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…

Preview : Brother Mine

I count myself lucky to be one of the first to stumble across the original Crumb Street Kitchen, a tiny BBQ joint situated in urban wilderness. Zac Shearer and his partner Sian King were in there serving up a small menu of smoked meats and sides in pizza boxes surrounded by eclectic decor. The food…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 21

Smolt are presenting a Suckling Pig Winter Feast this Thursday the 29th from 6:30pm. Dinner and drinks are $110 per person and bookings are essential on 62242554 Bar Wa Izakaya is now open in Elizabeth St serving up Japanese inspired bar meals alongside a great range of beverages. Devils Brewery are taking over the taps at New Sydney…

Collaborations : Dark Mofo and City of Hobart Winter Feast

During the coldest month each year a great feast is held to draw the people from their homes, to celebrate the season with fire and dancing. Thousands gather around the flames to reunite or make new friends with an array of beverages in hands. Teams of chefs from throughout the country work over coals hauling…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 18

Franklin are presenting a very special dinner on the 28th of May to raise funds in support of mental health through the Menzies Institute. Tickets are $200 for a set menu with matched wines presented by David Moyle and Lilly Trewartha. Richard and Julian Hensens, formerly of The Republic Bar, are opening Bar Wa Izakaya just down the…

Foods and Stuffs Vol 16

The Amorik Whisky Tour lands in Hobart on the 4th of March featuring the Exclusive 10 YO Sauternes release with David Roussier, GM of Armorik Single Malt, travelling from Brittany, France for this special occasion. Tickets for this exciting event are available here. Urban Greek is once again opening for lunches on Fridays and Sundays. Society – Salamanca is hosting…

Frogmore Creek

Everything you have heard is true. The numerous awards are all deserved. This is clever and innovative dining at its best. It’s a short but enjoyable drive from Hobart through the countryside. The city soon gives way to summer fields, roadside produce, numerous vineyards and an enticing alpaca farm. We’re here for the food though,…