7 – 8 : Good | 9 – 10 : Excellent
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