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Journey through Oaxaca at Dust Temple’s wanderlust-inspiring event The Traveller’s Table
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Journey through Oaxaca at Dust Temple’s wanderlust-inspiring event The Traveller’s Table

It’s no secret that we’re craving faraway lands and the feeling of adventure at the moment, and the good people at Dust Temple have come up with an event to satisfy even the most itchy-footed among us. The much-loved Currumbin haunt is bringing you The Traveller’s Table, an event that explores food and culture from global regions through the lenses of chefs, cooks, producers and sommeliers. more

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Celebrate the Year of the Ox with these vibrant Lunar New Year feasts
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Celebrate the Year of the Ox with these vibrant Lunar New Year feasts

Get set for lion dancers, red lanterns and Peking duck – Lunar New Year is upon us! The vibrant festivities celebrate the turn of the lunar calendar, and this time around it's the Year of the Ox. There are plenty of events happening across the Gold Coast throughout the month of February, so if you're keen to get in on the Lunar New Year action, here are a few top picks. more

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The Star is playing Cupid this Valentine's Day with these heart-fluttering offers
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The Star is playing Cupid this Valentine’s Day with these heart-fluttering offers

If you’re familiar with The Five Love Languages, you may already know that ‘food’ isn’t a category outlined in the best-selling self-help book. We beg to differ, however, believing that the way to many a person's heart is through the stomach. If you’re looking for foolproof plan to impress your better half, The Star Gold Coast have got you covered with a myriad of elegant eats and genius gift ideas for Valentine's Day. more

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The Sunshine Coast Asian Food Festival returns with sizzling street-food and creative cocktails
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The Sunshine Coast Asian Food Festival returns with sizzling street-food and creative cocktails

We've been known to travel far and wide for a great feed, whether it be roadtrips to restaurants afar or country-hopping in search of culinary delights (back in the good ol' days, that is). One destination worth trekking to for mouth-watering bites and fresh local produce is Maleny, a quaint town located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Provision pilgrims in need of an excuse to clock up some kilometres are in luck as The Sunshine Coast Asian Food Festival is returning to the postcard-perfect hinterland town on Sunday February 28. We think it's high-time to let the waistband loose. more

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Italian eatery Salt Meats Cheese is bringing back its one-night-only vegan feast
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Italian eatery Salt Meats Cheese is bringing back its one-night-only vegan feast

While the name Salt Meats Cheese doesn't exactly scream 'vegan friendly', the team behind the popular stable of Italian restaurants (which boasts locations across Brisbane and on the Gold Coast) is actually well known for its expansive plant-based food offering. This February, SMC's popular all-vegan feasting event – aptly named Soul Meets Cheers – is returning to bring you the ultimate plant-based Italian banquet, for one night only. more

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Love is in the air at this decadent Valentine's Day dinner at Carmody's
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Love is in the air at this decadent Valentine’s Day dinner at Carmody’s

It's a cold hard fact that the way to a person's heart is through their stomach, so there's no better way to show your affection for a loved one than treating them to a fanciful feast. With Valentine's Day on the horizon (yes, we are already nearing February), Carmody's at Southport Sharks has decided to take the fuss out of the love fest and invite couples out of their love nest and into the restaurant for one truly romantic meal. more

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Californian eats, summer spritzes and world-class entertainment await at The Star's So-Cal on The Lawn
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Californian eats, summer spritzes and world-class entertainment await at The Star’s So-Cal on The Lawn

If you were lucky enough to travel to California before overseas trips were a thing of the past, then you're well aware that the coastal US destination is both beautiful and unique. Scenic sandy stretches, celebrities aplenty and some truly out-of-this-world restaurants make this sun-dappled slice of paradise worthy of a spot on your bucket list to visit (or re-visit). There's no need to wait for international borders to reopen, as The Star has bottled up all that is great about California for its newest summer pop-up – So-Cal on the Lawn, which is taking over The Lawn at Garden Kitchen & Bar from Thursday January 21 to Sunday February 28. more


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World-renowned chef, author and much-loved foodie Yotam Ottolenghi is coming to Queensland
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World-renowned chef, author and much-loved foodie Yotam Ottolenghi is coming to Queensland

While we may have been starved of events this year, 2021 is set to simulate our senses with a calendar jam-packed with tempting offerings. In event news that is sure to get tongues wagging, worldwide culinary sensation Yotam Ottolenghi has announced he will be touring Australia next year. With Yotam promising to spill some coveted cooking tips and industry stories, you can bank on this being one spicy session. more

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Froth fests, ice-cream and cabaret and French-themed soirees – five unmissable events to save your summer
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Froth fests, ice-cream and cabaret and French-themed soirees – five unmissable events to save your summer

This year may have robbed us of many of our favourite pastimes, but live music, foodie festivals and exhibitions are coming back in 2021 with a vengeance and we couldn't be happier. Never again will we take life's simple pleasures like catching a live gig or meeting with mates for a beer for granted. With that in mind, here are five unmissable events to add to your calendar immediately. more

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Mediterranean eats and beach-club beats – take a summer holiday to the French Riviera at The Star
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Mediterranean eats and beach-club beats – take a summer holiday to the French Riviera at The Star

Wouldn't it be nice to laze around on a yacht sailing the French Riviera? Although we may have to wait a little bit longer before we jet to Europe, that doesn't mean that we can't enjoy all of the luxuries that an intercontinental holiday affords. Enter The Star Gold Coast, the Broadbeach favourite that is transporting revellers to the French Riviera this summer. Over one fun-filled month, The Lawn at Garden Kitchen & Bar will be transformed into a coastal paradise – think top-tier cocktails, classic Mediterranean eats and European beach-club vibes. Basically all of the fun without the pricey plane fare! more

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Treat yourself to plant-based sweets and sips at Aviary Rooftop Bar's Vegan Bottomless Brunch High Tea
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Treat yourself to plant-based sweets and sips at Aviary Rooftop Bar’s Vegan Bottomless Brunch High Tea

If you ask us, one of the funnest ways you can spend your weekend is at a bottomless brunch. Unfortunately a lot of the time, our plant-based mates are left with very few options when it comes to what they can sip and snack on. This is no longer the case, vegan friends, as there is a new boozy brunch on the cards this summer. Put a reminder for Saturday January 16 in your calendar and prepare to graze and taste tipples 'til your heart's (or tummy's) content at Aviary Rooftop Bar's Vegan Bottomless Brunch High Tea. more

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Picnics under the stars and sunset rooftop parties – celebrate New Year's Eve at The Star
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Picnics under the stars and sunset rooftop parties – celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Star

This very weird year is almost over, folks! If you're ready to usher in 2021 in spectacular fashion (because let’s be honest, if ever there was a year to be a total baller on New Year's Eve, this is it), we know just the place – The Star Gold Coast! To help you celebrate in style, the Broadbeach favourite is dishing up a smorgasbord of things to see, do and devour, from pretty picnics on the lawn through to sophisticated sunset soirees and mouth-watering Italian spreads. Read on for a few ideas on how you can make your countdown to midnight extra special this New Year’s Eve … more

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Get the scoop at HOTA's dreamy ice-cream and entertainment fest
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Get the scoop at HOTA’s dreamy ice-cream and entertainment fest

One might think the pairing of ice-cream and circus make for strange bedfellows, but when you think about it, they make the perfect combo. Gourmet ice-cream and world-class circus acts are both things worth seeking out, while our jaws drop at the sight of inventive displays of performance theatre and inspired culinary creations alike. SCOOP! is a new three-day summertime celebration that is bringing a jam-packed program of cool circus, cabaret and acrobatic performances to HOTA this weekend, serving them up with a sprinkling of decadent desserts, pop-up bars, live music and more. more

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Celebrate Christmas early with festive bites, bubbles and beats at The Star's Not So Silent Night
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Celebrate Christmas early with festive bites, bubbles and beats at The Star’s Not So Silent Night

We are mere weeks away from Christmas and the oodles of festive events that come with it – and boy, are we excited. One jolly soiree that should not be missed is Not So Silent Night, which is set to bring merriment and Santa-approved revelry to The Star Gold Coast on Saturday December 12. This ballroom party will kick off the silly season with sublime sips, a four-course feast and live entertainment, so strap in for one lavish affair! more

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Indulge in tropical cocktails and Jamaican-inspired eats at The Star's Caribbean on The Lawn
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Indulge in tropical cocktails and Jamaican-inspired eats at The Star’s Caribbean on The Lawn

International travel might be off the cards for this year, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the best parts of our dream holiday destinations right here at home! To help you channel those summer holiday vibes, The Star Gold Coast is throwing a tropical soiree brimming with mouth-watering Caribbean-inspired eats, summer cocktails and roving entertainment. Ready to be transported to an idyllic island escape in your own backyard? Dress to impress and take off to Caribbean on The Lawn, on now until Sunday December 13. more