In the Kitchen Archive

  • Woolloongabba welcomed its newest café addition to the suburb Wednesday night – Moose and Gibson. Owners Scott Higginbotham and business partners Malcolm and Danielle Watts invited 100 guests to celebrate their opening. The SO and I were invited to the celebrations and get a taste of the menu.

    Moose and Gibson Launch

    Woolloongabba welcomed its newest café addition to the suburb Wednesday night – Moose and Gibson. Owners Scott Higginbotham and business partners Malcolm and Danielle Watts invited 100 guests to celebrate their opening. The SO and I were invited to the celebrations and get a taste of the menu.

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  • It has been four years since I last visited a Burge Urge outlet. It’s a shame since we live close enough to their Fortitude Valley outlet. But today, Burge Urge is no longer just one burger joint. It is five.

    Burger Urge

    It has been four years since I last visited a Burge Urge outlet. It’s a shame since we live close enough to their Fortitude Valley outlet. But today, Burge Urge is no longer just one burger joint. It is five.

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  • No matter how much I wanted to sit down to a Sichuan hotpot dinner, the SO was adamant he didn't want a repeat performance on the chilli stakes. Instead he voted that we have dinner at Fuku Restaurant Sake and Wine Bar.

    A Sydney Exploration: Fuku Restaurant Sake and Wine Bar

    No matter how much I wanted to sit down to a Sichuan hotpot dinner, the SO was adamant he didn't want a repeat performance on the chilli stakes. Instead he voted that we have dinner at Fuku Restaurant Sake and Wine Bar.

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  • Jamie's Italian seemed to have merged the dark warmth of an English pub with the chic charm of a European café. The wood panelled floors play host to the dancing of servers’ feet between the warm wood tables and multi-hued chairs, and up and down the length of the restaurant.

    A Sydney Exploration: Jamie’s Italian

    Jamie's Italian seemed to have merged the dark warmth of an English pub with the chic charm of a European café. The wood panelled floors play host to the dancing of servers’ feet between the warm wood tables and multi-hued chairs, and up and down the length of the restaurant.

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  • There’s been a bit of action behind the closed doors at Chester Street Kitchen, which is planned to open sometime in June. And we got a sneak peek this morning.

    A sneak peek into Chester Street Kitchen

    There’s been a bit of action behind the closed doors at Chester Street Kitchen, which is planned to open sometime in June. And we got a sneak peek this morning.

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  • With only a general direction to guide us, we set off with our eyes open for a spot that both looked promising and peaceful – as it turned out, Bangbang Espresso Bar and Cafe was only around the corner and met both requirements very nicely.

    A Sydney Exploration: Bangbang Espresso Bar and Cafe

    With only a general direction to guide us, we set off with our eyes open for a spot that both looked promising and peaceful – as it turned out, Bangbang Espresso Bar and Cafe was only around the corner and met both requirements very nicely.

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  • Oden House might initially strike the impression that it is a Japanese eatery with its tempting menu of bento trays and oden, but upon closer inspection, one might notice the traditional Chinese writing alongside the English and come to the realisation Oden House is actually Taiwanese.

    A Sydney Exploration: Oden House

    Oden House might initially strike the impression that it is a Japanese eatery with its tempting menu of bento trays and oden, but upon closer inspection, one might notice the traditional Chinese writing alongside the English and come to the realisation Oden House is actually Taiwanese.

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  • What better way to end (or start) the weekend than with cocktails by the Brisbane River? And what better place to sip on them than at Riverbar and Kitchen?

    Riverbar and Kitchen

    What better way to end (or start) the weekend than with cocktails by the Brisbane River? And what better place to sip on them than at Riverbar and Kitchen?

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  • Peasant has been on my to-visit list for ages, but with the crazy week I've been having, I wasn't able to muster as much excitement about paying the establishment a visit for a Sunday dinner catch-up with friends as it deserves.

    Peasant

    Peasant has been on my to-visit list for ages, but with the crazy week I've been having, I wasn't able to muster as much excitement about paying the establishment a visit for a Sunday dinner catch-up with friends as it deserves.

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  • If you haven’t heard about Swampdog Fish and Chips, their key selling point is that they support sustainable fish. What with the overfishing and waste one sees in the fishing industry, it’s heartening to see an establishment commit to being conscious about its impact on the industry and seeking to provide an alternative to those who love fish.

    Swampdog Fish and Chips

    If you haven’t heard about Swampdog Fish and Chips, their key selling point is that they support sustainable fish. What with the overfishing and waste one sees in the fishing industry, it’s heartening to see an establishment commit to being conscious about its impact on the industry and seeking to provide an alternative to those who love fish.

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