Foods and Stuffs Vol 32

Another bumper edition of Tasmanian food and festival news!

Three Japanese in Battery Point has new owners and menu.

The team from Pancho Villa have opened up Voodoo Bar in the space behind the building serving up cocktails, rum, and snacks.

Berta have closed their North Hobart premises as they prepare to move into the CBD at 119 Liverpool St.

Koonya Garlic Festival is being held again on the 23rd of February with stalls, cooking demonstrations, workshops, entertainment, and more.

Mr Good Guy is celebrating Chinese New Year with a dinner banquet on the 5th of February. Tickets are $78 and bookings are essential.

The old church in Margate is turning Italian with an impressive team on board.

Fondru’s has launched a new pasta menu.

Senses Plus Japanese bakery has opened in Liverpool Street.

Franklin is presenting an afternoon featuring wine by Momento Mori, Manon Farm and Living Wines with food by Tom Westcott of Tom McHugos on the 3rd of February. Tickets are $45, and include food and tastings, from here.

Audrey Coffee has opened in Rosny Park serving up some mighty fine brews and pastries.

Hobart Blues and BBQ Festival is back bigger and better on the 23rd of February.

Midori has opened a second store, this one in Sandy Bay.

Johnston and Miller is hosting another producers night on the 31st of January from 4pm. This one will feature the team from Willie Smiths with complimentary tastings, discounted cider sales and platters available to purchase.

Masaaki’s Sushi will close for the foreseeable future on the 10th of February as he works on a new project,

Festivale returns to Launceston on the weekend of 1st-3rd of February featuring some of the best food and wine from the region.

Mirmire Nepali Taste has opened in Collins Street.

Dumpling Express has changed it’s name to Pot Sticker Dumpling House.

A wine bar in Bellerive is hosting a ‘Meet the Wine Maker’ on the 2nd of February featuring Johnathon Hughes from Hughes and Hughes. 6 courses will be offered matched with 8 wines from their range and tickets are $99pp.

Festa Italia street festival returns, celebrating ten years, on the 17th of February.

Bravo Taiwanese has opened in Melville Street.

Legendary Chef and author Yotam Ottolenghi will be in conversation with The Agrarian Kitchen’s Rodney Dunn at Federation Concert Hall on the 2nd of February. Tickets are available here.

Metropolitan Pizza has opened in Mid Town, Hobart.

Dark Valley Whisky is teaming up Hobart Brewing Company to present an evening of Tasmanian and Scottish independent whiskies on the 5th of February. Tickets are $64 and available here.

The Lounge by Frogmore Creek- Bar & Restaurant is hosting complimentary tastings of it’s range every Sunday until the end of March from 3pm-5pm.

Wooden Boat Festival returns on the 8th-11th of February to Hobart’s waterfront. Forty Spotted Gin are taking over the outdoor area at the Lark Distillery Cellar Door to bring a pop-up gin garden during the event.

Fern Tree Tavern Sunday Market launches on the 10th of February.

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