Monthly Archives: October 2012

Recipes – Inspirations from lunch at Mr. Wong

In the kitchen, I am generally a “traditionalist” and certainly not a fan of the fusion genre when it comes to experimenting with ingredients and recipes. But I can fondly recall two recent meals – at MoVida Aqui in Melbourne and Mr. … Continue reading

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Garfish, Kirribilli

“Good food is not found where restaurants are plentiful. Good food is where you discover it for yourself. “ ~ Chopinand, co-author of ChopinandMysaucepan ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ I often hear people remark that Sydney’s north shore is not as vibrant as Sydney’s … Continue reading

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Mr. Wong, Sydney

Update: 4 September 2013: Mr. Wong is awarded two hats and Best New Restaurant in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2014. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ Rightfully or otherwise, Urbanspoon has recently become a powerful surrogate to traditional food guides and print … Continue reading

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Ginger & Spice, Neutral Bay

“Okay, so it’s a toss up between Malaysian, Chinese and Japanese since we’re all on this side of the bridge?” I ask. “We’re thinking perhaps Mamak, Fook Yuen or Hana-JuRin“, our friend suggests. “Well, Max is from Perth and there … Continue reading

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Peking Inn, Pymble

UPDATE November 2015: This restaurant has permanently closed for business. “Fine, you might be having a few good meals in Paris right now but the boys are taking me out for dinner tonight too” I say to Mysaucepan, who is away … Continue reading

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Japaz, Neutral Bay

“So it’s a Japanese restaurant but they don’t serve sushi or ramen at all?” I asked Mysaucepan. “Yup, it’s sorta Japanese tapas, kinda like Spanish tapas, that’s why it’s called Japaz” she explains. “So, it’s like a sushi train where … Continue reading

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Grilled Scampi with Herb & Garlic Butter

“Lets check out Barbeque Madness at Waterloo” Mysaucepan enthuse on this dreary Saturday afternoon. “What’s that?” I ask. “BBQ sets going for crazy prices?” “It’s BBQ stalls hosted by restaurants and it’s happening all over Sydney, it’s part of Crave … Continue reading

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