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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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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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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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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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