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Lunch Sized Adventures – Rising to the Occasion

It’s been a while since I’ve been on a Lunch Sized Adventure but of late, there’s been a proliferation of openings in the back streets of Newstead which has offered up some lunch time options.  There’s been lots of chatter about Chester St Bakery & Bar, run by the same clever people who own Limes Hotel… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Local &/or General – Flour & Chocolate Patisserie

Local &/or General is the title of a song by The Models. Not when they were in their chart topping phase but earlier on, in their edgy, urban grit phase, prior to James Freud joining. It’s a song that’s always stuck in my mind and it seemed like an appropriate title for this occasional series… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Dispatches from Sydney – Flour & Stone Bakery

I can’t make it less than 2 km to get to Flour & Chocolate Bakery at Morningside but I can make it 932 km to Woolloomooloo to visit Flour & Stone Bakery.  Famous for their artisan bread and amazing bakery items, I had originally planned to do a breakfast.  Always a risky proposition on a… Read more

Filed in: Restaurant Review, Travel

Bali Bakery

Admit it.  When you think Bali, you don’t think ‘Bakery’.  Tropical paradise with cocktails at sunset – yes.  Patisserie – no.  None the less, Bali had a little surprise for me in the form of Bali Bakery in Kuta.  Bakery is understating it as they do breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as offer an… Read more

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