Monthly Archives: October 2014

Burger Project, Sydney

It is located at “the people’s” end of town because it is in the heart of World Square and close to Sydney’s Chinatown. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Brooklyn, Claremont The Old Civic, Frenchs Forest Vic’s Meat Market, Pyrmont The Belrose … Continue reading

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Criniti’s, Woolloomooloo

“You are on the Amalfi coast when sailboats are gently rocking in the water and Al Pacino is having lunch with you” ~~~~~O~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:The Splendour of Tuscany (Part 4) – Farmhouse in Montepulciano The Splendour of Tuscany … Continue reading

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El Loco, Surry Hills

“A couple of bites into this soft, cheesy hot dog dressed with fresh salsa, I now realize Mexican to be more than just tacos, tequila and Salma Hayek”  ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Customs House Bar, Sydney

Tempura prawns are crisp and light in its golden brown crust. This is great bar food, especially when dipped into a creamy preserved lemon aioli. ~~~~~O~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Celsius Coffee Co., Kirribilli Odyssea, City Beach The Potting Mix, Alexandria … Continue reading

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SYDNAYSIA, The Rise of Sydney’s Asian Street Food

Sydneysiders have a soft spot for Malaysian satay and char kway teow A craze for Japanese ramen & Chinese soup dumplings A lustful craving for Indonesian ayam & nasi goreng An addiction to pad Thai & kana moo krob More … Continue reading

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IPPUDO Central Park, Chippendale

“With one quick yield of the chopstick, the ajitsuke tamago breaks open and a stream of vibrant yellow yolk floods into the flavoursome broth. For the very first time, I lose my IPPUDO virginity” ~~~~~~~~o~~~~~~~~ “You know I’m an IPPUDO … Continue reading

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Manta Restaurant & Bar, Woolloomooloo

“A Northern Territory steamed mud crab is vibrant orange head shell perched over dangly legs, beady eyes staring at us” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ “It’s a seafood restaurant?” Mysaucepan asks. “Well, there are a few decent chunks of meat on the menu too” I reply. More … Continue reading

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Destination South Australia

 “We want to give you a real sense of the place where every single ingredient is sourced and inspired from the Barossa”  ~ Lachlan Colwill, Executive Chef ~ Hentley Farm Wines ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:The Wine International Group … Continue reading

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Modern Japanese Inspirations from Cho Cho San

“If Marco Pierre White can grill a steak with Knorrs beef stock cubes, I can definitely barbeque these prawns with bonito butter” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ Since my lunch at Cho Cho San, I have been a little curious. “I would love to go to Japan … Continue reading

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Brandied Strawberries

For better or worse, I don’t have a sweet tooth and have never been a big fan of desserts and sweet treats. Nevertheless, I can appreciate why some people are so passionate about dessert. After all, sweetness is usually associated … Continue reading

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Mary’s, Newtown

This restaurant does not have signage. What it has is ex-Tetsuya’s head chef Luke Powell and an entrance deliberately made to look like shit. And nowhere else in Sydney can a restaurant get away with this kind of grunge except … Continue reading

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