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It's time to introduce yourself to Mr Burger
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It’s time to introduce yourself to Mr Burger

If you're a true burger connoisseur, you should already be familiar with Mr Burger. Whether you've had the pleasure of wrapping your mitts around one of its cheesy American-style burgers in Melbourne, or are just an avid follower of its drool-worthy Instagram account, we've got some news that is sure to make you excited in your stretchy pants. Mr Burger is coming to Brisbane. Not as a pop-up, not just for a special event. When the truck rolls in this Friday August 26, Mr Burger will be here to stay. Cue the hallelujah chorus. more

Cafes
Brekkie bagel with bacon, two over-easy eggs, Swiss cheese and tomato chutney
Food & Drink

Sink your chompers into a loaded bagel at West End’s NYC Bagel Deli

It doesn't matter how you pronounce it, or how you dress it up – if you’ve never opted for a bagel sandwich at your local market, you simply haven’t lived. No exaggeration, bagels are more than just a novelty food – they are a bona fide brunch star. NYC Bagel Deli recently opened a new bricks-and-mortar location on Vulture Street, dishing up a range of bagels as well as tasty coffee. more

Treats
Ze Pickle's Oreogasm
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The round-up: Prepare yourself for Brisbane’s best heart-stopping desserts

I don’t care what you ate for dinner, there is always room for dessert and if there isn’t then you’ve done it all wrong. We don’t do things in half measures at The Weekend Edition, which is why we have rounded up a selection of Brisbane’s best jaw-dropping, drool-inducing and belt-busting desserts. I’m not kidding –these are the kinds of sweets you skip mains for. more

Recipes
Five winter warmers to eat before spring arrives
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Five winter warmers to eat before spring arrives

You can feel it in the air – winter is leaving us. Whether you react to this news with sadness or jubilation, the fact of the matter is that in a few weeks your favourite winter warmer recipes will be shelved until next year. Before the chill disappears completely, make sure you have had your fill of hearty meals. We’ve put together some classic meals to whip up this weekend. more

Recipes
Start your morning on the right note with sweet potato cinnamon bread
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Start your morning on the right note with sweet potato cinnamon bread

Bread. It’s the unsung hero of nearly every cuisine on the planet. We love bread, we'd marry bread if we could. Making bread at home in an immensely satisfying exercise, especially when you nail it. Jude Blereau’s new cookbook Wholefood from the Ground Up features a brilliant recipe for healthy sweet potato cinnamon bread, which is perfect when enjoyed as is, or topped with some of your fave foodstuffs. We’ve got the easy-to-follow recipe here for you to try at home this weekend. more

The Grocer
It doesn’t get better than paddock-to-plate pork from Pigs Run Wild
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It doesn’t get better than paddock-to-plate pork from Pigs Run Wild

Most meat eaters have a strong affinity for pork. Bacon, ham, sausages, chops – is there anything pork can’t be? Despite its popularity, there is still a huge gap in the market for free-range pork – that is until Pigs Run Wild filled it. This Byron Bay and Ballina-based business works directly with farm partners to grow and distribute amazing fresh pork and chemical free small goods along the east coast. more

Food News
Pavement Whispers: Volume 86 August 23
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 86 August 23

From whispers of drool-worthy dream burgers to late-night mini golf, 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


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
Cafes
Housemade beetroot cured ocean trout with fresh radish and herbs, pea puree, whipped feta, soft boiled egg, rye croutons
Food & Drink

Rejuvenate with savoury mince and bloody Mary’s at The Priory Kitchen

A priory – in the traditional sense of the word – is a monastery where men and women could find inner peace and spiritual enlightenment. With that in mind, Trafalgar Lane’s The Priory Kitchen is likewise a tranquil sanctuary, though here all worship is dedicated to the holy trinity of fresh produce, divine presentation and heavenly coffee. Don't get too excited yet – you'll have to wait until The Priory Kitchen opens on Monday August 22. We were lucky enough to get a special sneak peek ... more

Bars
Santa Monica shrimp baguette topped with remoulade sauce, oak lettuce, tomato and pickled red onions
Food & Drink

Cruise in for Californian eats at Santa Monica

The sun is warming your face, there’s an ice-cold beer (or perhaps cocktail) in your hand. You’re surrounded by your greatest pals and listening to some killer beats. Before you sits a lemon-pepper fried-shrimp baguette, topped with remoulade sauce, oak lettuce, tomato and pickled red onions, beckoning you to take a bite. Need to make this hypothetical scenario a reality? Then you best head to Santa Monica, Brisbane City’s newest bar and eatery. more

Cafes
BLT Bagel
Food & Drink

Enjoy the flavours of five boroughs at Crave NYC

While Brisbane doesn’t boast boulevards lined with brownstone houses and cosy diners on every corner, a new inner city pit-stop is giving eaters a chance to get a taste for the Big Apple through food. Bulging bagels, chopped salads, stuffed sandwiches – if you’ve got a craving, Crave NYC has got what you need. more

Restaurants
The round-up: make it rain with Brisbane’s best cheap and cheerful weeknight eats
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The round-up: make it rain with Brisbane’s best cheap and cheerful weeknight eats

Real talk, two of the hardest things about being an adult are feeding yourself and saving money. Your post-work laziness may have you feeling like you’re doomed to nights of discount noodles in front of the TV, but we’re here to shine a light into the end of that grim tunnel. Brisbane is brimming with Monday to Thursday dinner deals that will save you some serious coin, so we’ve rounded up a motley crew of pre-weekend cheap eats that are worth getting off the couch for. more

Cafes
Medley of pan-fried mushrooms with thyme polenta sausage
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Bite into bangers and hash at Annerley’s Snag & Brown

Look – we’re not going to tell you that a crispy hash brown from McDonald’s isn’t a nice treat on occasion, but a real hash brown never leaves you wanting. Snag & Brown is bringing delicious, roasted hash browns and pairing them with all kinds of gourmet sausages for a truly unique brunch experience. more

Recipes
Warm your bones with beef tallow-roasted onions with fresh rosemary
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Warm your bones with beef tallow-roasted onions with fresh rosemary

Spring is so close we can almost taste it, but before we get to warm our bones in the sun there are still a few cold evenings to make the most out of winter cooking. Jennifer McGruther is a food educator that has come forth with a new cookbook Broth & Stock, which is filled with pages upon pages of filling and nourishing recipes for broths and stocks and some classic dishes that use them. We’ve selected the unique beef tallow-roasted onions with fresh rosemary to try before spring arrives. more

Food News
Pavement Whispers: Volume 85 August 16
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 85 August 16

From whispers of secret bars to laneway street food, 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
Gandhi Indian Kitchen & Laneway Stall
Food & Drink

The round–up: spice things up with some of Brisbane’s best Indian

Quintessential Indian cuisine is arguably one of the most satisfying foods one can possibly enjoy – endless variations, aromas and tastes, backed up by a great range of unique dishes. Brisbane is stacked when it comes to top-notch Indian eateries, offering tastes from the country’s various regions. If you like curry, naan or tandoori, we suggest you cast your eye over this spicy list of eateries. more