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The Street Photographer: Deer Duck Bistro
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The Street Photographer: Deer Duck Bistro

A restaurant fit for Marie Antoinette, Deer Duck Bistro in Auchenflower is a quirky mix of French Renaissance furniture and paste-ups by local street artist Barek. With rich and complex cuisine to match the flamboyant decor, you can soak up the old-world charm while enjoying the modern Australian-European menu as the sun sets over Milton Road. While the street may be bustling outside, time appears to stand still within this decadent restaurant, possibly a testament to the time and effort executed in delivering slowly perfected fresh fare and a highly embellished interior. With dishes like the Black Angus Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with Shallot Vinaigrette, Tuna Mayonnaise, Quail Eggs, Baby Capers and Duck Fat Potato Chips followed by the Anisette of Wild Rabbit with Braised Rabbit Leg Terrine, Rabbit Loin, Foie Gras, Brioche, Pumpkin Puree, Oyster Mushroom and Maderia Jus, you’ll… more

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The Street Photographer: Public
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The Street Photographer: Public

Old-world apothecary meets New York loft apartment is the distinct and character-exuding feel of city restaurant Public. One half of the team behind Woolloongabba bar Canvas, Bonnie Shearston and Tom Sanceau opened the doors on their new food venture in March and have been busy winning awards and pumping out the Kentucky Fried Duck ever since. Pop in for Canvas-worthy cocktails from 3:00 pm on Saturday, meet Kevin the taxidermy peasant and marvel at the cool prints, old bottles and bizarre knick knacks, while sampling the creative flavour fusions and twists on homestyle, family-favourite dinners. Check out Public on The Street Photographer.   more

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Expand your bier awareness at Bavarian Bier Cafe
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Expand your bier awareness at Bavarian Bier Cafe

Before the invention of thermometers, beer brewers would dip a thumb or finger into their hop concoctions to determine the right temperature for adding yeast. Too hot and the yeast would die, too cold and the yeast wouldn’t grow. This was the brewer’s version of the age-old saying, ‘rule of thumb’. more


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A drop of Italia at 1889 Enoteca
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A drop of Italia at 1889 Enoteca

Snuggled up amongst the other delectable food destinations in the Woolloongabba Antique Precinct is 1889 Enoteca, a classic Italian restaurant renowned for its tasty dishes. For the wine enthusiast, it should also be acknowledged as an almost unrivalled grape destination, thanks to its extensive list of bottles available. more

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Modern Italian fare at Cafe Marinara in Paddington
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Modern Italian fare at Cafe Marinara in Paddington

Traditionally, a trattoria is a rustic, community-focused lively place, where a hearty helping of simple but flavoursome fare is washed down with a carafe of wine amongst family and friends. It’s the local spot where the owners know your name and your favourite dish, with Nona dishing you up a second serving straight from the pan, finishing off with an affectionate pinch on the cheek. more

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James Street
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James Street

James Street has evolved over the past few years to become Brisbane’s most sought after destination when it comes to food, fashion, markets, fun and discovery. Situated on the border of Fortitude Valley and Newstead, the James Street precinct is home to some of Brisbane’s most desirable fashion names along with a collection of fine restaurants, bistros, markets and hole-in-the-wall espresso bars. From recently opened Happy Little Dumplings to old established players like Jamies Espresso Bar, the area is certainly a hit with a wide demographic ensuring the precinct is forever bustling. It’s an ever expanding lifestyle mecca and where the locals head for morning coffees, lunch dates, supplies for the kitchen, home and soul. You’ll find the city’s greatest collection of designer and eclectic boutiques and flagship stores of sass & bide, Easton Pearson and Scanlan… more

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Dig into gourmet pizzas at The Burrow, West End
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Dig into gourmet pizzas at The Burrow, West End

Pietro Agnoletto ran the infamous The Pizza Caffé at UQ’s St Lucia campus for 15 years. Renowned for its thin-crusted, traditional Neapolitan pizzas, hungry students and theatre-goers alike have drooled over Pietro’s superb doughy creations. Now Pietro is lending his pizza crafting knowledge to the team at new West End haunt The Burrow. more

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Smooth jazz plays at Paddington’s JazzCat
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Smooth jazz plays at Paddington’s JazzCat

Nestled in a side street behind the boutiques of Paddington’s LaTrobe Terrace, a small house-based space has finally settled on an owner. Shifting from a French antiques shop to a Spanish restaurant, the humble corner spot on Collingwood Street is now home to JazzCat Restaurant. more