Monthly Archives: December, 2008

  • Wok Magic

    Written on December 19, 2008

    It is getting so exciting now, I'm just about jumping out of my skin.  Only days til the kitchen gets handed over and then the rest of the restaurant. I had forgotten how exciting, terrifying, brain numbing, gut wrenching, disappointing, thrilling,...

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  • Spicy News

    Written on December 19, 2008

    It's probably a fair call to say it's a nerve-wracking experience when you get to 4 weeks out from the opening of a restaurant. At Spice Temple, the carpet is down, the bar is starting to look like a bar (just...

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  • Cleaning Up

    Written on December 12, 2008

    A letter written to the editor of (sydney) magazine. I work in The Rocks and often see early-morning deliveries of produce to Rockpool; half a dozen punnets of perfect raspberries, greens practically with the dew still on them, disappearing into the...

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  • Spice Temple Kitchen

    Written on December 12, 2008

    Just over 4 weeks to go. It is amazing how quickly things change at this stage of the building process. I wandered up to the site this morning and progress on the Spice Temple kitchen is amazing! Benches and under...

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  • The Rockpool Experience

    Written on December 3, 2008

    Dear Neil, I am writing to regarding my ‘Rockpool Experience’ yesterday evening. I live quite a distance from the city on acres and fulfill all of the criteria for the statement ‘don’t get out much’. I work full time as a...

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