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Brekkie bagel with bacon, two over-easy eggs, Swiss cheese and tomato chutney
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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

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

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BLT Bagel
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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

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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

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French toast with Canadian-style bacon, berries and maple syrup
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Coffee roasters Nessun Dorma expand to a new inner-city locale

One of Brisbane’s best family-owned coffee roasters has made some serious moves in the inner-city dining scene, taking over a charming rustic space on Margaret Street for their second cafe. Duck in for quick a bite or linger over a coffee or two, Nessun Dorma is a great space to stop by if you are looking to shake up your brunch routine. more

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Taste opens up delightful new digs in Red Hill
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Taste opens up delightful new digs in Red Hill

If you were crestfallen to hear that Taste on James Street has closed, cry no more. The popular kitchenware and home wares retailer has pulled up stumps and moved to a new location on Windsor Road in Red Hill, stocked with the usual range of goods plus a few new surprises. more


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The Fink Group brings renowned restaurant OTTO to Brisbane
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The Fink Group brings renowned restaurant OTTO to Brisbane

The wait is over Brisbane. The Fink Group’s first interstate venture OTTO Brisbane is here. In case you’re not sure what the fuss is about, The Fink Group is behind renowned Sydney restaurants Quay, Bennelong and OTTO Sydney – so they’re kind of a big deal. Oh and a word of warning, reading on with an empty stomach is not recommended. more

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Announcing the Taste of Queensland Awards winners
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Announcing the Taste of Queensland Awards winners

We put the call out in early May for nominations for the Taste of Queensland Awards and are now excited to present to you the winners in each category of breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and cocktail. See, The Weekend Edition loves it when a Brisbane bar or restaurant serves up a culinary creation or cocktail using the best of Queensland produce – so much so that it jumped at the chance to partner with the Queensland Government for Queensland Week from June 4–12. The Taste of Queensland Awards celebrates the use of Queensland produce and recognises the support of local farmers, providores, bakers, brewers and gourmet artisans by Brisbane’s cafes, restaurants and bars. Congratulations to all of the winners and runners up in the inaugural awards! more

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Project 41
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The round-up: stuff your face with Brisbane’s best jaffles

When the weather is cold and the wind is biting, there are few better ways to warm up your hands than wrapping them around a hot jaffle. Jaffles are the newest craze on the food scene and several Brisbane eateries are offering up imaginative flavour combinations that will tantalise the tastebuds and warm the belly. Here are some of the best jaffle spots to seek out in winter. more