Osbourne Again!

The historic Osbourne Hotel (Cnr Ann & Constance Streets) is 153 years young as it reopens its doors in Fortitude Valley. Former names including The Dead Rat, the Rat and Parrot, and Fringe Bar, the venue has returned to its original name by the Fitzgibbons family, who have owned the popular venue for almost four... 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 →

Night Noodle Markets 2017

Where? Cultural Forecourt, South Bank When? July 19-30, 2017Weekdays 5pm til late, weekends 4pm til lateI first visited the Night Noodle Markets on a Saturday night back in 2014, and while the food was good I was somewhat deterred by the crowds and the cost of the food. This year, we visited on a night during the... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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