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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

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The Chefs Series: what ingredients Brisbane chefs love using
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The Chefs Series: what ingredients Brisbane chefs love using

A new season means a plethora of new produce to try! One of the benefits of being a professional chef is the chance to get your hands on some of the best ingredients to make foodie magic. 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 give us a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of Brisbane’s top chefs. For the third instalment, we asked five chefs what ingredient they really get a kick out of using in the kitchen. 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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Malty Grain
Food & Drink

The best new foodie spots and lively events in City of Logan

For too long the city of Logan has been passed off as just a mid-way stop between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, but now the area is booming and deserves to be treated like the thriving city it is. Several new hotspots have opened up recently meaning that now is the perfect time to check out the best new spots in Logan before everyone else catches on. more

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Pig & Whistle
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The round-up: the carnivore’s dining guide

Consider this fair warning – this round-up is not for vegans or vegetarians. This here is a guide for meat eaters who are seeking the tastiest morsels around town this winter. We’re talking beef, pork, lamb and chicken – read on and salivate at the thought of sinking your teeth into some of these dishes. We're going to delicately and tenderly show you the ways of flavourful meat love in Brisbane. more

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The round-up: Brisbane’s most irresistible Italian eats
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The round-up: Brisbane’s most irresistible Italian eats

In case you forgot to mark your calendar, this week is Brisbane Italian Week, which means that the city will be bathed in the colours of Italy while the aroma of Italian cooking floods the streets. If you can’t take part in the festivities this week, we have compiled a list of places that make some of the best authentic Italian cuisine in town. more

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The Weekend Series: five bucket-list burgers you need to try
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The Weekend Series: five bucket-list burgers you need to try

Sunday May 28 is National Burger Day, and to celebrate we decided to compile a quick list of bucket list burgers that you need to try. America is home of the traditional cheeseburger, and generations of experimentation and refinement has meant that now there are plenty of places that are cooking up pilgrimage-worthy burgs. Here are five that we think will have you considering booking a flight for. more

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 73 May 24
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 73 May 24

From whispers of a new boutique markets to a new sweet treat and burger joint, 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