Japanese Beef Tataki

In the tiny Project Tokyo, Mermaid Waters, the international experience of owners Franz Zdesar and Executive Chef Geoff Anstee flows over into both their food and service with a polished, ‘invested’ European-style feel. Choose your favourite dishes from the large range of modern Japanese-inspired range of share plates or dine on one of several ‘Omakase’ […]

Japanese cuisine comes to Carrara

Kemuri is a little Japanese gem hidden from sight in the middle of suburban Carrara. Owned by Hiroyuki Okubo and his wife Yuki, one could easily overlook it due to a lack of curiosity or understanding. In fact, the couple between them have great experience, Yuki a French-trained chef and Hiro a top-level sommelier and […]

Char Kway Teow, the fishermen’s meal

There are many stories behind each plate of food, from the dish’s origins to the story of the chef who’s preparing it for our table. Char Kway Teow, literally meaning ‘stir-fried ricecake strips’, was originally sold by fishermen and farmers throughout South-East Asia. At the end of a day’s work, they would fry up any […]