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  • The SO organised a little getaway to the Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa Gold Coast for the two of us after my tour of duty for the year, and what better place to have breakfast than the Providore Marina Mirage across the street.

    Providore at the Gold Coast Marina Mirage

    The SO organised a little getaway to the Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa Gold Coast for the two of us after my tour of duty for the year, and what better place to have breakfast than the Providore Marina Mirage across the street.

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  • he upside to getting poked and prodded with needles all day (my left arm was covered in cotton ball, medical tape and bandaids) was that the SO was willing to take me anywhere for lunch to boost my sorry spirits. I took advantage of the situation to suggest visiting Chur Burger and didn’t even have to sell him the fact that their burgers are only AUD$10 each.

    Chur Burger in Fortitude Valley

    he upside to getting poked and prodded with needles all day (my left arm was covered in cotton ball, medical tape and bandaids) was that the SO was willing to take me anywhere for lunch to boost my sorry spirits. I took advantage of the situation to suggest visiting Chur Burger and didn’t even have to sell him the fact that their burgers are only AUD$10 each.

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  • When a Japanese person recommends a Japanese eatery, you better sit up and pay attention – or at least I certainly did, especially since this was a recommendation for yakitori. And what’s not to love about little skewers of BBQed meats?

    Samurais Paradise on the Gold Coast

    When a Japanese person recommends a Japanese eatery, you better sit up and pay attention – or at least I certainly did, especially since this was a recommendation for yakitori. And what’s not to love about little skewers of BBQed meats?

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  • Malaya Corner has three locations in Brisbane, but we have only ever dropped into their city store - usually for a quick dinner when we have a craving for Asian to tide us over till the next appointment later in the evening.

    Malaya Corner in the city

    Malaya Corner has three locations in Brisbane, but we have only ever dropped into their city store - usually for a quick dinner when we have a craving for Asian to tide us over till the next appointment later in the evening.

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  • When Domino’s announced the launch of their new pulled pork range of pizzas, I knew this one is up our alley. What's even better is they come in their chef's best range. Score!

    Domino’s Pulled Pork pizza range

    When Domino’s announced the launch of their new pulled pork range of pizzas, I knew this one is up our alley. What's even better is they come in their chef's best range. Score!

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  • Saturday morning breakfasts with friends Luke and Amanda are becoming a thing, and on this weekend, we hit up Anouk in Paddington.

    Anouk

    Saturday morning breakfasts with friends Luke and Amanda are becoming a thing, and on this weekend, we hit up Anouk in Paddington.

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  • When I first heard about Ramen Champion, I was excited. I thought it might be similar to Singapore’s Ultimate Ramen Champion, which I really enjoyed for the variety and sheer amazingness of the ramen available. Unfortunately this was not to be and here’s why.

    Ramen Champion

    When I first heard about Ramen Champion, I was excited. I thought it might be similar to Singapore’s Ultimate Ramen Champion, which I really enjoyed for the variety and sheer amazingness of the ramen available. Unfortunately this was not to be and here’s why.

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  • Spicers Balfour Hotel is a bit of a black sheep. The Spicers name is well known for luxury accommodation, with […]

    Breakfast at the Balfour Kitchen

    Spicers Balfour Hotel is a bit of a black sheep. The Spicers name is well known for luxury accommodation, with […]

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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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  • What I find particularly poetic about Alfred Street's latest addition, gin bar Dutch Courage Officers' Mess is that owner Matthew Hilan was a former Air Combat Officer in the RAAF. Unfortunately I didn't get to taste any of the cocktails (crazy launch party!), but on the food front, I think Dutch Courage has some menu items worthy of your salivation.

    Dutch Courage Officers’ Mess – a look into their menu

    What I find particularly poetic about Alfred Street's latest addition, gin bar Dutch Courage Officers' Mess is that owner Matthew Hilan was a former Air Combat Officer in the RAAF. Unfortunately I didn't get to taste any of the cocktails (crazy launch party!), but on the food front, I think Dutch Courage has some menu items worthy of your salivation.

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