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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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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