Billy Kwong launches all day Sunday dining

26 October, 2015 by
Aoife Boothroyd

Chef Kylie Kwong has announced the addition of an all day Sunday dining option at her award-winning modern Chinese restaurant, Billy Kwong.

The new menu will include brand new lunch-only dishes, a new dessert collaboration and new bespoke project wines and beer.

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The new menu items include the likes of tartare of Mark Eather’s kingfish; crispy wallaby cakes with Kakadu plum and chilli; steamed pork dumplings with ginger and tamari dressing using Saskia Beer’s pork; Sichuan duck with steamed savoury pancakes, Davidson’s plum sauce and caramel tamari – a dish inspired by Kylie’s time with Neil Perry; and stir fried thick noodles with XO and Chinese cabbage – noodles made by Kylie’s uncle Jimmy using Billy Kwong’s blend of organic wheat flour, a collaboration with Wholegrain Milling Co.

In terms of dessert, Kwong has teamed up with Kieran Tosolini of Sydney’s RivaReno Gelato to create two Billy Kwong exclusive dessert offferings: macadamia nut gelato and Davidson’s plum sorbet, both of which are freshly churned daily.

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Beverage collaborations are also a feature of the new Sunday lunchtime menu. Beverage manger Nicola Calvert has been working with Kwong on two new project wines: The Patrick Sullivan 2015 ‘The Nesting’ Pinot Noir from the Yarra Valley and a Tom Shobbrook 2015 Sauvignon Blanc. A very special Billy Kwong brew ‘Farmhouse ambigua’ is also being made with Tasmania’s Derwent Valley-based Two Metre Tall brewery.

“As we approach one year in this beautiful new location, I wanted to up the ante – Sunday lunch introducing new dishes, collaborations with new and old friends and new project wines from Patrick Sullivan and Tom Shobbrook, as well as a Billy Kwong brew from Two Metre Tall and the inspired Paulette from Provenance Growers,” says Kwong.

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“Grab some friends and come in and see how the Billy Kwong community has evolved over the last 12 months. We’re open all day Sunday, so it’s a great opportunity to visit us for either a full Billy Kwong feast or to enjoy a glass of Two Metre Tall BK brew and a wallaby cake at the bar.” 

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