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Opera Bar, Sydney Opera House

It’s difficult to find a more quintessential Sydney dining experience than  fish and chips on a glorious day at the Sydney Opera House. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:The Enigmatic & Extraordinary World of Martha Argerich Ingrid Fliter plays Chopin, … Continue reading

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Cottage Point Inn, Cottage Point

The pairing of pork and scallop has been done to death by Sydney restaurants. But Chef Zika’s take on this dish is a game changer. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Bishop Sessa, Surry Hills Gems from New South Wales’ South … Continue reading

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Cottage Point Inn, Cottage Point

The natural beauty of Sydney harbour is breathtaking to say the least. But this city is truly world class through its excellence in food, wine and hospitality. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Vic’s Meat Market, Pyrmont

“My father came to Australia in 1971 literally with just the shirt on his back. As humble migrants from Croatia, our family worked extremely hard. And this is where we are today” ~ Anthony Puharich, Owner of Vic’s Premium Quality … Continue reading

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The Clovelly Hotel, Clovelly

It’s a mere five-minute drudge up the hill from Clovelly beach or if you prefer, it’s a four-minute stroll down the hill to Clovelly beach. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Longueville Hotel, Lane Cove Hunters Hill Hotel, Hunters Hill Good Food … 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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CHISWICK, Woollahra

“Olive oil and squid ink are a canvass for triangular slices of chargrilled squid, topped with capers and pickled guindilla peppers, edible violas and nasturtium leaves” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Chairman Mao Chinese Restaurant, Kensington The debate about the origins of food – a futile food … Continue reading

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The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay, Glebe

“Earthy truffle aromas wafting from a snapper pie  become a head-turner the moment crisp pastry is carved open”

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Flying Fish, Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney

“Should we be doing anything to celebrate my promotion and bonus this year?” Mysaucepan asks all of a sudden. “Well, I’d imagine that not many people even get bonuses these days let alone a promotion so I think we should” … Continue reading

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Sydney Seafood School Cookbook

The Sydney Fish Market is an important organisation which has made Sydney the world-class food destination that it is today. Reputed to be among the top three largest fish markets in the world, the Sydney Fish Market is a paradise … 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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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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At home with Tetsuya’s confit of ocean trout

Tetsuya Wakuda is possibly one of the most revered of celebrity chefs in Australia and his restaurant, Tetsuya’s, is booked out months in advance. His signature dish – the confit of Petuna ocean trout with fennel salad is perhaps the most … Continue reading

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Catalina, Rose Bay

A delicious life of good food and music To accompany this blog post, I have chosen Sailing composed by Christopher Cross, legendary American songwriter who won 5 Grammy Awards with his self-titled debut album, in 1979. Click the video below to … Continue reading

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