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    Gotzinger Smallgoods 0

    126 Lahrs Rd., Yatala, Queensland 4207

    It’s one of our favourite winter weekend breakfasts: Spanish chorizo with garlic, spinach, chargrilled capsicum and tomato served on a piece of sourdough toast. Filling, nourishing and delicious, it’s easy to prepare, especially with a few shortcuts! Chorizo sausages freeze well in the packet, and most other ingredients come from the pantry or garden, so […]

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    Sushi at Palm Beach 0

    Shop 9A, Pavilions, 10 Fifth Avenue, Palm Beach, Queensland 4221

    When you hear that Chase Kojima, Executive Chef at Sokyo, has announced he’s opening a casual dining and takeaway restaurant at The Star Sydney later this year, you know that ‘casual’ does not always mean low quality food. There have to be places between fine dining and takeaway joints that offer quick, healthy cuisine while […]

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    BiN 89 Bar & Dining 0

    Shop 105, 89 – 91 Surf Parade, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218

    Like the wines of the world, every new restaurant opened by Daniel and Ruggie Ridgeway has its own bin number, decided by its address. BiN 89, the couple’s latest restaurant at 89 Surf Parade is the fourth in the ‘BiN’ series the Ridgeways have opened with a partner, more ‘casual fine’ than their fine dining […]

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    Potager 0

    502 Carool Rd, Carool NSW 2486

    It’s taken many journeys to get to Potager: the 15-minute drive up the hill from Coolangatta, the journeys of owners Peter Burr and Gareth Leslie from Sydney and Ireland and, most of all, our journey away from manufactured culture to a more harmonious, grounded lifestyle and cuisine. You could live a lifetime on the Gold […]

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    SoPo Dining Room 0

    Australia Fair Metro, Young St., Southport, Queensland 4215

    There will always be a place for comfort food. It’s classic. No matter what is the trend of the moment, we still come back to food that’s familiar and loved. So the news that 42Fifteen’s very talented duo Peter Batley and Julie Rogers are bringing back comfort food with a twist is met with great […]

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    De Vito Waterfront 2

    2 Barney Street, Southport, Queensland 4215

    There’s something special about De Vito’s Waterfront that warms your heart. It’s not just the warm welcome, the comfort of the venue, or the well-executed Italian cuisine, it’s like a well-loved song – familiar, emotive and endearing. De Vito’s Waterfront sits on the southern edge of Southport looking across the Nerang River to Surfers Paradise. […]

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    Gold Coast Food and Wine Tours – Burleigh 0

    Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220

    When we travel, food is top of our agenda, and we’re not alone in this pursuit. Food and wine top the list of visitor interests on the Gold Coast. “High quality dining experiences are really putting the Gold Coast on the map as a foodie destination, and food tourism is one of our fastest growing […]

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    Balthazar Wine & Dining 0

    Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2807 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217

    There are very few exclusive dining rooms on the Gold Coast – secret nooks where you could gather a group of friends for a special occasion and they would be completely consumed by surprise and wonder. Balthazar is one of those places. Greeted by the hotel’s general manager, Ian Pirodon, we enter Balthazar. This glass-walled […]

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    Baritalia 0

    Surfers Paradise Blvd & Elkhorn Ave, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217

    Sometimes a really solid little restaurant can be hiding in full view, waiting to be discovered by locals. Perhaps you, like us, have walked past the olive trees too many times. All along, Baritalia has been sitting in the corner beckoning us with hooded eyes and somehow we’ve missed the overtures. Located on a triangular […]

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    Counter Eatery 0

    Cnr Gooding Drive & Ghilgai Rd., Merrimac, Queensland 4226

    “Why can’t we enjoy this quality of food and service every time we dine out?” The rhetorical question posed as we finish breakfast at Counter Eatery is a veiled recommendation as much as a comment on some of our other dining experiences. Dining as a group of four at Counter Eatery, we’ve been able to […]

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    The Pocket, Burleigh Heads 1

    13 Connor Street, Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220

    UPDATE 2016: The Pocket has new owners. Well appreciated by vegan, paleo and gluten-free patrons, The Pocket’s menu has extended to provide many more choices. This is fresh, delicious food: smoky babaganoush (eggplant dip), creamy hummus and labaneh, soft toasted pockets, and still the best falafel in town  – the real thing! Dine for brekkie […]

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    Rockleigh Café 0

    112 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, Queensland

    Rockleigh Café in Coolangatta stands out for its difference. A street away from gleaming white sand you’ll come across the equally white-washed wooden shopfront of the café – fresh and bright yet earthy, reminiscent of a farmhouse. There’s also something grounded about its owner, Ben Moffitt. Growing up in a third generation dairy farming family […]

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    Finders Keepers Bar & Dining Lounge 0

    19 James Street, Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220

    Update October 2016: Finders Keepers has been sold and will soon be renovated. There’s a secret that lies behind the leadlight windows and wooden door of 49 James Street, Burleigh; a secret that has been known for centuries. We all have a secret hideaway. Finders Keepers! Find the key, and this secret is yours as […]

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    Kubo’s Café Bar & Grill 2

    Australia Fair Centro, Young St., Southport Queensland 4215

    Owned by Jake and Clifford Gutierrez, Kubo’s Café Bar & Grill in Australia Fair Metro is a rare Filipino food presence on the coast, finding its audience immediately. “We’re really happy to bring Filipino food to the Gold Coast,” Jake tells us, “especially food we love eating at home.” Inside under a wallpapered wall of […]

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    Golosi Food Emporium 0

    3/45 James Street, Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220

    Golosi Food Emporium is one of the most impressive specialty food shops on the Gold Coast. Proving that you don’t have to be big to be great, this food emporium showcases fine produce and deli items from Australia and overseas in a beautiful setting. From the moment we set food in the door, we’re in […]

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    Swannie’s Restaurant & Lounge Bar 0

    34 Nerang Street, Southport, Queensland 4215

    Swannie’s Restaurant & Lounge Bar is the ‘all day’ venue that Southport has been craving. With huge appeal to both business and local diners, the establishment’s ‘can do’ 7-day-week ‘breakkie till late’ with free sparkling water attitude fits in with its aim to be ‘all things to all people’. Swannie’s partners have made a big […]

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    Pacific Fair Dining 0

    Pacific Fair, Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218

    Pacific Fair is well on the way to creating an ‘eat or shop’ dilemma. As part of a $670 million redevelopment, high end fashion shops with huge investment fit outs have been opening along the boulevard attracting international shoppers and lots of onlookers. The centre is also well on the way to establishing itself as […]

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    Shen’s Singapore Chilli Crab 0

    We’re moving towards warmer weather, which means prawns, bugs and crabs. It’s time to start thinking about the Christmas dinner table, about what you’re going to cook that’s different. We have access to the most succulent mud crabs in Queensland, so here’s an idea how to cook it. I’m going to put aside my North […]

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    Hatch & Co 0

    75 Surf Parade, The Oasis, Broadbeach

    When Brisbane’s big guns stake a claim on Gold Coast real estate, we know that the dining market’s heating up. This year’s opening of Hatch & Co under the Oasis in Broadbeach by the Moubment Group, whose portfolio includes the Lychee Lounge, Laruche Bar, Gerard’s Bistro and The Apo, attracted keen interest. Far from the […]

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    Little Mermaid 0

    2557 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, Queensland 4218

    Have you ever started a journey and ended up in a completely different destination to the one you intended? You may have enjoyed parts of the journey, or even the surprise destination, but eventually there’s the need to regroup, rethink, and start again. If the 3-way split personality of Kiva Han, K Bar & Meze […]

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