Author: Kit

It’s easy to waffle on about Cafe Grenadine

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Cafes

tl;dr: Fancy foodies may flock to the small collection of shop fronts now known, rather grandly, as the Martha Street Precinct, but this newcomer shows it’s unwise to follow the crowd. From the location and fitout to the interior decoration and food, Cafe Grenadine is an exercise in understatement. Situated at the opposite end of …

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The bunny chow burger instantly dominates a table filled with delicious food. The bunny chow burger instantly dominates a table filled with delicious food.

The best dish at IndiMex right now is South African street food

Posted by on Apr 24, 2016 in Cafes, Restaurants

There are three Indian Mexican fusion restaurants near where I live. In fact, fusion places seem to be springing up faster than dedicated Indian or Mexican restaurants. It’s not the sort of thing likely to become a nationwide trend, but if it does, the credit belongs to IndiMex. The colourful, cartoonish eatery at Stones Corner has …

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An afternoon of puns and pies at Piefection

Posted by on Mar 19, 2016 in Cafes, Takeaway

Between an unapologetically cheesy name and a list of pies ranging from the slightly gourmet to the downright indulgent, Piefection is a pie shop for our times. The logo itself, Greek-letter-turned-number pi, is a visual dad joke – if your dad teaches maths or is a fan of The Simpsons, that is. Considering HITW’s love …

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Eating a Chee-ze burger won't get you any interviews on the Today show, but it will be very satisfying. Eating a Chee-ze burger won't get you any interviews on the Today show, but it will be very satisfying.

Ze Pickle is more than a crazy doughnut burger factory

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Bars, Cafes, Takeaway

One of the latest escalations in Brisbane’s never ending burger free-for-all came about a month before Christmas. This was when Gold Coast favourite Ze Pickle opened in Fortitude Valley. Ze Pickle is known for offering hilariously over the top meals, several of which aren’t so much burgers as childlike combinations of indulgent foods with a …

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Genkotsu spreads the ramen love to Toowong

Posted by on Jan 10, 2016 in Restaurants

Brisbane doesn’t have many dedicated ramen places. Unless they’re visiting Taro’s or Hakataya, ramen fans are likely to end up trekking across town for a good bowl of their beloved noodle soup. Ramen hunters around Toowong can now breathe a sigh of relief. Genkotsu Ramen (originally at Runcorn) has come to them. In a calculated …

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Gin & tonic comes in two sizes: too small and just enough.
Gin & tonic comes in two sizes: too small and just enough. Credit: ambrasjes Gin & tonic comes in two sizes: too small and just enough. Gin & tonic comes in two sizes: too small and just enough. Credit: ambrasjes

A gin that won’t leave you brokenhearted

Posted by on Nov 28, 2015 in Bars, Spirits

Gin fans and hipsters have had a lot to get excited about lately. There’s been a resurgence of the Gin & Tonic and a renewed interest in classic cocktail recipes. Gin has been re-established as the discerning drinker’s clear spirit of choice.