Foods and Stuffs Vol 31

It has been a while between editions so a lot to catch up on in the world of Tasmanian food, wine and festivals! Aløft has launched Breakfast Club running from 8am til midday every Sunday serving up contemporary breakfast, brunch and cocktails. Belles Burgers has opened a second restaurant at 4 Cascade Road in South Hobart, previously…

Kraken Fish and Chips

It seemed at first quite an odd step for Chef Toby Cannon to be making the switch from fine dining to opening his own fish ‘n’ chippery, but he’s brought the same elements of quality and freshness to reinvigorate one of the countries favourite meals. It’s a cosy little space, for years known as The…

Return to Tom McHugos

For real, honest food it’s hard to beat Tom McHugos and I found myself there twice for lunch in the same week. I first wrote glowing words about them soon after opening early in 2017 and since then the kitchen team led by Tom Westcott has gone from strength to strength. The menu is ever changing…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 30

Six Zer0 closes it’s doors on the 2nd of September with plans to reopen later in the month as ‘A wine bar in Bellerive’ serving tapas, cheese, cocktails, and wine. Agent Cooper has opened on the main road of Glenorchy with specialty coffee, doughnuts from Rogue Pastry and bread from Pigeon Whole Bakers. Stefano Lubiana Wines & Osteria has a weekend…

Bear With Me

South Hobart is abuzz with activity and the newest cafe on the strip has added to it’s growing culinary credentials. Vivi and Alicia opened Vilicia in 2014 and it quickly became one of the most popular cafes in the CBD and a personal favourite of mine. Four years later and they’ve opened a second business…

Raising the bar : Episode 1

Oh Hobart, you ever evolving troublemaker. What was once a town where a trip to the Birdcage Bar was seen as the height of imbibing lavish liquors now has many more (and better) options to choose from. Here in the first of a series we check out a couple of the new kids. Hop Vine…

Kin Japanese BBQ

Chef Casey Burns and partner Sophie Giannaros were travelling through New Zealand when they stumbled upon a tiny yakitori bar. The flavours and the way of cooking found there were an inspiration and they knew then that they wanted to bring this style of dining to Hobart. We were lucky enough to be invited along…

Dark MOFO : The Foodie Fringe 2018

While you won’t want to miss out on Winter Feast there’s so much more going on in Hobart during Dark MOFO. Here are our highlights for 2018. Midnight Pasta Sessions @ Fico Fico team up with Melbourne’s Tipo 00 to help feed the masses at Winter Feast and then return home to present late night pasta dishes…

2018 Dark MOFO + City of Hobart Winter Feast Preview

Over two weeks in June there will be a series of very special coming togethers indeed as our finest island produce is given to the hands of Chefs from throughout the lands to be showcased at a festival unlike any other. As the darkness descends the fires will roar and there shall be drinking, dancing,…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 29

After a long hiatus, Tacos Mexican Restaurant has reopened in Salamanca complete with their famous fish bowl margaritas . Cornelian Bay Boathouse has a new Autumn menu. Society – Salamanca is presenting another Bao Bun Bonanza with five types to choose from and Asian influenced cocktails to match on the 19th of April. Specialty grocers and cheesemongers Truckle & Co has…