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Tucked away in the industrial back streets of Slacks Creek in the City of Logan, a foodie revolution is taking place. From coffee roasteries, to breweries, to multicultural culinary delights, the traditional industries once dominant in these side streets and laneways are now competing with a new kind of grinding, and more aromatic compounds filling the air.

Image_Friends catching up at Extraction Artisan Roastery and Cafe

Destination 1: Extraction Artisan Roastery and Cafe - 2 Hours

Start your day immersed in the scents of fresh ground coffee at the award winning roastery and café Extraction Artisan Coffee

Serving up tantalising food and superbly-brewed cups of coffee since 2015, the cafe and roaster is housed in a warehouse featuring high ceilings, concrete flooring, bright street art commissions, and styled with an eclectic array of comfortable vintage and recycled furniture.

Learn about sensory training and cupping through a class that will give you a complete overview of how to select your preferred speciality coffee, followed by lunch served on the new Extraction Artisan Coffee Deck which overlooks Mungaree – the place of fish  – also known as Slacks Creek. 

Enjoy the complimentary 250 gram bag of Extraction’s Speciality Beans ‘Gratitude’ to take away.

Cost per person: $145 per person. 

Includes: Cupping sensory session + Barista Tasting Plate + lunch

Estimated Time Duration: 2.5 hours

Image_Friends catching up at Extraction Artisan Roastery and Cafe

Destination 2: Sooo Sweet - The Baklava Temptation - Lebanese Patisserie - 30 Minutes

Sooo Sweet have secretly been serving up decadent Lebanese sweet treats, tucked away at the back of the former skate rink site turned Argonaut Shopping Centre on Kingston Road. 

Swoon at the scent of all the goodness lined up in their glistening trays as you are overwhelmed with choice from the varieties of Baklava as well as a selection of Namoura, Ma’amul and Ashta. 

Inspired by the land of milk and honey, enhance your attempts at a mediterranean diet with a tray of mixed Ashta or mini cakes to take away. Make sure to add a few chocolates, handmade onsite, into your final selection.

Cost Per Person: Allow for own product purchases

Opening Hours: 9am to 9pm

Imgae_Friends having drinks at Monkey Tree Brewing

Monkey Tree Brewing on Compton Road kicked off in 2016 making cleaner, tastier beer brewed on premises. Discover some of their secrets on a pre-booked tour including how the influence of Japanese beer makers played a role in the evolution of the brewery.

Relax over a glass or two of their handcrafted, locally brewed, craft beer made from the freshest ingredients, using no chemicals or preservatives. 

Additional Information: Book your tour ahead online to secure your place

Cost Per Person: Allow for own product purchases

Opening Hours: 

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday – Thursday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Friday: 11:00am – 7:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am – 1:00pm
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