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Agent Cooper Glenorchy Coffee

Agent Cooper: Excellent coffee

Agent Cooper Background Agent Cooper in Glenorchy, an offshoot of Shake a Leg Jr in Moonah, reflects two converging, yet previously totally separate, groups. The first is the hipsters who are gradually moving further out into the suburbs due to rental pressures in Hobart. The second is the people who […]

Sawak Cafe Hobart Malaysian Restaurant

Sawak Cafe: Good, Authentic Malaysian Food

Background to our Malaysia experience Most of our experiences in Malaysia have been en route to somewhere else. But on one occasion we were lucky to be chosen to participate in an IT project in Kuala Lumpur for over a month. During that time we diligently ate in local restaurants […]

Migrant-Resource-Centre-Injera-with-beef

Migrant Resource Centre: Perfect Injera

Injera – Background The Tasmanian Migrant Resource Centre has a wonderful facility at the Glenorchy football oval, of all places, where they run a kitchen and cafe which is accessible by anyone who wants to enjoy the food cooked and served by a diverse range of recent migrants, some of […]

Spice World Bank Arcade Hobart

Spice World: A local treasure

Spice World is a star on the Hobart food scene. Those in the know come here for the vast range of spices that are now available. If you about to prepare a dish and suddenly find that you are out of ajwan seeds or your asafoetida powder is past its […]

Bayside Meats meat display

Bayside Meats: Helpful butcher

Bayside Meats is a female owned specialist retailer in Lower Sandy Bay that always has something of interest in the enticing display fridges. You may also see them referred to as Meat Mistress which is the moniker of one of the owners, so you might find meat mistress@bayside meats referred […]

Shake a Leg Jr Moonah Coffee

Shake a Leg Jr

Shake a Leg Jr is a very good café serving excellent coffee (try the High Beam blend) and tasty pastries (Pigeon Whole Bakery, of course) in Moonah which is an outer(ish) suburb of Hobart where many young hipsters are moving to take advantage of slightly more affordable housing. The café […]

Blackhearts and Sparrows

Blackhearts & Sparrows: Organic wines

Blackhearts & Sparrows has a carefully selected array of interesting wines from Australia and beyond. It is wonderful to have a place where the wines are selected based on their provenance and not just a race to the bottom in the price stakes. You can always find something interesting from […]

Huon Valley Meat Company sign

Huon Valley Meat Company: Great meat

Huon Valley Meat Company has changed their opening hours during the lockdown may vary from those provided at the end of this article, however they are definitely operating and we have been buying amazing, fatty pork belly which we have been poaching in masterstock and then crisping up to accompany […]

Sonny wine menu

Sonny: A wine bar

♥ Corona Update Sonny has changed their model following the Corona shutdown. They still allow some takeaways, but are now operating as a full service bar/restaurant which reduces their ability to provide takeaways. Now it’s a highly personalised dining experience for just 10 people (tables of 2 only), book in […]