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The round-up: Brisbane’s best sunny beer gardens and outdoor bars to visit this summer

It’s almost a scientific fact that the best way to enjoy the sizzling summer months is to embrace it and find a comfortable perch to blow the froth off a cold beverage or two in one of Brisbane’s many beer gardens. Our winter hibernation has ended – now it’s the time to get our dishevelled selves some sun. Here are some of the best beer gardens and outdoor bars to seek out this summer. more

Food News
The round-up: max your snacks with the best bar food and charcuterie in Brisbane City
Food & Drink

The round-up: max your snacks with the best bar food and charcuterie in Brisbane City

We’ve all been there – you’re sitting at the bar and your tum gets a tingle, but not quite enough to warrant a full-on feast. What do? Awkwardly hack a burger in half to split with your mate? Haphazardly try to divvy up mains? Ignore the rumbles and drink on? No sir, what you need is hands-on and bite size. The buck stops here! Rather than get halfway through a meal that doesn’t match your appetite, we’ve rounded up the best city spots for the fine art of simultaneous snackin’ and drinkin’. From bar food to charcuterie, the grub gang’s all here. more

Recipes
Succumb to food porn with Pornburger's Bao-ser's Castle Burger
Food & Drink

Succumb to food porn with Pornburger’s Bao-ser’s Castle Burger

Hey baby, bring those hot buns and juicy beefcakes over here. Get your mind out of the gutter sicko – we're talking about burgers! Because they are so much more than just a beef patty between two buns. According to San Fransisco chef, food stylist and photographer Matthew Ramsay, a burger is something deeper, spiritual and naughty, a satisfaction of one's most carnal culinary desires. Inspired by his popular blog pornburger.me, Matthew has just released his book Pornburger, featuring 80 recipes for drool-worthy burgers accompanied by some pretty saucy recipes. We're easing ourselves in with the White Castle-inspired Bao-ser's Castle Burger – follow the below recipes to create your own sexy stack. Bao chicka wow wow. more


The Locals Next week: A Brisbane Local

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 90 September 20
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 90 September 20

From whispers of suburban breweries to riverside pop-up bars, 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

Bars
Chingón brings badass Mexican vibes to town
Food & Drink

Chingón brings badass Mexican vibes to town

You think that those pulled-pork burritos with extra guac you've been eating are authentic Mexican food? Amigo, you need to think again. You're about to be schooled on the way real Mexican food should taste, and you don't need to venture any further than Eagle Lane for your lesson. more

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St. James Crabhouse & Kitchen
Food & Drink

The round-up: crack into Brisbane’s most delicious crab and crustacean dishes

There are few foodstuffs as quintessentially Australian as the trusty prawn, and barbecue season is approaching pretty fast. That being said, there is more to the crustacean family than just prawns – we also go loco for lobster, cray cray for crayfish and bug out over Moreton Bay bugs. There are so many tasty morsels swimming about under the sea – we cast a net and have hauled in a list of spots to get your claws on some cracking crustaceans this seafood season. more

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The Weekend Series: from haloumi chips to black ice-cream – our food trend predictions for 2017
Food & Drink

The Weekend Series: from haloumi chips to black ice-cream – our food trend predictions for 2017

Okay, yes, 2016 isn’t over for at least three months, but what’s the harm in looking ahead? Food rules everything around us, so we are extremely excited for what the new year can bring. From haloumi chips to up-and-coming cuisines, 2017 is going to be a great year for our stomachs. Here are some of our food predictions to keep an eye out for over the next 12 months. more

The Grocer
Get crafty with your drinks selection with Beer Days
Food & Drink

Get crafty with your drinks selection with Beer Days

Ever tried a tasty beverage at your local or had one recommended by a friend only to find that your closest bottle-o doesn’t stock it? If your tastes have expanded beyond the usual retail selection, link up with Beer Days to get the best brews delivered to your door in time for the next weekend barbecue. more

Recipes
Spread the love with some homemade peanut butter
Food & Drink

Spread the love with some homemade peanut butter

Did you hear the joke about peanut butter? We can't tell you, you might spread it. Okay, on a more serious note, did you know Australians consume approximately 30,000 tonnes of locally grown peanuts every year, all of which are processed in Kingaroy? Crazy, huh?! And if there was ever a week to celebrate these wonderful legumes (that's right, they're not actually nuts) it's the week of September 13, which is World Peanut Day. To spread the peanut love, try your hand at making this simple recipe for homemade peanut butter – just make sure you use delicious Australian-grown peanuts to celebrate and thank our local farmers! more

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 89 September 13
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 89 September 13

From whispers of Korean fried chicken to secret pop-up dinners, 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