Mirmire Nepali Taste

What makes this casual Nepalese restaurant one of my favourite places to eat in Hobart? Pull up a chair and I’ll explain. It’s perhaps not the ambiance. Downstairs is somewhat cafeteria in style and I can imagine off-putting to some as a first impression, but never judge a book and all that. Music is pleasant…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 35

Tasmanian food news, gossip, and wild speculation! The Standard has announced it will be reopening at a new location at the top end of Liverpool Street, complete with rooftop bar. Evolve Spirits Bar is hosting a Nikka Whisky Masterclass on the 13th of August. Whisky Expert and Nikka Ambassador, Kevin Griffin, will showcase his picks from Nikka’s…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 34

Your irregularly published  round up of Tasmanian foodie news! First up, we have four big players opening up soon in the Hobart CBD : Kavorka : The brainchild of Megan Quill, former co-owner of Tricycle Cafe, with dishes and drinks that draw inspiration from her Latvian and Lithuanian roots. Vigil : Street food from the team…

Dark MOFO – The Foodie Fringe 2019

Beyond Winter Feast there’s a lot happening in Hobart and with more restaurants and bars than ever before offering something extra during the Dark MOFO Festival this will be our biggest guide yet! Tom McHugo’s Two Metre Tall are taking over the back bar of this excellent central pub with six hand pumps dedicated to their artisan…

The Brunswick Hotel

It’s a venue that has gone through a lot of changes over the years. What was once a rather uninspiring pub has been renovated to become a mecca for the inner city crowd. We were invited as guests to sample what they were up to now. I’d been in before. It has served in the…

Ten Top Mothers Day Lunches 2019

While we at Yippee Pie Yay believe you should treat your mum every day, here’s some great ideas for lunch this coming Sunday! Etties One of Tasmania’s oldest buildings in the heart of the CBD has been transformed into an elegant bar and bistro. You’ll find local food served up with inspiration from Europe and…

The Tasmanian Bao Fiasco

I love new finds.  When you discover a place for the first time you’re going in blind and essentially giving them your trust. Sometimes this pays off with wonderful new experiences that cause one to rush home and tell the world. Other times…. The sign held promise, I’m a big fan of a good bao….

Foods and Stuffs Vol 33

Circle of Life Doughnut Co are opening a store at the entrance to Bank Arcade in Liverpool Street. Hobart’s newest dive bar, Dirty Pennies, has opened in the old Victoria Tavern. Landscape Restaurant & Grill  is presenting an evening of decadence with one of Australia’s best sommeliers and lovers of champagne, Joseph Burton, on the 22nd of March….

Lucinda Wine

Tucked away on Collins Street, in the heart of the city, is a hidden den of pleasures. As the sun sets and the surrounding shops close they open their doors and Lucinda Wine draws in those that are in need. And your desires are well catered for. Feel like a quiet drink of something interesting?…

2019 Lunar New Year Festival

The seventh Lunar New Year Festival organised by the Chinese Community Association of Tasmania celebrated the Year of the Pig today on Parliament Lawns in Salamanca. This family event has grown bigger and better every year and includes stalls selling food from China and it’s neighbours, entertainment, activities for the children, information stalls, and the…