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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:

New Farm's Bistro Arlette changes hands

Bistro Arlette has new owners. The team behind the popular venue Pablo have taken over the restaurant, and will re-launch it with a new name and focus.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Mar 07 11:57:10 EST 2014

Blackbird Bar & Restaurant opens in Brisbane

Penny Grant at Blackbird.

The old Queensland Rugby Club has been transformed into a 1920s inspired bar and eatery.

Food News | Graze | Fri Feb 28 13:11:10 EST 2014

Queensland Young Chef of the Year applications open

Are you our Young Chef of the Year?

Are you a young chef with talent and ambition? Or do you know someone who has both in spades?

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Wed Feb 26 12:02:00 EST 2014

Bar Barossa becomes The Studio pop-up

Bar Barossa, Brisbane.

Darren Davis has opened a temporary wine bar and cellar on Brisbane's Queen Street.

Food News | Graze | Wed Feb 12 11:56:12 EST 2014

New name, new focus for Brisbane fine diner Ortiga

Excited: New owners Godfrey and Jenny Mantel in the space.

Former fine dining restaurant Ortiga has been sold and is expected to re-open in March with a new name and a more casual focus.

Food News | Graze | Fri Feb 07 09:07:26 EST 2014

Jamie Oliver to open Brisbane eatery

Jamie Oliver is bringing his Jamie's Italian brand to Brisbane.

It's been Brisbane's worst kept secret but the Pacific Restaurant Group has officially confirmed it is opening a Jamie's Italian in the city later this year.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Feb 06 13:53:20 EST 2014

Finder Keepers joins burgeoning Burleigh Heads dining scene

Finder Keepers owner Chris Herbert inside the venue.

Burleigh Heads continues to cement its reputation as a premium Gold Coast eating precinct.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Tue Feb 04 13:54:40 EST 2014

Fine dining plans for Indooroopilly Shopping Centre

An artist's impression of the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre redevelopment.

A new upmarket restaurant precinct will appeal to gourmet-starved residents of Brisbane's west.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Jan 30 08:15:00 EST 2014

Gordita brings a little Spanish to town

Gordita's owner Jamie Webb (left) and general manager Logan Moore.

Jamie Webb's fourth Brisbane venue, a restaurant with a southern Spanish focus, is opening soon.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Jan 24 15:22:22 EST 2014

Malt Traders looks out for CBD singletons

Malt Traders is a bottle shop with a difference.

Nick Pinn's new independent bottle shop will also offer fine food to eat in or takeaway.

Food News | Natascha Mirosch | Thu Jan 23 16:42:30 EST 2014

Asian restaurant to open on Siana City site

A contemporary Asian restaurant is planned for the site.

The former Siana City site at the Riparian Plaza has a new tenant.

Food News | Graze | Sun Jan 19 13:28:50 EST 2014

Howzat Burger to pop up at E'cco bar

Beef, lamb, chicken and pork belly burgers will be available.

The downstairs bar at Philip Johnson's iconic restaurant is being transformed into a pop-up burger joint.

Food News | Graze | Tue Jan 14 16:11:40 EST 2014

John Mills Himself cafe-bar opens in Brisbane

A Coffee at John Mills Himself.

Brisbane's most unique (and possibly smallest) new cafe-bar has opened in a heritage listed building on Charlotte Street. It is believed to be Australia's first "all local liquor" bar and cafe.

Food News | Graze | Mon Jan 13 12:53:20 EST 2014

Restaurateur shames those who do a bunk

The owner of a Vietnamese restaurant at Rosalie in Brisbane is taking revenge on diners who eat and run without paying their bills.

Food News | Graze | Fri Dec 13 12:07:00 EST 2013

Old skin returns to Bar Barossa wine bar

Bar Barossa, Brisbane.

Bar Barossa in Brisbane's CBD has been sold to Darren Davis, the man who set it up four years ago.

Food News | Graze | Wed Dec 11 15:32:00 EST 2013

Lark bar flies off into the sunset

Inside Lark Food & Drink.

Brisbane barflies will be in mourning with the news that one of the city's best loved bar/restaurants has closed.

Food News | Graze | Wed Dec 11 12:30:40 EST 2013

New tenants for Piaf and Sardine Tin

Piaf restaurant, South Bank.

South Bank eateries Piaf and Sardine Tin will have new tenants in the New Year.

Food News | Graze | Thu Dec 05 14:28:14 EST 2013

New bar The Mill on Constance to open in former flour mill

It sounds like a bad joke, but two Irishmen walked into a Fortitude Valley building site ... and turned it into a bar.

Food News | Graze | Thu Dec 05 11:24:00 EST 2013

Au Cirque cafe to open evenings

Brunswick Street cafe Au Cirque will morph into a 'relaxed bistro' on Thursday and Friday nights.

Food News | Graze | Thu Dec 05 10:46:55 EST 2013

Keeping it in the family at new cafe Artie and Mai

Jimmy and Monica Strong of Artie and Mai.

The trademark red shopfront on Sandgate Road in Albion is reopening this weekend as a cafe/bar.

Food News | Graze | Fri Nov 29 16:00:03 EST 2013