Food News
The round-up: sizzle sesh – where to get your Korean BBQ fix on the Gold Coast
Food & Drink

The round-up: sizzle sesh – where to get your Korean BBQ fix on the Gold Coast

If you're a seasoned Korean BBQ-eater, then you'll second the notion that it's a pretty tasty and totally interactive dining experience. For those a little green to it, think tender cuts of marinated meats, which you sizzle at your table on a traditional Korean-style barbecue, alongside plenty of delicious banchan (side dishes). It's fun, authentic and usually creates a pretty vibrant atmosphere. If you're keen to experience the goodness, then here are bunch of places to get your Korean BBQ fix on the Gold Coast. more

Bars
Indulge in some of life's finest at Main Beach's Oyster Bar & Grill
Food & Drink

Indulge in some of life’s finest at Main Beach’s Oyster Bar & Grill

For more than 30 years, resort-dwellers and seafood lovers have been indulging in some of life's finest at Sheraton Grand Mirage's Oyster Bar. Opening in the late 1980s, the standing-only bar was dedicated purely to oysters, champagne and let's be honest, straight-up 80s decadence. While it has continued to operate relatively under the radar over the years, 2019 was time for it to be transformed into Oyster Bar & Grill –  and while there's still degree of decadence, it's about more than just oysters and champagne now. more

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

Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

In the words of Sandy and Danny, summer days are (very quickly) drifting away. As always, we have got you covered so you can make the most of the last moments of arguably the best season for events. From surf festivals and seaside sounds to craft-bar takeovers and street-food feasts, here are some of the best ways to help you say sayonara to summer this February 21–24 weekend. more

Food News
Let the good times roll – first-of-its-kind entertainment destination The Park opens in Coomera
Food & Drink

Let the good times roll – first-of-its-kind entertainment destination The Park opens in Coomera

The last few months have been pretty darn exciting for the northern Gold Coast. Not only has it welcomed some delectable new eateries and bars, it also gained a brand-new shopping centre in Westfield Coomera. In case that wasn't enough, Friday February 8 saw the opening of The Park Coomera – a first-of-its-kind entertainment destination offering street food, live music and a whole lot of good times. more

Event Highlights

Food
Lunar New Year at The Star

Lunar New Year at The Star

Theatre
Secret Bridesmaids Business

Secret Bridesmaids Business

Dance
Rumba Caliente at Stingray Lounge

Rumba Caliente at Stingray Lounge

Food
Gold Coast Organic Farmers Market

Gold Coast Organic Farmers Market

Food
Frosé on Fleek at Cabana Bar

Frosé on Fleek at Cabana Bar

Theatre
Wicked at HOTA

Wicked at HOTA

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

Community
Byron Bay Surf Festival 2019

Byron Bay Surf Festival 2019

Community
Sand Safari Arts Festival

Sand Safari Arts Festival

Community
Storyfest Beach Library

Storyfest Beach Library

Theatre
Senior Moments at HOTA

Senior Moments at HOTA

Free
Rummage and Open Mic Night at Miami Marketta

Rummage and Open Mic Night at Miami Marketta

Theatre
My Urrwai

My Urrwai

Food
Meat Buns X Bine kitchen takeover

Meat Buns X Bine kitchen takeover

Food
Cape Grim Beef and Yullis Brews Dinner at Barrio Eatery & Bar

Cape Grim Beef and Yullis Brews Dinner at Barrio Eatery & Bar

Clothing
Feel the love – Theo the Label brings an affordable spin to the ethical fashion market
Gentlefolk

Feel the love – Theo the Label brings an affordable spin to the ethical fashion market

More and more consumers are wising up to the fact that the fast fashion industry is problematic, which is a great realisation – but we still haven’t quite reached the stage where ethical threads are the norm. The fact that this market is still young comes with some challenges – there isn’t as much choice, the costs are quite high and a lot of styles tend to cross over without much variation. In her own journey towards more sustainable habits, Esther Kirwan recognised these shortcomings and founded Theo the Label – a project to reflect her own ethics blended with creative freedom. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

James McMillan
As he paddled off into the line-up, I stood up – and surfing changed my life ... ~ James McMillan more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever ... ~ Jacques Cousteau