Foods and Stuffs Vol 29

After a long hiatus, Tacos Mexican Restaurant has reopened in Salamanca complete with their famous fish bowl margaritas .

Cornelian Bay Boathouse has a new Autumn menu.

Society – Salamanca is presenting another Bao Bun Bonanza with five types to choose from and Asian influenced cocktails to match on the 19th of April.

Specialty grocers and cheesemongers Truckle & Co has 20% off storewide until the 22nd of April.

Destination Cellars Tasmania are presenting a selection of Springbank Whisky at Hadleys Hotel on the 27th of April. Known as ‘The Whisky Drinkers Whisky” the evening will feature 6 tastings, finger food and access to discounted stock on the night. Tickets here.

Bottleshop Hop, Vine and Still has opened in Murray Street with many small batch, craft and hard to find items.


Straight Up Roasters are showcasing their favourite filter coffees from Ethiopia on the 28th of April with free samples and beans available for purchase.

The Canadian influenced Gastown East has opened in Bellerive.

Captain Blighs has another tasting event on the 20th of April with some new beers including their annual fresh hop creation. Van Demons Cafe de Wheels will also be in attendance with music by Tony Mak.

Landscape Restaurant & Grill is hosting an exclusive dinner on the 27th of April. Twenty guests only will be treated to a ‘Game and Burgundy” feast. Chef Oli Mellers is presenting six courses featuring various game while Wine educator David Johnstone and Landscape Sommelier Louis Kesur will showcase eight matched wines from Burgundy. Tickets are $375pp all inclusive.

Domaine A Winery has been sold to Moorilla and to celebrate they’re hosting an open day on the 22nd of April with tastings and MONA’s Heavy Metal Kitchen on site.


Shotgun Coffee has opened in Murray Street near the entrance to Cat and Fiddle. On offer is some great coffee, Louisiana inspired food including po’boys and beignets, and artwork by Peter Gouldthorpe (above) and others.

REV Cafe has opened in Liverpool Street in the old Kafe Kara building.

Dates for this year’s Huon Valley Mid Winter Feast have been announced, 13th-15th of July. Tickets and details here.

Guide Dogs Tasmania – Puppy Love and Willie Smith’s Apple Shed present ‘Dining in the Dark’ on the 12th of May with all profits donated to The Guide Dogs. Guests will have the opportunity to spend part of their meal under blindfold, experiencing what it might be like to dine without relying on their sight. Guide Dogs Tasmania’s Ambassador Dog Dexter will also be there for a cuddle with his training coat off. The ticket price of $55 includes a drink on arrival, canapes and buffet style main meal, and desserts. Tickets here.

New mural in Tasma St, North Hobart

Multinational catering group Compass has launched its new cafe Open Standard in Hobart’s Midtown.

Post Street Social is offering 50% off all food Monday-Thursday.

Dark Mofo and City of Hobart Winter Feast returns this year over two weekends, 15th – 17th and 21st – 24th of June with some very special guests to be announced. Check out last years coverage: Dark Mofo Winterfeast – A pictorial.

Everydays Smokin BBQ & bar will be relaunching at their new location in Moonah next door to Zambrero soon. No word yet on their opening days….

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