My Story

Part of a series focusing on Tasmanian hospitality workers and their experiences during the COVID 19 outbreak. Two weeks ago I was in Salamanca chatting with the Chef at a popular establishment. He talked about how well they were doing, how many staff he had on, about the bright times ahead. Now they are closed,…

Satoko Takano’s Story

Part of a series focusing on Tasmanian hospitality workers and their experiences during the COVID 19 outbreak. Satoko first found her love for coffee working in the industry in Japan before an office job got in the way. Fortunes intervened though and she ‘encountered a great cup of coffee in Tokyo one day and that…

Hobart : Takeaways and deliveries to get us all by

Due to fears, safeguards, and regulations currently in place to combat the Corona Virus a lot of restaurants are turning to offering a takeaway service in a bid to still offer the people of greater Hobart a fantastic meal. Here is the beginning of a list which we hope will grow to include everyone offering…

Hobart’s Best Foods and Stuffs of 2019

If you’re looking for Hobart’s best restaurants there are already a number of publications promoting the same four each year. This is a list of what really matters, from best bar to best taco you’ll find it inside. Best Takeaway : Bun Bar This tiny hole in the wall on Harrington Street is easily missed…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 35

Tasmanian food news, gossip, and wild speculation! The Standard has announced it will be reopening at a new location at the top end of Liverpool Street, complete with rooftop bar. Evolve Spirits Bar is hosting a Nikka Whisky Masterclass on the 13th of August. Whisky Expert and Nikka Ambassador, Kevin Griffin, will showcase his picks from Nikka’s…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 34

Your irregularly published  round up of Tasmanian foodie news! First up, we have four big players opening up soon in the Hobart CBD : Kavorka : The brainchild of Megan Quill, former co-owner of Tricycle Cafe, with dishes and drinks that draw inspiration from her Latvian and Lithuanian roots. Vigil : Street food from the team…

Dark MOFO – The Foodie Fringe 2019

Beyond Winter Feast there’s a lot happening in Hobart and with more restaurants and bars than ever before offering something extra during the Dark MOFO Festival this will be our biggest guide yet! Tom McHugo’s Two Metre Tall are taking over the back bar of this excellent central pub with six hand pumps dedicated to their artisan…

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…

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…

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…