Tag Archives: Franklin

FRANKLIN Restaurant and Bar, Hobart

Grilled octopus, paprika, fennel and olive oil


There are two places that have opened up in Hobart relatively recently – there’s ‘Frank’ and there’s ‘Franklin’.  With similar names and a short walking distance between, for the less informed, it’s easy to get the two confused – but they are very different places.  Frank Restaurant, on Franklin Wharf, touts South American influenced dining (I can’t make comment on the food as I’ve only been in for a drink), but here, I’m talking about Franklin Read more

Duncan Welgemoed’s Guest Chef Dinners, Adelaide


Duncan Welgemoed of Africola is currently running a series of dinners with guest chefs.  I’ve been to two at his restaurant Africola already – one with David Moyle of Franklin in Hobart (formerly of The Stackings at Peppermint Bay, former Top 100 restaurant), and one with Dave Verheul from The Town Mouse (current Top 100).  I also attended a third dinner held at Golden Boy (just around the corner) where Read more