Food

Pig N Whistle, Fortitude Valley

A couple of months ago, I made a spur of the moment decision to break the lease on my two-bedroom north side apartment, sell almost all of my furniture and move into a one-bedroom apartment in Fortitude Valley. This was one of my best decisions for many reasons, most of all because it’s thrown me […]

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Madame Wu, Brisbane 

I’ve been off on more gastronomical adventures lately for eHarmony’s Great Date Guide and, after checking out Billykart Kitchen at Annerley, I was thrilled to have an excuse to head back to Madame Wu for dinner.  With views overlooking the city’s iconic Story Bridge, Madame Wu proclaims itself to be a bar and restaurant best suited for […]

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Screaming for ice cream

Last week I had a dream come true; I opened my front door to a delivery of free ice cream! Two tubs each of Harry’s Ice Cream Co‘s premium Peanut Butter Fudge, Sticky Date and Triple Choc Brownie. Shockingly, I wasn’t aware of the fact that July is International Ice Cream Month, but apparently it started […]

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How to beat the big freeze

The Big Freeze. Snowmaggedon, Antarctic vortex. Whatever you call it, there’s no denying that Australia’s eastern seaboard is under attack from mother nature with wild winds, plummeting temperatures and apparently, the almost unheard of, thundersnow! Facebook friends, prepare to be overrun with comments from your Brisbane-based friends complaining about the cold. Why? Because we don’t […]

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Noosa Food & Wine

On Saturday morning, Brigid (my friend who is the creative genius behind Kokopod) and I set off on a road trip to this year’s Noosa International Food and Wine Festival for a day of eating and food shopping. The festival started back in 2003 as the Celebration of Australian Food & Wine Noosa Style featuring famous foodies including Stephanie Alexander, […]

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