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3 Weeds Restaurant – Rozelle

 

3Weeds is a Sydney pub that has great atmosphere, delicious counter meals and a hatted restaurant. This time round we dined at the restaraunt which is run by Leigh McDivitt, who has worked at other places like Est., Bistro CBD and Lotus. The restaurant had more subdued lighting than the rest of the pub creating a more relaxed atmosphere, it almost seemed a world away from the busy pub just outside the door.

 

Kingfish sashimi with horseradish cream – The Kingfish was firm and fresh, the horse radish had some heat to it and Yuzu juice provided some tang.

Open squid ink lasagne $23 – This was my first time trying squid ink pasta, it was hard for me to discern what squid ink taste like as all the other element were so robust and strong. The scallop was juicy and just the right shade of caramel and had absorbed the flavours from the surrounding sauces.

Saltbush lamb loin and breast $38 – Rare lamb that had been seared on the outside. The jus was really clear and full of lamb flavours.

 

Beans with shallots and sliced almonds – For such a simple dish, these beans were a great accompaniment to our meal. The slivered almonds added to the crunchiness of just cooked beans.

Mashed Potatoes – Mashed potatoes always taste so freaking good when you dont have to see how much butter goes into them, these were no exception. Creamy, buttery and smooth.

Fish, scallop ravioli and black pudding. – Even though the Dory was the main element in this dish; the black pudding and ravioli when eaten with the fish gave a distinctly different taste to the fish. On its own the fish was moist and the skin was almost like pork crackling.

Pearl barley and sweet corn risotto $30 – Tasted amazing, really great balance of nuttyness from the barley and sweetness from the corn. For me this dish was my favourite from the night.

Merang and Sorbet with berreies $16 – This was very refreshing to the palate. The blood orange sorbet was sweet and tart while the merang and custard provided richness to the desert.

Desert – Hazelnut Souffle $18 – Joe and I have been on a Souffle kick at present, when ever there is one on the menu we order it. This particular one can with maple syrup and vanilla ice cream.

 

3Weeds Rozelle 

197 Evans Street Rozelle NSW 2039

 

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8 Comments

  • Reply Miss Piggy March 18, 2012 at 10:57 am

    One word. Yum!

    • Reply Paul March 18, 2012 at 9:59 pm

      Glad you think the pics looks good. 🙂 I’m still learning.

  • Reply chocolatesuze March 18, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    haha i totally agree with you, the best mashed potato are the ones where you dont know how much butter is in them!

    • Reply Paul March 18, 2012 at 9:55 pm

      I think I could apply that rule to any food really.

  • Reply Sara (Belly Rumbles) March 24, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    I love my mash with lots and lots of butter. At home I don’t make it that way, so when out, I just pretend the chef has this magic wand that makes them that way sans the butter. Great looking food.

  • Reply Chopinand @ ChopinandMysaucepan March 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    Dear Joseph,

    The lamb looks great and I’ve always been impressed by this restaurant.

  • Reply joey@FoodiePop April 27, 2012 at 2:56 pm

    That lamb looks great but a bit tiny for a main.

  • Reply Vivian - vxdollface May 30, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Food looks good! A mate of mine lives in the area and raves about this restaurant all the time 🙂

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