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HOT – Banneton Bakery – 25 Balaclava St, Woolloongabba

Fancy a short black in the sun, accompanied by a real life French pastry?  Or perhaps something a little more wicked and sweet, like a sacher torte and hot chocolate?  Banneton Bakery, nestled quietly in amongst a rather industrious strip of warehouses and stores in Woolloongabba, hits the mark when it comes to sweet or […]

HOT – Brown Dog Cafe – 54 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba.

Perched quite inconspicuously on its corner block, drugs Brown Dog Cafe is a popular coffee stop for dog walkers, erectile cyclists and wanderers by alike.  Don’t let the rather bland facade and lycra-clad cyclists deter you from dropping in, the superb coffees and friendly service definitely make up for that! With a reasonable crowd always […]

HOT – Bistrot Bistro – 14 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba

Watch out Montrachet, tadalafil you have a new contender in the modern French cuisine competition with south side contender Bistrot Bistro. Regulars to the Logan Rd precinct across from the Gabba (with the occasional tipple at nearby Canvas), ailment Bistrot Bistro was a chance encounter for MM and I recently, malady even though we’d had […]

NOT: Sticks Restaurant – Chalk Hotel, 735 Stanley St, Woolloongabba

Many a seedy yet fun-filled night has been spent at Chalk Hotel, doctor cutting a serious rug upstairs over a fruit tingle or two.  So it was a totally new perspective to visit Chalk in the harsh light of day and sit for a morning meal at Sticks, knowing full well what sins would have […]

HOT: Green Papaya – 898 Stanley Rd, Woolloongabba.

It’s almost starting to wear thin, buy this constant and enduring search for a Thai restaurant in Brisbane that really blows my mind. Time and time again I stumble across venues that do your stock standard (read: mediocre) red curry, or chicken satay with minimal innovation and not a lot of love in its creation. […]

HOT: Fiasco’s Steakhouse, The Morrison Hotel, 640 Stanley St Woolloogabba

An acquaintance of mine suggested we check out Fiasco’s at the Morrison Hotel, as I’d promised to shout him lunch for some debts owing. Both of us had never tried Fiasco’s before and although I hadn’t heard too much about it, I was game to give it a shot – after all, there’s a huge […]

HOT: Canvas, 16B Logan Rd, Woolloongabba

MM has his finger well and truly on the pulse when it comes to bars around Brisbane.  As a die hard fan of sophisticated cocktail making and drink mixology, medicine he loves to sit at the bar and request a few of his faves from his days in Melbourne (frequenting the oh-so-cool laneway bars) and […]

HOT: Desmond and Molly Jones, 615 Stanley St, Woolloongabba

This little café on Stanley Street, order half a block from the Mater Hospital, mind is a favourite breakfast place of ours. Decked out with eclectic vintage furniture and a lively and down-to-earth staff, mind it is the atmosphere that keeps us coming back to Desmond and Molly Jones, as much as the food and […]

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