Cafes
Discover rare wine and delicious eats at Brisbane City hideaway Greenglass
Food & Drink

Discover rare wine and delicious eats at Brisbane City hideaway Greenglass

When opening a restaurant, one naturally looks to the food as a starting point, building a supporting wine list around it. It’s very refreshing, and rare, when that entire idea is turned on it’s head – a restaurant built around wine, where food merely acts as a backdrop. For their latest project, brothers Cameron and Jordan Votan (the brains behind Spring Hill's Happy Boy) have done just that. more

Restaurants
Gruyere beignet with dill pickles and Dijon mustard
Food & Drink

Sample souffle and steak frites at the stylish Parisian-inspired Madame Rouge Bar + Bistro

They say French is one of the languages of love, but it’s also pretty well known that the French like to seduce with their food. Madame Rouge is a lavish new restaurant that has opened in M&A lane, offering a bounty of French-inspired dishes from parfaits to beignets and pomme frites. Madame Rouge’s opulent interior and sumptuous fare will have you thinking you’ve been transported to an iconic back-street bistro from 1950s Paris. more

Restaurants
Gnocchi with fresh prawns and cherry tomato sauce
Food & Drink

Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers unveils Australia’s first dedicated gnoccheria in Paddington

Has 2016 got you gnocched down? Well it’s time to get up again. In possibly some of the best news we’ve received this year, Australia just gained its first dedicated gnoccheria, and it’s right here in the heart of Paddington. If pillowy clouds of potato gnocchi floating in pools of authentic Italian sauce is your jam, then get up, dust yourself off and make tracks to Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers. more

Bars
The round-up: classic cocktails reimagined – where to get Brisbane's best
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The round-up: classic cocktails reimagined – where to get Brisbane’s best

Look, when we say variety is the spice of life we really mean it. While there is no harm is sticking with a good thing, sometimes it’s nice to spice things up from time to time. Before you call us out for being suss, let us clarify – we’re talking about cocktails here. We’ve all got our personal favourite when it comes to crafted concoctions, but how do you know if you’ve experienced the best that’s available if you haven’t looked beyond the borders of your local? We’ve scouted Brisbane for some of the most enticing variations on some classics, as well as a few share cocktails to try next time you crave a sophisticated sip. more

Food News
Pavement Whispers: Volume 100 November 29
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 100 November 29

We're celebrating 100 issues of Pavement Whispers! That means 100 issues of The Weekend Edition searching for the latest news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know. When we put our ears to the pavement this week, we found out about delicious pastries, suburban bars and much more ... more

Bars
Melt Brothers brings the (grilled) cheese to Brisbane City
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Melt Brothers brings the (grilled) cheese to Brisbane City

Whatever else you're doing right now, stop. Sit down. Take a minute. You're going to want to give this your full attention. Gresham Lane has just welcomed a new eatery, specialising in the pure mouth-watering beauty that is grilled cheese. We're not talking plain-old lacklustre toasted sandwiches here kids – these guys aren't messing around. Introducing your cheesy new best friend, Melt Brothers Grilled Cheese Co. more


The Locals Next week: a Brisbane local

Jack Stone
There are hundreds of fruit and vegetable varieties that depend solely on the tireless buzzing work of these young ladies ... ~ Jack Stone more
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Manchego cheese custard, coal-fired carrots and dukka
Food & Drink

Saddle up and make tracks for Albion’s newest eatery Vaquero

Nothing impresses a member of the opposite sex more than a well-presented charcuterie board, which is why you should pay close attention what is written here. One part Spanish-influenced restaurant and bar, one part gourmet butcher, Vaquero (Spanish for cowboy) and the conjoined The Albion Butchery is a great pairing for anyone seeking sumptuous charcoal-roasted cuisine, gourmet charcuterie meats and exemplary cocktails. Throw in a sublime interior setting for good measure and Vaquero is perfect for your next intimate get-together or as we call them, 'meet-cuteries'. more

Bars
Get a slice of New Orleans at swinging new cocktail joint Seymour’s Oysters and Cocktails
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Get a slice of New Orleans at swinging new cocktail joint Seymour’s Oysters and Cocktails

Tucked away behind a lush red curtain is one of the most happenin’ hotspots outside of the French Quarter! Never one to rest on their laurels, the minds behind iconic venues such as Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall, Sonny’s House of Blues and Hope and Anchor have struck pay dirt again, converting the space that formerly housed Ginger’s into Seymour’s Oysters and Cocktails – a vibrant bar that offers everything the name suggests, plus more. more

Restaurants
Jamie's Italian
Food & Drink

Ditch the kitchen duties – where to eat, drink and be merry on Christmas Day

My, my – how time flies! The year has practically blitzed past us and now we are looking at another fast approaching festive season. If you’ve been caught off guard by how fast 2016 has moved, then you might be a little bit underprepared for Christmas Day. If the thought of slaving away in the kitchen for the in-laws is unappealing, consider letting a few professionals take care of the cooking. Here’s the scoop on places around town that are hosting exquisite Christmas Day lunches. more

Bars
Aether Brewing set to turn on taps at Milton brewery and bar
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Aether Brewing set to turn on taps at Milton brewery and bar

Milton holds a special place in the hearts of beer-drinking locals thanks to its storied history as the city’s home of brewing. A new brewpub is set to open, just a short keg roll from Castlemaine Perkins, owned and operated by the minds behind craft beer upstarts Aether Brewing. Aether Brewing combines brewery, bar and kitchen into one modern-industrial venue that is more than just a spot to have a few jars. more

Coffee
Sip coffee for a good cause at Orange Sky Laundry's new coffee cart
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Sip coffee for a good cause at Orange Sky Laundry’s new coffee cart

For many of us coffee is an everyday essential that we often take for granted, along with clean clothes, showers, and a safe place to sleep at night. For Brisbane's homeless, these 'essentials' don't come by quite so easily. Since 2014, Orange Sky Laundry has been working hard to reconnect homeless Australians with the greater community, providing a free mobile laundry service and platform for conversations. As of this week, you can help this mission each day, just by grabbing a cup of joe. more

Events
Get a taste for progressive eats at GOMA’s Food & Film: Good Things Await
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Get a taste for progressive eats at GOMA’s Food & Film: Good Things Await

We’re all for having a good snack when you go to the movies, but this takes it to the next level. As part of its tenth birthday celebrations, GOMA is putting on a special cinema and dining experience – Food & Film: Good Things Await treats patrons to the classic ‘dinner and a show’ formula, but with a little twist. Focusing on sustainability and local produce, the event brings to light the importance of knowing where your food comes from. more

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The tenth annual EAT/drink Awards nominations are now open!
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The tenth annual EAT/drink Awards nominations are now open!

Here at The Weekend Edition we take our food very seriously, and we know that you, our dear readers, do too. That's why we're so excited to announce the tenth – yes TENTH – annual EAT/drink Awards for 2016. With so many bars, cafes, restaurants and food retailers opening this year, we are preparing to host our largest epicurean poll to date. more

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 99 November 22
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 99 November 22

From whispers of burger joints to French bistros, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know. When we put our ears to the pavement this week, this is what we found out … more

Restaurants
The Fly AF
Food & Drink

Enjoy cluckin’ good times at Paddington’s new chicken joint Winner Winner

Why did the chicken cross the road? Well, if that road happens to be Given Terrace then it’s probably to see what the fuss is all about when Winner Winner opens tonight (Tuesday November 15). The eagerly anticipated eatery combines some of the best things in life – fried chicken, tap beer and hip-hop – under one roof. If you can handle getting your hands and face a little messy, get ready for the best chicken dinner you are likely to have had in a while. One glance at Winner Winner’s menu will have you singing, “I feel like chicken tonight!” more

Bars
Little Boat Espresso
Food & Drink

Beat the Brisbane heat at some new Sunshine Coast hotspots

Look, we know the irony inherent in telling you the best way to avoid the summer heat is to head to a place called the Sunshine Coast, but really the northern beaches offer some of the best opportunities to cool off when Brisbane gets unbearably hot. Not only can you take advantage of the beaches and sea breezes, you can also soak in some coastal atmosphere at one of many phenomenal bars, cafes and restaurants. 2016 has seen a huge boom in the coast’s foodie scene and we figured it was past time we stopped neglecting our northern brethren and listed some of the best new spots to try when you evacuate heat-stricken Brisbane. more

Cafes
Fromage The Cow
Food & Drink

The round-up: sweet dreams are made of cheese – Brisbane’s cheesiest dishes

Ever heard of the term C.R.E.A.M? It stands for 'cheese rules everything around me'. Give me a bunch of cheeses and I'll Edam all! I know what you’re thinking, “Haha, that joke was a gouda one!” To that I say thank you, friend! I love cheese so much I’ve changed my middle name to Gruyère. I’m not the only one that loves the stuff – several of Brisbane’s eateries are cheese fiends too. To prove it, we’ve put together a list of some of the cheesiest meals in town. If you are lactose intolerant, consider this an apology in advance. This piece might be a bit torturous for you, so I won’t be offended if you’re feeling bleu and can’t read any further. For the rest of you cheese lovers, feast your eyes on these bad boys! more