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“Digging in with your fingers and sucking the crap out of these prawns is not an option. It is mandatory in my books.” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ Spanish tapas, Middle-eastern tapas, Italian tapas, Greek tapas, dumping bar, wine bar, oyster bar, Japanese sushi bar, … Continue reading
“Sous vide for up to sixteen hours at seventy-five degrees Celsius, this rib bone slides out of the meat like a hunting knife from its holster” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ “Hey, Antoine just opened a new restaurant!” Mysaucepan declares excitedly. More related posts … Continue reading
It breaks my heart to rate this pho second best. In so many respects, it really is the best. This pho is like the lover that got away but has a special place in your heart. It has in mine. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ … Continue reading
“This rib eye is like Anthony Mundine. It’s bloody tough and it will give your jaw a thorough workout” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ “He’s the type of chef that likes experimenting with food” Mysaucepan says. “Well, he can experiment all he wants but the … Continue reading
The menu is driven by fresh seasonal produce from a 150-square metre kitchen garden. And with a dedicated gardener working with the chefs, it is no wonder beautiful edible flowers and nasturtium leaves, among rosa radish and French tarragon, are … Continue reading
You will find croquette, prosciutto, carpaccio, beurre blance and balsamic vinegar sauce, foie gras and fig, Bagna càuda, Gâteau au Chocolat and Fromage de Chèvre on its menu. But it is neither French nor Italian because this restaurant boasts a … Continue reading
~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ With just one mouthful, I am grateful to have lost my smoked bean curd rolls virginity. I care less they are not on most Chinese restaurant menus. I care a lot more that I shall return just for them. … Continue reading
Soft, earthy lentils are soaking up rich roasting juices like little spongelettes. We rate this slow-roasted goat as one of the stand-out winter dishes this season. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:La Botte D’oro, Leichhardt Balla The Star, Sydney Via … Continue reading
“There is little choice but to close my eyes and savour each sinful piece of pork belly as it slowly melts away in my mouth” ~~~~~~~~
Sailboats are gently rocking in the water to the sound of lapping waves. There are breathtaking waterviews too.
” This eggs blini is definitely a Jennifer Lawrence because it is so rich and pretty “ ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Excelsior Jones, Ashfield Typika Artisan Roasters, Claremont Revolver, Annandale Breakfast at Sydney Fish Market Reuben Hills, Surry Hills … Continue reading
“Kechillax brotha!!” says the man who needs no introduction around Sydney’s restaurant scene. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Pork Belly Prawn Noodles Temasek, Parramatta Petaling Street, Malaysian Hawker Food, Haymarket Malay-Chinese Takeaway, Sydney CBD Mamak, Sydney Interview: Simon Goh, Sydney’s restaurateur … Continue reading
“What do you feel like for lunch?” I ask my parents during their recent visit to Sydney. My mum replies with a question “Any new restaurants in town?” “Lots, it’s whether they suit your taste buds” I say. More related … Continue reading
What’s in a bowl of noodles that can make all your troubles go away? Yes, I do love a piquant bowl of curry laksa or my own decadent version of pork belly prawn noodles. On the same token, ramen is definitely an … Continue reading
“Taking a harbour cruise is definitely the more expensive option than paying a mere $12 for a return ticket from Circular Quay to Cockatoo Island“ ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~
”Too much of a good thing is wonderful” ~ Mae West, legendary American actress, singer and sex symbol ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Home delivery pizza party
“I’ll meet you at the top of the stairs …..” is the catch phrase on its website.
Firstly, there are Japanese restaurants. Then, there are Japanese restaurants that serve good sushi. And then, there are Japanese restaurants that only do ramen. Still, there are also Japanese yakiniku restaurants.
“The taste of a cherry tomato, picked fresh and warmed by the sun is hard to beat even in a top restaurant” ~ Bill Granger, celebrity chef & Australia’s king of breakfast ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Basalt Bar & … Continue reading
“Life is not about the length of our time but moments in time that give us peace and joy. By capturing these moments on this blog, I hope it will also help you to relive your moments in time that … Continue reading
“I have been to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on numerous occasions and I can confidently say the best pho in the world is not in Vietnam but right here in Sydney, Australia.” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~
Sydney’s dining scene is probably at its most vibrant in the last thirty years. Eatstreets abound where many have become a melting pot of exciting restaurants for locals.
If you are a fan of Chinese dumplings, there’s good news because the craze in Sydney continues since the opening of Lotus Dumpling Bar and The Argyle in the city. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Ribs & Burgers, Rhodes New Shanghai, … Continue reading
Sydney’s pub dining has come a long way in the last twenty years. It’s more than a decade ago when The Forresters in Surry Hills became the first pub to offer $5 steaks to draw in the crowd.
“A good Reuben is a sandwich with an attitude that stands out among sandwiches. It is the Zsa Zsa Gabor among the Julia Roberts of sandwiches if you will.” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~