Food News
Sunshine Coast’s latest distillery Harrington Bjugård is bottling up local botanicals with Scandinavian style
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Sunshine Coast’s latest distillery Harrington Bjugård is bottling up local botanicals with Scandinavian style

Sunshine Coast welcomed a new addition to its growing roster of spirit brands this week with the launch of Harrington Bjugård Distilling. Co-founded by Ellinor and Nicholas, this new gin house has fused the pair’s respective Swedish and Australian heritages to brew a sophisticated debut recipe. Drawing upon classic techniques, mid-century aesthetics and robust botanicals, Harrington Bjugård Distilling is here to shake and stir the gin game. more

Casual Dining
Pavement Whispers: Dumbo, a 90s NYC-inspired burger bar from the Red Hook crew, is opening at Portside Wharf
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Pavement Whispers: Dumbo, a 90s NYC-inspired burger bar from the Red Hook crew, is opening at Portside Wharf

Later this year, the team responsible for one of Brisbane City's most beloved burger joints will look to replicate its success with a new Brooklyn-inspired sibling – this time taking shape over at Portside Wharf. Happy Fat Group – the crew behind Red Hook – will open Dumbo in September, adding a sliver of New York's signature laneway and bar culture to the surging riverside precinct. Here's what we know ... more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 463 June 18
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 463 June 18

From news of a new location for Brisbane's premier katsu concept to a refreshed menu and dining space for Single O in Newstead, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food 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

Events
The Dish: Brisbane food news you might have missed this week
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The Dish: Brisbane food news you might have missed this week

There's a lot happening in Brisbane these days, almost too much to keep up with. The Dish is a rapid-fire rundown of Brisbane food news – quick taster-sized tidbits to keep you in the know and, perhaps, tickle your taste buds. This week we’ve got word of the return of Sizzler's cheesy toast, Adelita Wine Bar's new brekkie menu and more! more

Bars
Get the first look inside Bar Hugo – the new West End wine and vermouth bar from a tipple-savvy tandem
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Get the first look inside Bar Hugo – the new West End wine and vermouth bar from a tipple-savvy tandem

West End's bar scene is welcoming another player to its midst this week, with Bar Hugo officially opening to the public tomorrow, Thursday June 13. Boasting a warm timber-heavy aesthetic and a beverage list laden with artisanal vermouths, creative low-ABV cocktails and a wine list bursting with absolute belters, Bar Hugo is on track to become a local favourite very quickly. We got a sneak peek inside – come and have a look around ... more

Cafes
Sandos, soba and strawberry matcha shine at Supernova, The Valley's new Japanese-inspired cafe
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Sandos, soba and strawberry matcha shine at Supernova, The Valley’s new Japanese-inspired cafe

The team that brought you James & Antler's virally popular croques has struck again with Supernova – a brand-new cafe that's causing a stir with a menu of Japanese-inspired creations. Foodies are flocking to devour Supernova's black Angus katsu sandos and artfully presented soba-noodle salads, which are available alongside kare pan (crispy curry bread), honey toast topped with whipped mascarpone, syrup and fruit and colourful strawberry matcha. more

Cafes
Chomp on deluxe toasties at Press'd Wine Co., Milton's bright new vino and gin bar
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Chomp on deluxe toasties at Press’d Wine Co., Milton’s bright new vino and gin bar

Fond nostalgia-inducing memories of cheesy toasted sandwiches and tuna melts are being given a glow up at Pressed Wine Co., Milton's brand-new meeting spot. Here, luxe lobster bisque, French-onion-inspired and truffled-mushroom toasties are being dished out alongside cheese and charcuterie boards, steak frites, a stellar selection of gins, and a wine list featuring old- and new-school vino. Take a look around ... more


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Pavement Whispers: Landers Pocket, a new brewery, distillery and entertainment venue, is to take off at Brisbane Airport
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Pavement Whispers: Landers Pocket, a new brewery, distillery and entertainment venue, is to take off at Brisbane Airport

Something’s taking off at the Brisbane Airport, and for once it's not a plane. Landers Pocket, a one-of-a-kind entertainment venue set to open early next year, will include a craft brewery, distillery and beer garden, expanded golfing range, padel tennis courts, multiple function and event spaces, and an outdoor amphitheatre. Read on to learn more… more

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The round-up: here’s where to go for your next date in Brisbane

It’s no secret that the world of modern dating can be tough. From profile anxiety to the timeless threat of awkward pauses, curating a good date is a delicate art. That’s why we've dusted off our cupid wings and rounded up Brisbane’s best date spots. Whether it’s casual coffee or an after-work tipple, we’ve got your perfect match sorted. more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 462 June 11
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 462 June 11

From news of a beloved fried-chicken vendor's return to the closure of a Paddington staple, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food 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

Casual Dining
Two Yolks and Finn Poke make their delicious double-header debut in South Bank
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Two Yolks and Finn Poke make their delicious double-header debut in South Bank

After a few months of anticipation, beloved Gold Coast-born concepts Finn Poke and Two Yolks have finally arrived in Brisbane. Earlier today, Monday June 3, the Jacinto Group officially opened a two new flagship locations on Grey Street in South Bank, offering locals a mix of healthy and hearty eats made from premium ingredients. Whether you're craving a gooey breakfast burger, a juicy old-school cheeseburger or a sustainably sourced barramundi-topped poke bowl, you're covered at Finn Poke and Two Yolks. more

Cafes
There's a lot to love about Much Love, Peach Cafe's new Spring Hill sibling
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There’s a lot to love about Much Love, Peach Cafe’s new Spring Hill sibling

If you're tapped in to Brisbane foodie Instagram, there's a high chance you've seen posts, reels and stories marvelling at the offering at Peach Cafe. Chunky cookies with oozy chocolate centres, fried-chicken burgers drenched in hot honey and flatbreads topped with silky hummus and gooey-yolked eggs – it's enough to jump-start some serious hunger pangs. Can't stand crowds? You're in luck – the Peach Cafe team has recently opened an outpost in Spring Hill serving all of the above – and more! It's called Much Love and it's got us feeling all warm inside. Come and take a peek ... more

Bars
West End social hub Come to Daddy is the hot new spot for cocktails, karaoke and community vibes
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West End social hub Come to Daddy is the hot new spot for cocktails, karaoke and community vibes

Above the entrance to West End's newest bar is a vibrant neon sign that beams out into the night. The word DADDY shimmers outward onto Montague Road in a mix of luminous purple and blue hues, calling to everyone that passes by. This is Come to Daddy – a new inclusive hub that is already garnering buzz for its killer cocktails, raucous drag shows and dynamic roster of DJs. Take a peek inside ... more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Little Provence, a neighbourhood French bistro serving home-style fare, is opening next week in Eatons Hill
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Pavement Whispers: Little Provence, a neighbourhood French bistro serving home-style fare, is opening next week in Eatons Hill

The co-owner of one of Brisbane's finest French restaurants is bringing a taste of home-style French fare to the outer fringes of Brisbane. Next week, Romain Maunier, co-owner of La Cache à Vín in Spring Hill, will unveil Little Provence in Eatons Hill – an approachable bistro serving the likes of cheese souffle, beef bourguignon and Provence-style lamb shanks, with a clutch of phenomenal French wines also on the cards. Here's what we know ... more

Bars
The recap: the best new Brisbane restaurants, bars and cafes this month
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The recap: the best new Brisbane restaurants, bars and cafes this month

May was massive for Brisbane's dining scene. With new openings seemingly popping up daily, it was a hard task keeping track of them all. It was also difficult to narrow this influx down to just five noteworthy picks. This month, Brisbane scored a cosy cafe serving Korean-inspired brunch, an inner-city restaurant occupying one-of-a-kind laneway digs, a dining hub boasting four kitchens and an Italian-inspired bakery that's caused a stir amongst Brisbane's pastry-loving populace. more

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Pavement Whispers: Azteca, a new Latin American-inspired concept from the Soko Rooftop team, is opening at Queen's Wharf
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Pavement Whispers: Azteca, a new Latin American-inspired concept from the Soko Rooftop team, is opening at Queen’s Wharf

The grand opening of Queen's Wharf is set to be a landmark event for Brisbane as a whole, but its dining scene is shaping up to be the biggest beneficiary. Several home-grown hospitality groups will be opening new venues inside the world-class precinct, including Potentia Solutions Leisure, the brains behind glamorous venues like Soko Rooftop, Lina Rooftop and Carmen Tequileria. In August the team will cut the ribbon on its most ambitious project to date – Azteca, an intricately designed venue that will serve Latin American eats with an Asian twist. Here's what we know ... more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 461 June 4
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 461 June 4

From news of a new eatery showcasing fare from Australia's best chefs to another exciting restaurant announcement for Queen's Wharf, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food 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

Cafes
The Hideout Specialty Coffee has opened a brand-new pick-me-up spot on Edward Street
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The Hideout Specialty Coffee has opened a brand-new pick-me-up spot on Edward Street

One of The City's best coffee spots has expanded. The Hideout Specialty Coffee has lifted the cloche on a new light-filled cafe on Edward Street, offering a broad range of invigorating brews (including some made using seriously high-grade reserve beans), as well as a new-and-improved menu led by stacked open-faced sandwiches. Oh, and we also hear there's a range of coffee-infused cocktails to come. Take a peek inside ... more

Bakeries
Cerin Pasticceria, an Italian-inspired bakery serving cornetti, cakes, coffee and more, has opened in Woolloongabba
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Cerin Pasticceria, an Italian-inspired bakery serving cornetti, cakes, coffee and more, has opened in Woolloongabba

It was a busy scene over in Woolloongabba on Sunday morning. Had you been in the area, you might have spied a concentration of pastry-loving punters, cake connoisseurs and focaccia fiends piling into a chic shopfront along Logan Road's cul-de-sac dining hub. That's Cerin Pasticceria, which officially opened to the public over the weekend. This chic Italian-inspired bakery made a great first impression with its range of baked goods, including buttery cornetti, cream-filled maritozzi, carbonara danishes, stuffed focaccia and a broad range of delectable treats. Take a peek inside ... more