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Arte-Zans
South, Shops

Arte-Zans – Strong Vegetables and other treats

Arte-Zans – Introduction Arte-Zans is a small, but interesting produce shop in Geeveston that also sells a variety of other treats as well. The vegetables are excellent and the baked treats such as melting moments are cooked with skill. It is housed in the shop/kitchen that used to be the […]

Masaaki Geeveston
South, Seafood

Masaaki – Perfect Sushi and Sashimi

Masaaki – Geeveston Tasmanians have been very lucky to have access to the excellent sushi and sashimi lovingly prepared by Masaaki Koyama who came to Tasmania many years ago (around 15 to be more precise) from the prefecture of Wakayama in Japan which lies just south of the busy city […]

Organic produce at Felds Farm
Organic

Organic produce – the best flavours!

Tasmanian organic produce – Why? As you peruse this site you will notice that nearly all of the producers we mention and most of the restaurants either produce or use all or mostly organic produce. Why? There are many reasons why we try to only eat and drink organic produce […]

Faba Gelateria
North, Shops

Faba Gelateria – Excellent Ice Creams

Faba Gelateria – Introduction Campbell Town is one of the few towns on the Midland Highway that hasn’t been bypassed. It is therefore a popular stopping place for a coffee or to peruse the interesting bookshop or for a wander to admire some of the colonial buildings. But now there […]

Peppina @ Tasman Hotel
Hobart, Restaurants

Peppina – Great Produce

Peppina – Introduction Peppina in the luxury Tasman Hotel is an important addition to the Hobart dining scene. The Italian-inflected menu is based on Tasmania’s best produce. It’s hard to imagine a more difficult time to open a restaurant than in the week Tasmania’s borders were opened to welcome not […]

Waterloo Inn
East Coast, Restaurants

Waterloo Inn – Fresh local food

It is a good idea to check by phoning this venue as they do not operate right through the winter period. Waterloo Inn – Introduction The dining room at Swansea’s Waterloo Inn is a welcome arrival on the Tasmanian dining scene. Chef Zac Green and front-of-house Alex Sumner are, together, […]

Xai Vegetables
South, Producers

Xai Vegetables – Excellent Fresh Produce

Xai Vegetables – Introduction Xai and her team grow and sell some of the best fresh vegetables in Tasmania. Everything she sells is presented beautifully on her stall. We are lucky in Tasmania that vegetables grow more slowly than in the rest of Australia. we are also lucky that our […]

The Confessional
North

The Confessional – A Quirky Truck Stop

The Confessional – Introduction The Confessional is normally a place we would avoid due to the name, however we were intrigued when this place opened beside a (presumably) no longer required church on the Midland Highway. We arrived without any great expectations, partly because the car park here is absolutely […]