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Hotly an­tic­i­pated Mel­bourne im­port Chin Chin has opened in Surry Hills’ land­mark her­itage-listed Grif­fiths Teas build­ing. Com­bin­ing mod­ern Asian food with se­ri­ously well con­sid­ered drinks, Chin Chin Sydney fea­tures GoGo, a 100-seat bar, along with the 160-seater restaurant, and Chii Town, a pri­vate dining room and events space. The ware­house space, for­merly used to store tea, cof­fee and co­coa, has been de­signed by Ge­orge Livis­sia­nis, and re­mains re­spect­ful to the bones and per­son­al­ity of the build­ing, while in­ject­ing Chin Chin’s sig­na­ture whimsy into the equa­tion: its trade­mark neon rab­bit ears have been in­stalled. As for the food, it’s sig­na­ture Chin Chin, with hero dishes like spicy Is­san duck larb with ground roast rice and lime; ren­dang-spiced mush­rooms and toasted co­conut; and ro­tis­serie pork belly with fen­nel plum pickle and scud chilli death sauce. chinch­in­restau­

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