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  • The SO and I have cycled past Double Shot Espresso heaps of times, but never stopped in. It wasn’t until a chance conversation with fellow blogger Claire, who adamantly vouched for breakfasts at Double Shot Espresso that I dramatically declared to the SO we would be starting our weekend at this café.

    Double Shot Espresso

    The SO and I have cycled past Double Shot Espresso heaps of times, but never stopped in. It wasn’t until a chance conversation with fellow blogger Claire, who adamantly vouched for breakfasts at Double Shot Espresso that I dramatically declared to the SO we would be starting our weekend at this café.

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  • I have no excuses for this one, so instead I’m gonna just give you the food porn from a casual Brisbane food bloggers’ dinner I organised at Grappino back in June. Cuz who doesn’t love Italian, right?

    A Blogger’s Dinner at Grappino Trattoria Restaurant

    I have no excuses for this one, so instead I’m gonna just give you the food porn from a casual Brisbane food bloggers’ dinner I organised at Grappino back in June. Cuz who doesn’t love Italian, right?

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  • When girlfriend Ainead extended an invitation to afternoon tea at her place (dress code: vintage), I wasn't about to say no and pulled out the blue vintage dress we found together at the Love Vintage Fair earlier this year to wear.

    Vintage Afternoon Tea at Ainead’s

    When girlfriend Ainead extended an invitation to afternoon tea at her place (dress code: vintage), I wasn't about to say no and pulled out the blue vintage dress we found together at the Love Vintage Fair earlier this year to wear.

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  • Chester Street Bakery & Bar is officially opening this Friday, 9 August 2013 and has been running test kitchen sessions all week to put the menu and staff through their paces. What’s not to love when businesses troubleshoot before they go out into production (silly IT reference)? Here’s a little peek at what we had at the first test kitchen session.

    Chester Street Bakery and Bar’s first test kitchen

    Chester Street Bakery & Bar is officially opening this Friday, 9 August 2013 and has been running test kitchen sessions all week to put the menu and staff through their paces. What’s not to love when businesses troubleshoot before they go out into production (silly IT reference)? Here’s a little peek at what we had at the first test kitchen session.

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  • Someone had mentioned that if you wanted 'real' casual American style food in Brisbane, one should hit up Carolina Kitchen in Coorparoo. So with Jessalyn and Anthony in tow (the three of us had never been), we checked them out as part of a little catch-up.

    Carolina Kitchen

    Someone had mentioned that if you wanted 'real' casual American style food in Brisbane, one should hit up Carolina Kitchen in Coorparoo. So with Jessalyn and Anthony in tow (the three of us had never been), we checked them out as part of a little catch-up.

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  • Here’s a great deal for you: Bistro One Eleven is currently offering diners a $45 dinner, Monday to Fridays between 5:30pm till 7pm. You get an entrée, a main and a glass of wine for the price of a very fancy a la carte main, which in my book, is a “booyah!” moment.

    Bistro One Eleven’s $45 dinner deal

    Here’s a great deal for you: Bistro One Eleven is currently offering diners a $45 dinner, Monday to Fridays between 5:30pm till 7pm. You get an entrée, a main and a glass of wine for the price of a very fancy a la carte main, which in my book, is a “booyah!” moment.

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  • Byron Bay Chilli Co.'s OzyMex Cafe apparently is an institution in Byron Bay and a place Amanda was certain we should drop in for some nachos to take with us to the beach.

    Byron Bay Chilli Co.’s OzyMex Cafe

    Byron Bay Chilli Co.'s OzyMex Cafe apparently is an institution in Byron Bay and a place Amanda was certain we should drop in for some nachos to take with us to the beach.

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  • Some of the best things to be had at the end of a long day is a home prepared meal with local produce from the market and garden, several bottles of great wine and a fantastic dessert to finish it off.

    A homemade dinner in Bangalow

    Some of the best things to be had at the end of a long day is a home prepared meal with local produce from the market and garden, several bottles of great wine and a fantastic dessert to finish it off.

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  • Located in the middle of Horan Street and next to the West End State School, Depo attempts to create a collaborative space that is both comfortable and welcoming. Think wide open spaces with a collection of oddities, including a Cape buffalo bust, a stuffed antelope or an entire wall of glittering gold that screams 'disco'.

    Dinner came out of a disco wall at Depo

    Located in the middle of Horan Street and next to the West End State School, Depo attempts to create a collaborative space that is both comfortable and welcoming. Think wide open spaces with a collection of oddities, including a Cape buffalo bust, a stuffed antelope or an entire wall of glittering gold that screams 'disco'.

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  • Alfredo's Pizzeria is ramping up to open tomorrow, Friday 7 June, by running a couple of test kitchen sessions and I was invited to sample their wares. And who doesn't like pizza?

    Testing the pizzas at Alfredo’s Pizzeria

    Alfredo's Pizzeria is ramping up to open tomorrow, Friday 7 June, by running a couple of test kitchen sessions and I was invited to sample their wares. And who doesn't like pizza?

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