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Azuma, Sydney

When I first came to Sydney in the early 1980s, Japanese food was what I would term “luxury” food at the time. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Nishiki Wagyu Yakiniku, Crows Nest Nishiki Wagyu Yakiniku, Crows Nest Food Safari in Sydney … Continue reading

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Tatsuya, Artarmon

If there is a suburb in Sydney that can pass as a haunt for good, honest Japanese food, then Artarmon in the lower north shore would be it. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:ChopinandMysaucepan – First Blogiversary

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Sushia Izakaya & Bar, Sydney

“A Japanese sushi train is enticing to me because every passing plate is like a              beautiful supermodel strutting down the catwalk in a fashion parade.” ~ Chopinand, co-author of ChopinandMysaucepan  ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Tatsuya, West Ryde

“How did you manage to get a booking at Tetsuya’s so easily? I thought these fine dining restaurants are usually booked out for months!” I exclaim. “Don’t get your hopes up too high, we are not going to Tetsuya’s” Mysaucepan … Continue reading

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Sushi Samurai, Neutral Bay

It is one of those Saturday afternoons that Mysaucepan and I could not decide whether to cook at home or go out for a simple meal. “Why don’t I ruffle up something simple at home since you’ve booked that hip … Continue reading

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Interview: Restaurateur Terry Nishiura, owner of Jurin and HaNa-JuRin, Crows Nest

“I always try to develop very strong relationships with my seafood suppliers to build trust and goodwill.”            - Terry Nishiura, owner of Jurin & HaNa-JuRin Japanese restaurants, Crows Nest ~~~~~~o~~~~~~ Sydney is blessed with some … Continue reading

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Hideo Dekura demystifies Japanese ingredients

Having been a restaurant co-judge with Hideo Dekura, I’ve had the pleasure of dining with him many times. On each occasion, we would exchange banter about food and I never fail to learn something new about Japanese cuisine. For example, … Continue reading

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Ju Ju, Kings Cross

We are in hip and trendy Kings Cross tonight. As I circle the neighbourhood looking for a park in this busy entertainment hub, Mysaucepan spots an vacant space almost immediately. “This is almost too good to be true”, I exclaim. … Continue reading

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Sushi Hon, Westfield Sydney

Sushi Hon is the home to apparently the longest sushi train in a shopping centre in the southern hemisphere. Located on the fifth floor of the brand new Westfield Sydney shopping centre on Pitt street, you can simply have a … Continue reading

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