Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 438 December 12
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 438 December 12

From news of a new high-end Italian restaurant for South Brisbane to a bayside icon's multimillion-dollar facelift, 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

Casual Dining
Benz on Miller, one of Brisbane's most-respected burger joints, has opened a new spot in Tingalpa
Food & Drink

Benz on Miller, one of Brisbane’s most-respected burger joints, has opened a new spot in Tingalpa

What makes a great burger? Good produce, for one. Then you've got to have a good meat-to-bun ratio, plus a solid mix of condiments. Consistency will have us coming back time and again, of course, and a bit of variety on the menu couldn't hurt. If there's any spot that ticks all of these boxes, it's Benz on Miller – the Murarrie-born burger joint that has recently expanded with a brand-new eatery in Tingalpa. Here you can sink your teeth into the brand's menu of award-winning burgers, as well as slurping up lemon curd thick shakes and Biscoff cheesecake tubs. more

Food News
Sipping Santa – add some extra Christmas cheer with a gift your pals can drink
Food & Drink

Sipping Santa – add some extra Christmas cheer with a gift your pals can drink

The countdown is officially on now – there are only a few weeks until Christmas. If, like us, you're leaving the hardest-to-buy-for recipients' gifts until last, we have a suggestion ... get them something they can drink. It's fun, it's festive and it's guaranteed to put an extra spring in their step on Christmas morning (there are no rules between Christmas and New Year). We're not just talking about any old bottle though, you want to look like you've still put some thought into it! Here are a few ideas to help you nail your drinkable gift giving this year ... more


Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 437 December 5
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 437 December 5

From news of a West End sandwich joint's new bread shop to a rejuvenated New Farm icon, 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

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: the Tassis Group is moving its signature steak and seafood restaurant Fatcow to James Street
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: the Tassis Group is moving its signature steak and seafood restaurant Fatcow to James Street

The team behind Rich & Rare, Fosh, Opa Bar + Mezze and Massimo Restaurant & Bar is set to continue its breakneck run of restaurant openings well into 2024. In autumn the crew will reopen its steak- and seafood-centric restaurant Fatcow on James Street, with plans underway to transform part of the old David Jones space into an elevated eatery. Here's what we know ... more

Providore
Nurture, the new meal-delivery service from the Elska team, is making mindful nutrition easier
Food & Drink

Nurture, the new meal-delivery service from the Elska team, is making mindful nutrition easier

The team behind one of Brisbane's most-acclaimed restaurants has launched a brand-new culinary concept. Freja and Nathan Dunnell from Elska have just unveiled Nurture, a meal-delivery service that's distributing individual and share-style boxes made using ingredients sourced from some of Southeast Queensland's best regenerative farms. With the goal of helping eaters lead healthy, happy and more healed lives, Nurture's mindful and ethical eats aren't just good for the body and soul, but also a delight for the tastebuds. more

Bakeries
Croissants, coffee and croque monsieurs – Banette Bayside brings the goods to Wynnum
Food & Drink

Croissants, coffee and croque monsieurs – Banette Bayside brings the goods to Wynnum

The old home of The Coffee Club on Bay Terrace in Wynnum is looking a bit different these days. It's now home to Banette Bayside, a French-inspired bakery and cafe that is causing a stir with its range of buttery, flaky and sugar-coated morsels. You'll want to get in early to beat the crowds, though – especially if you want a taste of Banette's smash-hit croque monsieur. more

Restaurants
Pop-up restaurant Ithaka brings a touch of Greece to South Bank's riverside
Food & Drink

Pop-up restaurant Ithaka brings a touch of Greece to South Bank’s riverside

If there's one cuisine that is well suited for summer feasting, it's Greek food. South Bank has just scored a new pop-up restaurant that is serving a smorgasbord of Greek-inspired dishes, from sizzling halloumi and grilled octopus to souvlaki, slow-cooked lamb and slabs of custard pie (as well as Greek beers, wines and cocktails). Oh, and did we mention it's located right on the river? Talk about a perfect location! Take a peek inside ... more

Bars
Nab a slab of CHETTI, the new amaretto and cola-flavoured ready-to-drink beverage
Food & Drink

Nab a slab of CHETTI, the new amaretto and cola-flavoured ready-to-drink beverage

Much like peanut butter and jelly, cherry and cola is one of those flavour combinations that just makes sense. For years, cherry cola has been a favourite for millions of soda drinkers worldwide. Now, two best mates on the Gold Coast are revolutionising the way we enjoy cherry cola-flavoured drinks with a new boozy amaretto and cola ready-to-drink beverage. Looking for a tasty tipple to bring to your next summer soiree? This is it. more

Cafes
Want to get on the nice list? Gift the coffee lover in your life an Industry Beans bundle this Christmas
Food & Drink

Want to get on the nice list? Gift the coffee lover in your life an Industry Beans bundle this Christmas

With December 25 less than a month away, it’s time to start getting serious (if you haven’t already) about ticking off your loved ones’ wish lists. For the coffee aficionados on your gifting list, look no further than Industry Beans Newstead’s gift bundles, which are chocked full of must-have coffee accessories and available in store from November 29 to December 24. With bundles starting from $35, there is something for specialty brew purists and unadulterated caffeine cravers. more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 436 November 28
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 436 November 28

From news of a up-and-coming chef's debut eatery in Newstead to two new locations for a popular donburi specialist, 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