The workplace water cooler chat recently has been 1) who’s going to win season 3 of Ru Paul’s Drag Race All Stars, 2) favourite lip shades for work and 3) how bloody amazing Bai Long Store is. The chat was enough to get me to pick up the blower and make a reservation. Going in, my hopes were higher than Dolly Parton’s rack and SPOILER ALERT: I wasn’t disappointed.
I wouldn’t say we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to drool-inspiring Mexican food in our city. There are undoubtedly a couple of gems dotted around the joint but I’d like to see more authentic Mexican fare injected into the throbbing vein that is the Adelaide food scene.
Okay, so my culinary forecast for the summer season is that there’s going to be a rapid increase of Instagram’s with poke bowls and cookie dough cups. A few weeks ago, I decided to do some reconnaissance on the poke bowl uprising aaaannd Beach Bum sent me a voucher, so it would have been rude not to.
When it comes to burgers in Adelaide, I thought I’d pretty much tried ‘em all. Suffice to say, I was almost gobsmacked when I saw an article by Broadsheet listing the best burgers in Adelaide with a burger joint I’d never even heard off! Gobsmacked status was then officially achieved once I realised it was legit just around the corner from me. I’m talking about Boneshaker by the way, which I attended as soon as possible post-discovery. Continue reading
Nu Suandokmai is a chef with an impressive resume. He has travelled the world, wowing diners with his punchy flavours and culinary creativity. He has also made his mark on lucky ol’ Adelaide with his involvement in Golden Boy, Gin Long and Mrs Q. Next up, Lantern By Nu, a rad new restaurant off Gouger Street, serving up modern Thai street food.
Why has an American burger chain opened it doors in little ol’ Mt Barker, South Australia? I wouldn’t have the sliiiightest clue but that certainly didn’t stop me from making the trek out yonder for it’s first week and checking the place out. I wasn’t the only one too with a line of eager feeders almost out the door.