Review: Gojima’s crispy rice burgers taste like another win for Chase Kojima (Sydney)

Just when you thought Sydney’s overcrowded burger scene couldn’t get any bigger, renowned Japanese chef Chase Kojima, who is responsible to the Sydney’s highly regarded Sokyo and Gold Coast’s equally superb Kojima, has officially thrown his reliable hat in the ring and purposely hit left of centre. Kojima has gone for bun-less burgers, but you’d be off the mark if your mind jumped straight to lettuce cups; the chef has opted for sushi rice “buns”, meaning that your typical burger filling is sandwiched by two thick cakes of crispy sushi rice and a big nori seaweed wrap. Gimmick? Nope, it’s just a refinement of an underappreciated form of burger (similar to the ones at famed Japanese chain MOS Burger) that packs some serious punch and just may surprise the more skeptical burger fiends amongst us. ... Read More | Share it now!

Gojima: Chase Kojima’s premium rice burger joint opens this week (Sydney)

Celebrated Japanese chef Chase Kojima, he who has brought us both Sokyo in Sydney and Kiyomi in Broadbeach, will see his third Australian restaurant and first permanent casual venue, Gojima, open at The Star Sydney this week. This 70-seat eatery is a bit different from the other two though, it’s fashioned as a premium rice burger joint, occupying the space opposite Momofuku Seiōbo with the chef being the latest to add to the city’s bustling burger scene.... Read More | Share it now!

Sokyo’s Chase Kojima to serve premium rice burgers at new casual restaurant (Sydney)

Award-winning Japanese chef Chase Kojima, he who has turned Sokyo into one of the best in Sydney and has opened the equally fantastic Kiyomi on the Gold Coast, has announced that he’ll be moving into something a bit more casual for his third venture, Gojima. Opening up opposite Momofuku Seiobo at The Star, Gojima will see Chase dapple in a menu driven by premium Japanese rice burgers and sides, bringing a new angle to Sydney’s busy burger scene. ... Read More | Share it now!