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  • 90 Cable Street
    Te Aro, Wellington

  • Asian Asian Fusion South East Asian
  • New Opening
  • 4:00pm - 10:00pm More times
    • mon 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    • tue 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    • wed 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    • thu 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    • fri 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    • sat 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    • sun 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    • $$ - Avg Main $20+

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  • 04 802 8900
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Hot Sauce

90 Cable Street
Te Aro, Wellington
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Restaurant review: Hot Sauce is exquisitely Japanese

4.0 David Burton for Stuff 21 December 2017

Although the head chef is Korean (hailing from a two Michelin star restaurant in Singapore), there's an exquisitely Japanese feel about the presentation, using high-quality pottery.

Skewers lie at the very heart of bar food, so we started with a perfectly executed but otherwise unremarkable soy-laced Yakitori Chicken. But then we were feted with grilled salmon skewers spread with saikyo miso, a deliciously full bodied, sweetish version.

By now, everybody has surely experienced Shanghai Pot Sticker Dumplings at a Chinese restaurant. By those standards, these were bigger, juicier, their skins ever more burnished pure golden brown. Underneath was a vaguely named "Sichuan sauce", full of the predictable dried chillies and with delightful little chips of hard beef hidden in the aromatic sludge.

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New Opening: Hot Sauce, Wellington

Viva 13 October 2017

If you're heading to Wellington, Melbourne's much-loved laneway bar Hot Sauce gets a Kiwi counterpart of the same name when QT Museum Wellington’s new cocktail lounge opens next Thursday.

Executive Chef Wylie Dean is bringing his worldly experience from kitchens across Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, China and Japan (including a memorable stint in renowned sushi chef Jiro Ono’s kitchen) to the new venture.

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Aptly, he says if the new bar were a cocktail, “It’d be one part Japanese, one part Thai and a splash of Korean shaken with a dash of LA, and served with a twist”. He says he’s excited that Hot Sauce’s menu is set to serve up all the things he adores making, including dumplings, sashimi, and tasty Thai salads, plus a new creation of his own: the sushi doughnut...

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