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Foodie Heaven at Putia

Egg-citing new menu and cooking classes with Dominique Rizzo.

Foodie Heaven at Putia

Do you enjoy affordable keto and low carb dishes? What about vegan and vegetarian meals? Want to learn how to cook meals with the leftover ingredients in your pantry? Well, you’re in luck! Putia Pure Food Kitchen is a restaurant, pantry and cooking school all rolled in one. Take a step out of Australia with the authentic Italian and French dishes on offer. Head down to the rustic alfresco restaurant and enjoy the pure taste sensation that is created with fresh, quality, locally sourced and sustainable products.

The Adult's Guide to the Ekka

The Ekka is all grown up... just like you

The Adult's Guide to the Ekka

Move over kids, there's still plenty of fun to be had. Formally known as the Royal Queensland Show, each year the country mingles with the city. Most Queenslanders have a fond memory of the Ekka from their childhood. But now, it's time to make new memories. There's more to the exhibition than showbags and strawberry sundaes. It's time to revisit the Ekka, with your adult glasses on.

Totally Obsessed with Total Fusion

All hail Brisbane’s coolest gym that has re-defined the Fitness Industry

Totally Obsessed with Total Fusion

If you’ve never been a fan of working up a sweat think again - Total Fusion will totally change your mind. And if you are a run-of-the-mill gym junkie then Total Fusion will totally blow your mind.

Behind C'est Bon | Celine Damour

She's totally snailed it!

Behind C'est Bon | Celine Damour

She may not have known that the hospitality business what she was going to do, but so far Celine Damour is totally snailing it that the hospo industry!

Get ready to say "bonjour!" to the brains and beauty behind our favourite fresh-faced, and very French dining venue, C’est Bon & Le Bon Bar!

word on the street #171

These are the days we live for

word on the street #171

With Splendour over, half of us have post-festival blues and the rest of us are still recovering from major FOMO. Thankfully there are other things to look forward to this week and the weeks leading up to August. So check out this week's curated list of what's on in Brisbane.

Bites on a budget

Where to find cheap Brisbane eats on a budget

Bites on a budget

Everybody loves eating out. Whether it's with friends, a romantic date, or maybe just a catch up with mum. But we all know how pricey eating out can get, so here’s a handful of affordable places to eat in Brisbane for when you just fanging for a feed and don't want to break bank.

Brisbane's Best Markets & Pop-Ups

Your ultimate guide to street food, bold beats, classy clothes & fresh fare. #yes

Brisbane's Best Markets & Pop-Ups

It’s no surprise to anyone that Brisbane is the host to hundreds of markets that cater for anything you could possibly want, from lovingly-made local fashion to fresh seasonal food and everything in between. There are, however, a few standout markets that you need to make sure you check out at least once.

Get Groovy at Brisbane Festival

There’s a party for everyone.

Get Groovy at Brisbane Festival

The array of arts and culture at Brisbane Festival will give you plenty of reasons to party, groove and sway the month away. Whether you want to head into the Valley for a few drinks and a party with your mates, or head into South Bank for some relaxing RNB, there’s something on offer for everyone.

Word on the street #170

It's A Good Day For A Good Day

Word on the street #170

Hope you guys have some spare time this week! There's a ton of foodie festivities, must-watch movies and local events that you wouldn't want to miss. Trust us, your calendars will be completely booked once you see these events lined we've lined up for you.

Keep Calm and Curry On

The Best Curry Spots in Brisbane

Keep Calm and Curry On

From Korma to Tika Masala to Vindaloo – you can never go wrong with a delicious curry when it comes to eating in Brisbane. With so many great restaurant and café choices in our back pockets, we know it is easy to get overwhelmed with decision - so we have put together a list of some of our favourite curry spots just for you! If there is one thing that you need to remember, it is to always ‘Keep Calm and Curry On!’

Holey Moley. Let's Get this Par-Tee Started!

Putt Loose with Tee-rific new Greens & Menu

Holey Moley. Let's Get this Par-Tee Started!

Are you ready to putt loose? Holey Moley has unveiled a new nine holes, plus two karaoke rooms and new food on their menu for winter. It feels like Christmas in July, doesn’t it? It’s time to pick up the club, grab a drink and answer the age-old question of who’s your caddy?

Living in a Sci-fi Novel

The Future is Happening Now!

Living in a Sci-fi Novel

The future always seems so very far away, so how is it that it arrived and we didn’t notice? We don’t have hover cars, artificial intelligence or zombies (I’m thinking futuristic apocalypse here), or do we?

Spotlight On The Small Crop

The Freshest & The Tastiest

Spotlight On The Small Crop

The Small Crop has been committed to providing wholesome vegetarian food at local markets (such as Jan Powers City & New Farm Markets formerly known as Nom Nom), events and festivals over 7 years. The owners, Kate and Toby Birtwhistle, are not only partners in business, but partners in life aiming to showcase only local produce.

Brewhouse Brisbane's New Tasty Menu

Gastronomic feed at local pub prices

Brewhouse Brisbane's New Tasty Menu

An institution in Brisbane’s bar scene, Woolloongabba's Brewhouse is one that cannot be missed. In an iconic location on Stanley St just a short stroll from The Gabba and Brisbane’s South Bank precinct, be sure to swing by this restored heritage building for a drink or two. Or perhaps something from their extensive menu.