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14/20

Yalla Sawa

Terry Durack The latest venture from Jad Nakhle is a great fit for the Cronulla dining scene with its sweetly spiced, comfortably priced food.

Rough-hewn: Yalla Sawa has a general air of moody, shadowy  tavern about the place.

Photo: Cole Bennetts

eat out

14/20

Yalla Sawa

Terry Durack The latest venture from Jad Nakhle is a great fit for the Cronulla dining scene with its sweetly spiced, comfortably priced food.

Rough-hewn: Yalla Sawa has a general air of moody, shadowy  tavern about the place.

Photo: Cole Bennetts

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Le Jolie Cafe

Belgian-style waffle with vanilla ice-cream, strawberries and chocolate sauce.

Matt Holden This little French cafe prompts the question: where are you from, and how did you end up here?

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)

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18/20

Esquire

Ryan Squires proves fine dining can still be fun at his CBD restaurant Esquire.

Esquire in Brisbane.

Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Brisbane's top 20 bars

Paella and a glass of sangria at The Sangria Bar at Ole.

Cameron Atfield, Keira McIntosh, Matt Kirkegaard What makes a great bar is a subject of contention, but high on the list is a well thought out drinks list and ambience that encourages lingering. Great food is icing on the cake. Here are our favourites.

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14.5/20

Pomegranate

Cheesecake with berries and granola crumble.

Natasha Rudra The European at Kingston has transformed into Pomegranate, which has a Mediterranean-style menu influenced by Erkin Esen.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)

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Canberra

Crostini to ease the winter blues

These crunchy toasts make great entrees and are essential to an antipasti platter. Emiko Davies shares three lovely toppings.

Fig and prosciutto crostini.

Photo: Emiko Davies

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