Food News
Schnitzel festivals, glam staycations and tantalising Thai feasts – how to max out relaxing riverside vibes at Eagle Street Pier
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Schnitzel festivals, glam staycations and tantalising Thai feasts – how to max out relaxing riverside vibes at Eagle Street Pier

The mercury is dropping, the sunsets are breathtaking and there's plenty happening – autumn has well and truly arrived in The City. If you're keen to spend the season sipping, snacking and relaxing by the riverside, then waterfront dining destination Eagle Street Pier has oodles on for you to enjoy. Think transportive Thai dinners, salivation-inducing schnitzel fiestas and a new drinking destination that's just waiting to be ticked off your bucket list. more

Bars
Drink your way through The City's best watering holes on these boozy bar trails
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Drink your way through The City’s best watering holes on these boozy bar trails

If you've lived in Brisbane long enough, you've probably done your fair share of pub crawls (either guided or unguided). A great way to explore new and storied watering holes, these drinking adventures are always a fun time spent with friends. If you're eager to get out and about in The City, new food festival Dine BNE City is putting on three boozy trails that'll have you sipping, strolling and snacking your way through some of Brisbane's best drinking spots. These aren't your average pub crawls. more

Food News
Sip, snack and live your best life at some of Brisbane's best watering holes on this Bar Safari
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Sip, snack and live your best life at some of Brisbane’s best watering holes on this Bar Safari

The weather is cool, the drinks are flowing and the charcuterie boards are making the rounds – autumn feasting in Brisbane has commenced! So you can sip and snack at The City’s most iconic bars and hidden gems, Dine BNE City has teamed up with some of your favourite spots for Bar Safari. You can expect delicious nosh, decadent drinks and a damn good time. more

Food News
Be a winner at dinner with Dine BNE City's delectable Supper Club
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Be a winner at dinner with Dine BNE City’s delectable Supper Club

Trying to find where to go to dinner in The City can be a little overwhelming, to say the least – there are just too many good things to choose from! Thankfully, new food festival Dine BNE City has got our backs, with a whole bunch of our favourite eateries dishing out special set dining experiences for the occasion. From May 13–30, gather your mates to taste and toast the town at some of The City’s finest restaurants. Here's just some of what you can expect to be plated up ... more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 306 May 4
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 306 May 4

From news of a sizzling new Thai eatery for Newstead to Morningside's one-stop shop for all things meat and heat, 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

Food News
Midday munching – these Dine BNE City deals are worthy of taking a long lunch for
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Midday munching – these Dine BNE City deals are worthy of taking a long lunch for

Have you heard the good news? The heart of Brisbane is set to come alive between May 13–30 for Dine BNE City, a celebration of The City's best restaurants and bars. The jam-packed program will see a whopping 50 venues come together to offer more than 80 distinct dining experiences that are sure to fill your belly and tempt your tastebuds. The foodie festival will look to inject some excitement back into weekday lunching for Let's Do Lunch, with some dynamite deals and special offers. Here's a taste of what you can grab when the clock strikes 12:00 pm ... more

Restaurants
Soak up Santorini vibes at Eagle Street's Greek Islands-inspired arrival Opa Bar + Mezze
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Soak up Santorini vibes at Eagle Street’s Greek Islands-inspired arrival Opa Bar + Mezze

Though its opening night wasn't punctuated by the sound of crashing crockery, the launch of Opa Bar + Mezze at Eagle Street Pier is certainly worth the enthusiastic smashing of a plate or two. The newest restaurant from the crew behind Rico Bar & Dining and Fatcow Steak & Lobster unveiled its riverside digs last Thursday April 22, simultaneously showing off its lengthy menu of mouth-watering Greek eats. If the sound of ouzo-soaked saganaki, flash-fried calamari, moussaka drenched in béchamel, airy taramasalata and lamb souvla fresh from the spit rouses some Hellenic spirit within, we suggest getting acquainted with Opa Bar + Mezze's offering. Just go easy on the tableware ... more

Cafes
New kid on the block – Wilston Village welcomes winsome coffee and chow spot Clementine
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New kid on the block – Wilston Village welcomes winsome coffee and chow spot Clementine

From burger joints and pizza spots to neighbourhood pubs and homely cafes, Wilston Village is already a treasure trove of excellent eats. That doesn't mean there isn't room for more – as far as we're concerned, you can never have too many options. Today the buzzing hub welcomed a newcomer into its midst, with airy and accommodating eatery Clementine charming the pants off locals with its cracking selection of sincere and seasonally focused staples. Read on for an introduction to Wilston's approachable addition ... more


Restaurants
Nonna’s Pizza & Deli brings an authentic trattoria experience to South Bank
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Nonna’s Pizza & Deli brings an authentic trattoria experience to South Bank

Even those of us that aren't Italian know that Italian cuisine is often at its best when it's made by the hands of nonna. South Bank's newest bar and eatery is looking to channel a slice of that homely appeal, paying homage to the matriarchal figurehead with a menu of woodfired fare. Nonna's Pizza & Deli officially opens to the public tonight Thursday April 29 – here's a sneak peek at what the kitchen's got in store ... more

Food News
The round-up: what's open on Labour Day
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The round-up: what’s open on Labour Day

The year is cruising along at a cracking pace, which means we need to make sure we're taking time to smell the roses. A public holiday is the perfect excuse to slow down and indulge in some self care. You can catch up on some Netflix binging, tidy up the house or simply catch up on sleep. Our suggestion? Treat your self by visiting a local cafe, bar or restaurant! We’ve put together a handy list of spots that are open and trading on the Labour Day public holiday, allowing you to plan your day off accordingly. more

Food News
Woolworths is slinging an $8 vegan Biscoff layer cake and Lotus celebrate this victory
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Woolworths is slinging an $8 vegan Biscoff layer cake and Lotus celebrate this victory

When it comes to cult foods, few treats have the range of the humble Biscoff biscuit. Whether you first had one tucked lovingly next to your coffee cup at your local cafe or you were introduced to the flavour via its staggeringly addictive cookie-butter iteration, we can all agree that the product – and all of its various tasty offshoots – slaps hard. The gang at the Woolworths bakery has cottoned on to the fact that you could probably whack a hint of Biscoff on basically anything and it would sell like hotcakes, so they have cooked up an obscenely decadent creation – the Biscoff Vegan Layer Cake. Wipe the drool off your chin and read on, friends. more

Food News
Have a break and take a bite out of the new KitKat ice-cream stick
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Have a break and take a bite out of the new KitKat ice-cream stick

Although the weather is getting cooler, it's never not a good time for ice-cream. If you're craving a frosty treat, then there's a new kid on the block that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth – KitKat ice-cream sticks. This delicious iced dessert is the baby of Australian ice-cream maker Peters and the choc-loving folks at Nestlé, who decided to put a new spin on the classic KitKat chocolate bars – and our tastebuds are eternally grateful. more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 305 April 27
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 305 April 27

From news of a pop-up eatery serving woodfired and chargrilled cuisine to a Michelin-starred chef's plant-based dinner event, 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
Here's the tea – LÜCHA Black Bar and Dining is now open in The City
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Here’s the tea – LÜCHA Black Bar and Dining is now open in The City

You can never have too much of a good thing, especially when the thing in question is some of the tea-infused goodness from LÜCHA Kitchen + Bar. The beloved Elizabeth Street eatery doubling its presence in the inner-city, opening brand-new sibling site LÜCHA Black Bar and Dining today, Thursday April 22, in Albert Lane. This sophisticated newcomer builds upon the strong foundations laid by its more casual older sibling by focusing on group dining and curated culinary expeditions – just think of everything you love about the LÜCHA dining experience, then multiply it! more

Bakeries
MICA Express dishes prompt pasties and swift sandwiches at MacArthur Central
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MICA Express dishes prompt pasties and swift sandwiches at MacArthur Central

If you're choosy when it comes to croissants or picky about pastries in general, there's a good chance you're already intimately familiar with the baked goodies at MICA Brasserie. The lauded Breakfast Creek cafe, patisserie, bar and bistro caused a bit of a stir with locals when it opened last year, but its arrival was only step one of a greater plan. MICA Express is a new grab-and-go-oriented satellite location that is bringing the bakery's popular French-inspired goodies to MacArthur Central, which is terrific news for any discerning danish devourer in the inner city. more

Restaurants
Lebanese delights on show at West Village's new eatery Beirut Bazaar
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Lebanese delights on show at West Village’s new eatery Beirut Bazaar

If you've strolled past West Village lately, no doubt you've spied the scaffolding and hoarding that hints at the living, commercial and retail hub's next stage. Should you wander by again, do yourself a favour and check out Beirut Bazaar, the brand-new Lebanese restaurant and bar that is leading West Village's next phase of expansion. The venue officially opened to the public on Thursday April 15, debuting a menu boasting mountains of mezza, succulent shawarma and raki-infused cocktails. more

Bars
The round-up: what's open on ANZAC Day 2021
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The round-up: what’s open on ANZAC Day 2021

After the hectic Easter long-weekend festivities, it’s easy to forget that we have another public holiday right around the corner. ANZAC Day is here, so it’s a good idea to plan accordingly. If you plan to spend your long weekend catching up with family and friends, it’s handy to know that there are places around town that will be open. We've found the spots around Brisbane that are trading on the ANZAC Day public holiday this Monday April 26 – so if you need a coffee, some brunch or an arvo tipple, this is the place to find it. more

The Grocer
Hey Tiger has teamed up with artist Rachael Sarra for a tastebud-tempting Mother's Day chocolate collection
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Hey Tiger has teamed up with artist Rachael Sarra for a tastebud-tempting Mother’s Day chocolate collection

Mother's Day is creeping up quickly, friends. Whilst we may often opt for the grocery store chocolate option when gift giving this time of year, we think you should try something a little bit different – but just as tasty. To help you out, Hey Tiger has teamed up with Brisbane-based artist Rachael Sarra for a limited-edition collection of chocolate bars that are just as pretty as they taste good. more