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Dandelion & Driftwood
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The Street Photographer: Dandelion & Driftwood

An education in a cup, the gentlefolk behind Dandelion & Driftwood in Hendra are serious about their coffee. Extending people’s palates through espresso-based tasting flights or cold and hot drip brewing methods using single origin blends, the Dandelion & Driftwood team are passionate about passing on their espresso expertise to found a well-educated coffee community. They also serve tea and a delectable array of sweet-tooth pleasers. Oh, and they plate up a superb gluten-free bircher using Brookfarm muesli. Check out Dandelion & Driftwood on The Street Photographer. more

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Anouk, Paddington
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The Street Photographer: Anouk

Paddington breakfast institution Anouk Cafe always has a line curving up the street from its entrance, a testament to its superb flavour concoctions across both food and beverages. A constant battle between choosing sweet or savoury menu items teases diners at each visit, with the Omelette with Roast Pumpkin, Caramelised Onion and Goats Curd, Crunchy Baguette and Butter at a stand off with the Apple Turnover French Toast on recent weekend visits. Located within the exposed brick walls of an old apothecary, this character-filled, dreamy cafe is the perfect spot for a morning coffee, lazy family brunch-meets-lunch or a sweet treat and muddled juice of an afternoon. Check out Anouk Cafe on The Street Photographer. Anouk 212 Given Terrace, Paddington Ph: 07 3367 8663 Open: Monday to Sunday 6:30 am to 3:30 pm more

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Green Papaya’s little sister Pawpaw opens in Woolloongabba
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Green Papaya’s little sister Pawpaw opens in Woolloongabba

Thai and Balinese restaurant Green Papaya in Woolloongabba has spawned a hip younger sister cafe, located in what used to be the cavernous function room. While it's best to enter through the door off the back carpark, it is very tempting to climb through the floor-to-ceiling open windows where coffee-drinking folk are soaking up some rays on Potts Street. more


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The French toast tradition at Anouk, Paddington
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The French toast tradition at Anouk, Paddington

There are some breakfast spots where, no matter how extensive and mouthwatering a menu appears, you will always choose that same, favourite dish. Whether stuffed with sugar-coated fruit or topped with smoky slices of bacon, the layers of spongey, egg-fried bread on the morning menu at Anouk in Paddington are seductively impassable. more

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Local Black Sheep Coffee chosen by Gordon Ramsay
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Local Black Sheep Coffee chosen by Gordon Ramsay

The black sheep of the family is usually the odd one out, a bit of a wayward soul. But while there’s nothing disreputable about Black Sheep Coffee, this local coffee roaster was indeed a little different when it started up five years ago, hand-roasting fairtrade, specialty beans before Brisbane’s coffee awareness truly picked up. more

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Warm up with porridge at Symposium Cafe, Five Sisters, Cup
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Warm up with porridge at Symposium Cafe, Five Sisters, Cup

Goldilocks was pretty particular when it came to the type of porridge she ate. Though we gather the first two she tasted weren’t lavished in toppings of poached fruit, dollops of honey and sprinkles of spices, making the final flavoursome bowl a sure winner. The Weekend Edition went in search of Brisbane’s best porridge and this is what we found … more

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London Xpress Cafe opens in Woolloongabba
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London Xpress Cafe opens in Woolloongabba

When you’re on the go in Woolloongabba, a long lunch at one of the more affluent restaurants isn’t exactly a time-conscious option. But if a quick bite with a British twist sounds like your cup of tea, head over to the newly nestled London Xpress Cafe in the umbrella-lamp-lined antique precinct on Logan Road. more

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Time for tea at The Cobble Stone Tea House, New Farm
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Time for tea at The Cobble Stone Tea House, New Farm

Since the invention of the mug, grandmothers, nanas and great ladies alike have been turning up their noses at this un-dainty option for enjoying a cup of tea. The petite handle on a china cup, so delicate that one is forced to raise a pinky from lack of handle space, brings the warm, comforting liquid to perfectly measured flavour when gracing a delicate teacup. more

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Take things slowly at Bean on Dean, Toowong
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Take things slowly at Bean on Dean, Toowong

Many breakfast spots these days can be all hustle and bustle. With chatter in the air and sardine-like table arrangements, these popular, crowded spaces aren’t ideal for a little morning Zen time. But at Bean on Dean in Toowong, you will find yourself instantly relaxing as the cool autumn breeze whispers past and you sink into the recycled coffee sack ottomans out the front. more

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Brother Espresso opens fifth cafe, at Windsor
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Brother Espresso opens fifth cafe, at Windsor

The rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee is one that can not be surpassed of a sleepy morning, especially when this particular splendour is wafting amongst the exposed-brick interior of the heritage-listed Watsons Plumbing Building on Margaret Street in the city. more