For over thirty years, Yamagen has been a major contender in Japanese dining on the Gold Coast. Established for the opening of Daikyo’s Gold Coast International in 1987, the restaurant…

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Sushi at Palm Beach

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…

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Izakaya Ichi

Sitting pretty amongst laminex diners, Izakaya Ichi is as cute as a Ningyō Kabuki doll. With fairy lights winking and the dining wagon calling, there are lots of reasons to…

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Donto Sapporo

For a full Japanese dining experience, few restaurants on the coast transport you away to another time and place as effectively as Donto Sapporo. Named after Sapporo, the capital city…

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You know how it is... you’ve tried to choose a healthy meal, only to find you’re half starving at the end of it. Perhaps you’d decided on a couple of…

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Are you a food tourist? Is dining out one of the agenda items on your travel itinerary? If you research dining possibilities at each destination, reading about great chefs, exciting…

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Wa-ssam, Surfers Paradise, is a little Japanese diner and bar that has been hiding away upstairs on the first floor of Chevron Renaissance since 2002, known only to Japanese customers…

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You Japanese Restaurant

For almost 20 years, even before Japanese food became trendy, You Japanese Restaurant has been operating on the Gold Coast. It’s an unassuming little café/restaurant on the Cavill Street end…

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TetsuAki Japanese Cuisine

It’s a beautiful summer’s day. We’ve travelled up to visit TetsuAki Japanese Cuisine, at Paradise Point overlooking a market stall lined Esplanade, the sun shimmering on the Broadwater beyond. Looking…

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