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…

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…

The Tasmanian Bao Fiasco

I love new finds.  When you discover a place for the first time you’re going in blind and essentially giving them your trust. Sometimes this pays off with wonderful new experiences that cause one to rush home and tell the world. Other times…. The sign held promise, I’m a big fan of a good bao….

Lucinda Wine

Tucked away on Collins Street, in the heart of the city, is a hidden den of pleasures. As the sun sets and the surrounding shops close they open their doors and Lucinda Wine draws in those that are in need. And your desires are well catered for. Feel like a quiet drink of something interesting?…

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…