Restaurants
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

Recipes
Sevtap’s Turkish Chicken recipe
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Sevtap’s Turkish Chicken recipe

There's a certain chill in the air, making it the perfect season for hearty cuisine. Treat your senses to an exotic gustatory adventure with Sevtap's Turkish Chicken recipe from Turkish Flavours by Sevtap Yüce. more

Cafes
Laneway cafes: In-Cog-Neato, Flamingo, Brew
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Laneway cafes: In-Cog-Neato, Flamingo, Brew

In-Cog-Neato, South Brisbane It’s been there for a year, but particularly inconspicuous coffee nook In-Cog-Neato has added a little faux grass to its stools. With a recently jazzed up laneway sporting a plethora of vibrant street art and (real greenery) window boxes and hanging plants galore, sip an espresso, nibble on something sweet and relax into this secluded and colourful side space. Brew Cafe Tapas Bar, Brisbane City Brew has grown from a coffee machine plonked amidst some astroturf in the corner of a laneway end, to a roaring cafe and bar. Enjoy a coffee on a milk crate in diluted sunshine, or slink into the darkness of the back den for a sneaky lunchtime beer or espresso martinis and tapas. Flamingo Cafe, Fortitude Valley A mirage of astroturf, eclectic garden furniture and kitsch s+p shakers resides on the corner of Winn Lane in Fortitude Valley. Renowned for its Green Velvet… more


Cafes
Ruby in Paddington draws hearty brunch crowd
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Ruby in Paddington draws hearty brunch crowd

Opening a cafe opposite Paddington brunch fav Anouk seems like a fairly bold move. But with foodstuffs like roasted kipfler potatoes with lavender salt and fried brioche with smoked trout, goats cherve, poached eggs, asparagus, watercress and lime on the menu, Ruby is proving a popular spot. more

Bars
Make yourself at home at Our Place, Fortitude Valley
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Make yourself at home at Our Place, Fortitude Valley

Bars with a friendly, homely atmosphere tend to reside in the suburbs – slinky jazz clubs and hidden cocktail nooks with casual (and generally well-behaved) patrons, and a slice of local music on the side. But two Brisbane chaps believe this kind of watering hole is also possible in party-passionate Fortitude Valley. more

Bakeries
Flour & Chocolate carves a niche at Morningside
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Flour & Chocolate carves a niche at Morningside

Lachlan Scott learnt his pastry tricks of the trade from an old German baker he worked with during his days at Jupiters Casino. Since then, Lachlan has been the head chef at New Farm’s Jocelyn’s Provisions, before shifting to Brew Bakers at Albion to re-hone his bread-making skills. more

Bars
Beer boutiques: Bitter Suite, Scratch, Archive
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Beer boutiques: Bitter Suite, Scratch, Archive

Beer. It’s a serious business. Especially now that Brisbane has a few boutique craft beer joints up its sleeves. Supporting independent brewers from our doorstep, around the country and internationally, these unpretentious, un-pub-like watering holes are top spots for acquiring a taste for the finer drops of golden liquid. more

Middle Eastern Baked Eggs recipe
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Middle Eastern Baked Eggs recipe

For those staying in for breakfast this weekend, try your hand at crafting these delicious Middle Eastern Baked Eggs from 'Modern Flavours of Arabia', for a creative twist on the breakfast staple. more