Whitegrass’ Sam Aisbett gives insider tips to fine-dining restaurants in Sydney
Former head chef of award-winning Quay in Sydney shares his favourite places to go for a fine meal or drink in the city.
by Meryl Koh /
February 17, 2016
Pictures of glistening cubes of slow-cooked Mangalica pork garnished with vibrant green fiddlehead ferns have been making their rounds on the Internet. The dish comes from a 7-course tasting menu at Whitegrass, a new modern Australian restaurant in CHIJMES helmed by Sam Aisbett.
Aisbett is the former head chef of the celebrated Quay in Sydney – the restaurant has held a 3-Hat rating from The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide for 13 consecutive years – and has been the right-hand man to acclaimed chefs like Peter Gilmore and Tetsuya Wakuda.
So, when The Peak got to speak to Aisbett himself, we jumped at the chance to tap the chef’s knowledge of the buzzing Australian city. Below, Aisbett’s top picks of restaurants and bars to head to the next time you’re in Sydney.