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…

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…

MONAte

It was Hobart’s best kept secret and the gamblers most ambitious bet to date. A cavernous multi-floored restaurant built in the heart of the CBD without a whisper of anyone noticing, works undertaken at night and behind boarded up windows. The old Mercury building has been transformed into perhaps the most exciting dining venue in…

Hearth, Pizza and Small Plates

Monty’s on Montpelier was one of the shining lights of the Hobart culinary scene, reaping awards and international recognition for its fine dining experience. I was fortunate to dine there thrice and each time it lived up to the hype and delivered some wonderful memories. It was therefore a bit of a shock to learn that…