2018 Dark MOFO + City of Hobart Winter Feast Preview

Over two weeks in June there will be a series of very special coming togethers indeed as our finest island produce is given to the hands of Chefs from throughout the lands to be showcased at a festival unlike any other. As the darkness descends the fires will roar and there shall be drinking, dancing,…

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…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 26

After 28 years of trade Amigo’s has closed in North Hobart with tentative plans to relocate elsewhere. Burger Got Soul will be opening its fourth Tasmanian store at the site. Hole in the wall cafe Shotgun Coffee is opening in Murray St near the entrance to Cat and Fiddle. Koonya Garlic Festival on the 24th of February is…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 25

The team behind Me Wah have joined forces with Wrest Point to open Kwan Ho in the casino featuring a range of shared banquet style meals. Zum Cafe in Salamanca is now Solstice. Slow Food Hobart are holding their major fundraising event of their year on the 10th of December. Terra Madre Day is a Christmas celebration with…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 24

Gormanston Road Store in Derwent Park has new owners and is serving up traditional Afghan meals alongside their regular fare with the help of Hazara asylum seekers and former refugees. Hejos Chinese Restaurant has introduced a home delivery service. The Italian Pantry is hosting a dinner on the 14th of October to raise funds to help Ethiopians access…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Collaborations : Dark Mofo and City of Hobart Winter Feast

During the coldest month each year a great feast is held to draw the people from their homes, to celebrate the season with fire and dancing. Thousands gather around the flames to reunite or make new friends with an array of beverages in hands. Teams of chefs from throughout the country work over coals hauling…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 20

A bumper volume as it’s Yippee Pie Yay’s 2nd birthday! Knuckle Sandwich are popping up again, this time at Room for a Pony on Sunday the 28th of May from 4:30pm, with three new sandwiches on offer. Tasmanian Tea Company are opening its new tea house and art gallery in Cygnet on the 28th of May. The…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 19

Hellfire Bluff Distillery are celebrating their first birthday this Saturday 13th of May at Society in Salamanca with a range of Hellfire cocktails and surprises in store. Mako Seafoods in North Hobart has closed down. Hearth are opening for lunch on Mothers Day and still have some tables available. Munchies Street Food are popping up at Coal Valley Cider on…