BLACK Bar & Grill
Set within luxurious surrounds, BLACK is the Star's steak in shining armour.
July 01, 2023
Set within luxurious surrounds, BLACK Bar & Grill is the Star's steak in shining armour. A favourite amongst the casino's high rolling gamblers, BLACK is a beef fiend's haven.
BLACK's interior might present itself in blatant contrast to Sydney's favour of casual dining, but for that we hail it a welcome indulgence. Bunk down in one of the wood and copper-paneled booths, at the sultry bar or book ahead to secure a private room. And to go with the decadent decor? Celebrity chefs and inspiring food.
Start with half a dozen freshly shucked oysters to awaken the buds; they come with a red wine vinegar and shallot dressing. BLACK Bar & Grill's ceviche of hiramasa kingfish with chilli jam, fennel salad and citrus emulsion is another quality choice if after something light to whet one's appetite.
And if we're honest, we're here for the beef. The 270g scott fillet, gain fed angus has a marble rating of 5+ and is suited to those after a hefty slab of meat. Add to this a side of peppercorn sauce and the crisp potato with crème fraiche, smoked bacon with aged cedar and it's most likely you'll be adjusting your notches. For something a little more refined, the flat iron, ration fed wagyu with a +9 marble rating can only be described as a tender god. A marrow and shallot sauce is the better fit for the wagyu.
And for those who are game, there's always dessert. The creme brûlée with white chocolate and passionfruit is a fun and rich indulgence, while the seasonal fruit sorbet is a tad lighter and served with fresh crumble.
BLACK Bar & Grill is expensive, yes, and not for everyone. But if you're around the casino traps and so happen to get lucky, you should call it all or nothing. For indulgence at its best, BLACK's the winning bet.
Top image: Anna Kucera
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