Nominative determinism refers to the theory that a person's name influences their job or profession.
If this is the case the Paradiso brothers and Co. who run Fratelli Paradiso, in Sydney's Potts Point, never had a chance.
It's one thing to expect your child to grow up to be a doctor or lawyer. It's quite another to expect them to recreate paradise!
But in terms of food and service that's what Johnny, Enrico and Marco have come close to doing - a slab of Nona's hospitality and fine Northern Italian cooking mixed with ample slabs of sexy professionalism.
The main long cosy dining room is a lunching hot spot but to see how your food is really prepared slip into a booth in the adjoining bakery/pasta area for a lesson in passion, authenticity and pure food porn!
12pm is when the pizza comes out of the oven piping hot with the mozzarella still stringy, sweet and salty.