Foods and Stuffs Vol 21

Smolt are presenting a Suckling Pig Winter Feast this Thursday the 29th from 6:30pm. Dinner and drinks are $110 per person and bookings are essential on 62242554

Bar Wa Izakaya is now open in Elizabeth St serving up Japanese inspired bar meals alongside a great range of beverages.

Devils Brewery are taking over the taps at New Sydney Hotel on the 6th of July to celebrate their 3rd birthday. Ten of their finest will be poured with the kitchen producing plates to match.

Rodney Dunn and Séverine Demane have opened The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery and Store in New Norfolk with Head Chef Ali Currey-Voumard cooking local, seasonal produce using a custom wood fired oven and grill.

Elizabeth St has lost both of it’s Korean restaurants with Tasty Korea and Arirang both closing in quick succession.


Phil Wood, Executive Chef of Sydney’s Eleven Bridge, heads the kitchen in the next of Tafe Tasmania’s Great Chefs Series on the 7th of July. Tickets here. Mike McEnearney, Executive Chef and owner of No. 1 Bent St Sydney and Kitchen by Mike takes over on the 11th of August with tickets here.

A Pint of Ty Capaci’s Finest: Very sadly Double Head Brewing’s master brewer and co-owner, Ty Capaci is no longer with us. So to celebrate Ty’s brewing legacy, breweries and bars from all around Tasmania will be tapping, as one, the very last of his personally brewed beer. Money raised by each venue will be donated to Double Head to aid Ty’s family. From 4pm on Friday 30th June at participating bars.

Tasmanian Whisky Week runs 4th-13th August this year with events held throughout the state.

A new health food restaurant and cafe is opening in Victoria St with raw and organic dishes on the menu.

The Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival approaches with food, wine and dancing on the 14th-16th of July. Our friends at Fork and Foot have published a great preview here.

Mr Good Guy opens in July with one of Tasmania’s most exciting chefs at the helm. We’ll have a preview soon of this amazing new restaurant.

Twelve Stones is close to reopening.

Congratulations to Franklin for making the top 10 Best Restaurants in Australia as voted by their peers coming in at number 6. Also to templo as the only other Tasmanian eatery to place in the top 100 coming in at a respectable 66th.

Chop Chop Thai in Murray St has closed.

Tasmanian black winter truffles will be featured at a series of dinners at Peacock and Jones. Head Chef Jeff Workman will pair dishes showcasing them with local wines. A five course set menu with paired wines with 6pm and 730pm seatings on the 7th July, 13th July and 1st August. $195 per person, call 1800 375 692 to book.

Late night burgers and bar snacks start at The Homestead from 27th June

Global Partners for Change, in collaboration with Derwent Estate Wines, The Glass House and Red+White, invite you to an evening of wonderful Tasmanian wine and food in a picturesque Tasmanian venue. Tickets include a three course dinner matched with wines by the Derwent Estate vineyard, tasting notes and a Q and A with the winemakers, musical entertainment and a lucky door prize. A percentage of ticket sales goes toward Global Partners for Change, a locally run organization supporting young people in Kenya to run programs for positive change in their communities.  Friday the 4th of August,
7pm to 10pm, The Berth Deck, Brooke Street Pier. Cost: $120 per head. Tickets here.

Churros Cafe in Derwent Park are closing their retail business from the 2nd of July.

Tamar Ridge in the North is hosting a Truffle Wine Dinner on the 22nd of July. A five course degustation menu featuring a range of truffle inspired dishes using fresh Tamar Valley Truffles and matched with Pinot Noir from current and early vintages will be presented. Food by Hubert & Dan, wines by Tamar Ridge and Pirie Tasmania. Tickets here.

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