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The Store – Brinner Menu Launch


Brinner. To be completely honest with you, its not something I had ever heard of before, but it doesn’t take very long to work out what it going on. An anagram of ‘breakfast’ and ‘dinner’ in the same fashion as we have mushed together the traditional first and second meal times of the day to arrive at ‘brunch’.

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Paradise Hotel

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Ah Paradise. Its such an amusing name to give a suburb – especially when its in the middle of ‘suburbia’, north east of the Adelaide CBD. It would be the equivalent of calling your child “Champion” or “Legend”. It kind of sets expectations rather high.

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Nonna & I – Kensington Park


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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A Dark Beer lovers guide to South Australia


Winter. Ugh. Just the mention of this word conjures up images of dreary skies. Sodden miserable people traipsing their way forlornly through the murk, mud coating thier shoes while cold winds from the Antarctic sandblast their eyes with near freezing rain. Oh the joy. Its not all bad though. Once you get out of the doom and gloom, a fireplace ...

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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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A Coffee Lovers Guide to Adelaide and surrounds


It is interesting to see how the market for coffee is maturing and developing in the last few years. Mirroring the growth in interest in other areas such as craft beer and cider, as well as the now ingrained (over)use of terms such as ‘organic’ and ‘artisan’, coffee is no longer as simple as it used to be.

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Miss Perez 


​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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5 Spice Indian Cuisine


Indian food is a diverse and rich cuisine that often doesn’t get the full respect it deserves. It is far more than butter chicken, lamb korma, vindaloo and naan bread. There is a vast array of styles and flavours in curries, salads, pilafs, breads and condiments depending on the region of the country you are looking at.

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