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1940s-style diner NKB Express opens in Indooroopilly

First they brought you the likes of Nantucket Kitchen & Bar, and now just a stone’s throw away they’ve unveiled the sweet new NKB Express. Maintaining an American bent, but this time throwing back to the epic era of the 1940s, TJ and Kim Peabody’s new cafe and restaurant takes cues from the milkbars and diners of yesteryear with sepia tones and olive-green booths. Focused on fast takeaway and casual dining, the venue offers many of the original Nantucket favourites such as the famous cherry pie and house-made ice-cream, plus plenty of gourmet burgers, bagels, hot dogs and waffles to round out the menu. Grass-fed beef, organic chicken, house-made condiments and sugar-free buns combine to create some divine charcoal-grilled burger offerings, such as the Tribeca of pulled Bangalow pork with chipotle barbecue sauce and red cabbage slaw, or the Meat Packer of Wagyu beef with bacon… more

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Plan a food-fuelled roadtrip to the Sunshine Coast

It’s been a long year of to-do lists, domestic duties and work-related tasks, but these holidays we’re planning to shrug off all obligations and simply go where our bellies take us. As it turns out, they’ve steered us north in the direction of the delicious Sunshine Coast. more

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Wolf down Brisbane’s moreish doughnut offerings

Whether it’s a fancy sugar-dusted, lime-curd-filled modern number, or a hot cinnamon ring of yesteryear, a dose of doughnuts does not go astray at any time of the day. We’ve rounded up a bunch of local cafes, bakeries and market stalls pumping out these popular moreish numbers. more

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La Macelleria gelateria opens in Teneriffe

While moseying through the streets of Bologna in Italy, you’ll spot a surplus of gelato shops nestled between the mandatory restaurants, butchers, espresso bars and chemists. This glut of palate pleasers tallies around the 180 mark, resulting in a city dense with connoisseurs of both the making and noshing fields. The city’s staple flavour is Crema Bologna, made from milk, yolks, lemon peel and vanilla. In spring, when strawberries are lush and plentiful, families will drop by a gelateria to collect a litre of this gelato to take home for a post-lunch dessert, dressing each serving in the succulent red berries. more

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Ogle Le Chocolat with Alain Ducasse

Those hooked on cocoa know a chocolate obsession never truly leaves an addict, but stays simmering beneath the surface to be reignited every time a tempting slab of goodness hits a nostril or catches an eye. Chocolate fiends, be warned, this short film is sure to send you raiding your secret stash or bolting to the corner store, as food guru Alain Ducasse walks us through his Parisian chocolate factory, Le Chocolat. Watch as cocoa bean roaster and chocolate maker Nicholas Berger lovingly crafts perfect squares of chocolate in the traditional way, from bean to bar. Grab some movie treats and ogle the goods in the short food film, Le Chocolate – Alain Ducasse. more

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Good Food & Wine Show comes to Brisbane

Get those tastebuds in training for an epic three days of feasting at the Brisbane Good Food & Wine Show this weekend. Sample nibbles from some of Queensland’s best food producers, learn from the country’s most beloved celebrity chefs and soak up the inspirational atmosphere, which is sure to have you dragging out the idle cooking aprons and unused kitchen utensils when you return home. The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre will be filled with tempting aromas from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm this Friday November 8 through to Sunday November 10, thanks to an incredible line-up of exhibitors and a packed program of workshops and masterclasses. Sign up for a delicious adventure like a Journey Through Coffee with Nespresso, meander through Cheese Alley, and gain expert insight from food icons like Maggie Beer and Matt Moran. Find all the details and tickets online. more