A Sydney gourmet expert opening a Chinese restaurant in the Middle East on Australia Day 2015 – say what? Neil Perry’s extended transactions to take Spice Temple restaurant to Dubai is over the line, and the cook likewise affirms that an extension of Rockpool Bar & Grill will additionally open there down the track. The 180-seat Spice Temple, in a 1000-square-meter space with four-meter high roofs, is by Dubai’s Kempinski Hotel. It will offer an inner part from Rockpool creator Grant Cheyne. “It’s going up a level. Full lower entirety making area, duck-cooking broilers, fish tanks, all prompting wok stations,” Perry says. “I began going there [dubai] when Qantas advertised the tie-up with Emirates. It is going off and not what you anticipate.