Chicken Katsu Burger w/ Asian Slaw

I had a discussion with one of Night Owl’s housemates a little while ago about schnitzel versus katsu. You can’t beat a good schnitzel – made famous by the Germans – particularly at the pub accompanied with creamy, fluffy mash or crisp, golden chips and lathered with a river of gravy. The Japanese however, came up with…

Tamageta-Ya

I don’t think I’ve ever been this eager to have a four-day long weekend. On top of my regular work-play-gym-sleep-repeat routine, The Sister has requested that I make her wedding cake for the big event next month, which of course I was more than delighted to say yes to. Little did I know that this…

Acacia Modern Japanese Dining

I’ve discovered that over the last couple of months, I’ve been seeing more and more of Japanese ‘fusion food’. Now before you harp on about how good authentic, traditional Japanese is (think of your ordinary sashimi, udons), this is essentially the same path of how what has now become known as ‘Modern Australian’ cuisine has…

Sister’s 34th Birthday (at Kai Restaurant)

Happy 34th Birthday to my big sister! It’s hard to believe she’s a full eleven years older than me sometimes… She decided to take the day off work today, and shout mum and I for lunch, to a Japanese restaurant that her and her boyfriend have been to before in Neutral Bay, called Kai. Kai…