Graze by Natascha Mirosch


By Natascha Mirosch

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Queensland Good Food Guide editor Natascha Mirosch reports on the news, moves and changes in the Brisbane dining scene.

Read more Graze entries below:

Chop Chop Chang's: kooky name, clever format


Chop Chop Chang's, a new pan-Asian restaurant, will open in Boundary Street with Paul Blain consulting on the menu.

Food News | Graze | Sun Jun 02 00:00:00 EST 2013

Grande opening

The Grand Caffe.

A new cafe housed in a shipping container opened last week in Northgate and already locals, commuters and cabbies are taking advantage of the early opening hours to nab themselves a coffee and a spot...

Food News | Graze | Fri May 24 16:37:09 EST 2013

Wild west meets 1920s Pigalle bar

Lefty's old time music hall on Caxton street in Paddington.

Baroona Hall will re-open as Lefty's Old Time Music hall next month.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 24 10:31:40 EST 2013

More dumplings for Paddington

pork shu mai, Happy Little Dumplings

Happy Little Dumplings is joining the recently opened Steamed with the opening of a Paddington branch.

Food News | Graze | Thu May 23 13:29:40 EST 2013

Wine masterclass to take a tour through history

Red wine.

On Monday it'll be hard to move in Brisbane without running into some of the best know names in Australian contemporary wine making.

Food News | Graze | Wed May 22 15:12:50 EST 2013

From wine enthusiasts to wine makers

Mike Hayes.

The crush probably won't even register in the 2013 harvest statistics, but that didn't deter a crowd of wine enthusiasts who gathered at a 'pop-up winery' on the weekend.

Food News | Graze | Wed May 15 19:17:10 EST 2013

A place for paleos to forage and gather

Primal Pantry's sweet potato pancakes with fresh berries.

Brisbane's first paleo grocery store and cafe is opening in Teneriffe in late May.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 10 13:19:30 EST 2013

Bungalow opens in Rosalie Village

Rosalie Village farewelled one and welcomed another eatery this week with Bungalow Bar and Restaurant (not to be confused with Bungalow 4171 in Hawthorne) moving into the spot vacated by Blu Grotto.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 10 12:52:18 EST 2013

New Farm stayer Vine gets a revamp

Vine in New Farm celebrates its 8th birthday in June.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 10 12:50:55 EST 2013

Change of focus for Tank restaurant

Tank, Brisbane.

Weeks after being awarded a chefs hat by the Queensland Good Food Guide, Tank Restaurant and Bar is to be replaced with a more casual venue.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri May 10 10:12:20 EST 2013

Newstead bakery gets a bar

The wood fired oven.

The owner of Limes Hotel and Alfred & Constance is adding to his portfolio.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 03 18:23:26 EST 2013

New West End 'depo'

Brisbane's West End has always done things a little differently, and it sounds as if its newest restaurant, Depo, due to open in May, is intent on following that tradition.

Food News | Graze | Fri May 03 10:55:40 EST 2013

Big changes in the kitchen at Philip Johnson's restaurants

Bistro One Eleven and e'cco are losing their head chefs.

Food News | Graze | Thu May 02 12:17:50 EST 2013

Chefs head back to the classroom

The Week of Tastes program is coming to Queensland schools and they're calling for food professionals to help.

Food News | Graze | Mon Apr 29 15:49:06 EST 2013

Lipton brings a little bit of New York to Albion

Ice-cream sandwiches and ice-cream filled cupcakes! Sweet tooths and big kids will be doing a happy dance, when Confectory in Albion opens in May.

Food News | Graze | Mon Apr 29 15:48:00 EST 2013

Peter Kuruvita opening in Noosa

Peter Kuruvita.

Noosa is abuzz with the news that chef, author and TV presenter Peter Kuruvita is set to open a restaurant in the Queensland resort village in mid-May.

Food News | Graze | Sat Apr 27 13:48:50 EST 2013

Barbecue for the homeless

Grant Richards organises regular barbecues for the homeless.

Food News | Graze | Fri Apr 19 17:15:57 EST 2013

Harajuku heads south

Popular Brisbane gyoza restaurant Harajuku Gyoza set to open an outlet in Sydney.

Food News | Graze | Fri Apr 19 17:11:26 EST 2013

Steamed opens in Paddington


A second Steamed branch opens in Paddington.

Food News | Graze | Fri Apr 19 16:38:20 EST 2013

Guest chefs go from the market to the kitchen

Matt Golinski

Matt Golinski is one of the chefs kicking off the monthly guest chef cooking demonstrations at Jan Power Farmers Market.

Food News | Graze | Fri Mar 29 13:42:12 EST 2013