Restaurants
District 1
Food & Drink

The round-up: where to find Brisbane’s best pho

When we rank our favourite noodle soups, number one would have to be pho, fo’ sho. We’re not promising that this round-up won’t be littered with soupy puns, but when your brain craves noods it’s hard to resist. Brisbane is flush with fantastic Vietnamese restaurants, all vying for the title of Brisbane’s best pho. Everyone’s got their own pick for the best pho in town, making this one of the most contentious lists in recent memory. We’re not confident we can name the best, but we’re damn certain we have a world-class selection – here are our picks. more

Cafes
Glee Coffee Roasters brings the goods north to South Brisbane
Food & Drink

Glee Coffee Roasters brings the goods north to South Brisbane

Central Coast caffeinators Glee Coffee Roasters have been pioneering specialty coffee down south for a decade, scoring wins with each new location they open. The family-operated organisation has turned its eyes north, opening its first Brisbane venue in South Brisbane this week. Not content with merely opening up a cafe, Glee Coffee's Queensland flagship is a multi-faceted space houses roasting apparatus, wholesale operations and an in-house bakery. more

Exhibitions
Catch the most captivating snaps from around the globe at the World Press Photo Exhibition
Event News

Catch the most captivating snaps from around the globe at the World Press Photo Exhibition

In the age of the internet and limited attention spans, it speaks volumes when something is able to stop us in our tracks and make us think, wonder or simply admire. Even in this brave new world, the World Press Photo Exhibition has remained an event capable of making millions of people from all corners of the globe pause for a moment to observe and consider slices of history presented in powerful images. The worldwide exhibition is setting up at Brisbane Powerhouse from June 30 to July 22, bringing a host of photographs that will engage and inspire. more

Food News
Multi-level entertainment precinct Topgolf swings into action with its flagship Australian venue
Food & Drink

Multi-level entertainment precinct Topgolf swings into action with its flagship Australian venue

If you've driven past Warner Bros. Movie World and Australian Outback Spectacular recently, chances are you've spotted Topgolf – let's be honest, those striking blue neon lights are pretty hard to miss. After months of anticipation, the multi-level entertainment precinct will officially open to the public this Friday June 15. We had a sneak peek inside the innovative, state-of-the-art and rather sizeable new venue – which is the first of its kind in Australia – so we could swing you all of the details. more

Fashion
Celebrate the icons of Brisbane fashion at this stunning sartorial series
Event News

Celebrate the icons of Brisbane fashion at this stunning sartorial series

Brisbane’s fashion scene is absolutely killer, but our town often suffers from a lack of events that let our talented designers shine. It’s rare for our city’s sartorial set to be gathered in one place, so when an opportunity pops up we get all kinds of giddy over it. If you consider yourself a fashion-forward individual, a lover of beautiful clothing or simply love an excuse to dress up for an evening, we have some news that is bound to excite you. On Thursday July 12, Treasury Brisbane is celebrating our city’s best and brightest designers with the launch of its ICON fashion series. more

Event Highlights

Community
Tattersall’s Tiara Race Day

Tattersall’s Tiara Race Day

Community
Street Party at The Meadows

Street Party at The Meadows

Community
Flavours of Portside

Flavours of Portside

Sport
State of Origin Game 2 – Live on the Big Screen

State of Origin Game 2 – Live on the Big Screen

Community
Holy Shiitake – Pitch Night

Holy Shiitake – Pitch Night

Community
World Expeditions' Silk Road and Trekking in Central Asia and Iran

World Expeditions’ Silk Road and Trekking in Central Asia and Iran

Events: What's on in Brisbane this week. Start planning your weekend

Community
Holy Shiitake – Pitch Workshop

Holy Shiitake – Pitch Workshop

Community
Our Collection: Voice in Action

Our Collection: Voice in Action

Exhibitions
Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future

Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Exhibitions
Lifestyle: a sunshine state of mind exhibition

Lifestyle: a sunshine state of mind exhibition

Exhibitions
Wind Tubes

Wind Tubes

Community
Boppin' Babies at Westfield Carindale

Boppin’ Babies at Westfield Carindale

Exhibitions
Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection

Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection

Exhibitions
Robert Smithson: Time Crystals

Robert Smithson: Time Crystals

Markets
Stuff your face with picture-perfect pastries from The Pie Hole
Food & Drink

Stuff your face with picture-perfect pastries from The Pie Hole

To ‘shut your pie hole’ is to be quiet, but when the pies are so good we’re more inclined to declare our love from the tops of the tallest buildings. The Pie Hole is a cheeky new entrant in Brisbane’s market vendor scene, delivering freshly baked pies of the sweet and savoury variety and frankly the only time you’ll hear us shut up about it is when we’re stuffing our own pie holes. more

Clothing
LÉ BUNS brings sexy back to basics with its eco-conscious intimates and swimwear
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LÉ BUNS brings sexy back to basics with its eco-conscious intimates and swimwear

When it comes to undies and swimwear, we have a lot of things to consider – but our search often boils down to a range of criteria that is hard to meet. Does it look cute? Is it ethically made? Will this ride up my bum? So many questions! Merging comfort, sustainability and aesthetics is no easy feat, but the brains over at LÉ BUNS have managed to deliver the complete package with their killer range of eco-conscious basics. more

Community
Food, fashion and fun combine for the inaugural Flavours of Portside
Event News

Food, fashion and fun combine for the inaugural Flavours of Portside

When it comes to a great day out, there are a few key ingredients that we like to include. Delicious food is a given, fantastic drinks kick it up a notch, a spot of shopping certainly doesn’t go astray, and something to keep the kids occupied is just the cherry on top. If this sounds like your idea of a nice time, we have something that ticks all of the boxes. On Sunday June 24, Portside Wharf will come alive in a flurry of food, fashion and family-friendly fun for its inaugural Flavours of Portside event, celebrating all aspects of the precinct in signature riverside style. more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

Miss Blanks
You see a lot of minorities and groups of underrepresented people working to carve out space for themselves and their community – working to have agency and ownership of our shit is important ... ~ Miss Blanks more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: words of wisdom

I hate people who are not serious about meals. It is so shallow of them ... ~ Oscar Wilde

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Pochana
SHOOTS: Pochana, Brisbane City