Archive for March, 2015

  • If you're an artisan food producer (or thinking about opening your own little food business in the future), you should come down to Wandering Cooks' Small Batch events. Here's a little sample of our visit to the Wandering Cooks' Small Batch Autumn 2015 on Sunday.

    Wandering Cooks Small Batch Autumn 2015 event

    If you're an artisan food producer (or thinking about opening your own little food business in the future), you should come down to Wandering Cooks' Small Batch events. Here's a little sample of our visit to the Wandering Cooks' Small Batch Autumn 2015 on Sunday.

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  • Kettle & Tin held its 3rd Annual Chili Cook off and having visited the event last year, we knew to get there early to beat the afternoon heat, and of course, sample the contestants’ entries.

    Brewsvegas’s Kettle & Tin 3rd Annual Chili Cook off

    Kettle & Tin held its 3rd Annual Chili Cook off and having visited the event last year, we knew to get there early to beat the afternoon heat, and of course, sample the contestants’ entries.

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  • Logan City Council and Visit Logan held its first Eats & Beats event yesterday at the Ikea forecourt and things […]

    Eats & Beats – what we saw, heard and ate

    Logan City Council and Visit Logan held its first Eats & Beats event yesterday at the Ikea forecourt and things […]

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  • Lead by Pernille Larsen, author of ‘One Dough Fifty Breads’, I attended a hands-on Sourdough and Bread Making workshop at the Golden Pig Cooking School and came away with much more than just a better understanding of how to make bread and recipes.

    Golden Pig Cooking School: Sourdough and Bread Making Class

    Lead by Pernille Larsen, author of ‘One Dough Fifty Breads’, I attended a hands-on Sourdough and Bread Making workshop at the Golden Pig Cooking School and came away with much more than just a better understanding of how to make bread and recipes.

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  • I’ve never been to a baby shower until recently and apparently there are rules about organising them: the main one being someone else has to organise it, preferably a female family member or friend. Well, screw it. I’m a control freak, so I decided I wanted to organise my own with lots of help from friend Cat.

    Our baby shower

    I’ve never been to a baby shower until recently and apparently there are rules about organising them: the main one being someone else has to organise it, preferably a female family member or friend. Well, screw it. I’m a control freak, so I decided I wanted to organise my own with lots of help from friend Cat.

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  • What little I’ve seen of hen’s parties hasn’t been pretty. Pink tutus, sequin sashes, tacky plastic crowns, penis straws, drunken shenanigans, gyrating male flesh and embarrassing games are just not my idea of a good time. With that said, I wasn’t the least bit hesitant to attend good friend A’s hen’s party. She had organised an evening painting and drinking at the Cork and Chroma in South Brisbane.at the Cork and Chroma in South Brisbane.

    A Hen’s Night at Cork and Chroma

    What little I’ve seen of hen’s parties hasn’t been pretty. Pink tutus, sequin sashes, tacky plastic crowns, penis straws, drunken shenanigans, gyrating male flesh and embarrassing games are just not my idea of a good time. With that said, I wasn’t the least bit hesitant to attend good friend A’s hen’s party. She had organised an evening painting and drinking at the Cork and Chroma in South Brisbane.at the Cork and Chroma in South Brisbane.

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  • After seeing a slew of drool worthy photos of gyros served up at George Calombaris’s Jimmy Grants Fitzroy establishment by several Melbournian foodies, I had my sights set on tasting a gyros for myself. And Gyradiko Brisbane on James Street sounded like just the place to do it.

    Gyradiko Brisbane

    After seeing a slew of drool worthy photos of gyros served up at George Calombaris’s Jimmy Grants Fitzroy establishment by several Melbournian foodies, I had my sights set on tasting a gyros for myself. And Gyradiko Brisbane on James Street sounded like just the place to do it.

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