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Woodfired pizzas and rock ‘n' roll combine at Caxton Street's Enzo & Sons
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Woodfired pizzas and rock ‘n’ roll combine at Caxton Street’s Enzo & Sons

The surname Webb has pretty darn instrumental in the rebirth of Caxton Street – bar tsar and restaurateur Jamie Webb is who we all thank for Lefty's Old Time Music Hall and Seymour's Cocktails and Oysters. Caxton Street's latest addition, however, is not the handiwork of Jamie, but rather his clever wife Siarah. This weekend Siarah will present us with the gift of Italian food and a whole lot of spritzes, with her new bar and restaurant Enzo & Sons. more

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Make a little mischief at new Coorparoo bar and eatery Beyond the Pale
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Make a little mischief at new Coorparoo bar and eatery Beyond the Pale

You may have heard the phrase 'beyond the pale'. In modern language, it refers to behaviour that ventures outside of the bounds of what is considered acceptable – behaviour that's a little bit naughty and mischievous. You know, the kind of cheeky debauchery you might get up to with a little Dutch courage. What you may not know, however, is that the origin of the phrase dates back to 14th Century Ireland. The part of the country that was under English rule was marked by a boundary of stakes or fences, know as the English Pale. Those who travelled outside that boundary, or beyond the pale, were considered uncouth and unacceptable amongst civilisation. more

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Battered prawn rolls, lettuce and sriracha prawn mayonnaise on a toasted milk bun
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Get comfy at Newstead’s homely hideaway Mrs Brown’s Bar & Kitchen

It’s no secret that we live for dining out, but we’ll also readily admit that we love the odd dinner party with friends. Any restaurant that can promise the same comfortable home-style intimacy gets a big tick from us, which is why we are really digging the vibe at Newstead’s Mrs Brown’s Bar & Kitchen. With good food, good drink and the perfect atmosphere for good conversation, a meal at Mrs Brown’s Bar & Kitchen is akin to dining at a mate’s place, except you don’t need to help wash the dishes after you’ve eaten. more

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Return of the mac – Mac From Way Back opens a mac ‘n' cheesery in The Valley
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Return of the mac – Mac From Way Back opens a mac ‘n’ cheesery in The Valley

We’re so excited – we just can’t hide it. One of the most popular food trucks is letting all the people know that it’s back to run the show. That’s right – Daddy Mac is making us jump (for joy). Mac From Way Back has set up shop inside Fortitude Valley haunt Sabotage Social, pumping out overflowing bowls of gooey and golden mac 'n' cheese with a variety of twists, as well as loaded burgers that make our hearts pound or stop beating entirely – frankly it could go either way. more

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Fortitude Valley's pub culture born again with the arrival of the Osbourne Hotel
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Fortitude Valley’s pub culture born again with the arrival of the Osbourne Hotel

Don't worry – we’re not going to beat you over the head with puns about rebirth. That being said, we do want to talk about a significant metamorphosis that has been going on in The Valley. Like a caterpillar cocooning itself and emerging as a beautiful butterfly, the heritage-listed Osbourne Hotel on the corner of Ann and Constance Streets has been transformed into a truly impressive destination pub, boasting everything from a leisurely beer-garden atmosphere to a seductive lounge-bar vibe. Officially opening today Friday October 6, the Osbourne Hotel is a crisp new addition to The Valley’s array of watering holes, pairing history with modernity in fine form. more

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Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers
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The round-up: the best BYO spots in Brisbane

Everyone agrees that any BYO restaurant is a great way to enjoy a bit of extra value while dining out, but many don’t know how many spots around town allow customers to bring their own drop. Not only are there plenty of restaurants where BYO is acceptable, but also several bars encourage patrons to BYO food and other eateries welcome patrons to bring their own drop on special nights of the week. We’ve compiled a handy list to help you make a choice of where to take that special bottle of pinot this weekend. more

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Brunch has never tasted like this – Happy Boy launches Chinese-style morning eats
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Brunch has never tasted like this – Happy Boy launches Chinese-style morning eats

Before you jump to conclusions – no, this isn’t yum cha. Anyone familiar with Happy Boy will know that the restaurant doesn’t like to conform to the Westernised brand of Chinese food we have become so accustomed to, but rather introduce our tastebuds to flavour sensations that we’ve never experienced before. Applying this concept to the am, Happy Boy has launched its first-ever brunch menu, infusing its regional Chinese tastes into modern-Australian morning dishes. more


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Cribb Street Social brings the whole culinary package to Milton
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Cribb Street Social brings the whole culinary package to Milton

If we told you about a venue that offered breakfast, lunch, dinner, tap beer, sublime barista-made coffee, top-shelf whisky and gin, a shady beer garden and a well-stocked charcuterie fridge, you’d accuse us of making up places that don’t exist. Rest assured, we’d never lie to you, our dear friends. This unicorn of an eatery exists and has a name – Cribb Street Social. Located in the heart of leafy Milton, Cribb Street Social is a new venue from the team behind inner-city staple Mr. Edward’s Alehouse & Kitchen, and offers a premium range of eats and drinks within a warm and friendly atmosphere. more

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Victoria Park Bistro turns up the heat with its new rotisserie kitchen
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Victoria Park Bistro turns up the heat with its new rotisserie kitchen

You’re hearing it here first – rotisserie cuisine is back in a big way! It's no surprise – there isn’t a more alluring sight than catching a glimpse of a gently rotating chicken or pork hunk, sizzling away. The Victoria Park Bistro has just added a new rotisserie element to its already impressive kitchen, plating up lovingly cooked morsels for lunch and dinner that will have tongues wagging and stomachs grumbling. more

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The Palace Supper Club brings a touch of opulence to late-night Valley eats
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The Palace Supper Club brings a touch of opulence to late-night Valley eats

We've all had those nights. You head out for a couple of casual negronis, then suddenly it's 10:30 pm and you're starving. Pickings are slim, let's be honest, and sometimes the only thing to bring you back from the brink of starvation is a cheeky kebab or a greasy burg. Don't get us wrong, we love the odd naughty indulgence, but as we get older we find our cravings have become a little more refined. Enter The Palace Supper Club, Fortitude Valley's decadent new oasis, serving up delectable eats until the early morn. more

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It's Mirchi Healthy Indian
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The round–up: spice things up with some of Brisbane’s best Indian

Quintessential Indian cuisine is arguably one of the most satisfying foods one can possibly enjoy – endless variations, aromas and tastes, backed up by a great range of unique dishes. Brisbane is stacked when it comes to top-notch Indian eateries, offering tastes from the country’s various regions. If you like curry, naan or tandoori, we suggest you cast your eye over this spicy list of eateries. more

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Soak up the sun and sink a cocktail at the new-look The Jetty South Bank
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Soak up the sun and sink a cocktail at the new-look The Jetty South Bank

When Brisbane’s weather turns it on it is customary that you get outside and find a sunny spot to enjoy it. Most of us flock to the banks of the Brisbane River to soak up the rays, and South Bank’s The Jetty has long been a great place to watch the world pass by with a drink in hand. The Jetty has undergone a few changes recently, with some fit-out adjustments and a new menu cementing it as the place to be when the summer heat strikes. more

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Alf’s Place kicks off its housewarming festivities with Sticky Fingers Smokehouse
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Alf’s Place kicks off its housewarming festivities with Sticky Fingers Smokehouse

In the wake of the closure of Alfredo’s Pizzeria came the news that the space would still be put to good use. The pizza oven has barely tuned cold before a hot new concept has taken over the venue. Alf’s Place will be home to a rotating cast of pop-ups. To kick things off, Sticky Fingers Smokehouse will be plating the finest American-style barbecue for ravenous Valley revellers. But don’t dawdle – this barbecue bad boy won’t be lingering for long. more

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Suki unveils its new Gasworks locale in time for summer snacking
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Suki unveils its new Gasworks locale in time for summer snacking

When the mercury rises, the last thing we want to eat is something oppressively hot. One of the main reasons poke bowls have caught on is due to its refreshing combination of raw fish, fresh vegetables and sauces that can fill you up without causing you to work up a sweat. Suki is continuing its takeover of Brisbane with its third location – a brightly coloured space in the heart of Newstead’s Gasworks – complete with some new menu items to help keep you chilled throughout summer. more

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Lucky Egg
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The round-up: Brisbane’s best cheap eats

Rent is due and you are still a few days away from getting your paycheque – but your stomach is growling and you need to feed as soon as possible for as cheap as possible. Instead of hitting the closest drive-thru and settling for fast food, there are plenty of places around town that offer cheap eats that are damn tasty. It’s time to get creative with how you spend your dollars – stretch your money by taking advantage of the following best value for money meals in Brisbane. more

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Slice of heaven – West End welcomes newcomer Lupa Pizza Bar
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Slice of heaven – West End welcomes newcomer Lupa Pizza Bar

The team behind West End’s Lupa Pizza Bar is making it easy to eat and drink like the Romans do, with its new Italian eatery concept opening to the public tonight. Offering a selection of Italian bites, Roman-style pizzas and an incredible range of natural wines and craft beer, we can’t help but say ‘when in Rome’ before deciding to help ourselves to Lupa Pizza Bar’s scrumptious slices and sips. more

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Opa! Greek Street Grill brings its Mediterranean eats to Gasworks
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Opa! Greek Street Grill brings its Mediterranean eats to Gasworks

Do you smell what we smell, namely the heady aroma of sizzling meat and freshly baked pita? If your nostrils are flaring at the undeniable scent of Greek street food, we suggest you hit the bricks and head to Gasworks in Newstead, quick sticks. Greek Street Grill has made the journey up from the Gold Coast to open its first Brisbane location, plating up heaped helpings of grilled meat, snugly wrapped souvlaki and fresh salads. more

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Eat Street Northshore
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The round-up: Brisbane’s best spots for dinner – as voted by you!

We’ve ticked off breakfast, we sorted lunch, now we need to get our third square meal of the day with dinner. Whether you’ve got a hot date lined up for the weekend, or your friends and family are making you choose where you all eat next catch-up, it’s important to make the right choice when it comes to your evening meal. Many of you voted in our 2016 EAT/drink Awards last year, making it clear where you’d prefer to eat out in town. If you are stuck for a recommendation, you don’t need to simply take our word as gospel – you can listen to what everyone in Brisbane is saying, too! more

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Pre-flight pampering – the best hidden gems at Brisbane Airport's International Terminal
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Pre-flight pampering – the best hidden gems at Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal

If we had a dollar for every time we caught ourselves dreaming of a luxurious international holiday, we’d probably have enough money to jump on a plane tomorrow. We know we aren’t alone in our wistful daydreaming – Australians are some of the most avid travellers in the world. Those of you in the planning stages of an overseas holiday are likely well aware that you will have to arrive at the airport a few hours before your flight, which means you have some time to kill. You aren’t fated to idly flipping through your Instagram feed at your terminal for hours – there’s so much to do that you might not even be aware of. Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal has everything you need to while away the hours before your flight, turning layovers into ‘play’-overs and getting you amped for the fun ahead. more