fish Archive

  • 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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  • Leaf Espresso Bar is truly a hidden gem. It wouldn't be a stretch of the imagination to think it's unlikely anyone who does not live in the suburb would think to find this cafe bar, because it is well nestled in the greenery of mature tree lined suburbia. Even the frontage seemed initially unassuming.

    Breakfast at Leaf Espresso Bar

    Leaf Espresso Bar is truly a hidden gem. It wouldn't be a stretch of the imagination to think it's unlikely anyone who does not live in the suburb would think to find this cafe bar, because it is well nestled in the greenery of mature tree lined suburbia. Even the frontage seemed initially unassuming.

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  • As the SO and I walked towards Providore Marina Mirage, he turned to me and said: "Wow, it's really busy. Guess we won't have to worry if the food is good".

    Breakfast at Providore at the Marina Mirage

    As the SO and I walked towards Providore Marina Mirage, he turned to me and said: "Wow, it's really busy. Guess we won't have to worry if the food is good".

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  • The team at work scheduled a night out to pig out at Little Lamb. They run dinner service - AUD$30 per person for all-you-can-eat steamboat and BBQ skewers. You pay at the door, select your hotpot, pointed to your allocated table before you're set free to choose whatever you want from the smorgasbord of food.

    Little Lamb Hot Pot

    The team at work scheduled a night out to pig out at Little Lamb. They run dinner service - AUD$30 per person for all-you-can-eat steamboat and BBQ skewers. You pay at the door, select your hotpot, pointed to your allocated table before you're set free to choose whatever you want from the smorgasbord of food.

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  • There were so many new establishments on James Street and I had several of them on my to-visit list. Gerard's Bistro is definitely up there near the top of the list

    Gerard’s Bistro on James Street

    There were so many new establishments on James Street and I had several of them on my to-visit list. Gerard's Bistro is definitely up there near the top of the list

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  • In celebration of the end of the conference leg in Brisbane, dinner had been booked at the Belvedere Bar and Grill in Hamilton's Portside Wharf.

    Belvedere Bar and Grill, Brisbane

    In celebration of the end of the conference leg in Brisbane, dinner had been booked at the Belvedere Bar and Grill in Hamilton's Portside Wharf.

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  • It has been a BIG two weeks in my world, so thank you so much for your patience! I have spent the past 14 days in Melbourne and Brisbane, working hard and playing hard, and while it has been fun meeting and working with new people, I am so relieved to come home, kick back and sleep the weariness of being up at 5:30am (sometimes 2:30am) and working hard till at least 6pm away.

    Back to normality after two weeks of conference work

    It has been a BIG two weeks in my world, so thank you so much for your patience! I have spent the past 14 days in Melbourne and Brisbane, working hard and playing hard, and while it has been fun meeting and working with new people, I am so relieved to come home, kick back and sleep the weariness of being up at 5:30am (sometimes 2:30am) and working hard till at least 6pm away.

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  • Every year we visit the Good Food and Wine Show, I always try to make it a point to try […]

    Maggie Beer @ Good Food and Wine Show’s Oxford Landing Estates Restaurant

    Every year we visit the Good Food and Wine Show, I always try to make it a point to try […]

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  • Aside from its 44 levels of premium office space, One One One Eagle Street is also home to one of Brisbane’s newest bistro, Bistro ONE Eleven. Owner Philip Johnson and head chef Damien Draper recently opened its doors and I was invited to an intimate dinner to sample their menu offerings.

    Bistro One Eleven

    Aside from its 44 levels of premium office space, One One One Eagle Street is also home to one of Brisbane’s newest bistro, Bistro ONE Eleven. Owner Philip Johnson and head chef Damien Draper recently opened its doors and I was invited to an intimate dinner to sample their menu offerings.

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  • The Pantry on Egmont is in the 'atas' part of town in Adelaide (extra brownie points, if you know what 'atas' means). It exudes waves of retro chic that is at once homely and inviting.

    The Pantry on Egmont in Adelaide

    The Pantry on Egmont is in the 'atas' part of town in Adelaide (extra brownie points, if you know what 'atas' means). It exudes waves of retro chic that is at once homely and inviting.

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