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Saké and Spice Temple create Melbourne Cup @ Home pick-up menus with magnum of Champagne upgrades

Tuesday, 27 October 2020: If you’re saddling up for a DIY Melbourne Cup celebration this year, Saké Restaurant & Bar and Spice Temple in Sydney are offering easy and elegant lunches for pick-up, to enjoy at home, work, or picnic-style.

Nothing screams spring racing soiree more than Saké’s stylish blend of luxe and laid back. Each Saké restaurant is offering a different menu, with Sake The Rocks having two options available.

Saké Double Bay – $209
Edamame
Sashimi moriawase
Tuna ceviche
Nigiri, 10 pieces
Shumai steamed prawn dumplings
Lobster tempura
Wagyu skewers, 4 pieces
House salad
$279 with six Asahi beers and a Miss Wednesday cocktail (250ml), $309 with bottle of Veuve Clicquot, $349 with magnum of Veuve.

Saké Manly – $129
Edamame
Tuna ceviche
Sashimi, 6 pieces
Shumai steamed prawn dumplings
Chicken karaage
Popcorn shrimp
Red samurai sushi roll
Spider maki sushi roll
$199 with six Asahi beers and a Miss Wednesday cocktail (250ml), $229 with bottle of Veuve Clicquot, $275 with magnum of Veuve.

Saké The Rocks: First Out of the Gate – $155
Edamame
Sashimi, 8 pieces
Nigiri, 8 pieces
Shumai steamed prawn dumplings
Spicy pork gyoza
Spicy tuna sushi roll
Spider maki sushi roll
$225 with six Asahi beers and a Miss Wednesday cocktail (250ml); $255 with bottle of Veuve Clicquot, $299 with magnum of Veuve.

Saké The Rocks: The Winner’s Pick – $209
Edamame
Sashimi, 12 pieces
Tuna ceviche
Shumai steamed prawn dumplings
Toothfish tempura
Popcorn shrimp
Nigiri, 12 pieces
Spicy tuna sushi roll
Kingfish crunch sushi roll
$279 with six Asahi beers and a Miss Wednesday cocktail (250ml), $305 with bottle of Veuve Clicquot, $349 with magnum of Veuve.

Pre-order by 5pm on Saturday, 31 October and pick up from Saké Double Bay, The Rocks or Manly between 11.30am and 2.30pm on Tuesday, 3 November. Order for Saké Double Bay HERE, Saké Manly HERE and Saké The Rocks HERE.

Sister restaurant Spice Temple is also offering a no-fuss, pick-up menu for those who are glamming up for a self-catered Melbourne Cup.

A Head Start – $109
Pickled daikon with ginger and black sesame
Pickled cabbage and radish
White cut chicken with ginger and shallot dressing
Prawn wontons with black ginger and chilli
Har gao steamed prawn dumplings
Crystal vegetable dumplings
Prawn and scallop spring rolls
Stir-fried rice noodles
House-style fried rice
$179 with bottle of Moët Chandon, or six Tsingtao beers and a Rooster cocktail (250ml)$239 with magnum of Moët.

Quinella – $199
Pickled daikon with ginger and black sesame
Pickled cabbage and radish
Raw Yellowfin tuna with spicy orange oil and lettuce
Tea smoked duck with aged black vinegar and spicy pickled cucumbers
Har gao steamed prawn dumplings
Crystal vegetable dumplings
Prawn and scallop spring rolls
Stir-fried wagyu brisket with baby eggplant and chilli paste
Kung pao chicken
House-style fried rice
Steamed Chinese broccoli with oyster sauce
$269 with a bottle of Moët Chandon; or six Tsingtao beers and a Rooster cocktail (250ml)l; $329 with magnum of Moët.

Pre-order by 5pm on Saturday, 31 October and pick up from Saké Double Bay, or Spice Temple in the CBD between 11.30am and 2.30pm on Tuesday, 3 November. Order for pick-up at Saké Double Bay HERE, and for pick-up from Spice Temple in the city HERE.

Food and Beverage Director for Saké Restaurant & Bar and Spice Temple, Celine Tran, said: “Our Melbourne Cup @ Home menus enable diners to enjoy the sophistication of two of Sydney’s favourite Asian restaurants in the comfort of their own home, workplace, or wherever else they choose to celebrate Melbourne Cup this year.”

“Our premium Champagne, house-made bottled cocktails and Asian beer add-ons and upgrades are incredible value for money and a fantastic way to toast The Cup.”