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Raise a glass at The Bent Elbow in Stones Corner

From a young age we are taught that resting our elbows on the table is poor dining etiquette. Whilst we don't encourage starting to drop your standards now, you can certainly put those elbows to good use – moving beer, wine and food from the table into your mouth. more

Recipes
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Munch on hazelnut and cacao brown rice crisps

If you’ve been following 24-year-old Melbourne student Kate Bradley’s celebrated healthy food blog Kenkō Kitchen, your belly will be pleased to know her online database of vegan, mostly gluten-free and refined sugar-free meals has now evolved into one heck of a lip-smacking good cookbook. Taking you from breakfast to dessert, Kenkō Kitchen will fuel you up on winners like corn fritters with avocado, spring green lasagne and maple cashew ice-cream. The recipe below is the perfect excuse to indulge in a little sweetness at breakfast time, with a healthy alternative to Coco Pops. Serve with a milk alternative and fresh berries. more

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Snap up this season’s achacha, the new fruit on the block from Healthy Lifestyle Fruit and Veg

The prized tropical fruit achacha, known as the dancing fruit (just remove the first 'a' and you are left with chacha), has been cultivated for many years at the foot of the Andes in the Amazon Basin of Bolivia. Relatively new to our shores, it was only 13 years ago that an agreement was reached with the Bolivian Government for the first planation to be established here in Queensland. With its sweet, tangy and refreshing taste, achacha adds a new dimension to your fruit bowl, salads and much more. more

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Be entertained by plate smashing alongside traditional sweets at Ilias the Greek

The Greeks have always had a habit of smashing plates, but its not because they don't want to wash dishes. The breaking of plates is a time-honoured tradition brought about by the idea of kefi, which translates to good spirits, passion and enthusiasm, and when the soul and body are overwhelmed with exuberance the outlet is to smash plates. It is also believed that the practice can ward off evil spirits, bring good luck or show appreciation. more

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Pavement Whispers: Vol 12 February 24

From whispers of rooftop venues to shipping-container vendors, 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

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Melbourne St. Wine & Tapas Bar opens in South Brisbane

A big long table, raucous laughter, sangria flowing and sneaky hands stealing the last zucchini flower – sounds like a pretty good night out, right? With an aim to let the good times roll, Melbourne St. Wine and Tapas Bar has opened in South Brisbane, serving up delicious morsels and hand-selected wines. more

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Snack on corn fritters with roast tomatoes and smashed avocado

Those of us who firmly believe breakfast can be eaten at any time of day can often be sighted feasting on pancakes for dessert, eggs for lunch and cereal for dinner. Now imagine the wealth of possibilities that emerge when poring through the pages of the brilliant Breakfast & Brunch chapter of Shelagh Ryan’s new cookbook, Cafe Kitchen. The fuss-free recipes journey from smoked haddock fishcakes with dill mayo to banana bread with raspberry labne to this recipe for corn fritters with roast tomatoes and smashed avocado. Now running three successful cafes in London, Brisbane-born Shelagh shares a collection of fabulous cafe-style meals to get you through the day. The recipe below serves six. more