Press & Media

Welcome to our Press & Media page! Are you a food or travel writer that’s covered us on your website or podcast in the past? Contact us to let us know as we’d love to feature your content here.

Looking for an interview subject for a future feature or episode? We would be more than happy to talk about what it’s like to run a family-owned restaurant in Melbourne and our unique approach to Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. Get in touch and let’s chat!

Casa Besta in the Press

It definitely shows when the person dishing out the food has been a chef at top-tier hotels for more than 30 years.

With this kind of experience, it’s not surprising that the execution and finesse of the dishes tonight made for an absolutely sensational and rather flawless meal. Chef Tharwat’s modern twist to staples like salad and paella was exceptional and definitely not something anyone can pull off. –  The Penguin Eats