EATDRINK Articles

 

Charlie Cools

West End is stretching out. A few blocks from the main strip of bars and coffee shops, down a quiet street of warehouses, there's a brand-new coffee shop...

London Fields

What exactly is British pub food? Black pudding? “Bangers and mash”? Some kind of tart made from what's swept up at closing time in a butcher...

Lucky Egg

People sure love their fried chicken, huh? Frankly I've never really “got it” - until now. Lucky Egg trades exclusively in free-range, locall...

Delfina's Bistro

Usually I'd recommend a place like Delfina's as a great spot to take a romantic prospect, or your mum, or someone else you're keen to impress. Bu...

Izakana-Ya Okuman

It's definitely winter, and to take an unpopular position, I'm bloody sick of standard winter comfort food. Potatoes? Eh. Soup? Bluh. Stew? Meh. Niku...

Farrier

Farrier, a new bar/supper club in the old stables underneath the Queen's Arms, might be Brisbane's first dining establishment to be open late seven n...

Izakaya Goku

Japan has given us a lot in the way of outstanding cuisine, but let's be realistic: the world doesn't need another sushi train or chain ramen store. ...

Maker

Not content with being proprietor of long-time New Farm favourite Sourced Grocer AND brand-new gastro-cafe Gauge, Jerome Batten has opened Maker – a tiny sli...

Donut Boyz

More bloody doughnuts, do I hear you cry? No, of course I don't - everyone remains berko about doughnuts, and probably rightly so. I, however, have a co...

Chapter IV

Things sure do turn over quickly in Paddington, huh? Where Dirty South once stood, we now have Chapter IV: a charming addition to a charming street, and an e...

King Arthur

You might thing it's just yet another in the stable of local-focused boutique cafes, but King Arthur is a very welcome addition as far as I'm concer...

Gauge

From the brilliant culinary minds that brought us Sourced comes the brand-new Gauge - a small but perfectly formed cafe serving Nordic-leaning gastronomy/fin...

Celebrity non-chef with My Disco, handmade gnocchi

When they're not sculpting sonic ice warriors out of repetition and noise, turns out My Disco enjoy rolling up this delightful handmade gnocchi recipe. W...

It's Mirchi

In the place where Paddington's old Turkish restaurant once stood, It's Mirchi now resides - an Indian restaurant with a focus on health, home-cookin...

I Heart Brownies

The brand-new Bakery Lane precinct might be twee as all hell, but at least they're putting some substance behind their style. I Heart Brownies is, you gu...

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...