Brother Mine

A local bistro for local people. We previewed Brother Mine a few weeks back and learned of the teams plans to create a space where the neighbourhood could gather to share a drink and a bite to eat with friends and family. It sounded like just my type of place and I was eager to see if…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 23

The Ro’n’Slow BBQ Team launch their new sauce range by smoking up some brisket, ribs, bratwurst, wings and sides at Lean-To Kitchen in Derwent Park on the 1st of September from 6pm. Full details here. Bangor Wine & Oyster Shed is hosting a four course seafood dinner on the 23rd of September presented by Chef Eloise Emmett, author of the…

Pizza Traders

The rejuvenation of ‘Midtown’ continues and the aroma of wood fired pizza has now joined this bustling neighbourhood. I have been on a carb vacation. We were once friends but too much time spent together was not good for the waistline. But then temptation opened up just down the road. The owner had previously cooked…

Preview : Brother Mine

I count myself lucky to be one of the first to stumble across the original Crumb Street Kitchen, a tiny BBQ joint situated in urban wilderness. Zac Shearer and his partner Sian King were in there serving up a small menu of smoked meats and sides in pizza boxes surrounded by eclectic decor. The food…

Hello, Mr Good Guy

The Smallest Food Critic stayed up past her bedtime to accompany me to the opening of Mr Good Guy, and we liked what we saw (and tasted!). The bar and dining area is open-plan; bright and modern, with more personality than you’d expect from a hotel restaurant. The open kitchen is central; this is cooking…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 22

The Islington Hotel is opening their restaurant for a limited time to the general public. Running July and August from Thursday to Saturday the evenings will feature a tour of the award winning hotel before dinner. For more info phone 6220 2123 or email reservations@islingtonhotel.com Cafe Tehran has opened in the Hobart Mall. 24th of July is World…

Bar Wa Izakaya

There’s been a lot of comings and goings on the Elizabeth Street strip of late but perhaps the most talked about was the closure of Pashas and the Japanese restaurant that took it’s place. That restaurant is Bar Wa Izakaya which opened on the 23rd of June amidst a whirlwind of hype. Was this hype…

Preview : Standard Drinks

Three years in the making, this is the burger bar Hobart needs. We were lucky enough to be invited for a sneak peak. There wouldn’t be many locals who haven’t visited The Standard, a takeaway down a laneway consistently serving up some of the best burgers in Tasmania. Such was their popularity that an expansion…

Preview : Mr Good Guy

The recent explosion of world class restaurants in Hobart is set to continue with an exciting new eatery opening soon. We were given a preview by Executive Chef Andy Third. The venue is starting to look like somewhere you’d like to eat but there’s still a way to go. As we chat deliveries arrive of…

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…

Dark Mofo Winterfeast – A pictorial

With so much to be excited about we really do suggest going and experiencing it yourself. Here is but a taste. Winter Feast Dark Mofo : The Foodie Fringe Collaborations : Dark Mofo and City of Hobart Winter Feast

Dark Mofo : The Foodie Fringe

While the cuisine capital of the festival is undoubtedly the fantastic Dark Mofo and City of Hobart Winter Feast there’s a lot more to check out with many local businesses and visiting chefs joining in and presenting even more reasons to brave the cold. Whether you’re in town for the week or a local looking for something…