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Hello Squirrel

Hello Squirrel is a fitting name for this tiny, tucked-away hole in the wall - and like their fluffy namesake, they are hiding some treasures. Perfect for a...

Honor Cafe

I recently moved out of New Farm, after living there with my family for twenty years. So of course right now is when a place as lovely as Honor Café would op...

Affinity

I'm not the world's biggest fan of rigid gender roles - it's 2k15, after all - but I've never seen a restaurant that is so much a Lady as Aff...

Bloodhound Bar

Bloodhound Corner Bar & Kitchen, brought to us by the folk originally behind West End chill-gourmet hangout The Burrow, has taken the place of a long-tim...

Celebrity Non-Chef, Roland Tings

Turns out cruisey dance floor bangers aren't the only thing Roland Tings has been cooking up. The man needs protein too. Ahead of his live national tour,...

Locavore

Situated at the ugly end of Logan Road, enviro-friendly café Locavore doesn't look like much from the outside - but once you're sipping on a peanut b...

I ate an entire box of Gelato Messina's 'Festa Della...

Gelato Messina, Australia's two favourite words, have put together an extra special package for Mother's Day this weekend. Does your mum call you a c...

Cafe 63

Café 63 is famous among the Lorna Jane mums, and infamous among the environmentalist ones, for handing out free bottles of water and $3 bacon and egg rolls t...

Miss Kay's

I've whined long and hard about Brisbane's burger joint saturation, but even the most dedicated anti-burgerer meets their match every once in a while...

The Doughnut Bar

I don't know what's caused the recent uptick in places selling doughnuts, but I sure as hell ain't complaining. The latest truck off the block (l...

Hangi Stylz

Sometimes it's worth making a helluva trek for a helluva feed. Hangi Stylz is worth it and then some. A little slice of small-town Aotearoa happily tra...

Ice cream tub and movie pairings

It’s eating-a-whole-tub-of-ice-cream-on-the-couch-and-watching-shit-movies weather. For about the same price as a waffle cone from a gourmet place you can ge...

The Tree House

When Lost Boys cafe in The Valley opened up last year, were were pretty taken with their kickarse cafe food and storybook-style interior. Now they've ste...

Red Robin Supper Truck

Out the back of the pleasingly dark and dingy Death Valley Records and Tapes Bar (the latest venture from Southside Tea Room owners and local legends Patienc...

District 1

Some places feel like local secrets from the moment they open their doors. District 1 is one of those places. Opening with little fanfare sometime last week,...

Finiky

If gluten ain't your friend then this is the place for you. This little patisserie, aptly named Finiky, is a shining beacon amongst the garish shopping c...

Juice cleanse road test

Let me preface this article by saying that I love food. When I'm not dreaming up basically-illegal snack combinations (Cheese & Bacon Balls applied d...

Book To Cook

Book to Cook is one of those really great ideas that you wish you thought of, even though you know you never would have had the ambition, the guts, and the s...

My Little Health

Vegans and health nuts rejoice: a vegan cupcake shop now exists in central Brisbane. Tucked away in tiny Elizabeth Arcade is a health food shop selling all t...

McClure's Pickles

It's a coming of age thing. When I was a kid the first thing I'd do after buying a Macca's cheeseburger was take the pickle off and banish it to ...

IndiMex

It's hard not to love a menu with a lot of exclamation marks. It's also hard not to love the audacity required to combine two profoundly good but pro...

Gyradiko

Remembering all the correct names for meat and salad wrapped in smoky pita bread covered in delicious garlic-y sauce so you don't get laughed out of your...

Scully's Place

Scully's Place is not just another Gabba café (no antique lamps or collectible spoons here). It's a suburban oasis where the staff are heart-warmingl...

Heya Bar

Downstairs on Brunswick Street, there's been an atmospheric transplant - from the bustling, whisky-sodden streets of Shinjuku's Golden Gai and Shibuy...

Dovetail on Overend

It's a truth universally acknowledged that a non-inner-city suburb with a wealth of coffee appreciating residents must still be in want of a good coffee ...

Wham Bam Banh Mi

Wham Bam Banh Mi is a takeaway stall that trades in the simplest, most satisfying and tastiest kind of takeaways. Located just outside French-Vietnamese rest...

Dadada

The peculiarly-named Dadada is situated in that sort of no-man's land of Melbourne Street between the Cultural Centre and West End proper, which is maybe...

New Farm Confectionary

This one goes out to my fellow sweet-tooths. Those of you who would eat fudge till your jaw aches, peanut brittle till your teeth break, and cake for breakfa...