Pavement Whispers: Vol 35 August 11

Pavement Whispers: Vol 35 August 11

From whispers of dessert pop-ups to new bars, 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 …

Pawpaw Bar
A few weeks ago, Woolloongabba’s Pawpaw reopened with a fresh new look, moving into the much-larger space once occupied by Green Papaya. A room at the rear of the building has now been converted into Pawpaw Bar, open for functions and on Sundays from 2:00–6:00 pm. Accessed via Potts Street, the bar will serve specialty cocktails, drinks and small snacks such as sweet potato fries, fish tacos and pork belly bao, with DJs spinning tunes each week.

Cannoli pop-up bar
Newstead locals may be fond of Italian cafe Locale for its top-notch coffee, traditional biscotti and substantial lunch offerings, but on Wednesday August 19 it will be luring in the sweet tooths thick and fast with its cannoli pop-up bar. From 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, or until sold out, customers can get their mitts on a wide range of cannoli creations, featuring flavours such as traditional chocolate, limoncello, Italian bacio, ricotta chocolate chip, vanilla crème pâtissière, Baileys and more.

Foundry Records
Earlier in 2015, a new mecca for live music opened in the form of The Foundry. Due to some unforeseen structural issues, the venue has been closed since April, but it’s now set to reopen its doors on Thursday August 20. The Foundry’s ownership group has taken the opportunity to add a whole new element to the venue, Foundry Records. Selling new records and a curated selection of classics, Foundry Records will offer various musical styles from international and local acts as well as Blackstar Coffee, a selection of local sourdoughs, sweet treats and craft and mainstream beers. The store also boasts a performance space for small-scale gigs.

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