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The Brunswick Project brings boozy brunches and stellar service to New Farm
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The Brunswick Project brings boozy brunches and stellar service to New Farm

The formula for a great cafe is simple – good food, good coffee and good service is all it takes. Bringing together each element into a triangle of hospitality greatness is The Brunswick Project, a new eatery looking to have all three categories amply covered. Thanks to a menu of bangin’ breakfast bites, a brilliant Brunswick Street location and bright smiles on all of the staff, New Farm’s newest arrival is set to be your favourite spot to spend a summery morning. more

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Great Northern Bar
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The best spots to get a feed before you fly

The last-minute preparation routine for a holiday is serious business. First, you’ve got to triple check that you’ve packed everything. Second, you need to check-in in advance (to avoid the lines, of course). Third, you’ve got to give yourself enough time to get to the airport itself. This isn’t even including other minor things like reminding your neighbour that they agreed to collect your mail, ensuring that your out-of-office e-mail responder is on and that you’ve put both bins out. With all of this on your plate, it’s easy to forget to eat. If you arrive at the airport with a Boeing-sized hunger, fear not – Brisbane Airport has got the goods when it comes to pre-take off eats and tipples. We’ve hand picked five of the best spots to snack at Brisbane Airport’s Domestic Terminal for breakfast, lunch and dinner to ensure you start your holiday the right way. more

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 135 August 15
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 135 August 15

From whispers of specialty coffee spots in Norman Park to a massive new breakfast hub in South Brisbane, 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

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Iconic eatery The Moray Cafe gets a new lease on life
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Iconic eatery The Moray Cafe gets a new lease on life

New Farm’s stalwart of morning dining has received a timely sprucing just ahead of the spring brunch season. The Moray Cafe has undergone some huge changes lately, with a new owner, new chef, new menu and a new look re-establishing the cafe as one of the suburb’s top-flight nosheries. more

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The round-up: Brisbane’s ten best places for lunch as chosen by you
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The round-up: Brisbane’s ten best places for lunch as chosen by you

Lunch is the middle child of the three square meals family, often overshadowed by our sprightly breakfast culture and the sophisticated night time dinner. Typically we are at work for lunch, so we settle for leftovers or whatever is closest, but don’t get it twisted – lunch is very much as varied and interesting as any other meal of the day. At the end of 2016, you voted for Brisbane’s best eats in our 2016 EAT/drink Awards, and the results were clear – lunch is booming in Brisbane. Here are the top ten choices for lunch, as voted by you! more

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Enjoy bowls of blissful bites at Newstead's The Farm Wholefoods
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Enjoy bowls of blissful bites at Newstead’s The Farm Wholefoods

When we think of breakfast, it’s hard to avoid thoughts of poached eggs swimming in hollandaise and crispy bacon on sourdough – but we can’t indulge in this heavenly bounty every morning. That being said, we certainly don’t have to settle for anything unfulfilling! The Farm Wholefoods is a newcomer to Gasworks Plaza that has breakfast (and lunch, for that matter) sorted, with a range of nutritious and tasty bowls that promise to start your day the right way. more

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Doo-Bop Jazz Bar
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The round-up: Brisbane City’s influx of new openings

We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there has been a lot of activity taking place in The City of late. We’re not talking about the hustle and bustle of the daily commute or the feverish hordes of shoppers hitting the big retailers, we’re talking about food and drink. In the past month alone, Brisbane City has welcomed a huge influx of bars, restaurants and cafes into its midst, proving that the inner-city is still at the forefront of Brisbane’s top-notch dining scene. If you’ve been meaning to check out what’s fresh (and openings still to come), we’ve assembled a handy guide to make your food crawl easier. more


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Brisbane’s ten best places for breakfast as voted by you
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Brisbane’s ten best places for breakfast as voted by you

Folks, let’s not beat around the bush – breakfast is a big deal. Not only is it the most important meal of the day, it is often the most satisfying. Any meal that can include a combination of eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, potato, spinach, tomato, avocado, pancakes, waffles, bread, ice-cream, seasonal fruit and veg, and more is a meal that we’d happily eat at any time of the day. It seems that most of you are in agreement, if the results of our 2016 EAT/drink Awards are any indication. Thanks to your votes, we have a definitive list of the ten best places in town to get a satisfying day starter. more

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Snack on three-cheese toasties and gourmet goodies at The Cheese Pleaser in The City
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Snack on three-cheese toasties and gourmet goodies at The Cheese Pleaser in The City

If you are lactose intolerant, we apologise in advance. If you aren’t lactose intolerant, holy cheesus friend – have you heard the good news? The Cheese Pleaser – one of the most highly sought suppliers of gourmet cheese and legendary cheese toasties – has opened its very own brick-and-mortar location in the Brisbane CBD. That’s right – now you can swing by and sink your teeth into all sorts of cheesy goodness and even build your own hamper to impress company at home. more

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Bucci
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The round-up: sample Brisbane’s most heart-stopping chocolate dishes

Ladies and gentlemen – the day we’ve all been waiting for is upon us. World Chocolate Day is finally here! On Friday July 7, people across the world will celebrate the sweetest treat to ever exist. To get into the spirit, we decided to find some of the most decadent chocolate-based desserts in Brisbane, because you can’t celebrate World Chocolate Day without some serious indulgence. We know, we’re real sweethearts but it’s our sweet teeth that you should be thanking. more

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Kenmore's The Single Guys goes plural with its new inner-city joint
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Kenmore’s The Single Guys goes plural with its new inner-city joint

If you’ve got a serious case of the weekday blues (it's a legitimate medical condition), we’ve got some great news that we think will help perk you up. Kenmore specialty coffee hub The Single Guys has opened its brand-new location on Charlotte Street in Brisbane City, offering its signature brand of on-point service and top-notch coffee. If you need an excuse to unchain yourself from your desk and get out of the office, the team at The Single Guys will be more than happy to ease your woes. more

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Sip in sophisticated surrounds at Brisbane City's The Silver Fox Wine Bar
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Sip in sophisticated surrounds at Brisbane City’s The Silver Fox Wine Bar

Sometimes the breakneck pace of the nine-to-five can have you feeling as if you’re going prematurely grey. If the hustle and bustle of the Brisbane’s CBD is threatening to turn you into a silver fox sooner than you’d like, we suggest capping off your weekly slog with a visit to the inner city’s newest haunt. The Silver Fox Wine Bar has quietly set up shop at the Botanic Gardens-end of Edward Street, offering a relaxed and comfortable space to unwind with a glass of wine in hand. more

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South Bank welcomes a bubbly pearl of a newcomer in Tapi
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South Bank welcomes a bubbly pearl of a newcomer in Tapi

If you haven’t tried bubble tea at least once in your life, well, you haven’t lived. The team behind South Bank’s bratwurst and iced-tea dispensary Pig & Kraut have brought a new concept south of the river in the form of Tapi – a kiosk that specialises in drinks done differently. Should you be struck by a craving for refreshing bubble tea, decadent milkshakes or energising coffee, we suggest renaming teatime to Tapi time. more

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Rise and shine with Teneriffe's Greenhaus Coffee
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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

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BiN 931
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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

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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

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Blockhouse Eat + Drink
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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

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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

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Face the daily grind with help from Grinders Coffee’s new Woolloongabba hub
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Face the daily grind with help from Grinders Coffee’s new Woolloongabba hub

These days it seems like everyone is caught up in the daily slog, the hustle, the grind to get by. Few of us would be able to face the working week without something to put a pep in our step, and for years Grinders Coffee has being dishing out the goods across Australia. Grinders Coffee has just opened a swanky new specialty coffee hub and training school in Woolloongabba, not only putting cups of fine single origins and blends in our outstretched hands, but also training up the next generation of all-star baristas – or as we like to call them, our best friends in the entire world. more