Thursday, 1 April 2010

the corner house(warming)

Last night, Bondi's latest restaurant slash bar (and a new fooderati client) The Corner House celebrated its opening with 250 or so of its nearest and dearest friends and family.


Corner House partner Simon Beckingham, Matt Preston


Guests were served The Corner House's relaxed approach to Italian by chef Brent Mills, while sipping on custom-made classics by Kass Hill, the Corner House's resident bar guru.

On the menu:

3 kinds of pizzettes

Slow roasted pork belly w sour glaze and pear relish

Cucumber and dill gazpacho w scallop and prawn salsa, chilli oil

Pan fried chive gnocchi w duck and sweet pea ragu

Wood fired crostini w Pino’s prosciutto

Kilcoy grain fed eye fillet tartare with quail yolk

Callibut chocolate torte w ganache, Chantilly cream and fresh raspberries

Takeaway: The Corner House (made) citruscello

Chef Brent Mills


daniella, gomez and caprese pizettes


pan fried chive gnocchi with duck ragu


cucumber and dill gazpacho with seared scallop and prawn salsa

Guests included designers Ben Pollit from Australian uber fashion label Friedrich Gray, Masterchef's Matt Preston and Sarah Wilson, My Kitchen Rules' Manu Feildel, Joanna Savill, and more Bondi babes than you can poke a stick at (we have it on good authority, however, that they did in fact, eat).


Manu Feildel, Melissa Leong

Corner House partner Anthony Kaplan, Kirsten Shanks

Sarah Wilson, Stewart Courens

Bec Howell, Ben Pollit

Welcome to the neighbourhood! The Corner House is 281 Bondi Road, Bondi. P: 8020 6698


nich0las said...

Love Manu!

Simon Food Favourites said...

that's a noice photo of you and manu. he seems like such a nice guy. hope to try his restaurant in 5 ways soon but only if he's in the kitchen cooking :-)

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