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Crab cheese chilli poppers, pork belly croutons and buffalo wings. Oh my! Crab cheese chilli poppers, pork belly croutons and buffalo wings. Oh my!

St James Crabhouse and Kitchen

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Bars, Restaurants

If there is one thing Brisbane doesn’t need right now, it’s more shitty American themed venues. St James Crabhouse and Kitchen is NOT one of these places. St James is one of the freshest new seafood restaurants to hit Brisbane bringing with it a whole lot of North American charm, bibs and awesome food. You …

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Fitz and Potts Nundah The breezy deck is glorious.

Fitz and Potts: Your new summer hangout

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in Bars, beer

I recently visited Cassie Potts and Brett Fitzpatrick, the owners of your new summer hangout: Fitz and Potts in Nundah. Cassie and Brett are the type of folks that you’d want to find behind your local bar: a power duo of motivation and passion with just enough quirkiness to keep you coming back for chats. They …

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Crunchy, slightly sour, and mildly unsettling in the mouth. Crunchy, slightly sour, and mildly unsettling in the mouth.

5 Unique Food Experiences in Brisbane

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Bars, beer, Restaurants, Takeaway

       1.   Public Why is it a food experience? – Exciting food combinations. I ate ants at Public. I have also, at Public, eaten mussels from a smoke filled jar, various flavoured ‘dusts’ and mousses, and –  were I in the mood to assert my food chain dominance –  could have eaten …

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Boozy adventures #1

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in beer

I bought a growler. A growler looks like one of those oversized, jug-like, sherry bottles that you’ve probably seen in your grandmothers kitchen cabinet. You may also remember this style of bottle from your darker moments of student life – lingering in the fortified wines section of Dan Murphy’s, wondering whether a 2 litre bottle of home-brand …

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Time for a Beer-ducation

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Bars, Events, Restaurants

It’s no understatement to say that craft beer is having its golden age. Craft beer bars and gastronomy pubs serving up indie brews are popping up all over Brisbane and with Brewsvegas kicking off yesterday, now is the perfect time to have a serious chat about craft beer. Brewsvegas is a week-long festival celebrating the …

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Stray Dog – So, what’s a Tinnie Bar?

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Bars

Stray Dog is a small bar located at 54 Logan Road, Woolloongabba. It calls itself a ‘tinnie bar’. I’m not sure why Stray Dog is so insistent on calling itself that. For beer geeks like me the word ‘tinnie’ is a signpost for bad-beer. And the beer at Stray Dog is actually excellent beer! So …

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