Inter/Section is a buzzing laneway precinct located at the base of the Midtown Centre. The hub, which bridges Mary and Charlotte Streets boast 700-sqm of space, seating for 120 guests and four distinct tenancies. Anchoring Inter/Section is Coffee Anthology, which has relocated from its long-time home on Margaret Street to bring its multi-roaster showcase to the strip. A central, glass-encased kiosk houses an expansion from lauded baked-goods maker Justin Yu’s patisserie The Whisk, whose Mount Gravatt location is highly regarded as one of Brisbane’s best sources of sweet and savoury pastries. Here, the team is using French flour and butter to craft its selection of viennoiserie goods, including flaky croissants and dreamy fruit-filled danishes. Inter/Section’s on-site kitchen, Fika, is tasked with supplying diners with a creative cuisine-bending menu of breakfast and lunch eats. Head chef Eugene Lee is crafting dishes like not-so baklava granola bowls served with vanilla-bean yoghurt and chrysanthemum ‘honey’ and berries, coronation scrambled eggs (a curry-tinged dish inspired by UK specialty, coronation chicken) on toast with smashed cucumber, jiajang baked beans with andouille sausage and fried egg, and mushroom fried rice with wood ear fungus and pickled shimeji. A cocktail list encompasses a handful of espresso-infused concoctions, as well as sips that riff on classics like the negroni, sour and spritz. Beers from Balter, Young Henrys and Stone & Wood also share menu space with a tight wine list featuring Australian drops. Soon, another coffee bar at Inter/Section’s Mary Street end will be used for pop-up appearances by a rotating roaster, which will showcase its product and values on a more concentrated level. Inter/Section has been envisioned by Clui Design and built by Unita, with timber cladding, rendered concrete, exposed brickwork, black metal creating a raw yet modern materiality.


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