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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

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

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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

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Gandhi Indian Kitchen & Laneway Stall
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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

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British Colonial Co.
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The round-up: Brisbane’s best gluten-free eats

Gluten-free eaters have copped enough flack – it’s time for a change. The Weekend Edition believes in not judging someone for something as silly as his or her diet. While restaurants are certainly getting better at catering for coeliac disease sufferers, there is still a way to go in making gluten-free dining equally represented on menus. We’ve taken the liberty of selecting some of our choices for Brisbane’s best gluten-free dishes available right now. more


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House special pide – Turkish salami, chicken, mozzarella, mushroom, egg and capsicum
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Grab a gozleme from Hawthorne’s Downtown Istanbul

Turkish cuisine is as varied as it is delicious, and just when you think you’ve tried it all along comes Downtown Istanbul to shake up the game. The minds once behind Ahmet’s in Bulimba have opened a new venue on Hawthorne Road, with a collection of sumptuous favourites and a few new must-try options. more

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Crosstown Public House
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The round-up: the best places to get schnit-faced in Brisbane

Real talk – there are few dishes so loved as the classic chicken (or pork! or veal!) schnitzel. The crispy, crumbed slabs of meat can be dressed up or down in a variety of ways. Pair it with chips and salad for the perfect pub meal or layer some tomato sauce and cheese on top and turn it into a perfect parmigiana – there is no wrong way to eat a schnitzel. As the self-appointed pretty schnitty committee, we’ve collected a list of spots to source the best schnitz in town. more

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Brooklyn Depot brings its mammoth burgers to South Bank
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Brooklyn Depot brings its mammoth burgers to South Bank

Start spreadin' the news – New York-style eats have arrived at South Bank. After opening stores in Surfers Paradise and Sydney, Brooklyn Depot has ventured north to Brisbane, bringing with it juicy burgers, loaded hot dogs and double waffle ice-cream sandwiches. You read correctly. Double. Waffle. Ice-cream. Sandwiches. more

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The Chefs Series: what Brisbane’s best chefs would eat for their last meal
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The Chefs Series: what Brisbane’s best chefs would eat for their last meal

What would you order for dinner if you knew it would be your last meal on Earth? A fat burger? Endless ice-cream? Oysters? The question got us thinking – "What would a top-notch chef order if they were in the same situation?" As part of The Chefs Series, we asked some of the winners and runners-up of the 2015 EAT/drink Awards – sponsored by Newstead Brewing Co. – to have a crack at a few burning questions. For the fourth and final instalment of The Chefs Series, we get real with some of Brisbane's best cookers about what they would order for their last meal on death row. more

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Beers ahoy! Hope and Anchor arrives in Paddington
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Beers ahoy! Hope and Anchor arrives in Paddington

Being part of the European Union is not something that the United Kingdom does well. What it does do well though, is good old-fashioned pubs and cosy bars. You're often greeted by the warmth and familiarity of yesteryear, a fireplace crackling, and some bloody good booze accompanied by simple and delicious comfort food. In light of Brexit, we can understand if you're not overly keen on visiting the UK at the moment. Instead you can just trot on over to Paddington, and find yourself a cushy nook in new bar and eatery Hope and Anchor. more

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Sample the best the city has to offer at Dine Out Brisbane
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Sample the best the city has to offer at Dine Out Brisbane

We aren’t kidding when we say that July is the best month to be a foodie in Brisbane. If Good Food Month has only increased your appetite for stellar produce, make sure you get out of the house for Dine Out Brisbane – a showcase of the region’s best produce plated up at some of the finest restaurants in town from Monday July 18 to Thursday August 4. more

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Suchuan Bang Bang
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The round-up: Brisbane’s best Chinese restaurants

Forget about your quick and easy takeaway joint – authentic Chinese cuisine should be properly enjoyed in the right setting. There are several spots across Brisbane that serves delicious dishes of Chinese cuisine with great atmosphere and service. Do yourself a favour and enjoy the full spectrum of tastes that Chinese cuisine affords and you’ll find yourself never settling for bain marie sweet and sour pork. more