Get some pork on your fork: Brisbane’s best pulled pork | Gourmand and Gourmet

Get some pork on your fork: Brisbane's best pulled pork

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The biggest thing since pork belly, pulled pork has trotted its way onto plates, burgers and tacos everywhere. But after taking Brisbane by storm, one delicious, tender mouthful at a time, has the trend seen it’s day? Have we reached piggy saturation point and grown tired of pulled pork turning up on everything from brioche buns to tacos to eggs benny? We think not and we’re ready to put our words where our mouth is with a list of Brisbane’s best pulled pork that will have you abandoning your new found love of buffalo wings for porky feeds once again. Arthur’s Green | Red Hill Not just any toastie, Arthur’s Green’s ultimate pulled pork toastie is the best thing since the sliced bread it’s sandwiched between. Every mouthful is brunch bliss, with tangy slaw, soft bread and tender, juicy pork belly. Pair it with a fresh juice and a game of barefoot bowls next door for the ultimate Sunday. Puerto Taco | Food truck We couldn’t do a pulled pork roundup without including some juicy tacos and Puerto Taco’s babies are too good to miss. No soggy cheese laden handfuls here, these are fresh, vibrant and delicious, loaded with crisp veggies, juicy pork and a spicy sauce offset by a drizzle of sour cream. We just wish we didn’t have to wait around for their weekly appearances! paleo gluten free brisbane wholesomeness 2Wholesomeness | The Grange Do your cravings for pulled pork start early? Not a problem, Wholesomeness can dish you up a serve of pulled pork with poached eggs, potato hash, spinach and tomato jam from their brand new in-house breakfast menu. While you’re there, pick up a deliciously healthy frozen meal for lunch to make up for all the pulled pork you’ve been eating. The Burrow | West End Yep, pulled pork can go on just about everything, even pizza. The Big Voodoo Daddy at The Burrow is proof of this, piling pulled pork, Cajun sausage, red onions, mozzarella and bourbon BBQ glaze on top of a crisp base, all finished off with fresh slaw. You can finish the whole thing, don’t listen to your stomach’s lies! Hudson Corner | Albion If you want to tuck into pulled pork in it’s original naked glory, try some Southern BBQ fare on for size. Slow smoked Boston butt cooked each day over a wood and charcoal fire pit comes served up with house made BBQ sauce and goes all too well mopped up with jalepeno cornbread. brisbanes best burgers nkbNKB Express | Indooroopilly NKB Express’s burgers are not only cooked to perfection in a charcoal oven for a tasty twist and topped with home made condiments, they’re also damn delicious! Their Tribeca burger stuffed with pulled Bangalow pork, chipotle BBQ sauce and red cabbage slaw is made better only by pairing it with one of their chocolate Oreo shakes. We’re not going to be able to squeeze into those booths soon. Smoked Paprika | Bardon Pulled pork and bacon together? Can we get we get an ‘oink yeah!’ Both enough to induce porky fantasies on their own, they’re put together and piled on Turkish bread with homemade coleslaw at Smoked Paprika for a totally porkalicious lunch. Moose & Gibson | Woolloongabba Watching your figure? You can still pig out on the pork at Moose & Gibson with their pulled pork salad. Served on a bed of red quinoa, watercress, toasted corn, Spanish onion and diced Roma tomatoes with a sweet honey mustard dressing, it’s a fresh alternative to the carb-loading usually required by a pulled pork feast. This little piggy is running all the way to breakfast, lunch and dinner! Words by Ranyhyn Akui