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....
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.
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.
The Small Crop produces the biggest yield!
Brisbane-based and Brisbane-grown, The Small Crop is all about producing wholesome food for all - vegetarians, vegans, and carnivores alike - with only the best produce. Its loving owners and partners (in business and in life!) are Kate and Toby Birtwhistle and they are dedicated to showcasing local, gourmet, and fresh ingredients.
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
Premium river vistas, fine wine and fresh fare.
So you’re after somewhere new to have a delicious meal? Or in need of that perfect spot for weekend drinks with premium river vistas? Stokehouse Q is the perfect location for any occasion.
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.
Fresh air, Kitchen fare 'n' Brissy Flair
Wow, what a week we've got ahead! There's plenty of fun to be had - rain, hail or sun - it's your time to shine. Grab your comfy shoes because we've got plenty of walking to do as we explore free festivals in the city and in the South, rummage through giant garage sales in the West and hunt down captivating performances scattered among Brisbane's nooks and crannies. There's a new foodie haven in town in Newstead also that's going to help you be a master chef in your kitchen. Let's pray the sun shine's again 'cause we're ready to soak up all it's glory by strollin' around the city and exploring what's new and happening in this fine city.
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!
It's cool to be kind
This week we're all about goodwill and giving back! We get so caught up in our day to day lives and can easily forget about the world around us in which so desperately seeks our attention. Whether you reduce, reuse or recycle or, you've actually quit your day job to take on full time environmentalism, every little bit counts and we think your contribution is amazing! There are a number of ways to save a life, the planet and even your sanity and we've listed a few upcoming events that'll help you do so..
100+ shades of Gin at Covent Garden
Let the fun be gin! This November, West End will be in full bloom as lux new bar, Covent Garden, welcomes socialites into its tropical oasis.
Whether you’re a gin connoisseur or a lover of native flora, Covent Garden will draw you in with its vibrant nature, firmly planting its roots and 100 craft gins in Brisbane’s iconic suburb of West End from November 16.
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.
New Winter Menu
The Priory Kitchen in Woolloongabba is the perfect casual and professional culinary destination, featuring a fabulous fusion of contemporary and industrial decor with splashes of greenery and classic art murals lining the walls. Their delicious new winter menu developed by owners Mike and Amy Bates (founders of Pablo in New Farm) will certainly hit the spot, with the decadent yet balanced potato rosti and pork belly dish proving a delectable favourite. The Priory boasts locally sourced seasonal produce and is always introducing exciting new menu ideas that are simple, fresh and creative. #foodporn
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.
From dusk til dawn
This week we've got something for the early birds and the night owls, with events on from dawn to dusk. Fly with us as we swoop back to the 60's, soar to mountain tops and get our beaks wet in a fish filled pond. Time to spread the wings fellow pigeon's.