Peacock and Jones is hosting a pop up wine tasting with a very special guest: Australia’s most endorsed winemaker and one of the world’s leading personalities on sparkling wine, Ed Carr and his portfolio of multiple trophy winning wines from House of Arras. It’s a free tasting being held on the 2nd of November from 5pm-6pm. Bookings for dinner after can be made on 1800 375 692.
Pilgrim are opening a sister store in Harrington Street early November called Queens featuring fine pastry and specialty coffee.
Devils Brewery have opened up their cellar door at the Margate Train after restoring one of the carriages back to its former glory. Official opening is 4th of November but open Wednesday – Sunday from 10am-5pm with an 8pm close on Fridays, serving their handcrafted beers and ciders in a fully licensed venue.
Amigos in North Hobart is celebrating Day of the Dead with a special menu, entertainment and festivities on the 28th and 29th of October.
The Greek community of Tasmania are hosting a taverna night at the Hellenic Hall on the 29th of October. Food will be served taverna style on platters offering the mouth watering flavours of Greece. Meze platter of favourites – dips and more, seafood and meat platters and of course dessert. Melbourne Greek band Monadiki Diaskedasi will be playing a variety of music styles to suit all ages and there will be dancing performances by the Hellenic Dancers. Full details on the event page.
Day of the Dead Festival is being held on the 29th of October at Searoad Shed in Macquarie Point. Food stalls including Cantina Latina and Frank, multiple bars and a huge range of entertainment for the whole family continuing well into the evening. Presale tickets can be found here.
Curry’s Junction has opened in Glenorchy at the entrance to Big W. Minggor Asian has opened in Moonah in the old Tabasco takeaway.
Señor Frijoles have returned to Farmgate Market and will be appearing at Twilight Market monthly from the 11th of November with their South American street food. Featured are Empanadas, Lamb meatballs in Chipotle sauce and Chipotle black beans with warm zesty salsa.
Honey Child’s Creole Corner is holding a Halloween Bash at Hobart Brewing Company on the 28th of October with a whole heritage pig BBQ’d and smoked chicken cooked in the pit plus more. Music by Ben Salter and Ben Lawless.
Smolt Kitchen have acquired Steve Cumper as new chef and are running a new all day brunch menu.