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Sake Double Bay to host Japanese feast

This Sydney hot spot is throwing away the rule book to create a delicious journey through the culinary history of Japan for one night on Tuesday, July 21.

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Din Tai Fung

Cult hit: Xiao long bao dumplings at newly-opened global dumpling chain Din Tai Fung..

Michael Harry The Taiwanese chain and its cult xiao long bao have finally arrived in Melbourne. Is it worth the wait?

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Japanese sweet potato and black olive, served on a rock.

This degustation is a culinary roller-coaster that's equal parts kitchen alchemy, art, breathtaking imagination and just plain good cooking.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Why drones and rabbits work

Researching a toy drone as a present for his son inspires Bryan Martin's paella recipe.

Rabbit as a hearty meat is a perfect winter warmer, however you find yours. Photo: Kitanovic Aleksandar

Photo: Kitanovic Aleksandar



Weekly wine guide

Ralph Kyte-Powell talks you through his top drops, from bargain bottles to best Aussie reds.




Chris Shanahan reviews South East Brewing Behemoth Black Ale and St Louis Kriek Lambic.

A bottle of Poor Toms Sydney Dry Gin.

A berry good gin move

How Canberrans Jesse Kennedy and Griffin Blumer formed their own crowdfunded micro-distillery - Poor Toms Gin.



Replay video

Brent Savage's perfect poached eggs

Brent Savage from Yellow in Sydney's Potts Point creates his slow cooked poached eggs in an onion consomme. (02:22)