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A Public Display of Affection

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Restaurants

I’ve been putting off writing this review for far too long; putting it off not because I don’t know what to say but because I’m afraid that I won’t be able to do it justice. I’ve been putting off this review for a future Andrew with more eloquent prose and well defined pecs. “It can’t …

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The top 5 reasons to visit Bakery Lane  

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Bars, Restaurants

Tucked away behind Ann St is Bakery Lane, a veritable treasure trove of boutique stores and sweet food outlets. We decided to rise to the occasion and give you our favourite reasons to venture off the beaten track and get lost in Bakery Lane. It was the yeast we could do. Brownies. Need I say more? Probs …

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Cocktail of the month: The Vasquez

Posted by on Oct 25, 2015 in Bars

It’s a common problem. You’re sipping a cool drink, slowly unwinding at your favourite bar. All of a sudden, half the ice in your glass has melted and your drink’s lost its taste. The Vasquez, from Woolloongabba cocktail bar Canvas, won’t disappoint you.

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Day of the Lifeless at Sin Vida

Posted by on Oct 11, 2015 in Restaurants

Sin Vida is a new Mexican themed restaurant in the Valley’s M&A lane. Drawing inspiration from Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Sin Vida is steering away from the sombreros and moustaches in favour of a less stereotypically Mexican theme: mood lighting and a mysterious, darker environment. A gorgeous mural of Frieda Kahlo adorns …

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Happiness in a glass. Happiness in a glass.

Dodge the hot weather down on Bourbon Street

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Bars

If the sudden arrival of spring has left you hot and bothered, you might want a drink to cool off. New Orleans-themed Bourbon Street can certainly help you there. It’s always surprised me that so many of our new American-inspired venues focus on Southern food but not on Southern drinks (although Papa Jack’s is a …

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The Trouble with Food Trends

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Opinion

When it comes to food, Brisbane is seriously on trend; from our Paleo-porridge breakfasts through to our deep fried, Deep South dinners – followed by countless gourmet doughnuts, of course. Don’t worry, this isn’t a Pete Evans moment; I’m not going to lecture you about food being medicine. It isn’t. It can’t literally cure what …

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