The weekly fork: Issue #91

New year, new you, and plenty of new places to eat and drink. If 2016 is anything to go buy, this year is going to dish up endless new bars, cafes and restaurants – starting with a hole-in-the-wall bao bun spot and a suburban bar to say cheers to!

With everything from new juice bars to food trucks to fine dining restaurants popping up in Brisbane each week, it can be hard to keep up. But stick with us and we’ll give you the scoop on the best new foodie spots to add to your must-try list (we’ve all got one)!

Mr Bunz | CBD

Bao down to your hunger in the city no longer – Mr Bunz has landed on Adelaide Street to cater to those midday cravings with fluffy bao buns stuffed with flavoursome fillings. Wrap your hands around $5 baos stuffed with crispy chicken, pork belly and duck, with some interesting specials set to hit the menu in the coming weeks – dessert bao, anyone?

Suburban Social | Chapel Hill

On the hunt for a suburban drinking spot with a difference? Suburban Social has just hit Chapel Hill with a well stocked bar and intriguing bites like mac ‘n’ cheese nuggets, pork belly paddle pops and plenty of burgers and chicken wings. With indoor and outdoor drinking areas and plenty of character coming from floor-to-ceiling murals and industrial décor, you’ll be ready to make it your second home.

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Words by Ranyhyn Akui