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Interview: Simon Goh, Sydney’s restaurateur extraordinaire

“I have a completely unsubstantiated belief that 92 per cent of the population have at one time or another entertained the notion of owning and running their own café, restaurant, tea shop or pub. And in most cases, I am … Continue reading

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Chinta Ria … Mood for Love, Sydney

“Good evening sir, are you in?”,  the exotic matre d’ with long flowing black hair greets me at the entrance. I stare into her beautiful eyes and wonder if this could be my lucky night. “Am I in?” I ask, … Continue reading

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Chinta Ria Temple of Love, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney

What do you get when you mix laksa, fiery chillies, spicy curries with the timeless numbers of R & B legends such Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan? Hot food cool jazz has been, and is still firmly the mantra of … Continue reading

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Sassy’s Red, Westfield Sydney, Malaysian

What do you get when you mix modest Malaysian comfort food with the tuneful substance of cool jazz? Sassy’s Red is a Malaysian “kopitiam” (coffee shop) and the new brainchild of Simon Goh, owner of Chinta Ria, Temple of Love … Continue reading

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