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Pavement Whispers: Volume 197 November 6
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 197 November 6

From whispers of an ice-cream degustation to new food markets, 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

Restaurants
Atelier Brasserie adds a dash of Euro style to King Street
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Atelier Brasserie adds a dash of Euro style to King Street

We have a lot to thank Europe for. The printing press, the telephone and the locomotive – all of these ground-breaking inventions were created by European thinkers. Europe also created much of our modern culinary practices, with a plethora of techniques and tastes honed in kitchens across the vast continent. Atelier Brasserie is a new eatery in the heart of Bowen Hills that is paying homage to Europe’s diverse dining scene, plating up an inspired selection of dishes in an refined and accommodating setting. more

Cafes
Subterranean brunch hub Six Feet Under opens in Newstead
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Subterranean brunch hub Six Feet Under opens in Newstead

It seems only fitting that a cafe called Six Feet Under would open on Halloween, but before you start envisioning a morbidly themed outpost with ghoulish fare, read on. Newstead’s newest coffee and brunch nook is a modish meeting spot with a multitude of inventive dishes that step outside of the typical cafe square. more

Bars
From beans to brews – Fonzie Abbott expands its Albion digs with new taphouse
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From beans to brews – Fonzie Abbott expands its Albion digs with new taphouse

It’s not unusual to see the name Fonzie Abbott at your local caffeine dispensary – the coffee roaster has been a player in the scene for years now. Recent months have seen the coffee roaster’s name affixed to several beer taps at discerning watering holes around town, heralding an exciting change for the Albion crew. After a few months of tinkering and experimenting, Fonzie Abbott has jumped into the beer game, installing a full-blown brewery at its Albion location. The changes don’t stop there – Fonzie Abbott’s home has undergone a head-to-toe makeover, adding a new taphouse, beer garden and roaster to the mix. more

Cafes
The round-up: Brisbane’s ten best breakfast spots as voted by you
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The round-up: Brisbane’s ten best breakfast spots as voted by you

Brisbane, it’s time to wake up and smell the bacon. Breakfast is one of, if not the most important, meals of the day, so it’s crucial that it’s enjoyed correctly. Whether you’re partial to pancakes or have a hankering for hash cakes, Brisbane’s breakfast scene’s got something for you to devour. The most recent EAT/drink Awards revealed your picks for best breakfast in Brisbane, and we’ve got to hand it to you – you’ve got some great taste. If you’re looking to bolster your breakfast game this weekend, have a peep at this list of Brisbane’s ten best breakfast spots as voted by our readers. more

Restaurants
Sample the tastes of one of Brisbane’s best with Allium’s The Shortlist
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Sample the tastes of one of Brisbane’s best with Allium’s The Shortlist

Let's be honest – if we had our way we’d dine on degustations nearly every day of the week. Unfortunately our flights of fancy feasting are dashed as soon as we check our bank accounts, but thankfully Allium is making fine dining more accessible with its brilliant four-course offering The Shortlist. The New Farm restaurant is plating up a rotating selection of dishes that’ll impress, meaning we can get our fine-dining fill more than ever. more


The Grocer
In the spirit – Four Pillars releases its annual limited-edition Christmas Gin right on cue
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In the spirit – Four Pillars releases its annual limited-edition Christmas Gin right on cue

The first weekend in November really cements the reality that we are officially at the pointy end of the year – it's all downhill from here. It's also the time of year when much-loved Australian distiller Four Pillars releases its annual Christmas gin, which goes on sale this Saturday November 3. Last year it sold out within weeks, so consider this a friendly warning. more

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 196 October 30
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 196 October 30

From whispers of a bloody Mary bar to an exciting collaboration, 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

Casual Dining
West Village unveils its lush foliage-laden food haven The Garden Pantry
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West Village unveils its lush foliage-laden food haven The Garden Pantry

Following successful foodie pop-up activations at The Laneway earlier in the year, anticipated lifestyle development West Village unveiled its latest stage over the weekend – a lush green space and a casual-dining hub featuring some of Brisbane’s most popular names. The Garden Pantry sits on the fringe of West Village’s leafy communal area and is dishing up a vibrant mixture of cuisines from fresh and colourful Hawaiian to hearty Italian fare and tantalising Asian-inspired eats. more

Cafes
Two culinary all-stars open charming Grange cafe Huskk
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Two culinary all-stars open charming Grange cafe Huskk

A pair of globetrotting hospitality lifers have put their accumulated knowledge towards bolstering Brisbane's cafe scene. Grange’s newest arrival Huskk is a sunny brunch haven from two savvy veterans of Michelin-starred institutions, plating up quintessentially wholesome cafe fare that foregrounds produce sourced from the finest small-scale providers. more

Casual Dining
Wholesome noods – i like ramen opens its permanent plant-based eatery in Fortitude Valley
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Wholesome noods – i like ramen opens its permanent plant-based eatery in Fortitude Valley

It’s been an emotional couple of weeks for fried-chicken loving denizens of Fortitude Valley, but it also marks an exciting new age for the entertainment precinct's food scene. Brunswick Street’s The Coop recently announced it was transitioning from meaty bistro into a fully-fledged plant-based eatery in conjunction with the folks behind i like ramen. The Gold Coast-born noodle soup crew has been wowing tastebuds for weeks through it’s weekly vegan ramen pop-up at The Coop, and now salivating slurpers can get their fix every night of the week from today, Thursday October 25. more

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The round-up: Brisbane’s best dumplings
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The round-up: Brisbane’s best dumplings

Group dining often comes with a few pitfalls and hazards, but there is nothing worse than indecision - some people don’t want a large meal, some want fresh ingredients, others need vegetarian options. When division is rife, more often than not the humble dumpling saves the day. The dumpling has become a staple dinner option at many Asian eateries around Brisbane, and all of them are wonderful. We’ve taken the guesswork out of the gyoza and decided the gather up these delicious bundles of joy into a definitive list of dynamite dumpling spots. more

Bars
Gabba + Co plates up nostalgic Australian tastes at Trafalgar Lane
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Gabba + Co plates up nostalgic Australian tastes at Trafalgar Lane

A stir of activity at the base of Woolloongabba’s Trafalgar Lane building got tongues wagging of a new multi-faceted and community-oriented arrival. The team from Osteria Epoca are the brains behind Gabba + Co, a casual and relaxed venue that will adapt to the needs and wants of locals. Opening today, Wednesday October 24, the eatery and bar will be looking to woo diners with a menu of all-time classics made from Queensland’s abundance of top-tier produce and given some adventurous tweaks. more

Bars
Froth on Brewski's new drink-in bottle shop My Beer Dealer
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Froth on Brewski’s new drink-in bottle shop My Beer Dealer

Matt Emmerson and Antoinette Pollock of famed craft-beer boozer Brewski have been hard at work over the past few months giving their beloved Caxton Street hideaway a new lease on life. After expanding its seating and function capabilities, the duo have today delivered on their promise of a drink-in bottle shop offering an overwhelming selection of the world’s best brews. My Beer Dealer is the apotheosis of Matt and Antoinette’s vision for Brewski – an oasis of boozy delights curated by the minds of those that live and breathe craft beer. more

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Yum Cha Cuisine
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Not just the shops – must-try dishes from this southside dining hotspot

Long gone are the days when a trip to your local shopping centre meant scoffing down the nearest food court delicacies to keep yourself sustained – Westfield has totally changed the game when it comes to providing dining options that are a standalone reason to visit the shops. Southsiders, prepare to salivate – we’ve curated a list of must-try dishes at Westfield Garden City that are well worth seeking out. more

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 195 October 23
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 195 October 23

From whispers of bars that never close to a dedicated duck restaurant, 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

Bars
Sip within the sophisticated surrounds of The Calile's Lobby Bar
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Sip within the sophisticated surrounds of The Calile’s Lobby Bar

The buzz surrounding The Calile’s eagerly awaited opening on James Street continues unabated, with all eyes (and tastebuds) now angled towards the urban resort’s food and drink offerings. The Calile’s Lobby Bar quietly opened to the public ahead of the venue’s official launch last week, wowing first arrivals with its modern light-filled space, elegant pink-marble bar and menu of artisanal eats and drinks. The best thing about The Calile’s Lobby Bar is you don’t need to be a guest to enjoy it, but frankly we’ll take any reason to book a stay. more