Eat like Oprah
Hobby Lane’s apple pies are so good even Oprah’s had them. Okay, so maybe she didn’t eat them at the humble Mitchelton café, but the chef did make her these tasty treats on a yacht somewhere in the Mediterranean (I’m not jealous, you’re jealous). Hobby Lane may present a humble front but don’t be fooled for the owner and chef, Peter Shaw, spent 25 years making dinner for the likes of Naomi Campbell and the royal family. See what all the fuss is about....
Rollin' With The Homies
To help you bag that tv contract you and your bestie clearly deserve we've rounded up a list of some of our favourite happenings and places around brisbane for you and your besties to share in the good times. Cause life's definitely better when we're laughing.
Good, Wholesome Fun
When planning Mylk & Ko, ex-lawyer and dessert-obsessive (something she credits to her Belgian heritage) Ines Scholtes wanted to strike the perfect balance between wholesome, healthy food and refined luxury and the popularity of this New Farm nook tells us that she nailed it.
Good Food, Good Life
We've got dinner sorted, and breakfast and lunch and second breakfast, yes we've got them all covered. With so many great new food spots popping up over Brisbane we're going to need to get some trousers with expandable waists. Good food is definitely better when shared with good friends so get the group chat up and let them know you're all over where you'll be having your next rendezvous.
Fashion, Flavour, Festivals & Fanatics
While winter may not be a season in Brisbane the days are certainly getting warmer and longer. With spring just around the corner the city is gearing up for some of its best events to dates.From fashion festivals to beer festival, from comic con to donut cafes, you'll want to see what Brisbane has is store for the Spring season.
Your guide to fun, frivolity, flavour and festivities
The Ekka is fast approaching and with it, you have a decision to make. How to spend your public holiday - will it be an eventful night so you'll use your holiday to recover? Or, are you an early bird looking for a bite to eat before hitting the fairground?
We Aussies love our public holidays, and however you want to spend it, we’ve grabbed the best Brisbane has to offer during the Ekka, and it’s right here for you to decide.
An olde-worlde setting with nouveau brunch
Housed in Paddington’s former apothecary, this local institution serves up inventive, sustainably sourced dishes that are a far cry from your run-of-the-mill eggs on toast.
When in Brisbane..
Whether you love sipping on coffee or booze or, coffee mixed into booze, we've got the perfect hit just for you. Let your taste buds run wild this week as we try new menus, cocktails and heck, we'll even give Cuban cigars a crack. Boring is not a word Brisbane is familiar with. If you don't want to be a (boring) Betty this August, jump on the FUN train with us. First stop.. an espresso martini fest!
Brisbane's Most Banging Coffee Joint
Putting the funk in funky and the class in classic is She Bangs Coffee. This devilish delight is one of Brisbane more unique cafes. Responsible for some of Brisbane’s best crema (a.k.a liquid gold), She Bangs gives even the most experienced coffee connoisseurs something to write home about. Smooth and subtle or bold and bite-y, whatever you fancy this little gem has your coffee fix sorted.
And just like that, another month is gone (holy cow). Brisbane, you've put on quite a show for the first half of the year and we have no doubt you'll continue to #wow us over the next 6 months. Forget dry July, mid-year diets and winter hibernation, there are mouth-watering espresso martinis to drink, along with carb-loaded meals waiting to be eaten and inspiring exhibits to wander through!
New menu, who dis?
Out with the old and in with the new (well, sort of). Staying on top of seasonal foodie trends and produce is something most Brisbane eateries take pride in #lucky. Menus are continually being updated and tweaked to suit, not only our wants and needs, but also, what's current, fresh and locally sourced. We've had the privilege of taste-testing a number of new breakfast, lunch, dinner and drink menus over the past few weeks, and we think you should try them too. Be quick though, time fly's when you're having fun and before you know it, it'll be spring and the menus will be different again!
Happy Hour up in The Nest!
Sparrow Brisbane is launching a daily Happy Hour and opening up new upstairs seating at ‘The Nest’!
Local Artisan | Jacqui Toumbas
It's fashion season, and to keep your energy and sustenance up while you shop we've come across one of Brisbane's tastiest healthy snacks! Mark your calendars from the 7th-10th of June for the Best of Brisbane Style & Design Market! To prepare you for what's to come we've met with Jacqui Toumbas, the creator behind Miss Bliss Wholefoods Kitchen and Miss Bliss Treats, who will be showcasing their delectable treats, and wholefood goodness. Make sure to head over to Indooroopilly Shopping Centre to check out their tantalizing treats
Experience Love at First Bite
When is comes to food, rustic is the hot new trend on the block. But at Anouk they’ve lived on this block for years! Rustic is in their DNA, it’s their bread and butter. No one does food like Anouk. An iconic destination for all Brisbane foodies, this eatery is a long-standing favourite among locals not just because of its trendsetter status but the insanely jaw-dropping and wide-ranging breakfast and lunch menus. Did we mention they do all day breakfast? #hellyeah #jadore
What's open on ANZAC Day in Brisbane...
Here’s who’s open on ANZAC Day this year.
We’ve got your day planned, from breakfast to dinner to everything in between and after.