You’re only as good as your last dish, or so they say. CityMag talks to Adelaide chefs who’ve copped scorn from critics to find out how a restaurant recovers.
A last-minute lunch in the Barossa for our restaurant reviewer uncovers a gem – with amazing value-for-money.
After three years in the East End restaurant, Joel Tisato has taken a head chef role at Africola Canteen, a casual suburban sister eatery opening in Norwood this month.
Our restaurant reviewer has a new favourite.
Pirie Street restaurant Soi 38 is popping up at Leigh Street Wine Room this weekend, kicking off the first in a run of guest chef lunch events at the wine bar, as part of its Good Times Sundays Winter Series.
Replacing one of Australia’s best restaurants is a mighty challenge, but this East End establishment is making its mark with an entertaining retro-tinged menu.
Our reviewer travels to a Barossa food institution, where the local buzz remains strong after more than two decades.
Opening a second store in Rundle Place is step one in fast food shop CnB’s plan to become a major player in franchised Korean fried chicken in South Australia and, eventually, the world.
Scott Huggins has taken over management and the lease of Penfolds Magill Estate Restaurant and Kitchen from Penfolds, while also establishing a large orchard and kitchen garden at Piccadilly.
The latest hospitality venture to open at the former Bar Mallozzi and Mum Cha site is a bar with a “crowd-pleasing” food and drink menu with a primary focus on providing patrons with a “good time”.
Suburban pizza bar One Sneaky Cheetah has the same commitment to the Napoletana fundamentals as its sibling Pizzateca, but paired with a desire to push beyond boundaries of authenticity.
Vegan Mexican eatery Cocina Comida has moved on from its Pirie Street shop, opening up a more “refined” space in the busier East End dining district.
Taking over an old café and creating something new for a local suburban clientele requires the wisdom to listen and dexterity to adapt, as the team at Walkerville’s Lonely Hearts recently learned.
Helmed by chef Sam Helyard and with a menu focussing on fresh, local seafood, Coast is the jewel of Glenelg Pier Hotel’s $2 million renovation.
Chef Justin Dingle-Garciyya has been drafted as the founding chef of Garçon Bleu, a modernised French restaurant launching on level nine of the Sofitel Adelaide.
The hero ingredient at this converted beach kiosk is harvested at its doorstep. Our reviewer assesses how the kitchen manages this and the other local produce that dominate its dishes.
The fourth restaurant in the Shōbōsho family is a specialty ramen hole-in-the-wall eatery called Shōmen, opening on Leigh Street this Thursday and offering four ramen and non-ramen soup dishes and a small selection of wraps and sandos.
Following a rebrand, new Henley Beach restaurant Clutch, formerly known as Acacia, is offering the restaurant experience founder Elissa Mercurio first envisioned for the space, with an inventive menu from head chef Duane Tilka.