Glacier 51 toothfish at Spice Temple, Melbourne

November 24, 2014

Today’s post is by Mellonblog who describe their blog as “…not just another food blog. This is mainly a blog from London to Melbourne and back; a food blog for us to share impressions, recipes, fotos, as we cannot just go and visit each other or cook together anymore. buy mu legend items And as we usually shared our stories and pictures with our families as well…” On September 20th 2013 they visited Spice Temple in Melbourne, a modern Chinese restaurant owned by G51’s good friend Neil Perry, who also has two more restaurants in the Crown complex in Melbourne, the flagship Rockpool Bar and Grill an the 2012 newcomer Rosetta. “We entered a dark stylish room with modern furniture, contemporary photographs by Earl Carter and elegant lanterns. adidas nmd The service is not only friendly but also very professional. We started with a wonderful 2008 Gembrook Hill Sparkling and not with cocktails, which are inspired and named after the Chinese zodiac. All meals are intended to be shared and are inspired by the cuisine of the provinces of Sichuan, Yunnan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Guangxi and Xinjiang. We could not decide what to take and therefore ordered the large Banquet Menu and were not disappointed at all… …As mains we received ‘Glacier 51 Toothfish drowning in heaven facing chillies and Sichuan peppercorns’ and ‘steamed Alaskan king crab, Jiangxi style with pickled mustard greens and chilli’.