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….

Foods and Stuffs Vol 26

After 28 years of trade Amigo’s has closed in North Hobart with tentative plans to relocate elsewhere. Burger Got Soul will be opening its fourth Tasmanian store at the site. Hole in the wall cafe Shotgun Coffee is opening in Murray St near the entrance to Cat and Fiddle. Koonya Garlic Festival on the 24th of February is…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 24

Gormanston Road Store in Derwent Park has new owners and is serving up traditional Afghan meals alongside their regular fare with the help of Hazara asylum seekers and former refugees. Hejos Chinese Restaurant has introduced a home delivery service. The Italian Pantry is hosting a dinner on the 14th of October to raise funds to help Ethiopians access…

Brother Mine

A local bistro for local people. We previewed Brother Mine a few weeks back and learned of the teams plans to create a space where the neighbourhood could gather to share a drink and a bite to eat with friends and family. It sounded like just my type of place and I was eager to see if…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 23

The Ro’n’Slow BBQ Team launch their new sauce range by smoking up some brisket, ribs, bratwurst, wings and sides at Lean-To Kitchen in Derwent Park on the 1st of September from 6pm. Full details here. Bangor Wine & Oyster Shed is hosting a four course seafood dinner on the 23rd of September presented by Chef Eloise Emmett, author of the…

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…

Preview : Mr Good Guy

The recent explosion of world class restaurants in Hobart is set to continue with an exciting new eatery opening soon. We were given a preview by Executive Chef Andy Third. The venue is starting to look like somewhere you’d like to eat but there’s still a way to go. As we chat deliveries arrive of…

Twelve Stones

“And Joshua set up twelve stones in the midst of Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests which bare the ark of the covenant stood: and they are there unto this day.” – Joshua 4:9 Situated in Pontville, a pleasant half hour drive from Hobart, Twelve Stones is a contemporary venue housed…

Mr Burger opens its first Tasmanian restaurant

Love food trucks but hate the hassle of having to track them down and then suffer the inconvenience of nowhere to sit? Popular mobile vendors Mr Burger have you covered opening their first Tasmanian restaurant this week in the Hobart CBD! Starting with a single food truck in Melbourne in 2012, Mr Burger has quickly…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 8

Tap That reopens in Sandy Bay after a makeover this Monday serving a range of Tasmanian beers and other beverages with growlers to take home. Templo is seeking a chef to join their team, email mail@templo.com.au Landscape Restaurant and Grill is opening in the old Henrys space in the IXL building on October the 7th with Executive Chef Oli…