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Showing posts from October, 2016

Where to find Brisbane’s best sunset drinks

As summer rolls around and the temperature slowly rises, Brisbane locals are on the lookout for a standout chilled afternoon and sunset drinks location.

Ed+bK drinks specialist Alexander Stone, AKA The Thirsty Stone, has found just the spot. He says Customs House in Eagle Street has you covered for the whole sticky season with their new Aperol Spritz pop-up bar located in their back forecourt area on the river.

Originally constructed in 1889 when Queensland was a British colony, Customs House offers a new destination in an old setting with uninterrupted views of the Story Bridge.  Known for its copper dome, the heritage building is leased by the University of Queensland  and operates as a restaurant and function centre.

The outdoor vibe is perfectly offset with small tables under the brightly coloured Aperol umbrellas and bean bag chairs dotted on the lawn.

“We are welcoming in spring with a bang and are very excited to have partnered with Aperol to launch our Sunset Spritz spring po…

How to eat locally, seasonally and ethically - new podcast

If there is ever a zombie apocalypse, I want to be stuck at Shirley Harring's home where the pantry is filled with locally, seasonally and ethically sourced produce.

Shirley has turned her passion into visiting farms and chatting with farmers into a business. She sources exciting and original produce and shares this with city folk who are willing to help make a difference in the world.

Forget paddock-to-plate, this is all about hand-to-land where farmers with passion can share the fruits of their labours with urban dwellers who want to eat fabulous, nutritious and ethical foods.

In Episode 2 of Eat, Drink & be Kerry on podcast, I have a chat to Shirley to find out what makes her tick, how we can eat better and how to support the farmers who support us.

You can subscribe to the podcast at audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocketcasts and via many other good podcatcher apps. Coming to iTunes soon. Stream from

Find out more about Shirley Harring's products at Hand Sourced.