Shop Local – Tea & Coffee

I was surprised to find how much I missed going and sitting at a cafe for a pot of tea or a cup of coffee once we weren't allowed to do so anymore. In addition to supporting your local cafes where you can by buying takeaway, bring the brewing experience of your favourite tea and... Continue Reading →

Bar Merlo, University of Queensland

Where? Bar Merlo, University of Queensland, St LuciaWhen? 4-8pm every Friday nightUnder the Duhig Building at UQ (I’m a QUT girl, but who can go past all that gorgeous sandstone?) the Merlo Coffee café is transformed to kickstart your weekends or chill out after class.Covered indoor and outdoor seating, live music and fairy lights give... Continue Reading →

Southpoint Southbank Showcase

Where? Southpoint Southbank, 275 Grey Street, South Brisbane When? October 10, 2017 We’ve watched the Southpoint complex being constructed over the last little while and were excited to experience what the new Southbank precinct has to offer at the Southpoint Southbank Showcase. Gorgeous cheesecakes from Stone Artisan Bakers From the developers of Emporium, Southpoint is... Continue Reading →

The Spot Specialty Coffee

Where? 191 Moggill Road Taringa is off my normal beaten track, but I was out that way to get photos developed a few weeks ago (how hard is it to get film developed these days?! Side note, Fotofast Taringa were amazing). Waiting the one hour until we could pick up the photos, I automatically started... Continue Reading →

Sunnybank $2 Food Trail – summer edition

I spent yesterday afternoon at the Sunnybank $2 Food Trail - it was my first time attending the event and, actually, my first time visiting Sunnybank at all. Open to the public from 2pm-8pm with $2 mini-meals from over 35 retailers, live music and other entertainment, I was surprised I'd never been before. I think... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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