Had a late Saturday lunch at 91 Kingsway, Glen Waverley in Melbourne, Australia. We ate at Traditional Fish and Chips by Hook, Line, & Sinker for the first time yesterday, and the restaurant was just so exemplary that I thought it deserved to be my first food review entry.
While most of the fish fillets in the Philippines only have Cream Dory, Hook, Line, & Sinker offers a variety of fish, giving you the liberty to choose which distinct and authentic fish flavor or fish meat it is that you desire. Their fish fillets are about 8 inches long, battered in just the right amount, giving each bite a light and crisp texture. It was also seasoned with salt mixed with chopped dried vegetables and herbs; I believe their unique seasoning is what made the fish more superb. With a little squeeze of lemon here and there, the meal was just perfect.
Hook, Line, & Sinker also has some favorite appetizers in their menu. We got to try potato cakes, fried dim sums, Calamari rings, and battered Sea Sticks (or called Crab Sticks in my country). Here’s the thing: I loved all of them! How I wish I had more of each one if I wasn’t so full already.
The batter of the Calamari rings and Sea Sticks were the same one for the fish. It was well cooked without loosing that “elastic” texture when you bite it off. The potato cakes were lovely too, it tasted like hash brown but with a hint of sweetness to it. The fried dim sums were bigger than usual, but two bites would do the trick. Also, the wrapper if the dim sums were also thicker, allowing you to taste more of it with the filling. It was definitely crispy, and surprisingly not oily!
For the ambience of this restaurant, it was very laid back with its simple brick walls and jazz music playing. Definitely a relaxing place to be, with a whole new food experience. Come here for the weekend with your family and friends and watch Footy as you enjoy eating Fish and Chips!
If you’re interested, their menu is available online too! :) http://www.hlsfishandchips.com.au/
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