Well, what can I say about GOMA Restaurant? I’d flown all the way to Brisbane for it, so I wanted it to be good. It was also an opportunity to catch up with my Brissie friends Sally and Rick who I met on our Luke Nguyen Vietnam tour a couple of years ago. They’re always up for a good Read more
Man oh man, I consider myself lucky to have found this little gem! I was heading to Brisbane to dine at my 99th Top 100 (GOMA Restaurant) with some friends for lunch and I was catching up with an old school friend that night for dinner which, of course, presented another meal opportunity! I decided that Asian Read more
This place is a cracker! It’s a little hard to find as the entrance is off a narrow laneway, but it’s casual, comfy and quirky with good food and good service. The décor is interesting – a combination of brick, wood and mosaic tiles. The menu is also really interesting. Based on shared plates, the food shows European, African and Middle Eastern influences. It’s hard to order as everything sounds so good! I love that. Chef, Ben Williamson is well ensconced in the Brisbane restaurant scene having Read more
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from Esquire. I knew little about it, apart from the fact it’s number 17 on the Top 100 list, so here we were, booked in for the 8 course degustation. On arrival we were told there are actually 15 courses all up including a number of ‘snacks’ which are all the rage right now.
It’s a nice contemporary space with concrete floors, a good amount of space between tables and a view of Read more
From the moment my taxi pulled up at the front of Stokehouse I just knew that this was going to be a great evening. It’s an appealing modern structure right on the river. The area was developed after the 2011 Brisbane floods and Stokehouse, from the same people as Melbourne’s Stokehouse, opened its doors in late 2012. The food is modern Mediterranean, using local and Australian produce. I was still just Read more