Cuisine

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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Coal Cellar and Grill – Winter Food and Wine Series – July

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The winter solstice may be passed and daylight is slowly creeping its way through our windows for longer each day, but this is still very much the season for comfort food. Rich, opulant, hearty fare is what this is about, and if you can add quality red wine to the mix, even better. Essentially what this describes is the Winter ...

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Festival of Food 2018 – Windy Point Cafe

It is becoming 'Festival of Ribs' if this keeps up...

As part of the Festival of Food for 2018, the Windy Point Cafe are offering up a 4 course menu to showcase some of their wares. Pulling up into their car park, and seeing that view disappearing off into the distance, you already know that things are going to be ok. As with all the FOF menu’s, you are offered ...

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The Playford Restaurant – Festival of Food 2018

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There are some places that just get it. You know, really understand what it is to be in hospitality. Just as some people seem to be born entertainers, and make the simple act of walking into a room an event – certain establishments seem to naturally get things right. The Playford, for me, is one of these places. A little ...

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Goodlife Pizza – Glenelg

Hahndorf salami, baby bocconcini, basil and olives

I remember back in the day – which is a rather vague period of time I know – but goodlife Pizza was essentially THE location for gourmet pizza. Positioning themselves as organic and charging a premium price, they really set themselves aside from the crowd. Since that time of course, many have followed in this path with woodfired gourmet pizza ...

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3rd by NNQ

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Tucked away in the ground floor of an office building on King William Street is a gem of a Vietnamese restaurant. It does feel more than a little strange having people walking right behind you, on the way to or from the lifts of their office, while you are having lunch. This becomes doubly unusual when you are sitting having ...

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Carmine & Co 50th birthday bash!

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I think I want to be adopted into an Italian family. It’s not the first time I have thought this either, but it was just reinforced having walked away from the 50th birthday celebration at Port Pizza Bar (aka Carmine and Co). 50 years is a long time for a restaurant to exist, and to not just survive but thrive ...

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Farina 00 Pasta and Wine – Pizza Menu Launch

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Pizza is like lingerie in – stay with me here – at least two ways. Firstly, simplicity is always better. All the bows and sparkly hearts and excessive lace and…fluffy bits…. Not actually making things better. Sorry guys, it just isn’t. Secondly, neither are meant to be actually visible for long periods of time. If you can still….ummm…see your pizza ...

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The Hindley – Autumn Menu Launch

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The rise and redevelopment of Adelaide CBD’s west end continues with the opening of The Hindley Bar and Grill as part of the new HQ complex. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily – including weekend brunch options – this could become the new hub of Hindley Street. Head chef Shane Piercy (The Lion, Public Caffe, The Sauce) has developed ...

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