Foods and Stuffs Vol 27

Forty Spotted Rare Tasmanian Gin are taking over the outdoor area at Lark Distillery Cellar Door to present a Gin Garden featuring cocktails complimented by dishes from Waji Food . The garden runs from 9th-12th of February, further details here.

North Hobart’s popular Born in Brunswick is now open for dinner Thursday to Saturday. The menu retains their focus on using Tasmanian produce and adds an injection of South East Asian flavours.

One of the states premiere food and wine festivals, Festivale, is running from the 2nd to the 4th of February in Launceston’s City Park.

The excellent Raspberry Fool has sadly closed.

Imago Bakery & Patisserie has opened at 114 Elizabeth Street, cementing it as one of the hottest blocks in Hobart for foodies.

Hidden away behind Tandoor and Curry House on Harrington Street and opening soon to serve up cocktails and other libations.

South on Hampden is opening in Battery Point in the building briefly known as Chippies Right Royal Fish n Chips, brought to you by Ian South of South on Collins fame.

Beerfest Hobart returns to PW1 on the 17th of February with over 250 unique, exotic and small batch craft beers, ciders, cocktails and wines complimented by dozens of food stalls and entertainment. Tickets are available here

South Seas Cocktail Lounge has closed after failing to gain a renewal of their lease.

Gormanston Road Store have started an online campaign to raise funds to upgrade their equipment and remain in operation. Donations can be made here.

Everydays Smokin BBQ and Bar has closed it’s North Hobart store and plan to reopen in Moonah soon. There’s no word on what their opening days will be.

7K Distillery are officially launching at Born in Brunswick on the 4th of March featuring a live gin making demonstration, cocktails by Adam Turner, food by Josh Retzer, and more. Tickets here.


Bangor Wine and Oyster Shed has changed its name to Bangor Vineyard Shed to better reflect their focus on wine and a broader selection of food. The freshly harvested oysters will remain on the menu, complimented by a variety of new dishes featuring local produce, and a wine tasting bar has been added to the restaurant.

Suminato Japanese Restaurant has opened at 48 King St in Sandy Bay with a stunning fit out and reportedly excellent food.

North Hobart is set to gain two new dessert venues with And your Just Desserts and Gourmand Desserts both opening soon.

Coal River Farm have a little pop up shop in Cat and Fiddle selling their chocolates, cheese and coffee.

Dawat the invitation reopens at 122 Cambridge Rd on the 1st of February.

Vibrance Festival runs 19th-25th February in Bidencopes Lane, Hobart.

Tasmania is set to gain two new waffle-centric food trucks with Lolly’s Waffles and Friffles both hitting the streets soon.

Tasmanian Food & Wine Conservatory on the North West Coast is hosting a long table seafood degustation dinner by highly esteemed guest chef David Mangan from Pienza, Tuscany on the 9th of February. Further details here.

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