Italian

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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Cafe Brunelli

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Looking at my Instagram feed, you would swear that lately all I have done recently is eat pizza and drink beer. Not that there is any issue with that at all. So just to continue the trend, I offer you some words about another pizza place, and this time an old favourite – Brunelli. This wood oven pizza venue has ...

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Lost in a Forest 

Set amongst the trees and hidden away in the beautiful village of Uraidla is one of the Adelaide Hills best kept secrets. Wood oven pizza is a bit dime-a-dozen these days, so this alone is not enough to raise any eyebrows. An old church being the main building and kitchen is an interesting feature, as is allowing patrons to simply throw ...

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Farina 00 Pasta and Wine Bar

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Can we ever have too many really good pasta places? With a focus on absolute freshness and preparing almost everything in house, its easy to see the quality and attention to detail shining through at the relatively new Farina 00 Pasta and WIne Bar. I was invited down – as a family mind you – to come and sample their ...

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Grumpy’s Brewhaus

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Combine an all grain microbrewery, serving a changing mix of their own beers on tap, with some woodoven pizzas and other tasty goodies in the mix, all wrapped up in a chilled location in the Adelaide Hills and you have a very enticing proposition indeed.

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Miss Perez 

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​Being a hills dweller I have been well aware of Miss Perez plying their trade in Stirling, however it was only just now that I arranged to venture through their doors. I now regret that I hadn’t done this sooner…. 

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Osteria Oggi

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Osteria Oggi is one of the more recent additions to the burgeoning Pirie Street food scene, opening their doors late in 2015. For no particularly good reason it has taken me until now to get in there, but having done so, I am kicking myself for not wandering in before now.

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Pizza e Mozzarella Bar

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There are so many variations around pizza. For something so simple – base, sauce (optional), toppings – there are endless option for what you can do. Pretty much if you can think of it, then someone, somewhere, would have tried it.  The classics are really where it is at though, and it is to these strengths that Pizza E Mozzarella ...

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