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
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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


Food News
Step into summer with Bacchus Restaurants' new seaside Italian-inspired menu
Food & Drink

Step into summer with Bacchus Restaurants’ new seaside Italian-inspired menu

What do sunny days, steamy nights and an abundance of mangoes have in common? Yep, you guessed it – summer! And folks, it's right around the corner. To celebrate our favourite season, Bacchus Restaurant has unveiled its new menu, which showcases Italian-inspired dishes with an Australian twist and the very best local produce. Keep reading for a sneak peek at Bacchus Restaurants' must-try summer plates ... more

Restaurants
New look, new chef, new menu – Gerard's has reopened in Fortitude Valley
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New look, new chef, new menu – Gerard’s has reopened in Fortitude Valley

Even in a year filled with exciting new restaurant arrivals, the biggest opening might actually be a reopening. In early November, lauded Levant-inspired restaurant Gerard's opened its doors after a substantial renovation, showing off an earthy and textural aesthetic rejig alongside a fresh menu masterminded by new executive chef Jimmy Richardson. We took a peek inside the new-look Gerard's, which is poised to remain one of Brisbane's most esteemed eateries for a long time to come. Here's what we saw ... more

Bars
Pavement Whispers: first details revealed of The Star Brisbane's Sky Deck venues Aloria, Babblers and Cicada Blu
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: first details revealed of The Star Brisbane’s Sky Deck venues Aloria, Babblers and Cicada Blu

A high-end woodfire-powered grill serving premium dry-aged beef and world-class seafood. A casual all-day diner exuding charm in spades. A buzzy open-air bar boasting some of the best views in The City. The Star Brisbane has dropped exciting details and first-look renders of the venues that will soon call its 250-m-long rooftop playground home – and they don't disappoint. Read on to get the scoop! more

Treats
Paddington sweet seekers are in a swirl over Yo-Chi's new frozen-yoghurt dispensary
Food & Drink

Paddington sweet seekers are in a swirl over Yo-Chi’s new frozen-yoghurt dispensary

This summer is set to be particularly sweltering, so it's best to know where you're closest cool dessert spot is located in case things get too heated. If you live in and around Paddington, Yo-Chi could be a lifesaver over the scorching months. The rapidly growing frozen-yoghurt brand has just opened a new location at Rosalie Village, complete with its signature self-serve yoghurt machines and a buffet-style toppings bar. more

The Drop
Put your drinks up – Patrón unveils the world’s first quadruple-distilled tequila
Food & Drink

Put your drinks up – Patrón unveils the world’s first quadruple-distilled tequila

However you prefer to enjoy your tequila, whether its infused in a mouth-watering marg or as a straight-up shot, you’ll be very excited to hear that Patrón Tequila is adding another addition to its palate-pleasing portfolio in the form of a world-first, four-times distilled tequila. Clear space in your cocktail cart – you'll want to have a bottle of this on on hand for summer. more

Food News
Festive feasting sorted – Jones & Co Grocer has you covered this Christmas with traditional delights and gourmet goodies galore
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Festive feasting sorted – Jones & Co Grocer has you covered this Christmas with traditional delights and gourmet goodies galore

The decorations are coming out and the carols have begun playing, which means one thing – Christmas is almost here. If you're yet to start planning your festive feasting, then we suggest you pay a visit to Supa IGA Jones & Co Grocer at Mount Cotton. It's here where you will find everything from classic Christmas fare and gourmet gifts to festive food guides and culinary experiences. Keep reading for all of the delicious details ... more

Coffee
Good Company | Brisbane's best bagels | The Weekend Edition
Food & Drink

The round-up: what’s open on Christmas Day in Brisbane

Well folks, you’re here. You’ve made it through another year, which means it’s time to kick back, relax and enjoy the holiday season. If you partied a little too hard on December 24, then you may be looking for a much-needed coffee kick (or in some cases, a little bit more) before you enter full steam ahead into Christmas Day festivities. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded-up a handy little list of all of the life-saving angels who will be open on Monday December 25 ... more

Cafes
The round-up: what's open in Brisbane on Boxing Day
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The round-up: what’s open in Brisbane on Boxing Day

People use Boxing Day for a variety of things – shopping, seeing the latest blockbuster film or simply recovering from the Christmas Day chaos. We like to use it for, you guessed it … more feasting! Sure, there might be plenty of Christmas lunch leftovers floating around, but we prefer to seize the day by dining at some of Brisbane’s best nosh spots. This Boxing Day loads of eateries will be opening to the public – here are some to look out for … more

Bars
The round-up: what's open in Brisbane on New Year's Day
Food & Drink

The round-up: what’s open in Brisbane on New Year’s Day

Folks, we’ve made it through another year and what a year it was. As we wake up on January 1, many of us will be reflecting on the year that was, feeling eager for the bright future of 2024, and probably nursing a headache from a huge night of celebrations. Whatever it may be, the best way to kick off the New Year is with a good brekky, dynamo feed or another drink to continue the celebrations at one of Brisbane’s terrific snack and sip spots. Scores of cafes, bars and restaurants are open on New Year’s Day – all you have to do is make the choice of where to feast. Here’s a list of some handy suggestions to choose from … more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 435 November 21
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 435 November 21

From news of the venues opening at The Star Brisbane's rooftop playground Sky Deck to a Greek-inspired pop-up restaurant and bar opening in South Bank tomorrow, 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