Churros, my introduction into actually being a restaurateur*, began in Brisbane in the late 1970’s. It was successful because it was absolutely zeitgeist, and driven by passion.
Claremont House, 12 Lady Clark Ave, Claremont | (03) 6249 8818 | www.claremonthouse.com.au/ View by appointment only Like a grand lady with flounced skirts, Claremont House bats her eyes as we crunch up the winding road to reach the crest of the hill. There she sits, Lady of all she surveys, suffering through the nips and tucks…
If you like your places dark and quiet – this is not it. But it’s a day and brunch space, so the whole ethos works and works well. welcome to Patanella.
Sun Tzu’s ancient and epic tome, The Art of War, is a staple in any serious business person’s armory. The same principles apply to life, and to running a restaurant. These are, and will always be, all about strategy. And preparation. And finally, luck. The business of war. Dedicated to my daughter, who only saw…
Carl Wise runs the food blog Yippie Pie Yay. And yet still goes about his business quietly cooking at the Homestead Hotel. Pub crawl required? Why yes!
Huon Valley Meat Co., like the Astor Grill, takes us back to a better time. When the local butcher knew the names of the beasts and treated them with care.
San Churro was a monk who changed the bitter Aztec chocolate drink into a sweet delicacy. It’s also the name of chocolateria franchise now in Salamanca.
Delilah, at the front of the restaurant, stood 8 feet tall in black leather, handcuffs and whip swinging from a thin belt around her waist. Zing!
New Sydney Hotel is a shining example of an old pub given new life by a sharp, clever entrepreneur. Boring old pub food? Think again.
They’ve depth chargers on the menu, fishwives’ garden & battle of Cadiz stuff. One of Hobart’s oldest restaurant institutions – The Drunken Admiral.