Yum Cha at Claremont Tonic

23 Mar 2013-24 Mar 2013,

Asian,

Chinese,

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South Yarra,

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Claremont Tonic – Davis Yu's high-octane house of neon glitz and Jap-Mex sushi tacos – is now serving yum cha. Well, sort of. We'd call this more mod-Asian-come-Mexican-tapas, but hey, yum cha is easier to pitch on a dusty Sunday.

Dishes run the gamut from soft squares of braised-then-crisped lamb belly on salsa verde with smoked yoghurt to low-class fried chicken lollipops with a yuzu cream. We've got a lot of time for prawns on corn toast with a blast of almonds too. But it bears mentioning that this isn’t Chinatown, so don’t expect to fill up for a few dollars. Dishes, which will change weekly, start at $10 and go up to $18.

If you have money to burn, go wild and order as much as many slabs of ox cheek slicked with spicy XO sauce as you like. We're not sure if we'd repeat offend on Thai flavoured duck served in a slightly thick and fishy nori sheet – it's $18 we'd rather splash out on drinks instead. The blood-red Varonoff and Moreau pomegranate-and-gin cocktail is served in a hanging plastic bag. Very True Blood-esque.

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Yum Cha at Claremont Tonic details

Touché Hombre Electrica


Address
15A Cnr Claremont St & Yarra Ln

South Yarra 3141

Transport
Nearby Stations: South Yarra

Telephone 03 9827 0399

Date 23 Mar 2013-24 Mar 2013

Open 11am-3pm

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