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Mango recipes

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Dark chocolate delice, salted-caramel ganache and chocolate sorbet

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Supernormal
Asian
  • 180 flinders la,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9650 8688,
    www.supernormal.net.au
  • Sun-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri & Sat 11am-midnight

Supernormal
-37.816027,144.968478

What Andrew McConnell Did Next is this edgy Japan-channelling, pan-Asian eating house at the bottom of BHP Billiton's new headquarters in Flinders Lane. A large concrete box of a space with a super-neutral colour scheme (pale wood panelling, white booths), a lengthy zinc-topped bar and a basement that includes a karaoke room, Supernormal delivers modern Asian-eating-house smarts design-wise and through finely crafted dishes bearing McConnell's trademark deft, original touch. Raw wild kingfish might arrive with a spicy yuzu kosho, while fresh sea urchin might join forces with a seaweed cracker. Dumplings and bao, excellent vegetable dishes, such as braised eggplant with tofu, and beautifully cooked meat - a pepper-sauced braised short-rib, say - deliver something for everyone. Miso-flavoured, soft-serve, Japanese-themed cocktails and a quirky wine list widen the appeal.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $6-$18

    M $34-$36

    D $9-$16

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Booking:
  • Bookings only for dinner and 6+
  • Chef:
  • Todd Moses & Andrew McConnell

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