A cosy nook

31 07 2011

“This has been a long journey, especially after the floods,” said an enthusiastic Mary as we paid compliments to the crowded dining area at newly opened The Nook Caffe Restaurant in Jindalee this morning. Formerly known as the GardenWay Restaurant, Mary, George, Doug and the crew started from the ground up when they relocated to the Sinnamon Road site after the floods and have been fully operational for just over three weeks.  Read on





A little bit of Italy in the heart of Brisbane

16 02 2010

I have to admit that when it comes to ‘fast food’, I’m not a great fan; of course there is a time and a place for the McDonalds and Hungry Jacks/Burger Kings of the world, but there is also something to be said for putting the stresses of life to one side and enjoying a meal in good company.  Even when time does not permit.  So it was with this in mind that I detoured from the chaos of the Queen Street Mall in Brisbane’s CBD to the newly opened Albert Lane and its chic Italian eatery, Vapiano.

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