kaiseki :: sasaki, sydney

Ma. The concept of Japanese minimalism. Shibui. The aesthetic of simple, subtle, and unobtrusive beauty. Everything about Sasaki is delicate, minimalist, has beauty and purpose, and of course, the finest ingredients are precisely and proudly cooked, plated and presented. We had the “omakase” menu, which translates to ‘leave it up to you’, the chef. A […]

monkey magic | dinner club four

Japanese fusion was on the menu for Ian’s pick for April’s Dinner Club. Monkey Magic in Surry Hills is a beautiful space; it’s industrial but warm; an open warehouse feel with a mix of concrete and wooden floors and exposed wood ceiling beams. Entree For Jay’s starter he has sushi roll; it’s so good I […]

Emon | restaurant review

For Janine’s dinner club in November we went for Japanese in Surry Hills at Emon. picture credit: here It’s a small but cute little Japanese diner on busy Cleveland Street. The food is authentic and arrives at the table really quickly. The little Japanese waitress is so friendly and is full of recommendations. Janine & […]