Situated on Rundle Avenue’s bustling East Finish, Paper Tiger is the strip’s newest eclectic restaurant addition.
Benjamin Lew (Ex-Rockpool Bar & Grill and Madame Hanoi) is main the kitchen to serve up a menu sending a nod to the delicacies of Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.
“The menu has taken me 18 years to create and it encapsulates my Malaysian upbringing, my expertise working with Japanese delicacies, and my expertise experimenting with vegan components,” says Lew.
A few of the stars on the menu embrace Singapore chilli soft-shell crab, Nyonya hen curry, Balinese roast pork and Wagyu beef brisket stew.
Dessert can also be a must-order, with a ice cream sandwich taking flavour from Southeast Asian tropical plant pandan, together with coconut and black sesame.
Alongside the a la carte menu, there may be additionally a $65 per individual or $95 per individual tasting menu, and $58 per individual vegan choice.
“Paper Tiger is a sharing idea restaurant as a result of meals ought to all the time be shared with household and pals,” continues Lew.
“I’ll change my menus seasonally working carefully with native producers to grasp what’s seasonal … so company can actually style the freshness and high quality meals.”
Lew is joined by Karl Tang (ex-Daughter in Legislation) as entrance of home supervisor, who would be the power behind the drinks providing that includes native wines alongside conventional Japanese sake.
“Adelaide doesn’t actually have a Southeast Asian restaurant like this, with nice service, a buzzing environment and scrumptious meals,” says Tang.
“Paper Tiger is bringing a Chin Chin impressed vibe to Rundle Avenue, and Adelaide as an entire. Will probably be Asian-fusion enjoyable!”
Sam Weckert of Tiger Construct designed the 60-seat venue, which is a vibrant and enjoyable tackle Hong Kong’s neon-lit night time markets.
Paper Tiger is positioned at 285 Rundle Avenue, Adelaide.