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Where a Portuguese local finds the best tapas (or petiscos) in the Southeast Corner of Adelaide

Where a Portuguese local finds the best tapas (or petiscos) in the Southeast Corner of Adelaide

Life In My Hood - South East Corner, Adelaide

Filmed by Nuno Abrantes

Spain has its tapas, but Portugal calls its snacks petiscos.  So where does a Portuguese resident of Adelaide find the best? We asked Nuno Abrantes,  a Portuguese resident of Adelaide's inner city village of the southeast corner to show us where to eat, where to get coffee and where to shop in his urban pocket of Adelaide. 

Nuno says: "The southeast corner of Adelaide is kind of a cool village in the city. It's close to the city, but has tranquility,"

He rode around the parks and streets of his adopted hometown to show us where's good to get coffee in Southeast Adelaide, where the best cheap eats are and to give us a little taste of his neighbourhood. 

His recommendations on where to go and what to do in the Southeast corner of Adelaide are below the video, which is also available in Portuguese here. 

Some of the things Nuno misses from his home country of Portugal are the cod croquettes and good meatballs. In this 90-second video neighbourhood guide he shows us where to find good tapas in Adelaide, which includes his favourite dishes. 

COFFEE IN MY HOOD

Fawn Coffee, 269 Gilles Street
"Fawn offers a delicious coffee served with a big smile in a place we call home. Its teas and brunch are also a great ways to start the day"


GROCERIES IN MY HOOD

Adelaide Central Market, 60 Gouger Street
“The central market is a short walk from my southeast corner, but well worth it for its abundance and quality”


HANGING IN MY HOOD

Hutt St Library, 235 Hutt Street.
“Just a nice place with everything you need to for a lazy afternoon. Free access to books, newspapers, magazines, movies, WIFI….”


GIFTS IN MY HOOD 

New Internationalist, 172 Gilles St
For an unusual gift in Southeast corner of Adelaide, Nuno says head to the New Internationalist. “Hidden gem where you can buy original organic gifts. Promotes fair working conditions in the developing world”


EATING IN MY HOOD

Bar Torino, 158 Hutt Street
When asked where's good to eat in Adelaide's southeast corner, Nuno says: “Bar Torino has a cool vibe, friendly staff and appealing décor. The croquettes, sardines and meatballs are all musts”

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