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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

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Heya Bar
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The round-up: Brisbane’s late-night dining spots

While Brisbane isn’t a bustling metropolis like New York, Tokyo or Berlin, there is a growing number of spots around town that have taken it upon themselves to give the Brisbane nightlife a much-needed culinary boost late at night. We've rounded up a number of spots that can cook something up for you in the late hours that won’t fill you with regret. more

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Say hola to the mother of all tacos at Mucho Mexicano
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Say hola to the mother of all tacos at Mucho Mexicano

If there’s one thing we can’t get enough of, it’s Mexican food. How can you say no to guacamole, right? But if your thoughts immediately go to the standard taco and burrito situation, think again – this is nacho average Mexican restaurant. See what I did there? Introducing South Bank’s newest resident, Mucho Mexicano. 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