The Grocer
The Weekend Series: five craft sodas and mixers you should stock at home
Food & Drink

The Weekend Series: five craft sodas and mixers you should stock at home

Shake up your soda game with these artisan antidotes sure to add the perfect finishing touch to your cocktails, mocktails and everything in between. From native Australian botanicals to the finest international ingredients, these craft sodas and mixers have placed quality and flavour at the forefront, and done away with the overloaded sweeteners and artificial additives. Now the teetotallers can enjoy as much flavour and complexity as their boozy counterparts, while those after a tipple can ensure their mixers are worthy of their spirits. Check out some of our favourite craft concoctions below. more

Festival
The Taste Tweed Food Festival is back for ten glorious days of foodie heaven
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The Taste Tweed Food Festival is back for ten glorious days of foodie heaven

The annual Taste Tweed Food Festival is just around the corner, so get ready to treat and tantalise your senses the whole way along the Tweed Coast for ten glorious days. Running from July 5–14, the popular southern foodie festival will feature a series of events across a number of locations, putting the spotlight firmly on the bountiful Norther Rivers region. Fancy dinner with chef Ben Devlin? Or a lazy long lunch with all of the wine? Here's a taste of what's in store ... more

Event Highlights

Food
Winter Progressive Luncheon at The Oracle Boulevard

Winter Progressive Luncheon at The Oracle Boulevard

Food
Man Tea at QT Gold Coast

Man Tea at QT Gold Coast

Food
Fridays at Aviary Rooftop Bar

Fridays at Aviary Rooftop Bar

Sport
State of Origin at The Star

State of Origin at The Star

Theatre
The Irresistible at HOTA

The Irresistible at HOTA

Music
Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

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

Community
Booming Brisbane – are you in?

Booming Brisbane – are you in?

Exhibitions
The Outside Exhibition at Level Up Studio + Gallery

The Outside Exhibition at Level Up Studio + Gallery

Food
High Cheese Experience at Pearls Bar

High Cheese Experience at Pearls Bar

Comedy
Comedy Night at The Avenue

Comedy Night at The Avenue

Food
Hyde Paradiso Mixology Masterclass

Hyde Paradiso Mixology Masterclass

Food
Glenfiddich Whisky Dinner at Roosevelt Lounge

Glenfiddich Whisky Dinner at Roosevelt Lounge

Exhibitions
Dean Cogle: Beyond Nostalgia

Dean Cogle: Beyond Nostalgia

Kids
The Gruffalo Trail at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

The Gruffalo Trail at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Food
Whisky Wednesday at The Cambus Wallace

Whisky Wednesday at The Cambus Wallace

Community
June Networking Shindig at Karma Collab Hub

June Networking Shindig at Karma Collab Hub

WIN
Win a double pass to see Spider-Man: Far From Home
WIN

Win a double pass to see Spider-Man: Far From Home

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. The Weekend Edition is giving you the chance to win one of ten double passes to see Spider-Man: Far From Home. Enter below for your chance to win.  Spider-Man: Far From Home is in cinemas July 1. Competition closes Thursday, June 27 at 11:59 pm. Winners will be contacted by mail. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Dr. Michael Pyne
To see an animal get released and get back home – that's the moment we all do it for ... ~ Dr. Michael Pyne more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant, except in a picture book? ... ~ David Attenborough