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:

Lady Lamington closes

Lady Lamington has called last drinks.

Mystery surrounds the closure last week of popular rooftop bar and restaurant Lady Lamington.

Food News | Graze | Fri Jun 28 16:20:38 EST 2013

Beer and bush tucker at Regional Flavours

Looking for a beer match for your camel slider? Beer and bush tucker will feature next month at Regional Flavours at South Bank.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jun 25 14:30:30 EST 2013

Journo turns upmarket chocolatier in Red Hill

chocolate generic


A career change from journalist to chocolatier seems an unlikely one, but former journo Jessica Brookes is about to open a chocolate shop in Red Hill.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jun 25 14:30:20 EST 2013

Blackbird to open in Riverside Centre

Nehme Ghanem of Byblos - pic for Espresso

The Ghanem Group is to open a new venue at the Riverside Centre.

Food News | Graze | Thu Jun 20 13:28:40 EST 2013

New opening: Verona in the Valley

Romeo and Juliet meet Fortitude Valley.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jun 18 08:40:00 EST 2013

Hold the butter

Brisbane is set to get its second "paleo" cafe.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jun 18 08:00:00 EST 2013

Bacchus chef shuffle

TRA 23 MARCH Brisbane. LOW RES. Smoking impressionist cocktail at Bacchus Bar. Credit Daniel Scott

Mark Penna replaces Americo Fernandes at Bacchus.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jun 18 08:00:00 EST 2013

How sweet it is: Cafe to open late

Bien and Deb Peralta.

Dessert and wine will be on offer when Teneriffe's Dello Mano opens in the evening.

Food News | Graze | Fri Jun 07 11:30:51 EST 2013

New look for historic Brisbane pub

Story Bridge Hotel.

Deery's Restaurant at the historic Story Bridge Hotel is about to undergo refurbishment.

Food News | Graze | Fri Jun 07 11:28:54 EST 2013

Moga's sushi train goes a la carte

Moga Japanese in Rosalie adds an a la carte menu to its sushi train offering.

Food News | Graze | Thu Jun 06 13:53:40 EST 2013

Gambaro family opens new restaurant

Gambaro family to open Cut Steakhouse and Tapas in Petrie Terrace.

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

Two Small Rooms sold

Two Small Rooms; pls credit

Two Small Rooms in Auchenflower has been sold.

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

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