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There’s Burgers & Then There’s Rib & Burgers

I’m the first to say that I don’t mind a good burger, as long as I’m not trapped in the US mid-west where it’s the only menu option for weeks on end. There have been many words and column inches written about the current fascination with US Fast Food culture and its all pervasive nature. No doubt… >> Read more

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It’s nearly here. You only have to look at Pinterest or Google+ to know that the big day is just around the corner. July 4th. American Independence Day. It’s a picnic blanket of star-spangled banners and holiday feasts. By my estimation, tips on how to make red, white and blue wreaths have increased by 136%, pictures… >> Read more

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Rising From The Ashes – Guest Post

Fiona was invited to Phoenix Bar at the Bracken Ridge Tavern but she was delayed in our nation’s capital so Mr Tiffin took her place. So, this is a ‘Guest post by Mr Tiffin’*. I grew up in Brisbane’s northern suburbs and I remember the Bracken Ridge Tavern being a ‘no go zone’ for a… >> Read more

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Love an Adventure

A few weeks ago I was invited* to check out the new Garden Grille menu at The Glen Hotel in Eight Mile Plains. Ahhh…..The Glen. I have fond memories of it. Just down the road from my parent’s house, it was where I went to my first pub concert. Not my first concert mind you… >> Read more

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Westralia – Perth Twilight Hawkers Market

In November I visited Perth, capital of Western Australia, to attend a food blogging conference, ‘Eat. Drink. Blog.’ After the conference, we toured for a week, visiting the south-west of WA. As we had arrived in Perth on a Friday afternoon, we were able to visit the Twilight Hawkers Market. If there’s one thing I enjoy more… >> Read more

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I Was Standing on the Corner

Since Alfred & Constance opened 18 months ago, I’ve traipsed past it with alarming regularity on the way to and from my dentist, just around the corner.  I often take a look at the menu and a peek into what’s happening but usually have a mouthful of anesthetic or a dentist bill in my hand so… >> Read more

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Dispatches from Sydney – Hartsyard

The first thing you need to know about Hartsyard is that it does not specialise in Harts/hearts or offal, though they may be on the menu at some time.  I’m telling you this up front as when I told a few people I was going, for some reason that thought I’d be sampling some choice… >> Read more

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