Trendy Sydney restaurant Riley Street Garage to sell everything to punters ... trends now
Crate loads of designer glassware, cutlery and crockery will be offered up for public sale from one of Sydney's favourite celebrity haunts as it prepares to shut its doors.
Riley Street Garage, a harbourside eatery frequented by US movie star Mark Wahlberg while he was in town, is set to close down before Christmas after almost 10 award-winning years.
Owner Brody Petersen is planning an unconventional farewell, with plans to open the 290-seat restaurant up for a massive public sale of everything inside including fridges, ice makers, crockery and furniture as well as artworks and leftover booze.
'Basically anything not nailed down,' says Petersen, who also recently offloaded his Paddington gastro pub The Village.
Riley Street Garage owner Brody Petersen (with wife Liesel) set to offer the contents of his 290-seat restaurant up for a massive public sell-off
Some of the wares to be sold off when Riley Street Garage shuts its doors on December 23
'You name it, pots and pans, kitchen equipment...we have about 600 Riedel wine glasses, whiskey glasses, high balls...this is a 290-seat restaurant with private dining rooms so you can imagine there is a lot.
'I have already had a guy come in and put a deposit on furniture.
"But I'm not selling anything until the sale