Smug Fig


I’m feeling pretty smug about The Smug Fig – a bright foodie retreat nestled amongst the lush plants of the Cottage Garden Nursery, where the greatest joys in life meets – brunching, gardening and shopping!


A coffee nook in the form of a shipping container is parked outside, catering for takeaways



Two Seasons coffee

An Asian inspired lunch menu – done well!


That brioche burger …!! With mushrooms, smashed avo, sriracha sauce, fresh slaw, and we added a side of haloumi. MMM-HMMM


Chicken karaage bao


Love the humming bird!

The Smug Fig
999 Stanley St E, East Brisbane QLD 4169

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Extraction Artisan Coffee

 Extraction Artisan Coffee
We visited this coffee haven a few weeks ago and found ourselves haunting the space every weekend since!
Hidden in an industrial hub of Slacks Creek (like most fabulous things in life it is really quite hidden – we got lost despite Google maps),
this roastery & cafe is serving up some of the best brunches and coffees in Brisbane.

A vast warehouse space with cosy nests of mismatched furnitures

I’m seriously addicted to their cold drip

Smashed avo on a fluffy pumpkin bread with goats curd and pumpkin puree (how gorgeous is the plating!)


The breakfast board- chevapchichi (a delicious skinless sausage), sauteed kale, haloumi, braised field mushrooms,
oxheart tomato w. red pepper relish and Turkish bread

We got a side of extremely silky scrambled eggs (YAS!)

domo affogato

Extraction Artisan Coffee
7/3375 Pacific Highway, Logan

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The Apo


Recently I’ve been spending a lot of weekends at The Apo – am very impressed by their creative culinary inventions!
Another successful establishment from the Moubment Group, this industrial space perched at the entrance of Bakery Lane is nothing short of amazing.


The Apo pays tribute to the heritage listed building which used to house an apothecaries’ hall.
A lofty, minimalistic interior with exposed bricks and Scandinavian inspired furniture.


Jason Crawley’s Imperial Shaker – a rare and unique cocktail maker that is the epitome of elegant Victorian craftsmanship


The intriguing menu features local, seasonal ingredients (often foraged by the chefs themselves!)


Kangaroo tartare, fermented muntries, green chilli and wild leaves


North QLD lobster with chives, lemon mayo, shaved celery on a toasty brioche


Market fish, sea parsley, fish bone dressing, green sorrel, mussels

The Apo
690 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

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