Five Faves: Op Shop Hot Spots

I first moved to Brisbane as a student, which meant budget limitations on my spending. I loved (and still) discovering the city's op-shops, rummaging through shelves or on racks to find an unusual outfit, a new book, a statement jewellery piece, or even something new for my apartment. Most of my favourite clothes have been... Continue Reading →

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

  Where?Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey St and Melbourne St When? Until 28 January 2018 I loved studying Ancient Rome in history class – it was one of my favourite subjects, but I still learned a lot of new things from Queensland Museum’s current exhibition Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum. It displays over 110 original artefacts... Continue Reading →

Burger Project – Edward Street

  Where? City – 1/144 Edward Street South Bank – 1/271 Grey Street It seems I’ve been hearing about Neil Perry’s Burger Project since it finally came to Brisbane – first in South Bank, now also on Edward Street. Finally, time to test it out! I am a fairly avid burger lover, and being a... 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 →

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 →

Brew

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 →

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