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West End Coffee House

This place isn’t new, I’m just ignorant. I must have passed it on Vulture Street dozens of times over the years but only just actually visited on the recomme...

Botanica Teneriffe

The Simpsons once told us that you don’t win friends with salad.. I really hate disagreeing with one of the best television shows ever, but Homer and his fam...

The New Inchcolm Hotel

Full disclosure: I didn’t pay for this dinner. This isn’t sponsored content, I just can’t really afford it and for some reason the boss at my 9 to 5 decided ...

Nodo Donuts

Yeah, another one. Donut joints are everywhere these days and more keep on popping up, with vendors seemingly happy to sell them out of the tiniest and most ...

Bakehouse by Gramercy

There’s not much in this world that I love more than a donut, but it’s becoming harder and harder to find places that spend as much time focusing on the actu...

Genkotsu Ramen Toowong

I’m Anglo-Indian and, unsurprisingly, love Indian food. I’ve grown up with it and have parents, aunties and uncles that love to force food onto me when I’m w...

Billykart West End

I’m going to be honest: I had no idea who Ben O’Donoghue was. Sure, his face looked familiar in that way celebrities’ do when you can’t quite place them, but...

Four Thousand’s Four-Legged Guide to Brisbane: Dog F...

For our fourth instalment of ‘Four Thousand’s Four-Legged Guides’ (so. many. fours.) we wanted to keep the affection shower flowing. Made with love by us and...

Barbara

Barbara. To me, it evokes memories of my primary school tuck shop. I’m pretty sure one of the ladies who worked there had it plastered on her name badge. Eve...

Royal Croquet Club, an outing

It having been some months since I had last given my balls a good mallet-thwack, I was frightfully excited to hear that Brisbane would be graced with the Roy...

Grape Therapy

Scenario: you’ve scored yourself a hot date. Perhaps you’ve finally gotten around to asking out that cute friend-of-a-friend. Maybe you’ve waded through the ...

The Good Food and Wine Show: a ghost story

For several hours over Halloween I haunted the stalls of the Good Food and Wine Show. After scoring a friend's tickets it seemed mad to pass on a day of ...

Four Thousand’s Four-Legged Guide to Brisbane: Best ...

Everyone loves dogs – they didn’t score the title of man’s best friend by accident. Sometimes it can be hard to know where to comfortably take this friendshi...

The Morning After

Who came up with this name? The ‘morning after’ is not typically associated with good times, it’s more likely to bring to mind bleary eyes, chalky mouths and...

Hot Star Large Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is definitely a 'thing' now. Well, obviously it’s been an actual thing people have eaten for ages, but, right now, fried chicken – just...

Cook Suck goes to SumoSalad

SumoSalad’s proliferation in the Australian casual dining scene occurred during that awkward period when Gen-Y was still sorting out its shit. Fucking eyelin...

Corbett & Claude

No one wants to be outshined by their younger sibling. But for restaurant and bar Corbett & Claude, it isn’t a case of sibling rivalry. Hot on the heels...

All Real Food Self-Service Café

When I was younger, I thought I hated salad. Turns out I just hated boring food and used this fake aversion to justify eating terribly. I now know better, bu...

Betty's Burgers

If imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery, there’s a particular burger chain from America’s East Coast that must be feeling mighty chuffed thanks...

Mr Claude

The lanewayification of Brisbane is in full swing, and Mr Claude is the latest to take advantage of the inner city's narrow, overlooked spaces. Mr Clau...

The definitive ranking of Arnott’s Shapes flavours

You can tell a lot about a person by what Shapes flavour they have in their cupboard (or if they even have Shapes in their cupboard… what is this 1995?). You...

Les Bubbles

Damian Griffiths' eatery empire has finally conquered to such an extent that it's starting to look a little like madness. Les Bubbles is the latest ...

Foob

We rarely write about other websites here at Four Thousand, being the jealous types that we are - but we’ll make an exception for this one. If you’ve ever g...

Celebrity non-chef with Methyl Ethel, stock-standard...

Perth three-piece Methyl Ethel make their spaced-out indie pop without too much cheese and their cheese toasties without a trace of gluten. Ahead of their na...

Sin Vida

Have you ever had real Mexican food? Put your hand down if you've actually been to Mexico, no-one likes a show off. I've never had real Mexican food...

St Baxter

Just opened in New Farm, St Baxter is a Californian-style eatery serving fusion food that's hard to fault. Fitted out with sunset hues and cacti, St Ba...

Celebrity non-chef with Sui Zhen, agedashi tofu entree

Becky Sui Zhen's music feels like a warm swim with just enough salty sting. Turns out she applies a similar level of simple-yet-luxurious production to h...

Les Folies de Paris

I had never really “got” macarons until I came here. The folks behind Les Folies de Paris, otherwise known as French caterers Monsieur Macaron,...