Andy Third is the good guy at the helm of Mr. Good Guy, and he’s still at the tools. Ibis Styles are in the vanguard of new hotel restaurants that are – restaurants that just happen to be on the premises.
Still with the distillery ticking away, Kylie and Phil do their Wild Thyme Kitchen at the Farmgate Markets, the seafood BBQ tent at Franko in summer, in Franklin Square, and continue to work up recipes together.
Fico Bistro and Vino is much more than a bistro – but not pretentious fine dining either. It straddles the two nicely.
Hobart gives the Japanese Bar (Wa) its very own vibe, and overall? A great addition to the food and bar scene of our incredible city.
Landscape restaurant is all about presence – at home, and the landscape that informs the entire island of Tasmania. Clever and relaxed, is how I’d sum it up.
Surrounded by his own vintages, and his chosen winemakers he represents, James happily tells his story, which took him around the world and into a wine network that for him, was a perfect fit.
Hardly a prince among pubs, the Prince of Wales, in Battery Point, just keeps going, and the pub food was such a surprise. Some pretty good value in town.
I’d like to see more decent work life balance. But you know what? That’s only achievable if there are enough chefs to cover enough shifts to do straights instead of splits. But as one man, how much can I do about that? So it’s a bit of a pipe dream at the moment, but I live in hope.
Shayne Lewis has carved his own niche in the hospitality industry. And aren’t we glad he did! His Lean To Kitchen has been my go to brand of sauces forever!
Stillwater still keeps on keeping on. With great food, great service, it has its priorities right.