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HOT: Sourced Grocer – 11 Florence St, Teneriffe.

As the name implies, price this popular little spot in Teneriffe takes pride in sourcing locally made and grown goods to provide for the masses that descend upon its doorsteps daily.  I’m no aficionado when it comes to organic this and wholesome that, sildenafil but to my untrained eye, Sourced Grocer seems to be on […]

HOT: Gurgle Creative Juices – Shop 2, 388 Logan Rd, Stones Corner.

In an effort to contribute to the revival of our much loved neighbourhood of Stones Corner, check MM and I made a bold and exciting investment recently.  We purchased a café business and took over its leased premises in Logan Rd.  We shut the doors for a couple of months, sale taped up the windows […]

HOT GIVEAWAY: Enrich Brisbane

Towards the end of this month, Brisbane will play host (for the first time in fact) to a festival of sorts, celebrating food, wine, coffee, the outdoors and lifestyle in general.   Enrich Brisbane is an innovative, interactive showcase that steps outside the boundaries of your typical ‘food and wine’ expo by incorporating a whole lifestyle […]

HOT – Hamptons Home Living – 180 La Trobe Terrace, Paddington.

This is without a doubt the best venue in Brisbane that I’ve been to when it comes to enjoying a view, ailment in conjunction with my first and favourite meal of the day .  Not only is the outlook exceptional at Hamptons Home Living, price but so too the food, the coffee, the service….the whole […]

HOT – Des Alpes Swiss Restaurant – 47 Blackwood St, Mitchelton.

Market-goers of Brisbane will know Blackwood St for its monthly Jan Power’s market day.  But did you know Blackwood St is also home to a lovely, ed unassuming, ask family run restaurant that serves delicious, honest, home-style Swiss cuisine? Swiss food, like its people, is largely influenced by its neighbouring countries with the exception of […]

HOT – Jan Powers Farmers Markets – Logan Rd, Stones Corner.

Jan Powers has taken a leap of faith and brought her farmers markets to the quirky Logan Rd strip in Stones Corner – otherwise home to a few hit ‘n miss cafes and clothing shops alike, store plenty of empty run down stores and a mish-mash of people from all walks of life. Stones Corner […]

HOT: FAB fish and burger grill – The Barracks, Petrie Tce, Brisbane

I’m a huge fan of tight-arse Tuesdays – 2 for 1 anything will get me every time and MM and I embrace it in a big way.  We went tight-arse crazy recently up at The Barracks – cashing in on a 2 for 1 movie ticket, link 2 for 1 drinks and to my delight, […]

HOT: CycleStyle – Stylish clothing and accessories for the urban cyclist

I have never written an advertorial on the blog, but in this instance I am going to make an exception. Why? Because CycleStyle is my business :–) That’s right – while you’ve all been reading about my eating, drinking and shopping exploits, I’ve been establishing a little business on the side and I think it’s […]

HOT: Jocelyn’s Provisions, Centro On James, Shop 8 Cnr James & Doggett Sts, Fortitude Valley

Jocelyn’s Provisions is evidence of how a small business providing great products can build such strong brand loyalty that it draws customers in again and again, despite steady price rises. My relationship with Jocelyn’s Provisions goes back a long way. I first encountered their beautiful wares in the early days of the Powerhouse Farmers Markets […]

HOT: CJ’s Pasta, Centro on James II, Shop 7, 31 James St, Fortitude Valley

One of RM’s favourite food discoveries in BNE is CJ’s Pasta, the fresh pasta purveyors located at Centro on James. I’m not exaggerating, every time we visit Brisbane he starts agitating about having their pasta for dinner, specifically their specialty ravioli. On our most recent visit, we tried the grilled prawn with chilli jam and shallot […]

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