#Dinner

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 banana was cooked in its skin, because a meal like this couldn't let the banana be boring. The banana was cooked in its skin, because a meal like this couldn't let the banana be boring.

Artie & Mai serves up some mesmerising French toast

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Cafes, Restaurants

“You can have that table for half an hour, if that’s not too quick for you.” It was, but on a blustery Saturday morning, any amount of time indoors was better than eating outside. The staff at Albion’s Artie & Mai knew this, and were doing their best to keep people warm. The room itself …

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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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My Kind of Habitat

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Bars, Cafes, Restaurants

Whenever my dad tells me to pick a place to go for dinner, I immediately begin to prep my stomach. I deprive myself of particularly delicious or flavoursome foods for the entire day (no easy feat), pick out an outfit that is loose fitting or stretchy around the waist and clear my evening schedule to …

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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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