The Holdy – Lets Get Nauti!


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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Level One – Electra House


Things you need to know about Level One at Electra House. 1. Great service from professional and dedicated staff. 2. ‎Amazing flavours from a highly talented chef and kitchen. 3. ‎A relaxed and formal/informal environment where everyone feels welcome. There – review done! Ok, so this is simplifying things a lot, but to be honest, if you look back at ...

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A Pho Lovers Guide to the Adelaide CBD


It is apparent that one of the hottest things this winter is to warm up and nourish your soul with a steaming bowl of Vietnamese beef soup. While laksa has had its time in the sun, it seems its now time for pho to shine and get its much deserved kudos.

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Phonatic on Hindley Street is another relatively new venue to the Adelaide food scene which, given its name, it comes as no surprise to dish out Vietnamese cuisine with a particular focus on pho. On first impression, this looks more like a funky new cocktail bar than an Asian restaurant, and I mean that in the nicest possible way. With ...

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Thanh Thanh – Pho Tai


​Pho is the new black, or at least that is what it seems to be given how it seems to be growing in popularity. It seems everyone has their own favourite place, and their own personal mix of how they put it all together.

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Mr Viet – Pho (and a pint)

Pho and a beer, thanks!

In my ongoing search for some of the city’s best pho, this rainy winters day took us to this little hole in the wall place in the hustle and bustle of James Place, Mr Viet. Since this somewhat accidental ‘quest’ started, this had been mentioned by more than a few people, so I was quite interested to see how it ...

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Adelaide Pho


Habits can form quickly it seems. I go many years without being aware of pho, then a few more not having tried it. Now, once that cherry is popped, I was back for more again within the same week.

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Line ups out the front of any food place is surely a good sign that they are doing something right. Well, other than somewhere in a food court, naturally. Throw in that this is a Korean restaurant specialising in dumplings, tucked away on Bank Street off Hindley, and then there has to be something special going on.

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Pho SA


Pho is, for some people, a food group all of its own. On the pyramid I believe it’s located somewhere between the vegetables and dairy. The intricate depth of flavour in the broth, mixed with the textural elements, fresh herbs, noodles, some chilli, served with the (traditionally) raw beef makes for an intoxicating and addictive mix. Its also normally excellent ...

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Sit Lo


Courtesy of Instagram, some time late in 2015, I spotted the amazing looking steamed buns from some place called “Sit Lo”. Never heard of it. The buns looked, if you squinted a bit, something that was akin to a burger, and given this blog was Burger Me at the time that was an important link to make.

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