Monthly Archives: January 2014

jones the grocer, Westfield Sydney

jones the grocer (its name spelt with alphabets all in lower case) launched its first eponymous store from a converted terrace in Sydney’s prestige eastern suburb of Woollahra in 1996. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Ribs & Burgers, Rhodes Typika Artisan … Continue reading

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Excelsior Jones, Ashfield

Sydney’s inner west suburb of Ashfield is famous for its countless Chinese restaurants along Liverpool road serving all kinds of dumplings and xiao long baos. But tucked away from the busy restaurant strip in the residential area on Queen street … Continue reading

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Balla The Star, Sydney

Since re-branding itself as The Star from its tacky past of being The Star City, Sydney’s casino has been upping the ante on its stable of restaurants. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Flour Eggs Water, Tramsheds, Sydney The Splendour of Tuscany … Continue reading

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Papi Chulo, Manly

“It’s so tasty, I’m digging the crap out of this crab” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ It’s a well-known fact that restaurant linchpin Justin Hemmes don’t do things in halves. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Mr. Wong, Sydney

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Via Napoli Pizzeria, Lane Cove

“This pizza is so soggy and wet, I can hardly pick it up!” we hear someone say at the next table. Welcome to the tradition of the Neapolitan style pizza that has made Via Napoli Pizzeria in North Shore’s Lane Cove … Continue reading

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Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano

Happy 2014 to all our dear readers!! I would like to begin the new year with an inspiring blog post which has little to do with food or music and much to do with the strength and beauty of the … Continue reading

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