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.

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Brent's Restaurant to be reborn as casual diner

A dish from Brent's Restaurant.

The one-hatted Brent's Restaurant in Toowong will be reborn as the more casual 85 Miskin Street.

Food News | Graze | Thu Nov 28 13:06:47 EST 2013

Baguette changes hands after 37 years

Brisbane's oldest French restaurant, Baguette Bistrot and Bar.

Brisbane's iconic French restaurant, Baguette Bistrot and Bar, has been sold to a former employee.

Food News | Graze | Wed Nov 27 15:42:32 EST 2013

The latest Brisbane restaurant and bar openings

Sangria Bar at Ole will serve sangria flights.

From a sangria bar to another paleo cafe, here are five new venues around town.

Food News | Graze | Fri Nov 22 14:28:40 EST 2013

Gerard's crew to open charcuterie-focused bar

Dehydrated root vegetables will feature on the vegan charcuterie board.

A unique range of vegan charcuterie will be served along more traditional versions at this new bar.

Food News | Graze | Fri Nov 22 13:52:40 EST 2013

Eat, drink, learn at Shutter & Brew

Cafe-come-studio Shutter & Brew.

You can take a photography lesson with your coffee at this north side cafe-come-studio.

Food News | Graze | Fri Nov 22 11:44:30 EST 2013

Foraging Quail to open in New Farm

Moving on: Minh Le.

Minh Le, head chef at Deer Duck Bistro, is moving on and opening his own restaurant.

Food News | Graze | Wed Nov 20 10:46:06 EST 2013

Papa Jack's to open in Fortitude Valley

Marco Nunes, Perry Collier and Emily Nunes of Papa Jack's.

A slice of New Orleans comes to Brisbane.

Food News | Graze | Fri Nov 15 17:16:38 EST 2013

Newstead brewery to open in December

Newstead Brewing Co. will sell re-fillable large glass jugs of beer known as 'growlers'.

The Newstead Brewing Co. is gearing up to open before the end of the year.

Food News | Graze | Fri Nov 15 16:46:30 EST 2013

Chloe Donaldson wins South Bank Institute of TAFE's Queensland Apprentice of the Year

QLD apprentice of the year.

Women may be under-represented in commercial kitchens, but when it comes to competing, they've shown they can more than hold their own.

Food News | Graze | Wed Nov 13 08:24:40 EST 2013

Romero refugee centre launches Story of Food cookbook

<i>The Story of Food</i> cover (detail).

New cookbook The Story of Food includes plenty of poignant stories and multicultural recipes.

Food News | Graze | Fri Nov 08 08:39:30 EST 2013

Alleyway bar John Mills Himself cares about drink miles

From left: Billerwell Daye, Helen Bird and Marcus Allison.

Hidden petite new drinking hole John Mills Himself may be the smallest bar in Brisbane.

Food News | Graze | Thu Nov 07 12:06:00 EST 2013

La Fonda Colombiana moves to inner city

Dan Carroll and Sam Perez of Evo restaurant.

Brisbane's first and longest-running pop-up restaurant is evolving into Evo and moving to Woolloongabba.

Food News | Graze | Fri Nov 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

Yeronga locals hide out at new Hyde Out

Hyde Out co-owner Brooke Lambert.

The Hyde Out is a new bar and eatery occupying the space recently vacated by The Olive.

Food News | Graze | Thu Oct 31 11:05:00 EST 2013

A Mighty Mighty mystery

Simon O'Brien remains tight-lipped about the identity of Mighty Mighty's co-owner.

Simon O'Brien and a mystery co-owner are on track to launch their American barbecue restaurant next month.

Food News | Graze | Fri Oct 25 14:17:49 EST 2013

Tartufo adds a traditional pizzeria

Tartufo is adding pizza to the menu.

Tartufo at the Emporium will end the year with a facelift and a new wood-burning oven.

Food News | Graze | Fri Oct 25 10:54:40 EST 2013

New chef for 'cranked-up' Peasant

Alfonso Ales.

Alfonso Ales will guide the tapas restaurant's menu down a more traditional Spanish route.

Food News | Graze | Fri Oct 25 00:00:00 EST 2013

New food truck brings Italian flavour to Brisbane's streets

Pasta food truck owner.

Get ready Brisbane, there's a new food truck hitting the streets this week.

Food News | Graze | Mon Oct 21 12:39:50 EST 2013

Paella on the burner at Gasworks

Jamie Webb is opening a Spanish bar/eatery in the up-and-coming Newstead precinct.

Food News | Graze | Fri Oct 11 13:08:29 EST 2013

New gastro pub named after hecklers and hotels

The former Stadium Bar & Grill in Caxton Street will reopen tonight as Statler and Waldorf.

Food News | Graze | Fri Oct 11 12:55:36 EST 2013

Sea shanty bar opens its doors

Sea Shanty, Brisbane.

Rum is the focus of maritime-themed The Mermaid Lounge, a new bar on the top floor of Lefty's Old Time Music Hall.

Food News | Graze | Fri Oct 11 12:37:18 EST 2013