The Brunswick Hotel

It’s a venue that has gone through a lot of changes over the years. What was once a rather uninspiring pub has been renovated to become a mecca for the inner city crowd. We were invited as guests to sample what they were up to now. I’d been in before. It has served in the…

Ten Top Mothers Day Lunches 2019

While we at Yippee Pie Yay believe you should treat your mum every day, here’s some great ideas for lunch this coming Sunday! Etties One of Tasmania’s oldest buildings in the heart of the CBD has been transformed into an elegant bar and bistro. You’ll find local food served up with inspiration from Europe and…

The Tasmanian Bao Fiasco

I love new finds.  When you discover a place for the first time you’re going in blind and essentially giving them your trust. Sometimes this pays off with wonderful new experiences that cause one to rush home and tell the world. Other times…. The sign held promise, I’m a big fan of a good bao….

Foods and Stuffs Vol 33

Circle of Life Doughnut Co are opening a store at the entrance to Bank Arcade in Liverpool Street. Hobart’s newest dive bar, Dirty Pennies, has opened in the old Victoria Tavern. Landscape Restaurant & Grill  is presenting an evening of decadence with one of Australia’s best sommeliers and lovers of champagne, Joseph Burton, on the 22nd of March….

Lucinda Wine

Tucked away on Collins Street, in the heart of the city, is a hidden den of pleasures. As the sun sets and the surrounding shops close they open their doors and Lucinda Wine draws in those that are in need. And your desires are well catered for. Feel like a quiet drink of something interesting?…

2019 Lunar New Year Festival

The seventh Lunar New Year Festival organised by the Chinese Community Association of Tasmania celebrated the Year of the Pig today on Parliament Lawns in Salamanca. This family event has grown bigger and better every year and includes stalls selling food from China and it’s neighbours, entertainment, activities for the children, information stalls, and the…

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…

Falls Festival Foods : Marion Bay 2018

Once again we returned to Marion Bay to see in the new year with thousands of our closest friends. Some new vendors were on site to feed these masses while previous favourites were sadly missing, including the very popular Munchies Street Food. Here’s some snapshots of what was sampled.     Falls Festival Website Falls Festival…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 31

It has been a while between editions so a lot to catch up on in the world of Tasmanian food, wine and festivals! Aløft has launched Breakfast Club running from 8am til midday every Sunday serving up contemporary breakfast, brunch and cocktails. Belles Burgers has opened a second restaurant at 4 Cascade Road in South Hobart, previously…

Kraken Fish and Chips

It seemed at first quite an odd step for Chef Toby Cannon to be making the switch from fine dining to opening his own fish ‘n’ chippery, but he’s brought the same elements of quality and freshness to reinvigorate one of the countries favourite meals. It’s a cosy little space, for years known as The…