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…

Bao Battle – Hobart’s best

Soft, pillow like rolls filled with exquisite savoury ingredients, these are some of my favourite things and they’re popping up all over Hobart. The battle of the bao has been brewing for some time and now to decide whose cuisine reigns supreme! Ja & Jon Their banh mi are mighty fine so I was excited…

Rude Boy – Fried Chicken Relaunch!

It had been a while since I visited Rude Boy so I jumped at the chance to get a sneak peak at their new menu and say hello to the relaunched Rude Boy Fried Chicken and Cocktails. The space and the vibe remain the same, funky music pumps in the background, it’s casual and fun….

Mirmire Nepali Taste

What makes this casual Nepalese restaurant one of my favourite places to eat in Hobart? Pull up a chair and I’ll explain. It’s perhaps not the ambiance. Downstairs is somewhat cafeteria in style and I can imagine off-putting to some as a first impression, but never judge a book and all that. Music is pleasant…

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…

The Brunswick Hotel

It’s a venue that has gone through a lot of changes over the years. What was once a rather uninspiring pub has been renovated to become a mecca for the inner city crowd. We were invited as guests to sample what they were up to now. I’d been in before. It has served in the…