Meet Chef Paul Kelly
The Good Guide is here to show off our local legends. Local is lovely and this chef is a superstar. Meet Paul Kelly, the man behind the kitchen magic at West End's iconic local micro-brewery, Brisbane Brewing Co. Read more about this creative cook, passionate soul and see what makes him tick!
South Bank's Saucy Italian Temptress
For an authentic Italian experience that will take your taste-buds on a foodgasmic journey through the old country, immerse yourself in the cozy eloquence of Spaghetti House and Trattoria in South Bank.
Roar into Life with This Job
When I was a child, I found myself doing two things consistently: writing about dragons and going out looking for them. When I realised that finding a real dragon was going to be harder than I anticipated, I turned my attention to the other creatures of my fascination. Tigers have long been my favourite animal and for the past twelve years, I have dedicated my career to the care-taking of these majestic cats in zoological facilities, as well as the conservation of wild tiger species throughout South East Asia. Suffice it to say, it’s been a blast.
Rise & Shine Like A Pro
You’re tucked up in bed, all warm and cosy. 7a.m. ticks over and your alarm goes off. You roll out of bed, ready to attack the day. You’re unstoppable… Sound familiar? Of course not. For most of us, waking up and getting ourselves motivated for another day in the office is more akin to torture than it is for cause of celebration. But fear not my fellow go-getters, for here are seven ways that can add a spark back into your mornings:
MORE AUSSIE ARTISTS ADDED TO THE BILL
A stack of Aussie favourites have been announced for Bluesfest 2018, adding to the unbelievably jam-packed line up. There is no doubt that the 2018 festival is shaping up to be one of the most diverse and exciting on record.
Meet Joel Devereux
The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We meet flamboyant and fabulous Joel Devereux, who just likes to have fun. And why the f*ck not huh... with so many cool things happening, this talented Brisbane star even has his new live game show event RUMBLE at Heya Bar launching in January. Watch this space, and be there... you've been warned darling. Sashay your way and watch this maestro work his magic!
That is the question
What happens when Santa (or your nearest and dearest) decide to surprise you with something they thought you’d absolutely love and when you open it, the feeling of horror and or shock wants to break free, but instead, you manage to come out with “Oh WOW…. thank you so much! I always wanted one of those” as your eyebrows raise and your perfectly practiced Instagram smile appears on your face.
So here begs the question. Is it OK to regift?
Meet Dominique Rizzo
The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We meet Dominique Rizzo, celebrity chef, passionate foodie and genuinely one of the kindest souls in and out of the kitchen. This Brisbane entrepreneur, owner and Chef of “Putia Pure Food Kitchen Pantry Cooking School” and partner in “Clapham Junction Wine Bar Provisions” gives us an insight into what makes her tick, what's new in 2018 and shares her fav places to go in this fine river city.
Aussie Aussie Aussie
Celebrating all things Aussie, Australia Day is one of the biggest days on the national calendar. And who doesn’t love a public holiday, amirite? Here's your Ultimate Guide to doing Australia Day like a pro.
Get ready for a par-tay – ask Hoags to throw the shrimps on the bar-b, get the cardinay out Kimmie… and the little baby cheeses (not little baby Jesus)… it’s time to make some memories that you can take straight to the pool room.
Apps that are cuckoo, crazy or cool? You decide...
We all have loads of apps, some make our life easier, others are for pure fun... and then there's a bunch of weird apps that make you go "hmmm. They might even make you curious enough to download. And best of all, they don't cost a cent or (almost) free... does your dignity count?
Brisbane’s newest house party destination at Southpoint
This December will see the launch of the latest venture by hospitality group, Solotel (Riverbar & Kitchen and Aria Restaurant), the highly anticipated Little Big House in Southbank – Brisbane’s newest house party destination at Southpoint, Grey Street.
A little bit cheeky and a whole lot of fun, the former Collins Place Queenslander will showcase a venue for the young and young at heart with the aim to be the number one regular for Brisbane locals who love a good house party, people watching and great music.
Meet Andrew McCabe
The Good Guide is all about showing off our local talent. Meet the chef behind the magic at Brewhouse Brisbane, the one and only Andrew McCabe. Hear the low down, what's new and what inspires this talented Brisbane culinary king.
Is it becoming easier to make your mark on today’s business world
Is it just me or does it seem easier, than ever to turn your business ideas into a reality? We look into how entrepreneur's ideas are becoming a reality!
Prepare Your Car for a Cross-Country Road Trip in Australia
Planes may be fast, but if you really want to experience Australia, you're going to want to hit the road. So much of Australia's landscape and culture is missed by quicker forms of travel, which makes road tripping not only the most affordable, but hands down best way to see this beautiful country.
As you might imagine, traversing Australia requires a special set of considerations. Coast to coast, you’re going to encounter some of the planet’s most diverse terrain and varied weather conditions. Before you head out on this adventure of a lifetime, here’s a few tips on how you should prep your ride for road trip success.
Meet Brooke Jesberg
The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We meet the beauty and brains behind Brooklyn Beauty Bar, (BBB) the one and only Brooke Jesberg. Driven, dedicated to exceptional customer service and a smooth operator (BBB serve gin, cocktails and champagne). You'll fall in love with this local business and if you are not a regular already, become one. You can thank us later. BBB is your new BFF (with lots of benefits!).