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Gerard's Bar & Charcuterie
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The round-up: Brisbane’s best cheese and charcuterie spots

Whoever discovered that cheese and cured meat go well together deserves more praise than they could possibly handle. The humble platter is one of the most satisfying nibble options out there and several Brisbane establishments are excelling at putting together top smallgoods for us to savour. If you are craving some charcuterie and cheese, the following spots are must-try destinations. more

Recipes
Grill healthy pork chops with pear and lilly pilly compote
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Grill healthy pork chops with pear and lilly pilly compote

Mmm pork. Mmm pear. Mmm … lilly pilly? Chances are you haven’t had the opportunity to sample this tasty little fruit, but trust us – you’re going to love it. These purple berries grow on native Australian lilly pilly trees and have been eaten for thousands of years by Aboriginal people, but aren’t commonly found in everyday cooking. Ian Thorpe was first introduced to them by a friend on a tour of the botanical gardens in Sydney, and was immediately inspired to cook with them. You too can experiment with them in Ian’s recipe for pork chops with pear and lilly pilly compote – the berries add a slightly peppery taste to contrast the sweetness of the pear. This is one of the many recipes you’ll find in Ian’s paleo-inspired cookbook Eat Well Now, which focuses on great tasting food that is good for you too. more

Food News
Pavement Whispers: Volume 58 February 9
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 58 February 9

From whispers of Latin street food to a dedicated crabhouse, 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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Restaurants
The Wolfe is on the loose in East Brisbane
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The Wolfe is on the loose in East Brisbane

All our lives we’ve been taught to be afraid of the big, bad wolf. He tricked Little Red Riding Hood, he blew down the homes of The Three Little Pigs and he fooled everyone when he wore sheep’s clothing. But there is a new wolf in town, and it’s the kind that you could easily become friends with. more

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Darling & Co.
Food & Drink

The round-up: special Valentine’s Day dinner spots

You matched on Tinder, laid the groundwork with some smooth talking, worked up the courage to ask out that special someone and now you've nabbed a hot date for Valentine's Day. Perhaps you were seduced by a smooth pick-up line or were wooed with a heartfelt expression of affection, or maybe you have been dating that special person for a while and are looking for a great spot to spend an intimate evening and reaffirm your undying love. It doesn't matter – you've got a decision to make. You can make Valentine's Day memorable by picking a great spot for a romantic dinner – allow the cupids at The Weekend Edition to suggest a few seductive spots to flirt all night long. more

Recipes
Munch on fresh turkey larb in cos lettuce cups
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Munch on fresh turkey larb in cos lettuce cups

In this summer heat, all we are craving is something fresh, crunchy and delicious. Even better if it’s also good for us, and this recipe for turkey larb certainly fits the bill. Combining the zesty flavours of ginger, lime, lemongrass and chilli with minced turkey breast, served in a crisp cos lettuce cup, it is one of more than 100 recipes in Chrissy Freer’s new cookbook Real Delicious. As a nutritionist and food writer, Chrissy believes in the importance and nutritional benefits of eating wholefoods to maintain a balanced diet. Broken up into food groups from grains and legumes to protein and dairy, Real Delicious encourages you to eat from the whole food pyramid. more

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 57 February 2
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 57 February 2

From whispers of pop-up bakeries to new boutique 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
The round-up: Brisbane’s biggest food challenges
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The round-up: Brisbane’s biggest food challenges

For some people eating is more than a way of stopping hunger, it’s an opportunity to push the boundaries of what a human being can stomach. From the immense, to the fiercely spicy, food challenges can be a great way to earn bragging rights among mates as well as being a unique way to enjoy local cuisine. If you feel like to might be up for a challenge, try ticking off a few of these Brisbane food challenges – it’s no easy task. more