Celebrating la cucina della nonna, Nonna and I is at once an homage to the culinary wisdom of Italy’s grandmothers, or nonne, and a top-notch destination for Norwood locals looking for an authentic, rusticated feed. You can find this palace of the bel paese down Margaret Street, a stone’s throw away from the local retail and dining street of The Parade, and next door to Nonna and I’s sibling pizzeria, Pizza Art and I. This Italian fusion cuisine reactor is a surefire winner for fans of sunkissed Mediterranean and European food in Adelaide, so be sure to book in advance.
At Nonna and I, classic Italian cuisine is getting a modern makeover down Norwood’s Margaret Street. The skill in the kitchen is consummate, with chef Khalil Rashwan bringing years of experience working – and learning from nonne – in New York’s Little Italy to Adelaide in a colourful riot of old-school nous and new-school innovation. From the USA to Malaysia and finally Australia, chef Rashwan has taken his skills all over the world, living out his childhood dream of becoming a world-renowned chef and honouring his grandmother in each and every dish.
No matter whether you know the ins and outs of pasta or you just like a good slice of pizza, you’ll feel right at home when dining at Nonna and I in Norwood. Serving home-cooked Italian cuisine just like a sweet old Italian grandma might make, this beloved Adelaide dining establishment has earned itself a huge following of local fans with its delicious comfort cooking. The menu here features all the best dishes the Italian kitchen has to offer, from the delicious vegetarian eggplant parmigiano and Sopranos baked ziti, to seafood dishes like stuffed flounder florentine, mussels napoletana plus pizzas, desserts and so much more. Reserve your table and make your way to this Margaret Street restaurant as soon as you can!
Great atmosphere! Chef came out and chatted about the menu, made us feel very welcome. Had the special Beef Cheeks, just delicious! will definitely be going back to try more dishes on the menu. Good vegan menu too.
Wow.. The food was Great, well prepared, true authentic Italian taste .. Service was prompt and with a smile .. We will be back soon ..
Great vegan options but menu was not the same as what is online which was a bit dissapointing. However the meal i had was delicious and the owner makes you feel very welcomed. I enjoy eating here with my vegan and non vegan friends.