Food News
The round-up: hone your skills at these Gold Coast cooking classes
Food & Drink

The round-up: hone your skills at these Gold Coast cooking classes

Have you #gotskills in the kitchen? Well, we guess that depends on your perception of skill. If your culinary prowess doesn't extend far beyond a cheesy omelette, or if you're well-known for turning a tender eye-fillet steak into a beef jerky (it's possible), then you'll need this handy list. Though, we know many of you are legitimately great cooks, so if you fall into this category, then it's time to broaden your skills with some of the best. Either way, these Gold Coast cooking schools will have you covered, no matter how many smoke alarms you've set off. more

Accessories
Let your eyewear swing with bling from Sunny Cords
Gentlewoman

Let your eyewear swing with bling from Sunny Cords

If you're repeatedly loosing your glasses or you've resorted to wearing your $300 shades on your head, then you need Sunny Cords in your life. Sunny Cords founder Florine Kemp refused to put her eyewear on 'granny-style' or sporty chains. So, in an effort to turn a functional product into a fashionable accessory, she created Sunny Cords. You know we love a good backstory, and this one is a ripper – read on. more

Clothing
Embrace simplistic styles with basics from Byron Bay's The Bare Road
Gentlewoman

Embrace simplistic styles with basics from Byron Bay’s The Bare Road

From the perfect white tee to that comfortable black day-dress that you just cannot take off – we all love our basics. Though, sometimes it's hard to find good quality basics that are not only comfy and fit well, but have just a little bit of flair. Byron Bay label The Bare Road has released its new collection, putting refined spin on basics and resort wear. Ladies, you need this in your wardrobe. more

Event Highlights

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Harrolds x Tom Ford Exclusive Made to Measure Event

Harrolds x Tom Ford Exclusive Made to Measure Event

Food
Poolside Sunsets

Poolside Sunsets

Food
Tweed Valley Street Food Party

Tweed Valley Street Food Party

Comedy
Straight Outta Compo

Straight Outta Compo

Food
Calypso Sundays

Calypso Sundays

Community
SeaFire at Surfers Paradise

SeaFire at Surfers Paradise

Events: What's on at the Gold Coast this week. Start planning your weekend

Market
Street Food Marketta

Street Food Marketta

Market
Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

Community
UnSeenGC

UnSeenGC

Food
7 Course Omakase Degustation

7 Course Omakase Degustation

Community
Signs of the Time

Signs of the Time

Food
Swannies On The Sea

Swannies On The Sea

Dance
Blanc de Blanc

Blanc de Blanc

Free
Pink Zinc Live at The Avenue

Pink Zinc Live at The Avenue

Music
Swannies Southport Live Music

Swannies Southport Live Music

Exhibitions
Peter Smets – Men At Work

Peter Smets – Men At Work

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The Weekend Series: treat yo’self – five boutique hotels for a swanky staycation Brisbane and the Gold Coast
Gentlefolk

The Weekend Series: treat yo’self – five boutique hotels for a swanky staycation Brisbane and the Gold Coast

If you’ve been working yourself to the bone lately, thoughts have probably drifted towards the prospect of taking a holiday. Unfortunately for most of us, taking an extended amount of time off isn’t possible at this point in time, but that doesn’t mean a vacation must elude us. We are all for the idea of staycations – cheeky weekend sojourns to the fanciest hotel in town. You don’t have to travel far to live it up – both Brisbane and the Gold Coast boast a collection of gorgeous hotels where you can live like a baller for a weekend. We’ve collated a quick list of five excellent boutique hotels in Brisbane and the Gold Coast that make for a perfect staycation spot when you need to recharge your batteries. more

Art
Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
Event News

Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

Time to let your hair down, pals – it's the weekend! There's plenty happening across all corners of the Gold Coast, from a southern street-food party to a fancy pet festival and rockin' live beats. Start planning your few days of freedom – here's what's happening on the Gold Coast this weekend. more

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Win one of ten double passes to Blanc de Blanc at Bleach* Festival
WIN

Win one of ten double passes to Blanc de Blanc at Bleach* Festival

From the acclaimed creative minds behind Madonna’s recent Rebel Heart tour and festival sensations LIMBO, Fear & Delight and Cantina, Blanc de Blanc serves up an intoxicating blend of vintage glamour, high-end spectacle and titillating acts to infatuate, illuminate and delight. Blanc de Blanc hits the Magic Mirror Spiegeltent at this year’s Bleach* Festival, bringing together the finest cabaret and acrobatic talent from around the world. Be prepared to enter a wild night of big moves, great tunes, huge amounts of skin and more than a few surprises. The Weekend Edition is giving you the chance to win one of ten double passes to Blanc de Blanc at Bleach* Festival on Thursday April 6. Enter below for your chance to win. Blanc de Blanc is on from Wednesday March 29 to Sunday April 16. Competition closes Friday March 31 at 11:59 am. Tickets valued at $130 per double pass. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Paddy Skicko
It's too good here on the Gold Coast, there are far better opportunities here too, especially in the food and beverage industry ... ~ Paddy Skicko more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics ... ~ Victor Pinchuck