Foods and Stuffs Vol 14

Hobart Beer Fest runs this weekend, 27th-28th January, at PW1 . Featuring over 300 beers and ciders on tap, gourmet food stalls and entertainment including The Beautiful Dolls and Kid Kenobi. Door sales are still available but you can get discounted entry and skip the queues by pre-purchasing here.


There has been an explosion of new openings in Hobart the last couple of weeks with Veg Bar in North Hobart, A Tad Whimsy in the CBD, Rude Boy in Mid Town and Tasty Korea in the Mall.

Hejo’s still has some seats left for its Chinese New Year dinner this Friday the 27th with a chefs special menu to help celebrate the Year of the Rooster.

Some new Tasmanian tipples @ The Homestead 

Yo-Gurt opens this Saturday the 28th at 11am in Liverpool St with a huge range of frozen yogurts, sorbets and toppings. As an opening special they will donate $1 from every frozen yogurt sold to The Dogs Home.

The popular Phuongs in Electrona is closed until early March.

Republic Bar & Cafe is celebrating Australia Day on the 26th with a Coopers tap takeover and free lamb on the spit for anyone who purchases a glass.

The Chinese New Year Festival is on this Sunday the 29th on Parliament House lawns. There’s food stalls with Chinese festive dishes, a kids play area, entertainment, two meter long fire crackers and a dragon dance at this great family friendly event.

Legendary Tasmanian food writer Sally Wise launches her new title “The Little Book of Slow” at Fullers Book Shop on the 2nd of February. Entry is free but pre booking is recommended as capacity is limited. Tickets are available here.

The excellent Ettie’s is close to opening its cellar bar

Patanella is sadly closed until further notice but would really love your support when they return.

Home Hill Winery hosts “FEAST – Dine in the Vines” on the 18th of February, FEAST is a long boozy lunch in the vineyard featuring local produce prepared by celebrity guest chef Massimo Mele. Tickets, including optional bus transfers, are available here.

Dandy Lane is looking for entrants for its Chilli Challenge with $400 in prize money on offer. For details check out the event page.

PEARL + CO are under new management with a more casual dining focus.

Spencer’s is close to opening in Lindisfarne at the old Aproneers site.

Lark Distillery is running Boilermaker nights every Friday from 5:30pm with paired drinks only $10.

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