Thursday, August 18, 2022

Food and Drink

Delicious bagels and delightful coffee highlights Cafe Favela

A new hole-in-the-wall at 451A High Street in Penrith will be serving up fresh bagels and great coffee from Monday, August 8.

Robot waiters: Restaurants get tech savvy

The future has finally come to Penrith, with robot waiters and waitresses popping up at a number of local restaurants.

Brewery boom: Another player enters Penrith market

Beer lovers will have another spot to enjoy a drink when Squinters Brewing Co opens a new brewery and bar in Penrith next month.

Floating bar to launch on Nepean River this spring

Long-time owners of the Nepean Belle, Chris and Carol Bennett, have unveiled their next business venture, with big plans to turn the sleepy Penrith Platypus into a party destination for all ages.

Celebrity chefs on the hunt for best club feed

Celebrity chefs Colin Fassnidge and Manu Feidel paid a visit to St Marys Rugby League Club this week to try the club’s entry into the 2022 Your Local Club Perfect Plate Awards.

Free doughnuts available at Krispy Kreme this Friday

To celebrate National Doughnut Day, Krispy Kreme Australia is giving away 100,000 free Original Glazed doughnuts for one day only on Friday, June 3.

Three Junction Thai back in business

Regular customers of Penrith’s Three Junction Thai were left in shock last month when a sign announcing its closure was spotted on the door.

In The Spotlight: Let’s eat fresh at Baker’s Choice

Whether you’re wanting bread, cakes, or hot food, there’s no better place to get it than your local bakery. At Eastern Creek Quarter, there’s no doubt that Baker’s Choice should be your go-to.

In The Spotlight: The freshest food for your family

ECQ Fruit World has the freshest and most delicious fruit and vegetables for all your cooking needs.

Exclusive: Inside the new-look Log Cabin – plus details of its commitment to the...

Community will be at the heart of the new Log Cabin – and while the hotel has a completely modern feel, it will pay respect to the iconic Penrith landmark that came before it.

New gin distillery to open in Penrith by Christmas

Gin lovers will have their thirst quenched with a local distillery set to open by the end of the year.

Pancake Day is the perfect excuse for a tasty treat

Very few of us need an excuse to indulge in a delicious stack of pancakes.

In The Spotlight: The Costi’s Fresh & Cooked Seafood

There’s nothing better than a meal with high quality seafood. It’s good for your brain, high in important nutrients, and it tastes pretty good, too.

Five Penrith restaurants you simply MUST try

Looking for a date night location, or an ideal place to enjoy a meal with friends? Penrith has plenty of great restaurants, but we've picked five of the best for you to try...

Gluten-free cafe in Kingswood puts health first

A local personal trainer has joined forces with one of his clients to bring a unique café – with a focus on genuinely healthy food, community service and environmental sustainability - to the people of Penrith.

Next Step For Ronnie’s Pizza House

A slice of Penrith since 1983 is starting its next chapter as it undergoes new ownership. Sam Simonetta, who owned Ronnie’s Pizza House on Henry...

Police Cottage Refurbishment Officially Starts

The ground has officially been broken as construction starts on the refurbishment of the historic Police Cottage at Emu Plains. The project will see $1...

The Coffee Club Cranebrook Grand Opening

The Coffee Club Cranebrook is now open and boasts the first drive through option for the café group in New South Wales. The family-owned business...

Duck Duck Goose to offer something different in Penrith

A new dumpling bar is set to have food lovers flocking in to see what’s on offer when it opens next month.

GellaFrenda is a welcome addition to Penrith’s dining scene – plus check out this...

The Weekender headed over to new Italian restaurant GellaFrenda last weekend and we couldn't recommend it highly enough.