Our Partnered Restaurants

We are partnered with a wide range of restaurants, from IZAKAYA style to fast food,
why don’t you try everything :)

Chef’s Gallery

Japanese chefs are often referred to as food artists. Their passion towards Washoku,and their attention to detail are absolutely superb!
See what inspires them in these interviews.

Washoku Lovers Kitchen

Learn about Washoku by joining our cooking show where fantastic chefs share their knowlege! Check back often for new events and information,
there’s always something on!

Washoku Blog

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Suminoya Japanese Yakiniku Restaurant

By Andrew

Suminoya is a Japanese yakiniku restaurant that is located at Martin Place in Sydney’s CBD. This restaurant is well known for being a true authentic Japanese style BBQ, and has been around since the year 2000. If you like cooking your own food on a BBQ grill, this is somewhere you should definitely eat! If you…

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Sydney Fish Market – Narito Ishii

By kaylamedica

Sydney Fish Market is the third largest fish market in the world, dwarfed only by Mexico City’s La Nueva Viga Market (second largest) and Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Markets (number one!). We spoke to Narito Ishii from Pyrmont Seafood to find out some of the secret tips that only the best fishmongers know! The auction room…

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Ki-Yan’s Kyoto Part 4 – Adachi

By Marta Wawrzyniak-Ijichi

Photo by K.Uchida Today’s post is part number 4 of the series Ki-Yan’s Kyoto – Washoku restaurants, café & shops this time introducing Adachi – a cozy family-run Kyoto obanzai restaurant. Read part one, part two, and part three if you missed them! Just as a reminder (and information for new readers as well) –…

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Tori Tetsu Yakitori (Shinjuku, Japan)

By kaylamedica

We’re back with a new Straight From Japan installment! First we had our Okonomiyaki post, and then our Ramen post, and now it’s time for another favourite that you might find is popping up more and more in Sydney lately. Yakitori can be split up into yaki 焼き meaning to grill or fry, and tori 鳥 which means bird…

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What is Sake?

By ayano

Photo Credit. Sake, traditional Japanese alcohol, is getting popular in Australia and you can see various brands of sake in Japanese restaurants. You might already have experienced drinking sake, but do you know what sake is? Even if you have no idea about sake, don’t worry. This blog will help you understand the basics of…

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Manpuku Ramen Street Fighter Ramen Special

By kaylamedica

Manpuku Ramen is well known for having amazingly rich and deep flavour in their chicken ramen, which they specialise in. Combined with making their noodles in house, they’ve developed a reputation for having a high level of sophistication in their bowls. They also regularly release special ramens available only for a limited time, and as…

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Get to know Uncle Tetsu – behind the scenes of Uncle Tetsu’s!

By kaylamedica

The famous Uncle Tetsu’s Japanese Cheesecakes opened in Regent Place this Winter to massive hype – and the queues that go hand in hand with hype. There’s currently only 2 items available, the signature Japanese Cheesecake, and madeleines! There’s a strict 1 cheesecake per customer rule at the moment, which helps move the line faster.…

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Our first Ramen class!

By yuri

This weekend, Washoku Lovers debuted our most popular class, ramen! The demand was so far above our expectations that we extended the class twice! There are still two classes left to go, and three seats available. If you’re interested in attending either of the upcoming classes, click here. Our classes have grown so much in…

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Sushi Secrets!

By yuri

Are you a sushi lover? I know you love sushi, right? My question for sushi lovers is do you think the quality of sushi stays the same throughout the four seasons? Sushi contains fresh seafood such as tuna, kingfish and sea urchin. However, tuna has an optimum season, just like kingfish and sea urchin also…

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5 Reasonable Matcha Sweets in Japan

By ayano

Photo Credit. Spring is the peak season for matcha. Almost all tea produced in Japan is green tea. Japanese green tea is picked from the end of April to May. This is generally the best time to pick the tea, and it is the first tea of the year, called “shincha” (新茶). There are three…

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