Highway Hotel – New Summer Menu

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Changing perceptions can be hard work. Once an idea is entrenched – be it right or wrong – it can take an awful lot to dislodge. I make this point because it seems, despite years of redevelopment and reinvention, The Highway may be suffering – entirely unfairly – from an element of this. But first…. I was recently treated to ...

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Mamachau

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In the next instalment of TPTGLIAC – Tiny Places to get Lunch in Adelaide CBD (OK so the name needs some refinement) – I would like to introduce Mamachau. Located down near the corner of King William and Pirie Street, this little almost hole in the wall eatery is here to deliver some of the best bao you could ask ...

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Pink Moon Deli

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This hole in the wall thing is really becoming quite the popular thing around Adelaide, with more and more poking their noses out into the streetscape. Often a secondary outlet for an existing larger venue, one of the earlier adopters of has been Pink Moon Deli. With their parent establisment – Pink Moon Saloon – already well established on the ...

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Contemporary Japanese Deli

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Japanese food has always been a little bit of a mystery to me, as my early exposure to it wasn’t overly enticing. Some flavour combinations and ingredients can be a little left field, so for a long time I just didn’t quite get it. However, eventually I was reintroduced via the institution that is ramen, and the rest, as they ...

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@313

Porchetta roast with fennel, chilli and paprika, grilled cabbage, radish and roasted pink lady apples

Think catering food, and what generally comes to mind is either trays of monotone sandwiches and baguettes, or plates of uninspiring golden brown fried items. And sure, while I love a good sanga and arancinni as much as the next person, its hardly memorable stuff. @313 obviously felt the same way, as they set about gearing up their function space ...

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Levant Eatery – Pirie Street

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After three years of love and support at their Hindley Street location, the crew behind Levant Eatery decided it was time to open a second CBD location. to the CBD. Situated on Pirie St, Levant Eatery’s new location represents a dynamic fusion of sumptuous middle-eastern food and vibrant culture in a bustling city setting. “We specifically picked this location to ...

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Jekyll and Hyde

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For someone that likes to keep an eye out for new and interesting place to visit, it never ceases to amaze me just how many there are that have never even been a blip on my radar. Sure, this is far from a full time pursuit – if only – but it’s not often I am completely surprised by somewhere. ...

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The Noble Gentleman

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The Noble Gentleman is a small bar-style venue that will essentially be the CBD’s cellar door. Having reached out to South Australian wineries without a cellar door, the aim is to give them a space to be able to connect with customers in a CBD location. Any gaps in their schedule will be filled with wines from France, Italy and ...

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The Highway – Mushroom Month 2018

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Dont worry about any other time of the year, one of my favourite months of the calendar is Mushroom Month. Every year from the kitchen at The Highway comes a menu showcasing the many qualities of the ‘shroom. There has been a recent change in the kitchen with a new head chef (Damien Fong Lim) and sous chef (Ashley Coad) ...

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