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Having worked at both Noma in Copenhagen and El Bulli in Spain, chef Ryan Squires is no stranger to elite kitchens. That understanding shines at his hometown establishment, Esquire, set on the banks of the Brisbane River. Awarded three Hats in the inaugural Brisbane Times Good Food Guide 2012, it... Read More →

Hottest Restaurant Queensland: Esquire


The Australian Hot50 Restaurant Awards 2012 Ryan Squires is a keen angler. You can see it in the respect he pays fish at his riverside CBD restaurant; coral trout sashimi with perilla and fresh wasabi leaf, or fragile cuttlefish curls cooked in seawater, served with baby peas and a Meyer... Read More →

Voyeur Profile: Ryan Squires


Esquire’s phone is ringing off the hook. It’s just been awarded three hats and name ‘Restaurant of the Year’ by the inaugural Queensland Good Food Guide. Its chef, Ryan Squires, is excited that Brisbane is being recognised as on par with Sydney and Melbourne dining. However, he is too busy experimenting with... Read More →