Archive for Category: "FEELING PECKISH?"

Decked Cafe & Bar | Paddington, Brisbane

Decked Cafe & Bar | Paddington, Brisbane

When I was a little girl, dawn was marked by the rattle and clink of the milko’s crate as he delivered a bottle or two of icy cold milk to the doorstep. The memory recently rose, like cream, to the surface of my mind as I sipped on an exceptionally good strawberry milkshake at Decked Café & Bar.

Five Sisters Art House Cafe | South Brisbane

Five Sisters Art House Cafe | South Brisbane

My big fat Greek success Instead of white-washed walls there’s colonial brick, and a bitumen side street in place of cobblestone paths. Otherwise, Five Sisters Art House Cafe could have been delivered directly by the Gods of Olympus from some Aegean idyll to the urban landscape of South Brisbane. Bounded by Melbourne Street and the [...]

Glen’s Espresso | Ann St, Brisbane

Glen’s Espresso | Ann St, Brisbane

Let’s cut through the froth. Former ‘professional student’ Glen Morris finally found his feet in the form of a humble coffee stand in leafy Ann Street outside the Sarina Russo building. This born-again barista decided at age 27 to earn a ‘grown-up wage’ and has been serving the throngs that queue for Glen’s Espresso ever since.

Paladar Fumior Salon | South Brisbane

Paladar Fumior Salon | South Brisbane

In the no-man’s land between West End and the city, Paladar Fumior Salon looks like it just doesn’t belong in Brisbane. There’s something piratical about its sail cloths, rooftop deck and red-painted timbers; it’s as though it’s docked in the city but briefly en route from Central America.

Pintxo Spanish Taperia | Brisbane

Pintxo Spanish Taperia | Brisbane

The sushi train is the ideal way to sample an array of food at one’s leisure. Small portion sizes, lots of choice and the food continues to appear on the never-ending conveyor belt before your eyes. But sushi can no longer lay claim to being the sole food group that travels around the table. What if the sushi train concept was applied to Spain’s dazzling finger food?