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Kid Kyoto – the EP

At the start of the year, we visited Kid Kyoto when it was led from the kitchen by Seb Gee with a menu that was fun and full of flavour.  As the industry goes...

Geisha Haus, Potts Point

Down a side street in Kings Cross, next to a closed down chicken shop, is not the place you'd expect to find a modern Asian-fusion restaurant. Nevertheless, despite its inconspicuous exterior Geisha Haus has...
Omakase-degustation

Rise – 3 year anniversary special Omakase degustation

Rise Restaurant has since changed management and head chefs Oh, the food was fabulous, I'll definitely be back. How often have you said those words after having a satisfying meal? Well, I've committed that crime too...
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...
Yakiniku-Kotatsu, Japan

Yakiniku Kotatsu (焼肉 虎龍), Osaka, Japan

Earlier on in the trip, the boys and I had a serious craving for beef and luckily stumbled across this glamorous yakiniku (grill) restaurant called Kotatsu. The girls went back to the awesome tempura...
Waqu, Crows Nest

Waqu

When I heard that Waqu was introducing their Summer menu (available 02/12/08 - 01/03/09), I made an immediate reservation. While being one of the first people to experience this new five course degustation was...
Nishiyama-Ryokan,-Kyoto

Nishiyama Ryokan, Kyoto

I was traveling with first-time-visitors-to-Japan and although it would've been super fun to just keep eating and shopping in Osaka, I wanted to ensure that they experienced the historical beauty of Japan. So I...
Ocean-Room,-Sydney

Ocean Room, Sydney

I'm going to let you in on a little secret... There's a relatively new concept that has been floating around Sydney that gives you amazing discounts off the total bill at various restaurants. I'm...
Kobe Jones, Syndey

Kobe Jones’ Luxury Menu

My last visit to Kobe Jones in 2006 didn't leave that great of an impression, but seeing it was four years ago, I decided to give it another go after spotting a 50% off...

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...

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