Unley Publications : Unley Life Autumn 2016
Italian restaurant Mondiali has been a fixture in the Unley dining scene for 25 years and it’s built a loyal base of customers. Owners Saverio Cafaro and Despina Kalyvas say their regular customers are a really impor tant par t of their business. “ T hey are paramount to Mondiali - without our loyal following we would cease to exist,” they say. “On a personal level, the relationships we maintain with all our customers help us to feel in touch and involved in a thriving community that we are proud to be a par t of.” They say being located in the Unley area also plays a key role in the restaurant’s ongoing success. “ T he restaurant benefits from being positioned within a vibrant, family orientated environment surrounded on all sides by small business owners who are more than willing to help each other out,” they say. “A lso being in close proximity to the CBD, with easy access to off street parking, makes it a hotspot for stress free catch-ups, business meetings and post tournament sports dinners. It never stagnates - there are always new faces from every walk of life.” Manager Gareth Gill says excellent food, unforgettable service and consistency is the key to keeping the business afloat. “ W ith so many other businesses trading in the area it’s vital to consistently produce high quality dishes made exclusively from freshly prepared South Australian produce,” he says. “It’s for these reasons we have built many lasting friendships with locals.” Mondiali is at 55 Unley Road, Parkside. For more information visit mondialicaferistorante.com.au Saying you have nothing to wear is now a thing of the past with Unley Road’s designer rental outlet Something Borrowed making it easy for women needing outfits for every occasion. Owners Mia and Jarred Briotti first started Something Borrowed in Perth in 2012, working out of Mia’s mum’s home, before opening their first shop in Mt Lawley. “ We have since opened a second boutique in Melbourne, and have now opened our third boutique, here in Adelaide,” says Jarred. “Unley Road has a lot of great foot traf fic and is easily accessible from all points of the city and the Council assisted us greatly when we had our launch event.” “ We are the first national designer rental outlet and we also have our own in-house label designed exclusively by myself and only available at Something Borrowed,” says Mia. “ We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service and professional styling advice - right down to the heels, handbag, hair and make-up to accompany your dress. Something Borrowed is becoming known for making women of all ages feel like a million dollars on their special night.” As Mia explains, the concept is simple. “ You book an appointment with the qualified stylists in-store, you try whichever dresses you like, book the one you love, pick it up before your event and drop it back to the drycleaners on the Monday after your event,” she says. For more information visit somethingborrowed.net.au 16 Something borrowed Serving for over 25 years From left, Steve Bordignon, Gareth Gill (manager) , Simone Ferraro (pizza maker) , Despina Kalyvas (owner) Jade Torres wearing a dress by Elle Zeitoune.
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