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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

Even though it's still technically winter for another month, it's pretty easy to forget when it's all beautiful blue skies and blissful sunny days! Make the most of this glorious winter weather and get out and about this weekend, from sexy circuses and fabulous foodie events through to live music, there's plenty on offer across this fine city of ours. Here's our pick of top things to do. more

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Indulge in sake, ramen and sushi at the Japanese Food Fest
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Indulge in sake, ramen and sushi at the Japanese Food Fest

Some the region's best Japanese chefs will collaborate for a delicious afternoon of gyoza making, sake appreciation, ramen slurping and more at the Japanese Food Fest on Sunday August 19. If you're keen to learn about and indulge in your favourite Japanese eats and drinks, then you won't want to miss this. more


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Venture into the Byron Bay hinterland for the Winter in The Orchard pop-up dining event
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Venture into the Byron Bay hinterland for the Winter in The Orchard pop-up dining event

A progressive pop-up lunch in one of the most dreamy hinterland locations imaginable is happening on Saturday June 9, and you're invited. The delicious event is called Winter in The Orchard and it's happening in Clunes – a leafy township inland from Byron Bay. If (like us) your idea of perfection is sipping low-intervention wines in the winter sunshine while grazing on a delectable multi-course feast, then this is for you. more

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Indulge in a dreamy winter feast under the stars at The Twilight Table at The Oracle
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Indulge in a dreamy winter feast under the stars at The Twilight Table at The Oracle

Here at The Weekend Edition, our favourite part of the changing seasons is the food – and the fact that each quarter a new wave of seasonal ingredients sees the city's top kitchens spring into action to make the most of the region's produce while it's at its best. On Sunday July 15, The Oracle in Broadbeach is hosting The Twilight Table, a moon-lit long-table feast designed to welcome winter in the most delicious way possible – with fine food and plenty of wine. more

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Venture south for beers, food and music at Festival of the Stone
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Venture south for beers, food and music at Festival of the Stone

It's that time of year again – Festival of the Stone is back and it's bigger and better than ever! Beloved Byron Bay craft brewery Stone & Wood has announced its popular event will be held on Saturday June 9, with an afternoon and evening full of great food, live music, family-friendly entertainment and, of course, beer. Lots of beer.  more

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Savour delicacies at The Scotch Egg Club pop-up at The Scottish Prince
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Savour delicacies at The Scotch Egg Club pop-up at The Scottish Prince

We've had pop-ups of all kinds on the Gold Coast, from burgers to cheese and even lobster roll pop-ups – but here's one we haven't seen before. A scotch egg pop-up. That's right, scotch eggs as in boiled eggs wrapped in mince and bread crumbs that are deep fried to golden perfection. It's all thanks to Sydney's famed Scotch Egg Club (yes, this exists), which will pop up at The Scottish Prince in Palm Beach until the end of April. Bonus – whisky is involved. more

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Top five things to see and do at Festival 2018 Week One
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Top five things to see and do at Festival 2018 Week One

It's been hailed the most ambitious multi-day festival the Gold Coast has ever seen and it's finally here! Festival 2018 kicks off on Wednesday April 4 and brings with it a culinary and cultural smorgasbord of things to see and do, from wandering maze-like sculptures to marvelling at the physicality and power of contemporary Australian circus. With so much happening around the coast, it's easy to get overwhelmed and miss something so we thought we'd do you a solid and round-up our top five must-see events in week one (from April 4 to 8). more

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Sips with a story – get schooled on Japanese whisky at Yamagen's exclusive whisky dinner
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Sips with a story – get schooled on Japanese whisky at Yamagen’s exclusive whisky dinner

The rise of Japanese whisky has been nothing short of spectacular and there is, in fact, a pretty darn interesting story behind it all. No one tells the story better than renowned whisky master Dan Woolley, who is in town to host the exclusive Whisky Dinner at Yamagen restaurant on Monday March 19. If you're an avid sipper of whisky, then this is one event you do not want to miss. more