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Tarta de Santiago

"Gordita makes a splendid version of the Galician almond cake Tarta de Santiago, with its dramatic design. Would you please publish the recipe?" Michael MacDermott, Taringa, Qld REQUEST A RECIPE To request a recipe, email fareexchange@bauer-media.com.au or send us a message via Facebook. Please include the restaurant's name and address, as well as your name and address. Please note that because of the volume of requests we receive, we can only publish a selection in the magazine.

Curry recipes

It's time for you to find a new go-to curry recipe. Here are 20 curries - from a Burmese-style fish version to a Southern Indian lobster number - we think you should try.

Bread and butter pudding

Just what you need on a cold winter's night; a bowl of luscious pudding. Make sure to leave room for seconds.

Bali's new wave of restaurants, hotels and bars

The restaurant and hotel scene on Australia's favourite holiday island has never been more exciting and Australian chefs, owners and restaurateurs are leading the charge, writes Samantha Coomber.

Autumn's most popular recipes 2017

As the weather started to cool down, your stoves were heating up with spicy curries, hearty breakfast dishes and comforting bowls of pasta. You balanced things out nicely with some greens but dessert wasn't entirely forgotten. Counting down from 30, here are your 2017 autumn favourites.

Ham hock soup

New Indian restaurant breaks new ground in breakfast and lunch

Cafe Southall, a contemporary all-day Indian eatery from the family behind Bombay by Night, opens in St Kilda.

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Mr Wong
Chinese
  • 3 Bridge La,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9240 3000,
    merivale.com.au
  • Lunch daily noon-3pm;

    Dinner Mon-Wed 5.30pm-11pm, Thu-Sat 5.30pm-midnight, Sun 5.30pm-10pm

Mr Wong
-33.713048,150.978497

There's more to Mr Wong than just dumplings. A whole other kitchen produces wonders from its purpose-built duck oven, and it has lately complemented its core offerings (Cantonese classics made luxe alongside the more original likes of the spicy "Sichuan-style" carpaccio with chilli oil and croûtons) with a handful of new hits, including a hotpot of macaroni mingled with strands of crab and enriched with XO sauce and egg yolk. But while modern Chinese food is a competitive field in Sydney, no one comes close to the consistent quality of the dim sum offering at the Wong. Service and pacing may waver worryingly across these two large, attractively appointed and ceaselessly busy rooms, but the prawn dumplings are benchmark, and their scallop- and lobster-filled brethren are the real deal. The sugary desserts don't quite have the same finesse, so divert your funds into the deep and lavish wine list instead.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • Two Stars
  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • E $10-$32

    M $19-$82

    D $16-$18

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential

    Bookings essential for lunch; for 6 or more only at dinner
  • Chef:
  • Dan Hong & Michael Luo

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