The Establishment

Where?  83 Boundary Street, West End The sidewalk was crowded as we weaved through West End on a Saturday morning to get to The Establishment; easily identifiable by the shiny red scooter parked in the doorway. I'd visited with family once before and remembered that they did amazing avocado toast. We were lucky to snag... Continue Reading →

The Three Monkeys

Where? 58 Mollison Street, West EndWhen? 9.30am - 11pm, everyday!The Three Monkeys is one of my absolute favourite Brisbane haunts - a friend took me when I was sixteen and visiting Brisbane, and I fell in love with it. It's my go-to place for coffee and cake and the first place that pops into my head when... Continue Reading →


Where?  44 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove   Right at the heart of the Kelvin Grove Urban Village is CocoCozy, an intimate and atmospheric café with something for everyone. I have recently moved from Kelvin Grove, and I miss having it so close!     The vegetarian breakfast is very reasonably priced for a plate piled... Continue Reading →

Five Sisters Cafe

Where?  141 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane The Five Sisters Art House Cafe is tucked up a laneway off Melbourne street - you'd almost miss it if you weren't looking. Which would be a real shame, because they make lovely Greek coffee. The cafe location is nice enough. There are tables in the laneway (although I... Continue Reading →

Miel Container

Where? Cnr Mary & Albert St, Brisbane City When? Mon-Sat 11am-10pm Closed SundaysThis bright red container, with its steady stream of customers and delicious smells wafting onto the street, has been intriguing me for some time now, and I finally made it inside.I've seen Miel Burger cited as 'Brisbane's Best Burgers', but I'm always a little dubious about titles... Continue Reading →

Pancake Manor

Where? 18 Charlotte Street, Brisbane CityWhen? 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!Vegetarian & Gluten-friendly options available.Definitely not a secret, but not a place to be missed whether you're a local or just visiting Brisbane.Pancake Manor is my go-to place to take visiting friends and family. Although it's often busy, it's worth the wait to sit... Continue Reading →

Night Noodle Markets

Where?Cultural Forecourt, South BankWhen?July 2014, as part of Good Food MonthBrisbane's inaugural Night Noodle Markets were a huge success, drawing over 160,000 visitors over 10 nights. 22 stalls dished up Asian street food from late afternoon into the evening, and hordes of people queued up to sample the fare.My own visit, on a Saturday night,... Continue Reading →


Where?Lower Burnett Lane, Brisbane CityWhen?Mon 7am-3pmTue-Wed 7am-10pmThu-Fri 7am-11pmSat 9am-12amSun 9am-4pmThe first time I visited Brew, I was definitely apprehensive. Even though it was a sunny afternoon in the city, I felt a little suspicious sidling past rubbish bins down the steep alley in search of a cup of coffee.The Brew experience can be likened to... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑