Chicken & Pig – Pork Panini


As the growth in Adelaide eateries continues seemingly unabated, the previously largely overlooked strip of Pirie Street has seen the opening of 3 new venues in a short space of time. Oggi, a pasta and wine bar; Abbots and Kinney, a bakery/patisserie; and now the subject of this post, the simply titled Chicken and Pig.

Read More »

Low & Slow American BBQ – Brisket Burger


Brisket, and by this I mean smoked brisket, is very much an American institution. Having said that, I realise that they didn’t invent smoking of meat to cook it, as that honour goes to Reginald Spotwith of the Cotswold region of England, who accidently achieved this process in 1653*. ‘Mericans have very much taken this style of cooking to their ...

Read More »

Jamie’s Italian – Jamie’s Italian Burger


From the Menu – Chargrilled beef burger with melted fontina cheese in a brioche bun with fried onion rings and grilled mortadella – $21 The fanfare that surrounded the opening of Jamie’s Italian in Adelaide was considerable. The redevelopment of the old bank building, located at 2 King William Street in the CBD, was in the news all over the ...

Read More »

The Taxpayer – Lionel Richie


So another burger of the month, another trip to The Taxpayer. On paper too, this really was shaping up nicely, with a multitude of elements in there which to my minds palate were all singing from the same songbook. From the menu: Lionel Richie – Braised lamb slow cooked in pomegranate juice, haloumi, sweet potato ribbons, baby spinach, house made ...

Read More »

A Foodie’s Guide to Adelaide


Traditionally famous for its lush vineyards and the mighty Murray River, South Australia is now making a name for itself in the restaurant scene. The once sleepy state has come alive with a slew of fresh and exciting new restaurants and bars, with quite a few award winners amongst them. We take a peek into some of the most enticing ...

Read More »

Maximilians/Sidewood Estate – Max’s Burger

Certainly presents nicely

Sidewood Estate Cellar Door 21 June 2015 I have driven past Maximillian’s restaurant and the Sidewood Cellar Door probably thousands of times.  I’ve heard many a brilliant thing about the place in general, not to mention the fantastic views and delicious wines.  Today was a chilly winter’s day in Adelaide but the sun was out and lunch beckoned. What better ...

Read More »

Recipe – Bacon Jam

Just look at that. Delish.

Bacon jam. Its one of those combinations of things that while it might sound initially a little strange, you just know that you want to have some. I mean, bacon is the thing that makes all savoury items just better, with all its…..bacony….bacon-ness. For example, consider this scenario: cheeseburger on a menu, followed by a (+ $3 add bacon). We ...

Read More »

Mlkman – Service Pre-Launch


Picture this scenario – week night, tired, hungry. Don’t have much food in the house, and couldn’t be bothered going shopping. Getting something delivered comes to mind, but commercial pizza pretty much your only option, and you want something better. Its not a difficult scenario to imagine, as I am sure we have all been there, probably many times. Why ...

Read More »