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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 20, 2019

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AboutGabbi Briner, Author at The Creative Issue

Gabbi Briner

Gabbi Briner

When one is asked about their values growing up, the usual answers would be “love” or “hard work.” Mine is food! Growing up in a cosy Jewish home, food was deeply entrenched in our daily lives. Us kids quickly learnt the importance of celebrating food and we quickly learnt of the power of a ‘feast’ to unite family and friends. I inherited my father’s love of locating local, authentic cheap eats all over town. Brisbane’s cultural and culinary diversity enables us to sample all sorts of interesting and unfamiliar food, right at our fingertips. My job at Creative Drinks is to source Brisbane’s best food joints, and I hope to convey my love and passion for authentic, cheap and delicious food to you all.

Posts By Gabbi Briner

Brisbane Film Feast serves food for thought

August 14, 2015 |

Quirky films, quality food and compelling conversations all at once? Sounds like my kind of Saturday night. Rug up with a pint and plate at the Brisbane Film Feast.  Read More

5 Boroughs brings real New York to Brisbane

June 19, 2015 |

The days of cheesy greasy American eateries are behind you. 5 Boroughs is bringing the real deal to Stones Corner.

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Review: Abode Café Taringa

May 19, 2015 |

Looking for a new abode? Make Abode Cafe in Taringa yours. Smartly located in the stillness of  lush green suburbia, Abode is serving up a fine selection of breakfast and lunch plates.

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Why you must eat at Jam Pantry

May 18, 2015 |

Greenslopes cafe Jam Pantry is the latest creation of seasoned cafe tycoons Nims and Gideon Zavackas. The question isn’t whether to eat at Jam Pantry. It is how many reasons are there to eat at Jam Pantry.

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Tall Short Espresso: Nothing Short of Fabulous

March 14, 2015 |

Tall Short Espresso is nothing short of fabulous. Nestled among the bustle of Given Terrace in Paddington, Tall Short is an essential pitstop for a quick eat and a coffee, served up with their signature tasty little gingerbread men.

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Cobbler Bar, West End

March 7, 2015 |

Check out Cobbler’s quaint rustic charm, mesmerising whisky selection, and bring along whatever you want to eat while you’re at it!

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Drive-into luxury this weekend

March 3, 2015 |

Gone are the days of canoodling teenagers and melting soft serves.

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Interview: Goodness Gracious Cafe

February 22, 2015 |

The gratification of finding a perfect new breakfast destination is an unrivalled feeling, albeit all too rare.

Goodness Gracious cafe in Graceville had me thanking goodness after my recent visit. I wasn’t just thanking goodness – I was really excited.

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Review: Mirchh Masala

January 5, 2015 |

Mirchh Masala is a genuine Indian dining experience in Woollongabba.

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Brisbane’s Best Banana Smoothies

December 29, 2014 |

It’s the sticky time of year where it’s completely acceptable to replace a meal with an icy, creamy smoothy.

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$3 Sushi at Stones Corner’s Sushi Railway

December 2, 2014 |

Stones Corner is undergoing a lavish transformation into becoming a trendy inner-city hub. Join the party and eat at a $3 sushi train at Sushi Railway.  Read More

Brisbane’s Best Shakshuka

November 17, 2014 |

Are you sick of heavy, dense breakfast choices that leave you gluggy and unproductive till 3pm?

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Emporium Hotel Launches A Fierce Summer Cocktail Menu

November 9, 2014 |

Kick off this sweltering summer with a drink from the Emporium Hotel!

Emporium Hotel Cocktail Bar is an award winning bar, tucked behind the lobby of the boutique hotel. The space is filled with luxurious lounges and other inviting seating. Each table is laden with a game of dominos, a fun touch which contributes to a playful atmosphere.

This season, Emporium Hotel’s cocktail menu echoes an edgy and sexy Cuban summer. Think tropical summer tastes, long balmy nights and, above all, relaxation. Read More

Finally… A GOOD Vego Burger!

November 2, 2014 |

The burger scene in Brisbane is going off right now, so it’s a pretty unfortunate time to be a vegetarian.

Anyone who understands a thing or two about vegetarianism knows that their burger choices are limited and average at best… There’s an unspoken limit on how many chickpea, lentil, haloumi and mushroom patties a person can take.

So here is a tofu burger recipe will change the vego burger stigma forever! Read More