Restaurants
Cuisines collide at Mr Duncans, The Valley's new multi-kitchen dining destination
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Cuisines collide at Mr Duncans, The Valley’s new multi-kitchen dining destination

Following the hugely successful debut of its brunch-slinging sibling Buttery Boy, the team behind Mr Duncans has finally pulled back the curtain on its long-awaiting multi-kitchen dining hub. Serving everything from wok-tossed Singapore chilli crab and market-fresh sashimi to potato pizzas with miso brown butter, cheeseburger gyozas and fire-licked steaks, Mr Duncans is a treat for folks with globe-trotting taste buds. more

Bars
Renowned bartender Matt Whiley is collaborating with W Brisbane on a new conscious cocktail experience
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Renowned bartender Matt Whiley is collaborating with W Brisbane on a new conscious cocktail experience

One of the world's most creative bartenders is linking up with the crew at W Brisbane's Living Room Bar for a six-month cocktail collaboration. Matt Whiley of famed Sydney sipping spot RE is helping devise a seasonally changing cocktail menu boasting concoctions made with waste from W Brisbane's kitchens. Blackened pumpkin seeds, onion ash and burnt potato skins – it's all getting a second chance with these boundary pushing beverages. more

Restaurants
Uncle Don has brought its bougie rice bowls to South City Square
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Uncle Don has brought its bougie rice bowls to South City Square

Earlier this month, Woolloongabba was the welcome recipient of a brand-new outpost from Uncle Don. The popular Japanese-inspired eatery has brought its menu of drool-worthy donburi to South City Square, opening a sleek 100-seater site where guests can devour katsu pork sandos, teritaki-glazed wagyu dons and plates of sashimi. Come and have a look around ... more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 460 May 28
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 460 May 28

From news of Peach Cafe's brunch-slinging sibling to a fiery Argentinian-inspired steakhouse, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food 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

Restaurants
Paddington welcomes Ma Chim, a new Thai-inspired eatery and bar serving snacks, salads and sizzling specialties
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Paddington welcomes Ma Chim, a new Thai-inspired eatery and bar serving snacks, salads and sizzling specialties

Rosalie Village continues to evolve into one of the best precincts to dine in Brisbane's west. Joining the ranks of the neighbourhoods cadre of eateries is Ma Chim, a Thai-inspired chow house and micro bar from a pair of kitchen-savvy siblings. Offering everything from Esan-style sausages and Peking duck baos to wagyu Thai boat noodles and tom yum hot pots, Ma Chim's menu is well worth exploring. more


Cafes
It's a family affair at Putzig, Wilston's cute new cafe serving brunch and German-inspired cakes
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It’s a family affair at Putzig, Wilston’s cute new cafe serving brunch and German-inspired cakes

The light-filled Newmarket Road space previously home to brunch-slinging institution Willow & Spoon is now home to a new cafe – one with a German twist. Putzig is the name of this cute newcomer, which is serving a range of covetable cakes, terrific tarts and sublime slices alongside a tight menu of breakfast staples, drool-worthy burgers and silky coffee. Take a look inside ... more

Best of Brisbane
The round-up: work your way through Brisbane's best burgers
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The round-up: work your way through Brisbane’s best burgers

There are few meals more satisfying than a big ol’ juicy burger. Whether you like them stacked or simple, this famous two-handed food is universally adored for a reason – and through the countless variations we have encountered in our travels around Brisbane, we have adopted some clear favourites. From tried-and-true local stalwarts to the craziest creations, we’ve collated a list of what we think are the best burgers in Brisbane for you to wrap your laughing gear around – and don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty. more

The Grocer
A fromagerie, patisserie and a bougie butchery – explore every culinary corner of Jones and Co Grocer IGA Queen Street Village
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A fromagerie, patisserie and a bougie butchery – explore every culinary corner of Jones and Co Grocer IGA Queen Street Village

In our busy lives, we have found that the weekly grocery shop has become more of a chore to avoid, rather than enjoy. Jones & Co Grocer IGA Queen Street Village is here to change the way we see our regular shop, transforming every grocery run into a delicious adventure. Tucked away in bustling Southport, this gem isn’t your average supermarket. Gather your reusable bags and let us take you on a tour. more

The Grocer
Drink like a fish with Distillery Botanica's new ocean-inspired gin
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Drink like a fish with Distillery Botanica’s new ocean-inspired gin

Chin chin! New South Wales-based Distillery Botanica has launched a dazzling new drink, dedicated to the expansive beaches and natural beauty of its Central Coast home. As befits its oceanic inspiration, the standout ingredient in this terrific tipple is crushed Akoya pearls from Broken Bay Pearl Farm. Add a splash of sun-ripened citrus, a pinch of pink botanicals and voila – you’ve got the primo Pearl Crush Gin. more

Food News
Adventure up north this winter for Sunshine Coast's premier food fest The Curated Plate
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Adventure up north this winter for Sunshine Coast’s premier food fest The Curated Plate

Grab your winter warmers, schedule your next road trip and whet that appetite – The Curated Plate is back for 2024. This July 26 to August 4, the Sunshine Coast will celebrate its culinary culture with 90 delicious events over ten days, ranging from long lunches to beer festivals, cooking classes, farm tours and so much more. Keep reading to find out the 2024 program ... more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 459 May 21
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 459 May 21

From news of an Australian-first sports and entertainment concept at Portside to a new burger and fro-yo joint, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food 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

Bars
Snug, Brisbane's best (and busiest) new cafe, has launched its Korean-inspired brunch menu
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Snug, Brisbane’s best (and busiest) new cafe, has launched its Korean-inspired brunch menu

If you've cruised down Chatsworth Road in Coorparoo at some point in the past seven weeks, you've likely seen crowds clustered around an olive-hued shopfront. That's Snug, the new smash-hit cafe from rising-star chefs Leaham Claydon and Jianne Jeoung. The cosy venue has been consistently packed since it opened over Easter, with throngs gathering for cups of ST ALi coffee and silky hojicha lattes. The crowds are set to congregate again with the launch of Snug's Korean-inspired brunch offering, which boasts the likes of soft pretzels, scrambled egg-drop sandwiches and omurice with prawns. more

Pavement Whispers
Bar Miette and Supernormal
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Andrew McConnell announces Bar Miette – a European-inspired terrace bar joining Supernormal in The City

When the news broke in 2022 that Andrew McConnell was bringing his beloved Supernormal north, the food-loving folk of Brisbane lost their minds. Well, get ready to lose it again – the lauded chef and restaurateur has announced that, in fact, he will actually be opening two venues in Brisbane in the coming months. He’s also announced the venues’ executive chef and, with a resume including Paper Daisy, Rae’s at Wategos and Attica, it’s safe to say that we have a lot to look forward to. more

Restaurants
Tassis Group's luxe steakhouse Fatcow unveils its sleek new James Street location
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Tassis Group’s luxe steakhouse Fatcow unveils its sleek new James Street location

If you've noticed the aroma of woodsmoke floating down James Street recently, you probably caught a whiff of Fatcow on James St – the brand-new steakhouse and seafood restaurant from Tassis Group. The super-busy restaurant crew has brought Fatcow back to life in luxe digs on James Street's northern end, pulling back the curtains on a sleek monochromatic space and debuting a spruced-up menu filled with live seafood and sublime steaks sourced from Australia's best producers. Part rebirth, part sophisticated glow-up, Fatcow on James St is now primed and ready to gun for a spot amongst Brisbane's best protein palaces. Take a look inside ... more

Bars
Get a sneak peek at Harley Quinn, the new antihero-themed bar from the 1st Edition team
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Get a sneak peek at Harley Quinn, the new antihero-themed bar from the 1st Edition team

The comic-loving crew behind California Lane staple 1st Edition has given two of its laneway libation spots a supervillain-inspired sprucing. On Friday May 24, the team will officially unveil Harley Quinn – a colourful and cosy cocktail joint serving creative concoctions at night and a menu of light bites in the daytime. We got a sneak peek at Harley Quinn earlier this week – here's what we saw ... more

Food News
The Star Brisbane adds Black Hide Steak & Seafood by Gambaro to its anticipated dining precinct
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The Star Brisbane adds Black Hide Steak & Seafood by Gambaro to its anticipated dining precinct

With the unveiling of Queen’s Wharf just mere months away, we’re finally getting more intel on the names set to take over its hotly anticipated new dining precinct. Today, the The Star Brisbane has announced that a new iteration of Gambaro Group's beloved Caxton Street steakhouse Black Hide will be joining its jam-packed roster of eateries. Keep reading to find out more … more

Bakeries
The round-up: chomp your way through Brisbane's best cookies
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The round-up: chomp your way through Brisbane’s best cookies

While we are crazy for cakes, go bonkers for brownies and drool over danishes, cookies hold a special place in our heart. There's never been a better time to be a cookie lover, with numerous bakeries and sweet shops pumping out trays of chunky choc-chip-filled cookies, buttery biscuits and sprinkle-coated wonders. If you've got a hankering for cookies, use this list to track down some of Brisbane's best. more