Saddle up and trot on over to these locations
Giddy up! Melbourne Cup is almost here again, which means it’s time to find the perfect venue to enjoy all the action. It won’t be hard though, considering the wide range of places ready to cater for your fancy dresses and excuse to day drink. Here are some of the coolest spots to experience the races without having to leave Brisbane.
Bites, Beers, Banter & Birthdays
Birthdays are there to be celebrated, so let's celebrate Brisbane. You just bring yourself we've got everything else covered, the bites, the brews and the banter, it's all there. You'll think it's your birthday with all the gifts and surprises we've got in store.
Let The Good Times Roll
Let us tell you Brisbane, good times are just around the corner. Arriving in the form of shopping parties, live music, restaurants and art festivals we're in for a damn good time. Let your hair down and let's have some fun, we deserve it.
Brisbane's Best Guide for Dog Dates
Do you ever feel guilty about going out to catch up with friends over food and leaving your dog home alone with dry biscuits? Well fear no more, for here is a list of Brisbane’s unparalleled foodie stops that will welcome your pooch with wide arms (and maybe even a treat!). Here’s the ultimate guide to the best dog-friendly venues in Brisbane.
Fresh Concept, Even Fresher Produce
Fancy yourself a bit of a fancypants? Always on the quest for the very best? Your weekly trip to Woolies not quite cutting it in the luxury stakes? Enter Mercado, Australia’s newest, and poshest, food shopping concept arrives at King Street in Bowen Hills.
Try the latest at the Osbourne Hotel - it's heavenly!
We found one of the best new menus in town at the gorgeous Osbourne Hotel – it’s so good you’ll be transported into a state of absolute euphoria.
Fit for a King (or Queen)
Whether you’re chasing a bite to eat, some retail therapy or good times with friends and lovers alike, Brisbane’s King Street Precinct delivers the goods. Edgy, inspired and full of flavour, King Street is the newest high street of Bowen Hills and this year’s must-do destination!
THE LOCAL FLAVOUR
Brisbane Brewing Co just dropped their new menu and our tastebuds are tingling!
Head over to the West End region, these new flavour sensations are sure to get you fired up.
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.
The winds of change..
Brisbane is like a fine bottle of wine; over time the quality improves, and each sip is greatly appreciated. Our city is continually evolving and maturing, producing breathtaking venues that never cease to amaze us. If it's not an entirely new concept, it's a renovation or re-brand. Let's just say, if Bris were a TV series it would either be Packed to the Rafters or Keeping Up With The Kardashians - wouldn't you agree? No month is the same in this town and we wouldn't have it any other way!
The saucy new menu has arrived [HOT HOT HOT]
Brewhouse has done it again! Not only are they serving up some of Queensland’s best brews, they’ve got a new menu too! Whether you’re dining alone or together, the new menu is sure to satisfy.
Soak it up
Everywhere you go, this city is bursting with talent. There's the local musos, chefs, artists and designers of every kind, you've got emergency service personal, builders, hairdressers, writers, barista's (low-key lifesavers) and the list goes on and on. We have an appreciation for those who do, what we can't. This week's Word On The Street is full of flavour & life. From enjoying tasty new bites created by hardworking chefs to being completely in awe of some of the city's most talented performers. Take the time to really enjoy the present, those feelings of satisfaction won't stick around for long so relish in the moment (no matter how big or small)!
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; the city that keeps on giving
Brisbane, as every month passes us by our love for you grows stronger and stronger. You never cease to amaze us with your glorious (not so wintery) weather and your ability to change so rapidly yet, still remain completely humble. You welcome people with arms wide open and know the way to everyone's heart, in one way or another. You keep a smile on our dial and our bellies, full. Good food and great vibes is what this place is all about. Whether you're here for a quick trip or this is the place you'll grow old and grey, we promise you - our beloved Brissy will continue to accommodate you, and keep you entertained with it's ever changing social scene. Read on for what's hot and happening in the next few weeks and let your love for our city flourish..