Uraidla Hotel

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I just love a good pub. There is nothing quite like that welcoming, warm embrace that envelops your soul as you walk into a good pub. Your spirits are lifted, your heart is eased and for a while any issues you have are checked at the door. What I am talking about is worlds away from the finely crafted, vast, ...

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Ding Hao

Aniseed tea smoked duck

Ding Hao describe themselves as “traditional Chinese dishes, hot pots and daily yum cha in a bustling venue with a casual ambiance.” Now this may seem like a slightly lazy way of starting a review, and in some sense you are right. But as this is pretty much on the money, its easier than me coming up with a new ...

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A Coffee Lovers Guide to Adelaide and surrounds

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It is interesting to see how the market for coffee is maturing and developing in the last few years. Mirroring the growth in interest in other areas such as craft beer and cider, as well as the now ingrained (over)use of terms such as ‘organic’ and ‘artisan’, coffee is no longer as simple as it used to be.

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A Pho Lovers Guide to the Adelaide CBD

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It is apparent that one of the hottest things this winter is to warm up and nourish your soul with a steaming bowl of Vietnamese beef soup. While laksa has had its time in the sun, it seems its now time for pho to shine and get its much deserved kudos.

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Phonatic

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Phonatic on Hindley Street is another relatively new venue to the Adelaide food scene which, given its name, it comes as no surprise to dish out Vietnamese cuisine with a particular focus on pho. On first impression, this looks more like a funky new cocktail bar than an Asian restaurant, and I mean that in the nicest possible way. With ...

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Miss Perez 

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​Being a hills dweller I have been well aware of Miss Perez plying their trade in Stirling, however it was only just now that I arranged to venture through their doors. I now regret that I hadn’t done this sooner…. 

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Thanh Thanh – Pho Tai

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​Pho is the new black, or at least that is what it seems to be given how it seems to be growing in popularity. It seems everyone has their own favourite place, and their own personal mix of how they put it all together.

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Mr Viet – Pho (and a pint)

Pho and a beer, thanks!

In my ongoing search for some of the city’s best pho, this rainy winters day took us to this little hole in the wall place in the hustle and bustle of James Place, Mr Viet. Since this somewhat accidental ‘quest’ started, this had been mentioned by more than a few people, so I was quite interested to see how it ...

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Highway Hotel – Mushroom Month 2016

Mushrooms!

Mushroom Month has returned to the Highway for its sixth year. Kicking off from the 1st of July, they are offering up a veritable haven for lovers of fungi. Swiss brown, king brown, porcini, shemeji, enoki, oyster – all doing there bit and bringing their distinctive flavours, form and texture to the 5 dishes on offer.

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