Thomas’ Pick – Frenchies Cafe

Thomas and I stopped in to Frenchies at Wynnum with some good friends after a little stroll along Wynnum’s Esplanade. Owned and run by Joanna and Kieran, Frenchies pays homage to their furry kids; French Bull Dogs.   Apart from being pet friendly (obviously), they are the only establishment that I’ve been to that specifically caters for your… Continue reading Thomas’ Pick – Frenchies Cafe

Thomas’ Pick – Billykart West End

Living in South Brisbane/West End gives me endless choices for food and drinking venues. I’m seriously spoiled, so when when I heard that a Billykart establishment was going to be nestled at the bottom of Aria’s Botanica Residences, I may have squealed a little. Chef Ben O’Donoghue’s Billykart Kitchen in Annerley is a wonderful place to… Continue reading Thomas’ Pick – Billykart West End

Opening Soon – The Catchment Brewing Co – West End

West End is definitely getting its score of drinking and eating haunts. Chief among them is a brewery! I was thrilled to get an invite to Catchment Brewing Co’s Family and Friends event on Saturday 21 November. Of course I RSVP’d faster than a hornet with ‘roid rage, predominately because I wanted to support my good friend,… Continue reading Opening Soon – The Catchment Brewing Co – West End

Bentspoke Brewing Co Are Expanding!

When I’m not at home in Brisbane, I’m at home in Canberra, and my partner Graham is very aware how much this news from Bentspoke Brewing will excite me. Canberra is fast becoming a destination for great restaurants, cafes, bars and in my opinion, fab brews! Hot on the heels of Canberra Beer Week, Bentspoke… Continue reading Bentspoke Brewing Co Are Expanding!

Archive’s Armakeggon – The Hoppiest Place on Earth

There is one time of year when the excitement of beer gets the better of me; overwhelming, all consuming excitement.  ARMAKEGGON! Three years ago, being a beer novice, still am, and a virgin to many craft varieties, I joined my well-seasoned beer buds at Armakeggon for the first time. It was total sensory overload! I… Continue reading Archive’s Armakeggon – The Hoppiest Place on Earth