Step up to the Oche – new Fortitude Valley venue hits the bullseye

Australia’s first Oche is now open in Fortitude Valley, turning the ol’ pub game of darts into a modern social experience with electronic scoring and dartboards with built-in games, a superstar chef, a dedication to local produce and pours, plus an outdoor terrace and two bars. The spacious venue is designed to welcome up to... Continue Reading →

The Port Office Hotel: rising from the ashes

Following a devastating fire in January, the Port Office Hotel has risen like a phoenix: the historic, Heritage-listed pub has reopened its doors, beautifully restored, and is back to serving up cold beers at the Front Bar and delicious dishes in the Port Office Dining Room. Port Office Hotel owners Nick and Meagan Gregorski are... Continue Reading →

Osbourne Hotel launches Autumn Menu

The Osbourne Hotel (corner of Ann & Constance Streets, Fortitude Valley) celebrates a new Head Chef and a flavourful new menu for autumn.Reopening its doors last October, the heritage-listed and recently refurbished Osbourne has become a popular Valley local and hosted a number of very successful events over the past six months, including last December’s... Continue Reading →

B+C Lab

Where? 31 Musk Avenue, Kelvin GroveWhen? 7am-8pm, Monday to Saturday. Closed Sundays.There’s a new kid on the block in Kelvin Grove, and they are serving up sweet treats and Japanese teas to die for.Lovely, proper matcha is something that I missed when I returned from Japan last February, and I haven’t really found it in... 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 →

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 →

Festitalia 2017

The Treasury Casino courtyard transformed into a little slice of Italy for the "A Taste of Festitalia" event! Where? Spencer Park (42 Newbery St), Newmarket When? Sunday October 8, 10.30am – 7pm Prepare your tastebuds and put on your elastic-waisted pants – Festitalia 2017 is coming! Queensland’s only official Italian Festival returns to Newmarket on... 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 →

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