Breakfast @ Westend Pumphouse

Bottles of sriracha on the table, a gin trolley within tantalising view and exotic smells wafting from an open kitchen. When one of the most innovative pubs in Hobart reopened for breakfast it was bound to be different to the norm. The space is very amiable for breakfast. It’s a big room with many options…

Breakfast @ Franklin

Much has been written about dinner at Franklin since it opened two years ago. David Moyle and his team have converted an old Ford showroom into a contemporary bar and dining space that has won numerous awards and praise from critics. The food celebrates the local, the seasonal and the skills of the brigade. The…

South on Collins

It’s easy to miss, a small cafe tucked away in an arcade with an excellent second hand bookshop and a tattoo studio as neighbours. Those who have stumbled upon it though have returned with tales of excellent fare and exceptional burgers, I had to investigate. I admit I have walked past many times without giving…

Hamlet

Slightly off the beaten path but well worth finding your way to is Hamlet, a café making a difference while serving up some exciting and original fare. At first glance a contemporary café, Hamlet is also a not for profit social enterprise with the aim of giving skills and work experience to those that face…

Breakfast @ Mohr and Smith

A recent trip up the East Coast of Tasmania had us scratching our heads when it came it breakfast options. Much was found in the average to bad range with one venue even getting the gong for the worst “coffee” we’d ever tasted. Limping into St Helens we spotted a place whose name we recognised….

Mountain Pepper Rosti

While best known for their delicious organic wood fired pizzas the new team at Mountain Pepper have been branching out into other tasty delights such as bone broths and soups. Today saw the launch of a new range of rosti with plenty to please everyone. Being close enough to breakfast time I had to choose…