Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 269 August 4
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 269 August 4

From news of two cosy wine bars opening in the suburbs to a new location for a beloved dumpling hotspot, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know (while also supporting our local hospitality industry). When we put our ears to the pavement this week, this is what we found out … more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 268 July 28
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 268 July 28

From news of coffee in a box to a five-course truffle degustation, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know (while also supporting our local hospitality industry). When we put our ears to the pavement this week, this is what we found out … more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 267 July 21
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 267 July 21

From news of riverside champagne chalets to late-night Roman eats, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know (while also supporting our local hospitality industry). When we put our ears to the pavement this week, this is what we found out … more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 266 July 14
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 266 July 14

From news of a new inner-city specialty coffee hub to a suburban barbecue outpost, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know (while also supporting our local hospitality industry). When we put our ears to the pavement this week, this is what we found out … more

Pavement Whispers
Eleven Rooftop Bar transforms into open-air Mexican restaurant MAYA
Food & Drink

Eleven Rooftop Bar transforms into open-air Mexican restaurant MAYA

The year so far has been unpredictable, to say the least. When it comes to weathering the storm from a hospitality standpoint, many operators believe the best response is to be unpredictable in turn. Local restaurateurs Jason and Katie Coates count themselves among this group. The duo has utilised the lockdown to initiate change on a significant scale, completely overhauling Eleven Rooftop Bar – one of The Valley's most beloved nightspots – and transforming it into MAYA Mexican. The venue will open officially on Saturday July 11, here's what you can expect ... more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 265 July 7
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 265 July 7

That's right ... Pavement Whispers is back! From news of a top-notch chook shop to a riverside pop-up, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know (while also supporting our local hospitality industry). When we put our ears to the pavement this week, this is what we found out … more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Alanna Sapwell to transform Wasabi into pop-up restaurant Esmay
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Alanna Sapwell to transform Wasabi into pop-up restaurant Esmay

When ARC Dining announced its closure at the start of the year we were crestfallen. While Brisbane locals might not have ARC's superstar chef Alanna Sapwell's cooking out our fingertips, the culinary wiz isn't staying idle. On Wednesday July 15 Alanna will be taking over the kitchen at acclaimed Noosa Heads icon Wasabi Restaurant & Bar for a three-month period to run a pop-up restaurant called Esmay. Here's what we know ... more


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Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 264 March 17
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 264 March 17

From news of a Teneriffe gastropub's resurrection to a new Mexican concept taking over the Sourced space, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 263 March 10
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 263 March 10

From news of the arrival of two new Mexican concepts to a swish rooftop cocktail bar in Woolloongabba, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: El Planta to open a bricks-and-mortar home of mezcal and plant-based Mexican
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: El Planta to open a bricks-and-mortar home of mezcal and plant-based Mexican

After a year spent building up a cult following behind their selection of plant-based tacos, Adrienne Jory and Rick Gibson are moving on from their beloved Wandering Cooks pop-up. Before you freak out, allow us to follow up by saying they're only moving around the corner. That's right – El Planta is putting roots down! The couple have snagged a permanent spot on Hope Street, which will be converted into a homey bar and eatery hawking Adrienne and Rick's meat-free Mexican eats plus some new goodies. more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 262 March 3
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 262 March 3

From news of a new multifaceted culinary hub for Breakfast Creek to the closure of a beloved Greenslopes brunch icon, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 261 February 25
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 261 February 25

From news of a new Indian-inspired street-food restaurant to a vivid Thai concept for Gasworks Plaza, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 260 February 18
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 260 February 18

From news of a new subterranean dumpling spot for Brisbane City to a captivating art-infused degustation series, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 259 February 11
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 259 February 11

From news of an Asian-inspired late-night street-food bar in The Valley to a park-side cafe taking shape in New Farm, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 258 February 4
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 258 February 4

From news of a large-scale expansion for Bulimba's Revel Brewing Co. to two new locations for Brisbane's premier poke dispensary, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 257 January 28
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 257 January 28

From news of a new location for a beloved wing crew to a collaborative dinner featuring a Sunshine Coast icon, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 256 January 21
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 256 January 21

From news of Hawaiian-inspired dive bars to brand-new multi-level live-music hubs, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 255 January 14
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 255 January 14

From news of an all-you-can-eat fried-chicken buffet to Taj Mahal's temporary post-fire location, 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