Author: Sue Dyson and Roger McShane

Templo-Hobart

Templo – Great neighbourhood restaurant

♥ Templo is a tiny restaurant in Patrick Street just near Harrington St. The food here has an Italian influence. The menu is mercifully brief and you can either choose from the list chalked on the wall or just ask the chef to feed you. They have a short wine […]

Fico Venison Cappelletti

Fico – Risotto Heaven

Fico – Introduction Fico in Macquarie Street is one of Hobart’s best and most popular restaurants. The transformation of this former newsagency cum café has been astounding. The owners and chefs here are Federica Andrisani and Oskar Rossi who are young but with lots of experience in high-end restaurants in […]

Bread + Butter Launceston-Tasmania

Bread + Butter – Amazing butter, great bread

♥♥ Bread + Butter Overview Bread + Butter is a wonderful café in Launceston, opened by Olivia and Rob from the Tasmanian Butter Company who make some of Australia’s best cultured butter. Originally in Cimitiere Street, they have now moved to revamped premises in Elizabeth Street directly opposite Prince’s Square […]

Radishes-Fried-Egg-Sauce-Lucinda-Tasmania

Lucinda – A Dynamic Bar and Restaurant

♥♥♥ Lucinda – A natural wine bar and restaurant Lucinda, the bar and restaurant in front of (and owned by) one of Hobart’s leading restaurants, Dier Makr, is now an essential part of the Hobart eating and drinking scene. The food and wine is closely overseen by Kobi Ruzicka who […]

Boad Beans

Broad beans and mint dip

Broad beans (fava beans) make great dips and this recipe is very special because you can use older ones. Every year Tasmanians yearn for Spring to arrive! First it heralds the onset of more pleasant weather, but more importantly we know that broad beans will only be a few weeks […]

Agrarian-Kitchen-Eatery

The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery – Delicious Food

♥♥♥ The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery – Introduction Before starting this story, we should add here that we feel liberated to be no longer reviewing restaurants for commercial organisations (after many years doing so for the ABC, Qantas In-flight magazine and Gourmet Traveller). We stopped for two reasons. The first was […]