MARTA Review – John Lethlean For The Australian

“In either case, Marta is delicious, unpretentious, hospitable, flexible and fairly priced. Reminds me of this little place on the Via del Leone…” John Lethlean

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December 16, 2017The Australian

The Restaurant Setting The New Standard In Italian Dining

“Not to be outdone are the Roman style pizzas…the margherita boasts a big red sauce, fior di latte, reggiano and basil leaves. It’s one of the best I’ve ever had” Anthony Huckstep

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November 27, 2017Delicious Magazine

Eat as the Romans do at Rushcutter Bay’s Marta

“Flavio drew on his Roman experience for MARTA’s recipes and traditional settimana romana — a weekly calendar of daily specials — served under the stewardship of head chef Christuan Jordaan.” Shaya Laughlin

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November 24, 2017The Daily Telegraph

MARTA Review – Terry Durack For Good Food

“There’s a depth and elegance to the hospitality at MARTA that packages up the food offering and lifts it to the next level” Terry Durack

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November 10, 2017Good Food Guide

The Patron Saint Of Cooks Is The Answer To Your Prayers For An Italian Summer In Sydney

“This is where you can take a dining chair tour of Rome, with a greatest hits menu inspired by the ten years Carnevale spent there working.” Emily Lloyd-Tait

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November 7, 2017Timeout Sydney

18 Awesome Things To Do In Sydney This Weekend

Rushcutter’s locale, Popolo, is gearing up for their final service this weekend and while they’re not travelling too far—reopening…

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August 10, 2017The Urban List

A first taste of Marta at the Italian Wine + Food festival

Popolo’s big sister restaurant will plate up Roman street foods like fried mozzarella sandwiches, gnocchi fritti and all of the spritz.

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August 15, 2017World News Australia

Popolo is Moving to the CBD

Popolo owner Flavio Carnevale is relocating his Southern Italian restaurant to the city. Your last opportunity to eat at Popolo in Rushcutters Bay is on August 13, before it is replaced by a neighbourhood osteria called Marta’s, also by Carnevale.

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August 15, 2017Broadsheet

Marta: New Roman dining in Rushcutters Bay

Regional Italian cooking is back on the radar in Sydney with the imminent arrival of Marta, which opens in Rushcutters Bay in September.

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July 19, 2017Gourmet Traveller

Popolo to Become Rushcutters Bay’s New Roman-Style Cucina, MARTA

Keen to gift Rushcutters Bay with an authentic taste of Rome, Flavio Carnevale is pulling up stumps on his southern Italian-inspired Popolo to make way for a new venture, MARTA.

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July 25, 2017Concrete Playground

Restaurateur Flavio Carnevale returns to his Roman roots

“Popolo has a formality to it that’s better suited to the city,” said Carnevale. “With MARTA we wanted to create a true neighbourhood osteria so Rushcutters Bay was a natural fit.”

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July 25, 2017Open House Magazine

This Italian restaurateur is bringing Rome to Sydney

There is a reason why Italian cuisine is a favourite among Sydney-siders, and you’ll have only had to eat at Flavio Carnevale’s, Popolo once to find out.

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July 25, 2017Buro 247

Marta Set to Bring Cucina Romana to Rushcutters Bay

Opening in Popolo’s former premises with a new look and feel, the venue takes inspiration from the colour and diversity of Rome.

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July 26, 2017Gourmantic

Popolo to move to new city location

Flavio Carnevale is relocating his southern Italian piazza Popolo to a new city location. The Rushcutter’s Bay venue will close on 13 August, with plans to reopen in the Sydney CBD next year.

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July 27, 2017Australian Hospitality Magazine


Rushcutters Bay, it’s time to prepare yourself for a newcomer, Marta, set to open mid-September.

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July 27, 2017Urban List Sydney

A new Roman restaurant is opening on the old Popolo site

Popolo, the southern Italian pizzeria in Rushcutters Bay, is packing up their mozzarella and dough and moving to the CBD, and in its place a dedicated cucina Romana (Roman kitchen) is set to open, called Marta.

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July 27, 2017Time Out Sydney

New restaurant Marta to bring the flavours of Rome to Rushcutters Bay (Sydney)

In moving his beloved Popolo to the city in 2018, Flavio Carnevale has announced that he’ll be returning to his Roman hospitality roots with new restaurant Marta, a traditional cucina Romana that taps into the spirited streets of Rome to create a true neighbourhood osteria.

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July 31, 2017The AU Review

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