Cuisine

Promenade Restaurant – Stamford Grand, Glenelg

Seafood Tower

It’s probably not unfair to say that the Promenade Restaurant, located within the Stamford Grand at Glenelg, has seen better times. It was once a shining diamond of ‘the bay’ but times have moved on, and it seems the Promenade hadn’t quite kept up. However, changes are a-foot. There are new people in charge across the board, and some firm ...

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The Holdy – Lets Get Nauti!

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Whats a pirates favourite letter? Just as a digression for a moment, its funny how whenever you think about sea/water/sailing/boating puns or jokes, pirates always seem to get in the mix. This could just be me though….

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Beach Bum Hawaiian Kiosk – North Adelaide

AMAZING crispy pork belly

Before we begin the review proper, lets look at some definitions for the term “Beach Bum”. The Collins Dictionary has defined this as “a person that spends his or her time loafing about on beaches”. Fairly self-explanatory really, but I thought that to make sure we were all on the same wavelength, this needed further clarity. As such, I moved ...

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Sticky Rice Cooking School – Electrolux “Back to Basics” Masterclass

The all important dessert - chocolate soufflé cake with fresh honeycomb, mascarpone and macerated strawberries.

Set in leafy surrounds on the fringe of Stirling in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, Sticky Rice Cooking School has long been running hands-on cooking classes teaching their visitors how to create restaurant quality dishes. Thanks to the generosity of Electrolux, we were able to experience some of this as we got to take part in a ‘back to basics’ masterclass ...

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The Food Truck Movement

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If you like good food, good drinks, in a relaxed and chilled outdoor venue that caters well for children, including DJ’s and live music – then you need look no further than the Food Truck Movement.

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The Bunker Sports Bar and Grill

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Lets just get one thing clear. The Bunker Sports Bar is not somewhere that people would normally write extensive reviews about. In fact, with all due respect, its probably not somewhere that people put that much thought into at all. Its not exactly new and sexy. Its not trying to be the latest and greatest anything. There is no trendy ...

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Nonna & I – Kensington Park

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As he grew up watching his mother and grandmother shopping for the freshest seafood around town and sharing recipes at home, the young Khalil Rashwan developed his own passion for cooking. Many years later, following success in both the USA and Asia, Chef Khalid has brought his fusion of old-school Italian cooking and modern twists to the Australian restaurant scene. ...

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Fair Espresso (Central Markets)

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Fair Espresso is another one of those cafes that I have been walking past for quite a long time now, casually perusing their wares from a distance, for some time now. When I say ‘a distance’, this is a few metres as they are situated at the entrance to the central markets next to the courts.

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Borsa Pasta Cucina

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Everyone needs a stable, reliable, and consistently good place for lunch. You know, for when you aren’t sure precisely what you feel like – but you know it’s not a food court or banh mi kind of day. You want something good, and you don’t want to be guessing about it. There needs to be some good options there, but ...

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