February 3, 2019 / By Oceana Setaysha
Just because the Wine Festival is over for another year doesn't mean there's nothing new to experience in Orange. Check out these three unexpected foodie delights we recently discovered in Orange that are serving up Asian classics with wonderful Aussie flair. Let’s take a walk through them.
Mr Lim – Delicious food you'll soon crave (above)
Located on Summer Street, Mr Lim is a place and a person, both believing in the best when it comes to Korean and Chinese foods. Since coming to Australia in 2009, the man behind Mr Lim (and from whom it takes its name) has been involved in Australia’s foodie scene. Originally part of the local sushi house, Mr Lim soon realised he could be offering more exciting, vibrant, dynamic and sustainable food to the people of Orange. Drawing on the wide range of locally available quality ingredients and great local wines (the venue is fully licensed), Mr Lim’s has become a beacon for quality Chinese and Korean food. With a vibrant restaurant atmosphere, and also offering top notch take away meals, diners ready to give Mr Lim's a try can expect a wide variety of Korean and Chinese classics, as well as a few with a uniquely Orange twist!
Sweet Sour Salt – Stunning modern Asian goodies (above)
Sweet Sour Salt is an Orange restaurant that seems to just "get it". Since opening in 2010, its owners have focused on being punchy and memorable, and it shows in the name, dining experience and stunning food. Offering fun casual dining and a wide variety of Asian-inspired dishes, Sweet Sour Salt has a super funky interior, lots of wonderful local wines and beers, top quality service and great value. It also offers online booking and ordering, with both home delivery and take away options available. A quick glance at their menu reveals a diversity of flavours true to the name. From Thailand to China, Korea to India and Singapore to Malaysia, a meal at Sweet Sour Salt is a true experience of variety. For those wanting Asian cuisine that takes them on an adventure, Sweet Sour Salt is the place to go in Orange.
The first modern Japanese cuisine to find its home in Orange, Raku Izakaya, or Raku for short, is an eatery that would fit in perfectly on the streets of Sydney. Of course, if it was there it wouldn’t have access to the incredibly high quality raw ingredients that make Orange restaurants a cut above the rest. New to the Orange foodie scene, Raku Izakaya is a Japanese dining alternative for those wanting something truly spectacular served up in a casual atmosphere. Offering both a lunch and dinner menu, it's also worth considering the 6 course dinner menu that offers lots of variety and is intended to be shared. Yes, for a true taste of Japan, all you need to do is head out to Orange!
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