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The round-up: special Valentine’s Day dinner spots

You matched on Tinder, laid the groundwork with some smooth talking, worked up the courage to ask out that special someone and now you've nabbed a hot date for Valentine's Day. Perhaps you were seduced by a smooth pick-up line or were wooed with a heartfelt expression of affection, or maybe you have been dating that special person for a while and are looking for a great spot to spend an intimate evening and reaffirm your undying love. It doesn't matter – you've got a decision to make. You can make Valentine's Day memorable by picking a great spot for a romantic dinner – allow the cupids at The Weekend Edition to suggest a few seductive spots to flirt all night long. more

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The round-up: Brisbane's biggest food challenges
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The round-up: Brisbane’s biggest food challenges

For some people eating is more than a way of stopping hunger, it’s an opportunity to push the boundaries of what a human being can stomach. From the immense, to the fiercely spicy, food challenges can be a great way to earn bragging rights among mates as well as being a unique way to enjoy local cuisine. If you feel like to might be up for a challenge, try ticking off a few of these Brisbane food challenges – it’s no easy task. more

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The year in review: what you loved in 2015
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The year in review: what you loved in 2015

My, my. What a year it has been. The year 2015 has been a big one for Brisbane – we saw our food and drink scene grow to rival the southern states, we welcomed a flurry of international retailers and we threw some pretty spectacular events. One thing is for sure, our city is growing, and we can't wait to see what the future holds. Before we move on to 2016, we thought it was only fitting to reflect on the things our readers loved most in 2015 on The Weekend Edition. Here are our top-ranking stories for the year! more

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The round-up: Brisbane's hangover-beating breakfasts
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The round-up: Brisbane’s hangover-beating breakfasts

It’s Christmas party season, so we understand that heads might be feeling a little heavy this month. While crying in the shower is one way to combat feelings of post-bender regret, we suggest you take the opportunity to indulge in some hearty food therapy to help beat your hangover. Hefty and greasy or healthy and wholesome, there are options for however you approach your morning meal. more


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The round-up: Nutella-infused treats worth trying
Food & Drink

The round-up: Nutella-infused treats worth trying

Brisbane is nuts about Nutella – it’s ok, so is everyone in The Weekend Edition office. More and more places around town are creating some of the most mouth-wateringly decadent treats using Nutella, and as we are all about sharing the love we figured it would be a good idea to list some of our personal favourite Nutella-infused treats to eat when the craving strikes. more

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Indulge in decadent cookies and cream donuts
Food & Drink

Indulge in decadent cookies and cream donuts

From our childhood days watching hot cinnamon donuts dropping into sugar at the local donut shop, to our more recent discovery of the hybrid cronut, those warm doughy delights have been a lifelong obsession. Fortunately, it seems our affection is shared, as dining establishments have begun to add gourmet donuts to their menus and Brisbane is eagerly anticipating the arrival of Chester Street Bakery’s new shop Doughnut Time. Sydney-based recipe writer and food stylist Tracey Meharg has recently published her ode to the dessert, Donuts. The cookbook shares recipes for 50 incredible creations, from baked to fried, and decadent to paleo. Let yourself off the healthy hook this weekend and indulge in these divine cookies and cream donuts. more