Beans on the Green (Brisbane)

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Bowled over by the coffee 

by Di!

Beans on the Green is a fantastic little community hub that I like to visit for my morning coffee. Sharing space cleverly with the Bardon Bowls Club, with screw-on coffee tabletops attached to the bench seats along the green, it caters to an ever-increasing morning crowd.   [Read more…]

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Public (Brisbane)

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Get Out and Go Public

by Di!

For a very long time, I have wished that there was a great restaurant catering to my ‘plates to share’ taste in the Brisbane CBD. Higher end dining seems to be restricted to the Riverside Precinct, South Bank and closer to the Botanic Gardens end of town, and sometimes you just want to take public transport into the centre of the city and find fabulous near at hand. But now, hallelujah, there is such a place at Public, a wonderful dining experience in the centre of the city, opposite the Magistrate’s Court. [Read more…]

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billykart kitchen (Brisbane)

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Reminiscent of days gone by …

by Di!

In the wide tree-lined streets of Annerley there now nestles a gem of a café called billykart kitchen. It’s licensed, open six days a week and is located in a revamped old corner shop once called the Clifton Hill Store. A friend of mine lives just a ‘stone’s throw’ away, and it is quickly becoming her ‘local’. So now I have an excuse to meet her for lunch at billykart[Read more…]

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