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Cho Cho San, Potts Point

“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

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The Culinary World of Chase Kojima

“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” ~~~~~~~~

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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.

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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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