A couple of things I was dying to eat in Tasmania were:
- Seafood Chowder
With not so much time, we did manage to find great places to experience all three and did Tasmania justice. On top of that, we even dropped by the Tasmanian salmon shop and got to taste some of the superb smoked salmon as well.
The seafood chowder I managed to try at the oldest Italian restaurant in town, just past the Sandy Bay end of town. Superbly made and was great and appropriate for the winter weather. Full of rich flavours, mussels, clams, crab meat. Very fresh and served with toasted bread.
In a rush, we ordered both the scallops and the oysters at Faro in our last stop MoNA before we dashed off to the airport on route back to Melbourne. It seemed to be a pretentious enough place that would do both these raw ingredients justice – and so they delivered.
The scallops were my favourite