So, it’s already the second week into the 2006 Good Food Month, and this is only just my first encounter for the year… I promise there will be more!
Bookings are essential, says the website. But are they really? I scored fabulous window seats, with a stunning view to Sydney Harbour and the Opera House -without a booking. The waiter introduced the Sugar Hit tasting plate, took away our dying candle for replacement, and ensured us that he would “remove” the cockaroach which was creeping beneath my seat. A good ten minutes later, he turns with a bottle of Brown Brothers Moscato. No candle, and no removal of the pest. The Moscato was beautiful, it was so refreshing, sweet and fruity.
The tasting plate featured [left – right] the milk chocolate and caramel creme brulee, chocolate and saffron infused poached pear, and the milk chocolate and coconut parfait. The brulee was so good, I thought it deserved it’s own picture. The poached pear was subtly sweet and had a lovely soft grainy texture. The parfait on my plate actually collapsed… and tasted quite ordinary.
The highlight… milk chocolate and caramel creme brulee. I love tiny servings of creme brulee because it means I end up getting a larger proportion of the caramelised sugar.
By the way, did I mentioned it was priced at only $15 including wine?
Sugar Hit is available 9 – 11pm every night during October – the Good Food Month.
park hyatt sydney
No.7 hickson road the rocks, Sydney
telephone + 61 2 9256 1661
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