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…

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…

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….

Falls Festival Foods : Marion Bay 2018

Once again we returned to Marion Bay to see in the new year with thousands of our closest friends. Some new vendors were on site to feed these masses while previous favourites were sadly missing, including the very popular Munchies Street Food. Here’s some snapshots of what was sampled.     Falls Festival Website Falls Festival…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 31

It has been a while between editions so a lot to catch up on in the world of Tasmanian food, wine and festivals! Aløft has launched Breakfast Club running from 8am til midday every Sunday serving up contemporary breakfast, brunch and cocktails. Belles Burgers has opened a second restaurant at 4 Cascade Road in South Hobart, previously…

Falls Festival Foods : Marion Bay 2017

Finding a good feed at a music festival can be a daunting experience but there’s an abundance to be found at Falls Festival. Here are some pics and commentary from 2017. Falls Festival is held 28th December to 1st of January at Marion Bay and various other sites throughout Australia.

Honey Brown

South Hobart’s popular Ginger Brown has been upstaged by it’s new vegetarian sister. I was a vegan myself for quite a while. My first full time Chef position was at the legendary vegetarian Zanskar Cafe in Barrack Street before working at other venues with a strong meat free emphasis. I know vegetarian food. It makes…

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…

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…