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Fish pie at Too Zero Bar and Inn of Indulgence.

Too Zero Bar and Inn of Indulgence

20 Farrant Street, Stafford Heights, Queensland
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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
    5 reader ratings

Stafford Heights' new hybrid cafe/bar/bistro does good honest food very well.

melbourne

Bowled over: Beef pho is simmered for 14 hours.

Mopho Canteen

Simone Egger Southside pho-natics can get their fix at this new casual Vietnamese canteen.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (16)

sydney

200-gram pork fillet katsu with cabbage at Oratnek.

Oratnek

Myffy Rigby This Japanese-inspired eatery takes Sydney cafe food and adds a touch of Tokyo flair.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (7)

roast pork

Roasted pork jowl at Bellevue Hotel in Paddington.
15/20

The Bellevue

Terry Durack Is it a pub? Is it a restaurant? One thing is for certain. The food is a knock-out.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (20)

greek

The moussaka is rich and fragrant.

Twofold at the Civic

Myffy Rigby A solid Greek pub food experience, even when the MKR starlets are not in the house.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (11)

pork belly perfection

Pork belly, white bean puree and red cabbage at Stray Neighbour in Preston.

Stray Neighbour

Dani Valent This newc bar and restaurant shakes off those 'Depreston' jibes.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader rating (1)

pho

Bowled over: Beef pho is simmered for 14 hours.

Mopho Canteen

Simone Egger Southside pho-natics can get their fix at this casual Vietnamese canteen.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (16)

japanese

Sashimi selection at Etsu Izakaya.

Queensland's best Japanese restaurants

From casual izakayas to degustation menus, here are our favourites from this year's Good Food Guide.

competition winner

Vegan cinnamon doughnuts at Finiky Patisserie, Taringa.

Gluten-free treats at Finiky Patisserie

Denise Cullen Congratulations to Denise Cullen, winner of our food writing 101 competition with her review of a Brisbane bakery cafe.

fine dining

Poached corella pears, rhubarb ice-cream, sumac sugar, strawberry puree and moscato gelee at C Dine.
13.5/20

C Dine Bar

Kirsten Lawson An upmarket diner with a serious commitment to steak and seafood.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (20)

thai

Massaman lamb shank.
13/20

Kinn Thai

Natasha Rudra Warm up with lamb shank curry and roti at this pleasant Thai restaurant.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (10)

melbourne

Squid ink-draped kingfish with lemon puree, turnip mash and puffed rice at ESP.

Estelle by Scott Pickett

15/20

Gemima Cody Estelle's resurrected formal side is no delicate degustation.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (15)

sydney

Pippies in XO sauce from Lan Yuan Restaurant

Lan Yuan

Candice Chung A leafy oasis in the suburbs shakes up traditional notions of Chinese eateries.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (6)

brisbane

Fish pie at Too Zero Bar and Inn of Indulgence.

Too Zero Bar and Inn of Indulgence

Natascha Mirosch Stafford Heights' new hybrid cafe/bar/bistro does good honest food very well.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (5)

salads

Blackwall

Blackwall Cafe

Sarah Maguire Salads dazzle at a thoroughly modern cafe nestled in an old-fashioned suburb.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (10)

restaurant

Prosciutto with gnocco fritto and pickled onion rings.

Berta

13.5/20

Terry Durack Under the guidance of a new head chef, the inner-city hotspot has shifted its focus to be wine first, food second.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (2)

japanese

200-gram pork fillet katsu with cabbage at Oratnek.

Oratnek

Myffy Rigby A Japanese-inspired eatery that takes Sydney cafe food and adds a touch of Tokyo flair.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (7)

whisky

Braised ox cheek on a lentil and chickpea base at Nant 1821 Distiller's Bar and Restaurant.

Nant 1821 Distiller's Bar and Restaurant

13/20

Gemima Cody Can this whisky bar play the restaurant game?

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (4)

'coco pops'

Corinthians' version of 'coco pops' with vanilla-bean milk.

Corinthians

Matt Holden Hoppers Crossing cafe serves crazy-good house-made 'coco pops' and red velvet hotcakes.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (11)

hyper hawker food

Master stock bone marrow perched on a prawn cracker at Sugar Prawn.

Sugar Prawn

Simone Egger This colourful Malaysian hawker canteen is turning heads and tastes on Smith Street.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (11)

best bars

Gerard's Bar, Brisbane.

Brisbane's top 10 bars

Drinkers and good-time chasers in Brisbane are now spoilt for choice. Here are our top picks.

good food guide

A 'plate of bait' at GOMA.

Top 10 dishes of the year

Natascha Mirosch Deceptively simple-looking dishes seem to be de rigeur in Queensland.

iconic dishes

Campari curds and whey at Esquire.

Brisbane's menu mainstays

Ashton Rigg These 10 dishes represent Brisbane on a plate.

indian

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Barbeque Nation

13/20

Natasha Rudra An Indian restaurant with a mix of classics and Goan traditional dishes.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (31)

italian

Poached quince and frangipane tart.

Pulp Kitchen

14.5/20

Kirsten Lawson Kirsten Lawson reviews her favourite neighbourhood eatery.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (15)

turkish

Quinoa tabbouleh on toast at Taze.

Taze, Civic

13/20

Catriona Jackson Reliable Turkish eatery serves puffed-up bread straight from the oven.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (28)

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