Café Assiette


Café Assiette was a place we went to a LONG LONG time ago when we first moved to Adelaide. This was over 10 years ago now, and despite being suitably impressed from that visit, we have only been back once since before now. This has nothing to do with how good it was at the time either…. I cannot explain ...

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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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Social Street S2

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Wow. Amazing. Delicious. Beautiful. Essentially flawless. These are not words that I often use to describe a dining experience. But this was exactly what I found myself uttering throughout the meal that was served to us at Social Street.

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Cockles Cafe – Port Elliot


Port Elliot is such a marvellous place. There is so much to it – way more than it appears to a first glance. Cafes, shops, restaurants, cellar door, pubs…some front and centre, but others also tucked away just waiting to be discovered.

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Recipe – Paella (vegetarian)


Paella is simply a wonderful dish. For something that was somewhat of a peasant’s dish, cooked by men on Sundays (to give women a day off) it has grown from this humble start to become somewhat more ‘fancy’.

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Jetty Food Store


There are few things I love more than good, local produce. Supporting small growers and using only what is fresh and seasonal makes any meal more satisfying, and invariably tastier!

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The Henry Austin – a sneak peek

Things are afoot in Chesser Street. More specifically the old site of Chesser Cellars, that was the home of many a business sit down and long lunch over its impressive tenure from 1964 to 2012, is again showing signs of life.

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Lady Burra Brewhouse – Beef Burger


Lady Burra are the first micro brewery in the CBD of Adelaide. I would like to think that by saying they are ‘the first’ rather than ‘the only’ that someone else will be looking to join them in the not to distant future. I guess time will tell, but this is some positive thinking on my part.

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