It is always around this time of year that we find ourselves craving the comfort of a shared, Sunday lunch or dinner. After all, is there a more heart-warming way to end the week? Thankfully, one of our favourite, neighbourhood eateries has just announced the return of its popular Sunday series, Sìso Slow Sundays, a weekly event that the Mediterranean restaurant started last year and something that we came to rely on to get us through the winter months. On now, Sìso Slow Sundays will offer a curated take on the traditional roast with a mouthwatering menu of dishes on offer for lunch and dinner that are reminiscent of a meal made at home (although with a decidedly elevated spin).
In a banquet-style feast, guests will be given the option of three mains: a porchetta with free-range pork, braised puy lentils and pancetta, a pot roast organic chicken with orzo, saffron, chorizo, lemon and parsley, or a slow-roast lamb shoulder served with wild herb tabbouleh, pomegranate, golden raisins and pistachio. All this is to be enjoyed alongside an impressive array of toppings including romesco, jus and green harissa, and delicious sides like sautéed greens with lemon and toasted almonds, and harissa-roasted baby potatoes. It is a long lunch offering that perfectly showcases Sìso’s signature, culinary approach — simple food, exquisitely done.
Just like the traditional Sunday roast, Sìso Slow Sundays are designed to embrace food as it was meant to be eaten — unfussy, full of flavour and much better when enjoyed in good company. The menu is designed to be shared (among a minimum of two guests), making it the perfect excuse for getting together with friends and family at the end of the week.
Available on Sundays only, bookings are essential with 48 hours’ notice, and at $49 per head, it is an easy Sunday commitment we’re willing to make.