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Sushi Tengoku, Kensington

Sushi Tengoku, Kensington

So after a late night at uni, Zen and I decided to stop by this small neon-lit restaurant, which we'd always driven past. Sushi Tengoku was packed with local "honkie" families. As soon as you enter, you're exposed to a fresh but fishy scent. I sat on the only available table, and waited for it to be cleaned whilst listening to everyone's conversations about food. Every table seemed to prize what they had ordered... fresh sashimi, and sushi of every sort... mMm...

Oodles of Noodles! Our favourite Ramen joints in Sydney

Freshly made noodles in-store from Hakata Maru Ramen, maturing in wooden boxes. There’s nothing much more comforting in winter than to tuck into a bowl of noodles sitting in hot, steaming broth. As a gentle...
Mizuya, Sydney

Mizuya & the entrepreneur behind it

I think by now, all Sydneysiders have at some stage either heard of, or been to four month old Japanese restaurant and karaoke, Mizuya. Thanks to this month's sponsors, Silver Chef, I had the...
Iwa,-Japanese-Yakiniku-Dining-Room

Iwa, Japanese Yakiniku Dining Room

I've heard many positive rants about Iwa. So, during last week's APEC chaos in the city, I decided to head north with my family to celebrate some new opportunities. Oh... and let me just say, I absolutely love Wagyu.

Finding the sublime in Tokushima

On first glance, Tokushima City, located on Japan’s Shikoku island seems a typical Japanese city: clean streets, a mix of high rise modern buildings and quaint traditional houses further at the edges, leading up...

Kiyomi by Chase Kojima at Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast, Queensland

Following our first taste of Jupiters' newly renovated poolside experience, our next dinner was much more familiar. If you've read our previous posts on Sokyo's omakase degustation or the breakfast buffet at Sokyo, then...
everybody-loves-ramen

everybody loves ramen

Winnie was back in Sydney. Here we are at Ichi ban boshi. Nothing much has changed since my last visits.
Pepper-Lunch, Haymarket

Pepper Lunch

I've walked past the George Street Pepper Lunch restaurant many many times since its opening in 2007. Even after another franchise opened up at Harbour Street, I still never found the right occasion to...
Rise-Restaurant, Darlinghurst

Let’s Rise again!

It's been a while since I've last food blogged. To be precise, it's been over 3 weeks of the flu, fever, cold, cough and aching joints. But seeing that my taste buds had started to come back to life, Zen and I decided to Rise again! Hooray to yummy sashimi!
Umi-Kaiten-Zushi,-Haymarket,-Sydney

Umi Kaiten-Zushi, Haymarket, Sydney

Weekday lunch specials are a clever thing. Consistency, value and quality is the perfect equation for winning returning lunch customers. I for one, am a sucker for them. My latest find, is at Umi Kaiten-Zushi. I've...

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