Cafes
Rise and shine with Teneriffe's Greenhaus Coffee
Food & Drink

Rise and shine with Teneriffe’s Greenhaus Coffee

Ali and Brett Hutley know good food. They spent years working as private chefs for Sydney's rich and famous. They taught the people of Brisbane that you can make friends with salad through their real-food haven Botanica. And as of this Saturday June 24, they are helping us wake up in the best way possible with their latest venture, Greenhaus Coffee in Teneriffe. more

Bars
BiN 931
Food & Drink

Eat your way through Westfield Chermside’s massive new food precinct

There’s electricity in the air like a storm is building on the horizon. The arrival of Westfield Chermside’s mammoth food precinct has got us all worked up into a tizzy and finally the first wave of food retailers are opening their doors. Betty’s Burgers, BiN 931, Motto Motto, Hermosa, Tapworks Bar and Grill – these are just a fraction of the eateries commencing trading today and we’ve got all the details you need to know for your first visit. more

Cafes
Make any excuse to check out New Farm’s new local Miss Jones
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Make any excuse to check out New Farm’s new local Miss Jones

Have you met Miss Jones? The hospo heroes behind New Farm’s Little Loco have gone two-for-two with their new cafe Miss Jones – a beautiful pastel-tinted eatery that is making brunch a far more colourful experience. If you’re after a new spot to nourish your eyes and stomach, all you have to say is, “Excuse me, Miss” and Miss Jones will take care of you. more

Restaurants
Neil Perry’s Burger Project unveils its new Brisbane City eating house
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Neil Perry’s Burger Project unveils its new Brisbane City eating house

If you were wandering down Edward Street earlier this week and picked up the intoxicating scent of sizzling patties and crispy fries, you were probably in close proximity to Brisbane CBD’s newest burger joint. Neil Perry’s Burger Project opened its doors on Tuesday June 20, and immediately started pumping out hundreds of mouth-watering house-made burgers and chips by the basket load. Don’t let the aroma taunt you – follow your nose to Burger Project and get your bite on. more

Bars
Style meets substance at Grange’s new haunt Quincy’s Bar and Cafe
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Style meets substance at Grange’s new haunt Quincy’s Bar and Cafe

Brisbane’s suburban bar scene just welcomed a stylishly appointed newcomer into its midst with the arrival of Quincy’s Bar and Cafe in Grange. Inspired by the work of acclaimed architect Archibald Quincy Jones, the swish subterranean spot combines the harmony and balance of excellent design with a quality boutique hospitality offering. Part community hub, part stylish suburban haunt – Quincy’s has been made by locals to cater to the needs and wants of the people. more

The Grocer
Sprout Market makes it a breeze to live your best and cheapest wholefoods life
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Sprout Market makes it a breeze to live your best and cheapest wholefoods life

Regular readers of The Weekend Edition may or may not have picked up that some of our writers have certain chagrin for the act of grocery shopping. If you enjoy taking time out of your precious life to trawl different locations for specific products to make a single meal (because no supermarket ever has everything you want and that is a stone cold fact, son) something is wrong with you. Stop this madness! Sprout Market provides a trifecta of winning to one-up your grocery game – fab discounts, wholesome products and the convenience of home delivery. more

Food News
Pavement Whispers: Volume 127 June 20
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 127 June 20

From whispers of baller boat parties to new local bars, 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

Restaurants
Un-pho-gettable eats abound at King Street’s Vietnamese eatery Banoi
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Un-pho-gettable eats abound at King Street’s Vietnamese eatery Banoi

There’s nothing quite as memorable or as comforting as grandmother’s cooking. We can only imagine how incredible family dinners would be if our nan was a stellar chef in her own right, but for Michael Nham and Viet Nguyen this scenario was a reality. Michael and Viet’s restaurant Banoi is an eatery that exists as an ode to the familial values instilled in them by their grandmother, using her recipes as the basis for Banoi’s hugely popular old-school-meets-new-school Vietnamese cuisine. Opening on Friday June 16, Banoi will show off a stellar range of dine-in and takeaway eats boasting heady aromas and divine flavours that will make you feel like you had a seat at Michael and Viet’s family dinners. more


The Locals Next week: a Brisbane local

Johanna Bell
It’s easy to get bogged down because you are stressed, worried, nervous or scared, but at the end of the day, you just have to keep going, do the best you can and have a big smile on your face ... ~ Johanna Bell more
Bars
Doo-Bop Jazz Bar set to reinvigorate The City scene with toe-tapping energy
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Doo-Bop Jazz Bar set to reinvigorate The City scene with toe-tapping energy

If you’ve ever wandered the streets of Brisbane’s CBD after 8:00 pm and lamented the lack of happenin’ hideaways and hip late-night entertainment, get ready to have your socks knocked off. Doo-Bop Jazz Bar is bringing some swing back to The City scene with jazz musicians wailing wild on stage, cocktails flowing and New Orleans-inspired cuisine served up until 3:00 am every night. From Saturday June 17, Doo-Bop Jazz Bar will become a hub for Brisbane’s nightlife – sitting as a flashing beacon for those seeking hot licks and out-of-this-world revelry. more

Restaurants
Sample restaurant-quality street food at the Newstead’s Italian Street Kitchen
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Sample restaurant-quality street food at the Newstead’s Italian Street Kitchen

We know what you are thinking – “Italian street food?” Yes, it exists. Did you know pizza is one of the oldest street eats in the world? You do now. Italian Street Kitchen at the Gasworks is a new casual eatery that is plating up some remarkable Roman-inspired cuisine that traces its origin to the bustling markets of Italy. If you want your pizza and pasta and paninis pronto, then come in and grab a table – Italian food has never been this easy to enjoy. more

Cafes
Blockhouse Eat + Drink
Food & Drink

The round-up: Brisbane’s ten best cafes as voted by you

Aside from the wheel and maybe the Internet, the cafe may very well be one of the best inventions of the modern age. We’re exaggerating, of course, but it’s only to stress how huge Brisbane’s cafe scene has become over the past decade. Every suburb boasts its own collection of brunch havens and coffee nooks to take advantage of – it’s hard for us to pick one as the best. That’s we decided to pass the buck to you – our valued readers. Thousands of you turned out to crown the best cafe in town in the 2016 EAT/drink Awards, and now we are going to reveal the list of spots that you thought were worthy of your patronage. more

Bars
EI8HT redefines Fortitude Valley’s nightlife with an inclusive approach
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EI8HT redefines Fortitude Valley’s nightlife with an inclusive approach

For more than 17 years the Family Nightclub has been a mainstay of Fortitude Valley’s party scene. Now the Katarzyna Group is shaking things up by rebranding and rejuvenating the storied establishment with an eye on promoting inclusivity and out-of-the-box entertainment. EI8HT is set to be a beacon of good times for all when it opens the doors to the public on Saturday June 17 with one heck of a party. more

The Grocer
Fuel up on plant power with superfood-delivery service Soulara
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Fuel up on plant power with superfood-delivery service Soulara

Those of you that associate the phrase ‘taste the rainbow’ exclusively with Skittles should pay close attention. Soulara is a thriving meal-delivery service that is encouraging eaters around town to do something good for their health. The service prepares and delivers ready-to-eat, dietician-designed meals that boast a wider colour spectrum then any candy range currently available. Your selection of meals (picked from the rotating menu) is delivered to your door in a refrigerated, 100 percent recyclable box, with all dishes made using seasonal ingredients from Australian farms. We’ll stop beating around the bush and get straight to the good stuff – the food! You can enjoy the likes of pearl couscous bowls, vermicelli salads, purple sweet potato and fried tofu pad Thai, barbecue soy and black bean casserole, Moroccan chickpea and couscous tagine, and mango and pomegranate seed… more

Food News
Pavement Whispers: Volume 126 June 13
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 126 June 13

From whispers of more north-side eateries to secretive New Farm cafes, 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

Bars
Sip on the finest spirits at Fortitude Valley’s newest joint Savile Row
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Sip on the finest spirits at Fortitude Valley’s newest joint Savile Row

Nestled amongst the clubs and pubs of the Entertainment District’s bustling Ann Street-stretch is a new and impeccably dressed haunt. The minds behind West End’s Cobbler are bringing their brand of consummately appointed hospitality to The Valley with Savile Row – a bar that offers a near unparalleled level of service aimed at tailoring the perfect night out. It’s a good thing too – there’s enough bottles on offer that the act of choosing will make your head spin, even before you’ve had a single drink! more

Restaurants
Little Miss Kay’s makes biting into burgers easier at new Woolloongabba joint
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Little Miss Kay’s makes biting into burgers easier at new Woolloongabba joint

Unless you happen to live in the inner city or in Mitchelton, Miss Kay’s might be just far enough out of reach to prevent regular indulgence. Well, if you’ve been tossing and turning at night dreaming of sweet, succulent burgers, crispy onion rings and mountains of fries, your dreams are about to become reality. Little Miss Kay’s is a takeaway and delivery only joint that will be cooking, wrapping and sending Miss Kay’s iconic burgers right to your hot little hands as of Saturday June 10. Now you don’t need to put pants on to go get a feast – the future is now! more

Cafes
Get your fix at Bunker Coffee’s new Milton outlet Bessa Coffee
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Get your fix at Bunker Coffee’s new Milton outlet Bessa Coffee

If you are an only child you might not be able to relate, but anyone that has a younger sibling can probably sympathise when a newcomer suddenly hogs the spotlight. For Bunker Coffee in Milton this isn’t an issue, as its new sibling Bessa Coffee is a welcome addition to the local coffee scene. Boasting the same consistently great-tasting brew and the same infectious attitude towards all things java, Bessa Coffee is another top-notch spot to get your morning pick-me-up. more

Bars
The round-up: celebrate World Gin Day with these stellar gin-based cocktails
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The round-up: celebrate World Gin Day with these stellar gin-based cocktails

The calendar year is full to bursting point with miscellaneous food days. International Hummus Day, World Nutella Day, Jackfruit Day, World Porridge Day – the list goes on. Typically we let these days come and go with little fuss, but when it comes to World Gin Day on Saturday June 10, we make an exception. To celebrate this momentous day, we have gone out to some of Brisbane’s best bars to see what crazy gin-based concoctions they are whipping up this year. We’re not talking gin and tonic here (not exclusively) – these are cocktails that that will make you realise why gin is worth celebrating. more

The Grocer
Berrys Creek Gourmet Cheese
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The Weekend Series: up your platter game with some of Australia’s best boutique cheeses

Look, we like to talk a big game when it comes to cheese and charcuterie but don’t get it twisted – we know how to get our platter on. Sure, you can pick a nice Brie from the cheese section at the grocery store, but you aren’t going to impress us with just any old triple-cream variety. Next time you plan on entertaining, do yourself a favour and select one of Australia’s award-winning artisan cheeses. We’ve done the legwork and selected a few to help you get started – just don’t forget to buy the crackers. more

The Grocer
Sparkke spreads the good word with the help of sparkling wine cans
Food & Drink

Sparkke spreads the good word with the help of sparkling wine cans

One of the only things better than supporting a good cause is if that cause rewards your generosity with some delicious beverages. The Sparkke Change Beverage Company is in the midst of a crowd-funding campaign to bring its new ‘Say I Do’ range to life, which will see white wine bubbles canned and distributed to supporters of marriage equality across Australia. more