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Revel in the weekday lunch offerings at River Quay

As the first half of the year quickly fades away, you may be wondering where the last few months disappeared to. Those who find it easy to get swept up in the fast pace of life may be eager to take a tranquil moment to step away from their desk, and sit back to enjoy a relaxed lunch in calming surrounds. more

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Ben’s Burgers brings the buns in Winn Lane

Ben’s Burgers has officially filled the hole left by much-loved Flamingo Cafe in Winn Lane, and if the bustle at the burger joint this week is anything to go by, it’s filling it well. Ben’s Burgers is the creation of Ben and Nick Chiu, brothers and co-owners of Apartment in Brisbane City and creators of A Love Supreme. The pair wanted to bring a new vibe to the laneway, tangling together their love of streetwear, good beats and excellent eats, creating a place to kick back with a bunch of friends over a few beers. more

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The Catbird Seat Bistro opens in East Brisbane

The phrase ‘the catbird seat’ was first coined in the 1940s, found in a quirky short story entitled The Catbird Seat by American cartoonist and author James Thurber. Following publication, ‘the catbird seat’ became a way to describe someone in an enviable position, someone that was ‘sitting pretty’, like a batter with three balls and no strikes against him in baseball. The short story also became a British comedy film in 1959 dubbed The Battle of the Sexes and starring Peter Sellers – if you’re more into filmic history lessons than literature. Fast-forward to today, and the charm and character of the story has inspired chef James Guldberg and wife Erin in naming their new East Brisbane bistro. more