INTERNATIONAL RESTAURATEUR TEAMS UP WITH LOCAL FOODIES FOR NEW BYRON BAY VENTURE

A celebrated Californian chef and international restaurateur have teamed up with local foodies have launched a new dining concept in Byron Bay that curates a colourful collection of fresh ingredients to create a dish  that's tipped to become the next iconic cuisine.

Offering a fresh take on an Hawaiian staple, Finn Poké is Northern New South Wales' first restaurant dedicated to the 'poké bowl' after it opened on Fletcher Street, further cementing the region's reputation as a progressive dining destination.

Since conceived by Californian trendsetters, the poké bowl has developed a loyal following of fans that has seen the raw food phenomenon ride a wave of success across the US before landing on Australian shores.

Pronounced 'poh-kay', the Hawaiian word  translates to 'diced' - referring to the cubed raw fish that was once only enjoyed by fishermen, who seasoned the off-cuts of their catch with salt and seaweed.

The modern adaptation is a hybrid of this iconic snack and Japanese sushi, combining raw fish and vegetables with ingredients and flavours such as rice, soy and sesame. Read more

Business News Australia - 4 Aug 2017

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