Time To Get Your Keg On
Beer fanatics, here’s one for you! Stocked with over 400 types of beers, Archive Beer Boutique is your essential go-to when you feel the need to gorge yourself on a pint or two. Read our lips (or words, in this case) – it’s a need, not a want.
Can You Handle It?
The only thing better than a nice meal you don’t have to make is two of them for the price of one. If you wanted a crash course in meal deals for two, buckle your seatbelt. This is your future Tinder date rotation.
Brisbane Foodies event at Treasury Brisbane
Holy cheeses! The Cheese, Wine & Hops event is on again in the courtyard. Back by popular demand, Treasury’s Hotel Courtyard will once again play host to a night of indulgence, flavour and frivolity on Friday 15 September. Following a sold-out cheese and wine trail earlier in the year, the second instalment will delight Brisbane Foodies with an expanded offering sure to entice a refined palate.
Oui Oui, Magnifiqué!
Rouge is the name. Not your regular shade of lipstick or blush, but a lavish French bar and bistro downtown. Hues of bold crimson red and flourishing streaks of soft ethereal lighting paint the atmosphere as you step in. The extravagant décor just leaps with grandeur. Madame and Monsieur, this way in. Voilà, welcome to Madame Rouge Bar & Bistro.
Meat Porn at Woolly Mammoth Alehouse
The Mammoth Meat Co. has the best racks in town. Oh yeah. You know you want it. #yesyesyes The meat porn on offer is so good looking, you will definately come back for more. Who doesn't like multiples? Succulent tender brisket matched with a cold craft beer is just the beginning. Feast your eyes and belly on the tender menu with something for everyone. It sure is a crowd-pleaser.
No One Does It Better Than Barbara
The Valley has its music hot spots, but none are hotter and none do it better than Barbara. There are cocktails and snacks to make your mouth water, memories to make your eyes water, and live acts like you wouldn’t believe. Barbara’s the kind of valley girl that has even Daft Punk’s head spinning and legs running to her door. Well, daft punk lookalikes.
On a Winters Day in Brisbane
Winter in Brisbane is such a special time of year. The sky seems to shine extra blue; basking in the suns rays will warm you, not burn you; and the crisp mornings and nights make us Brisbanites so excited that we can actually wear those jumpers buried at the bottom of our wardrobe.
To me, the perfect Sunday on a winters day in Brisbane includes lots of food, trying out as many new restaurants, cafes and bars as possible, a wine or two, a dose of nature, and a good dose of sunshine.
Here are the top five picks for each time of the day …
7 Days of Fish Lane Fun
Beer. It has come a long way from the cold cans buried beneath the half-melted ice of the family cooler. Bars now boast such a broad range of brews, beers and ales, that approaching the bar has become a challenge all unto itself. We’ve all been there. Fumbling over pronunciations, trying desperately to decipher the fifty something names of brews, all the while growing increasingly conscious of the bartenders silent judgement. In the landscape of taverns, bars and pubs, it’s easy to be hard on oneself for not knowing your stouts from your ales. Enter Saccharomyces, a beer cafe that is bringing brews back to ground level.
Brisbane's best winter menus
Oooh boy! It is getting cold outside. To keep you warm from the inside, we've picked some of Brisbane's best winter menus.
LIVE MUSIC & LAUGHTER, WINE & DINE, CHEERS & BEERS
Got a hot date, family outing, or a friend (or many), or friends you are yet to meet? West End has plenty of good times, and The Good Guide knows where to find them. *Cheers
How Can You Keep A Secret Source Their Fashion
Emily Jane and Ajanta Willert, the dynamic duo behind Woolloongabba's coolest bar, Can You Keep A Secret serve a mean martini and a sexy side of vintage in this eclectic haven of old-world treasures. We get the low down, and down low of what they are about and how they source their vintage. Let's hear from Emily Jane....
Brisbane, you're so hot right now
Floating bars, festivals and a whole lotta fun in the sun. Brisbane has so many fabulous, outdoor events happening throughout the duration of Winter, you'd be crazy to go into hibernation..
Friday Lunch for Two with Beers = Cheers!
Friday lunch at Brisbane Brewing Co is the new black (or amber). With a salivating amount of choice in the $20 specials, what’s not to love?
Interested in trying out the BBC Friday lunch for your good self and a wingman/woman? (valued at $50) YES! Read on my foodie friend... you're in for a treat....
Eat, Drink & be Merry
Holy cow, we're half way through 2017, where on earth has the year gone? The past 6 months have filled us with pure happiness in the form of food and booze with more restaurant, bar and cafe openings in Brisbane then we can count. We've sampled it all and have decided these are the best openings this year so far..
Riverfront Weeknight Local Eats
Portside Wharf is the perfect place to pick up weeknight meals this winter with the riverfront precinct launching a new dining program, 'Local Eats', every Monday to Thursday from 5pm between June 5 and July 27.
Give yourself a well-earned night off from the kitchen as the precinct's restaurants and cafes open their doors and offer delicious winter dining specials for $20 or less.