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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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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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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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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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Lady Burra Brewhouse – new deck launch, future plans

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Lady Burra, Adelaide’s only CBD based brewery, has lifted the veil off their renovations just in time for ‘Mad March’. The changes are clearly visible from the foot traffic passing through Topham Mall, with Lady Burra now sporting a new outdoor area with seating for 30 people amongst other visual enhancements.

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