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Fourno Italian Restaurant

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by Faye (subscribe)
I love travelling and writing, meeting people and experiencing foodie places.
Published April 26th 2015
Delicious Italian to chill with
It was late in the afternoon and we were 'over' painting, leaking roofs and housework duties. And that was just us, the parents. The kids were fed up with homework, assignments and test preparation as well as us parents hovering to give them help and direction - even when it wasn't asked for. Nothing had been planned for dinner. We considered tossing a coin to decide who would trek to the shops for groceries but lack of motivation (and lack of strength to toss a coin) meant our brains defaulted to Plan B let someone else cook and we'll pay for the privilege of 'chilling out'. Plan B took us to Fourno, an airy restaurant with delicious Italian cuisine.

Fourno
Fourno Restaurant

We've dined at Fourno before and loved their pasta dishes. This time we decided to order three large pizzas to share. Judging from my previous article on Bondi Pizza and GPK, you may wonder if I am a pizza freak. Welllll, yes, and noooo. I love a tasty pizza dough with generous toppings but it's a coincidence that I've frequented some amazing pizza joints recently.

Fourno kitchen
Fourno Kitchen

At Fourno, we started with Pesto Pizza which had a moist pesto sauce, pine nuts and parmesan cheese. This was a tasty beginning to our evening.

Pesto Pizza
Pesto Pizza

Our three large pizzas of BBQ Chicken Pizza, Meat Amour Pizza and the Fourno Special arrived and propped high on the pizza stands.

Fourno pizza
Fourno Pizza

The BBQ Chicken Pizza was drizzled with BBQ sauce and the toppings of tomato, chicken, avocado, onion, mushrooms and mozzarella was delicious.

BBQ chicken pizza
BBQ Chicken Pizza

The Meat Amour, also drizzled with BBQ sauce and covered with tomato, ham, cabanossi, pepperoni, bacon, chicken and beef strips and mozzarella was full of flavour.

Meat amour
Meat Amour

The Fourno Special, which we all especially loved, had cherry tomatoes, prosciutto, bocconcini, mushroom, artichokes, sun dried tomatoes, oregano and mozzarella was a great combination of ingredients. We couldn't finish all three pizzas so the cheerful staff gave us a box for our pizzas to go home.

Fourno special
Fourno Special

During our evening, we were also treated to a musical interlude. There was a large gathering of people at Fourno celebrating an 80th birthday. One of the relatives brought along his accordion - as you do. It was a good thing it wasn't a piano - it would be a bit tricky trying to get it through the doors. The accordion player was very good and it was a lovely end to our meal.

Blackboard Specials
Blackboard Specials

If pizza and pasta are not your thing, then the blackboard specials has a good range of other dining options.
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Why? Great tasting pizza
When: Mon - Fri 8.00 am - 10.00 pm; Sat 5.00 pm - 10.00 pm; Sun - Closed
Phone: 9889 4118
Where: 56 Delhi Road, Macquarie Park NSW
Cost: Medium pizza $18.00 or Large $23.00 each
Your Comment
I so want a pizza now. The pesto one looks particularly good.
by Bryony Harrison (score: 4|12313) 1453 days ago
It tasted good.
by Faye (score: 3|1139) 1452 days ago
yummo
by Seafarrwide (score: 3|1816) 1450 days ago
It was yummo. And the staff have always been very friendly.
by Faye (score: 3|1139) 1450 days ago
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