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  • The restaurant business is a tough one, so to have survived 10 years in the industry means Mecca Bah has either had an incredible long stretch of good luck or they have got something right in this cutthroat business.

    Happy 10th birthday, Mecca Bah!

    The restaurant business is a tough one, so to have survived 10 years in the industry means Mecca Bah has either had an incredible long stretch of good luck or they have got something right in this cutthroat business.

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  • The Barracks' Dinner Under the Stars event featured four of the Barracks' best restaurants, Cabiria, Peasant, Libertine and The Chelsea Bistro. We were spoilt by the  eight course tasting menu with modern French, rustic Spanish and French-Vietnamese food.

    Good Food Month: Dinner Under The Stars

    The Barracks' Dinner Under the Stars event featured four of the Barracks' best restaurants, Cabiria, Peasant, Libertine and The Chelsea Bistro. We were spoilt by the eight course tasting menu with modern French, rustic Spanish and French-Vietnamese food.

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  • My face and body often react when I consume alcohol, turning me into a red blotchy monster with a headache and inevitable grumpiness to match. The SO and I think I may be sensitive to the preservatives in beers and wines. With that said, there are a couple of wines I will and can happily have, and one of those is Samuel's Gorge from McClaren Vale. When we learnt Samuel's Gorge was holding a five course dinner at Malt Dining with matching wines (duh!) for $140 each, we knew this would be a grand treat.

    Samuels Gorge Dinner at Malt Dining

    My face and body often react when I consume alcohol, turning me into a red blotchy monster with a headache and inevitable grumpiness to match. The SO and I think I may be sensitive to the preservatives in beers and wines. With that said, there are a couple of wines I will and can happily have, and one of those is Samuel's Gorge from McClaren Vale. When we learnt Samuel's Gorge was holding a five course dinner at Malt Dining with matching wines (duh!) for $140 each, we knew this would be a grand treat.

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  • Now Brisbane will see the launch of Brisbane Times Good Food Month presented by Citi, with over 150 food themed events on offer in the City and regions across the whole month of July. Here are my picks for the Good Food Month.

    Brisbane, get ready for the Good Food Month

    Now Brisbane will see the launch of Brisbane Times Good Food Month presented by Citi, with over 150 food themed events on offer in the City and regions across the whole month of July. Here are my picks for the Good Food Month.

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  • After a bit of a rough start to the year, the SO dragged me to Sydney for the Queen’s birthday long weekend. And quite unintentionally, Sydney is hosting a number of events, including the Finders Keepers markets, Vivid and Biennale of Sydney for us to check out.

    Spending the Queen’s birthday long weekend in Sydney

    After a bit of a rough start to the year, the SO dragged me to Sydney for the Queen’s birthday long weekend. And quite unintentionally, Sydney is hosting a number of events, including the Finders Keepers markets, Vivid and Biennale of Sydney for us to check out.

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  • What did you get up to this weekend? Did you hit up any of the Brewsvegas events across the city? The SO and I hit up Kettle and Tin's 2nd annual Chilli Cookoff to check out what some of Brisbane’s best chefs from restaurants like Anise, Cove Bar & Dining, Statler & Waldorf, Super Whatnot, Locanda Osteria & Bar and Padre Bar.

    Brewsvegas Event – Kettle and Tin 2nd Annual Chilli Cook Off

    What did you get up to this weekend? Did you hit up any of the Brewsvegas events across the city? The SO and I hit up Kettle and Tin's 2nd annual Chilli Cookoff to check out what some of Brisbane’s best chefs from restaurants like Anise, Cove Bar & Dining, Statler & Waldorf, Super Whatnot, Locanda Osteria & Bar and Padre Bar.

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  • Brewsvegas has signed up over 35 venues in Brisbane’s thriving craft beer culture with and the festival has just shy of 80 events planned for the week. That's a lot of places to hit up, so here are three kicking off this weekend that have piqued my interest.

    The inaugural Brewsvegas

    Brewsvegas has signed up over 35 venues in Brisbane’s thriving craft beer culture with and the festival has just shy of 80 events planned for the week. That's a lot of places to hit up, so here are three kicking off this weekend that have piqued my interest.

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  • Now that I've attended The Art of Fermentation with Sandor Katz session (organised by Milkwood Permaculture), I really wanna turn my hand to preserve making. And I'm in luck! The RNA and Executive Chef cooking school have teamed up, so you can learn the secrets to producing a blue ribbon winning preserve from Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) blue ribbon champions and competition judges.

    Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) Preserve Making Class

    Now that I've attended The Art of Fermentation with Sandor Katz session (organised by Milkwood Permaculture), I really wanna turn my hand to preserve making. And I'm in luck! The RNA and Executive Chef cooking school have teamed up, so you can learn the secrets to producing a blue ribbon winning preserve from Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) blue ribbon champions and competition judges.

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  • It's that time of year again when if you're Chinese, the phrase 新年快乐! is recited as loudly and cheerfully as 'Merry Christmas!' in December. And if that's not enough of a reason to celebrate, Peng You China Kitchen and Bar threw an amazing celebration to mark their official opening at Gasworks, complete with Tron-style lions and dragon to scare away evil spirits and welcome the new year.

    Peng You China Kitchen and Bar Officially Opens and Happy Chinese New Year

    It's that time of year again when if you're Chinese, the phrase 新年快乐! is recited as loudly and cheerfully as 'Merry Christmas!' in December. And if that's not enough of a reason to celebrate, Peng You China Kitchen and Bar threw an amazing celebration to mark their official opening at Gasworks, complete with Tron-style lions and dragon to scare away evil spirits and welcome the new year.

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  • We hit up the Space Invaders Australia Day BBQ, a fundraising BBQ in New Farm Park on Australia Day with all profits going towards the Space Invaders team's fundraising goal of $2000.

    Space Invaders Australia Day BBQ

    We hit up the Space Invaders Australia Day BBQ, a fundraising BBQ in New Farm Park on Australia Day with all profits going towards the Space Invaders team's fundraising goal of $2000.

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