ALFREDO’S OPENS BEHIND ALFRED AND CONSTANCE

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Alfredo’s

Directly behind Alfred and Constance
(07) 3251 6555 or www.alfredos.com.au

The bright white tiles and the yellow neon sign on Alfred Street have been sparking the interest of locals who are excited to see a late-night Pizzeria open in Brisbane. Alfredo’s is the newest haunt to join a village of venues that are forming on the Valley fringe.

The latest addition to the once-derelict area in the outskirts of Brisbane’s CBD, Alfredo’s is Damian Griffith’s latest venture, with Alfred & Constance opening late last year and Lime’s being the first boutique designer hotel and rooftop bar to Brisbane five years ago.

Griffiths has once again teamed up with designer, Alexander Lotersztain to create a space that blends an unexpected modern, edginess with traditional Italian roots. The wood-fired oven is the hero of the space, made with vintage tiles from England, surrounded by a small, cosy bar with an industrial feel.

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It seems that Philippe Starck will never run out of venues on which to impose his vision. Declaring the pigeonholed, darkened recording studio to be unfit for working in 12 hours a day, he’s put his hand to Eastwest studios in Hollywood to save it from a similar fate. Founded in 1961, as part of audio legend Bill Putnam’s United Western Studios, the studio has hosted such musical royalty as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, Madonna and many more.

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