Hobart: What We Ate

Oh Hobart – your cold, quaint city sandwiched between the ocean and the mountains may very well be the closest thing we have to travelling ‘overseas’ at this point in time, cheers, Covid. If you’re anything like us and love a good food safari and are thinking of venturing ‘abroad’, we can safely say that you won’t go hungry in Hobart.

We visited the seaside town back in January across an impromptu, seven days – and honestly, we were low-key nervous that we’d starve considering the little time we had to research the goods. But alas, Hobart pulled through with the tasty treats and we can confirm that their unexpected vegan scene is worth investigating.

Without further ado and in no particular order – feast your eyes on what we ate in Hobart.

Kombi Cafe & Smoothie Bar, Battery Point

Herbed toastie with pulled BBQ jackfruit, avocado and tomato

Veg Bar, North Hobart

Southern burger – matcha bun, crispy fried cauliflower patty, melted cheese, lettuce, tomato, garlic aioli and honey mustard

Ti Ama, Battery Point

Bubby G – smokey capsicum sauce base, grilled eggplant, babaganoush, herbed yogurt, dukkah, dill, mint and parsley
Ti Ama’s disco pizza oven

Dāna Eating House, Hobart

Crispy radish cake with smoked eggplant purée, pickled onion, chilli oil and coriander
Wok tossed cauliflower with black bean sauce, puffed black rice, fried tofu, bean shoots and basil
Thai red curry with seasonal vegetables, bamboo shoots, annatto oil and jasmine rice
Caramelised pineapple with coconut sorbet and toasted coconut

Carb Diem, Farm Gate Market

Potato curry puff

Monsoon Thai Fusion, Battery Point

Duck roti
Duck stir-fry with seasonal vegetables, basil and mushroom sauce
Calamari with tom yum purée

Chai Vegetarian Cuisine, Hobart

Char siu duck

Spice Lotus, Salamanca Market

Satay chicken burger

Heartfood, Hobart

Sweet BBQ pork bun
Curry fish with zucchini, snow peas, cabbage, capsicum, broccoli and rice

Circle of Life, Hobart

Sugar glazed donut

Ottimo Ristorante Italiano, Hobart

Pumpkin purée base, caramelised onion, zucchini, mushroom and oregano with a sesame seed crust

Dumpling World, Hobart

Hokkien noodles with smoked tofu, cabbage and bean shoots

Salamanca Fruit Leathers, Salamanca Market

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