Massive schnitty with a crunchy crumb

THERE'S an obvious point of difference in the menu at Windaroo Tavern - the prices. Instead of ending in ".95" or ".99" or event ".00", they're all over the place. The price of a garlic bread, for example, i...

Fifth Quarter restaurant on their game

THERE'S a little bit of conjecture in the United States about the origin of the Reuben sandwich. One tale says it was invented as a treat for late-night poker players by a guy named Reuben Kulakofsky in Omah...

Old favourite moves with the times

AS I write this review, I know I'm not telling locals of Daisy Hill anything new. Christopher's Fine Foods has been around since 1988, and although the cafe - as it is now - has moved with the times, it's re...

Well-priced buffet with some quality dishes

A couple of weeks ago, I looked at buffet Ariala. This week, we go across the highway into the Springwood Hotel where they've also set up a popular buffet, Feast. This one is a little easier on the pocket...

Country pub in the middle of suburbia

Driving into Monte Ale House at Slacks Creek, you're in the middle of an industrial estate. Sitting inside Monte Ale House, you could be anywhere in rural or regional Australia. The owners here have embra...

People flock to barren alley for Extraction

There's a lot to be said for word-of-mouth. That's what's pulling dozens of people to a back alley in Slacks Creek. Look for the Mr Toys Toyworld sign  on the Pacific Highway and take the next driveway, t...

Food to tickle your taste buds

There's a little bit of Indian, some Chinese, Vietnamese, Laotian and Cambodian influence, and I even saw a New Zealand food truck there one day. The Global Food Market of a Sunday morning at Logan Central i...

Cafe caters to the sweeter tooth

There are quite a few cafes operating around Logan that only cater to the morning and lunch time working crowd, not offering meals at night. Mi Casa Cafe along Logan Road at Underwood is an exception, openin...