Small Fry, Hobart

It doesn't take long to sussed out the doughnut sitch in Hobart, just look for the shop on the way to North Hobart with the line out the door! Pastry chef April Matusik of Small-Fry whips up amazing batches of gourmet wonders and, taking their pairing seriously, fab Ritual espressos to match - here's salted caramel and chocolate and lemon meringue to inspire you to a quick trip across the Bass Strait.

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Artizan Specialty Coffee

We stumbled across Artizan while wandering around waiting for the shops to open up at 11am. In fairness to Hobart it was a public holiday but having to wait until 11am to go shopping is not very 'Melbourne'. We chatted to the two young men running the shift and it came out that they were brothers taking their turn to man the family-run cafe. They were great guys and made an excellent brew - probably the food stop I most appreciated over my short time in Hobart.

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