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Coffee tinnies – Byron Beverage Co. puts organic nitrogen-charged coffee in a can
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Coffee tinnies – Byron Beverage Co. puts organic nitrogen-charged coffee in a can

If you're a coffee snob (in a good way) then you would have heard of nitro coffee. You know, where cold brew is infused with actual nitrogen and poured from a tap, just like beer, to create a creamy, velvety texture. The caffeine-fuelled team at Byron Bay Beverage Co. have taken the concept one step further by launching Australia's first organic cold-brew nitrogen coffee in a can. more

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The round-up: the Gold Coast's best coffee, as voted by you!
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The round-up: the Gold Coast’s best coffee, as voted by you!

Calling all caffeine crusaders – this is your ultimate hit list. Earlier this year, we asked you guys to nominate and vote for the best coffee on the Gold Coast, as part of the 2017 EAT/drink awards. You sipped, savoured and cast your votes, and we thought it was high time to reveal the entire top ten list. So, here it is – the Gold Coast's ten best coffee spots, as voted by you! more

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HAND Coffee opens its first caffeine nook in the heart of Broadbeach
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HAND Coffee opens its first caffeine nook in the heart of Broadbeach

Broadbeach, your coffee game just went up a notch. HAND Coffee, an acronym for Have A Nice Day (rad name) has just opened a hole-in-the-wall espresso bar in the heart of the Broadbeach mall. If you appreciate specialty coffee and are partial to a sneaky toasted jaffle and a slab of buttery banana bread, then you'll want to get yourself acquainted with this new little gem. more

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Sip ethical brews at Chevron Island's newest specialty coffee hub, Espresso Bonsai
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Sip ethical brews at Chevron Island’s newest specialty coffee hub, Espresso Bonsai

Remember the bonsai plant nursery along the main drag on Chevron Island? How can you not. Well, the bonsai garden has gone, but its spirit remains in the name of the strip's newest specialty brew bar, Espresso Bonsai. Chevron's latest addition is all about using ethical, sustainably sourced coffee beans to make the perfect brew. We'll let you in on a little secret – coffee tastes better when it's ethical. more

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Get salty and sip lattes at Burleigh's new surf hang
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Get salty and sip lattes at Burleigh’s new surf hang

Two surf industry icons have combined their collective backgrounds in fashion design, art and apparel to create Burleigh’s newest coffee and retail space – Studio Surf. If you're looking for a latte to sip after your morning paddle, need a new pair of boardies, or you're on the hunt for a new surfboard – then this is where you'll want to hang this summer. more


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The round-up: Broadbeach's best breakfasts
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The round-up: Broadbeach’s best breakfasts

The sun, surf and stretch of sand along Broadbeach is what attracts most to this central Gold Coast location but breakfast should also be on the agenda before you hit the beach. We've round-up some of our favourites to get your day off to a great start. more

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Pomeroy’s Coffee and Tea Co. opens first Australian venue
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Pomeroy’s Coffee and Tea Co. opens first Australian venue

Celebrated New Zealand-based tea and coffee specialists Pomeroy’s has crossed the ditch to open its first Australian venue at Capri on Via Roma. Pomeroy’s Australia is owned and operated by Nathan and Lahnie Ward under the watchful eye of kiwi creator and world coffee judge, Hayden Thompson and his mother Leigh Thompson. more

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East meets west at Urbanistar Burleigh
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East meets west at Urbanistar Burleigh

Tucked away down the laneway past Canteen Kitchen, Urbanistar Burleigh is a melting pot of eastern and western flavours that are inspired by owners Ron Babb and Tang Li's favourite tastes. The cafe opened its heavy timber doors last month and has quickly found a following of patrons who appreciate the unexpected union. more

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Mermaid Beach welcomes Ramshackle cafe
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Mermaid Beach welcomes Ramshackle cafe

If you were saddened by the closure of Gov’s Espresso back in 2013, the good news is that the void has finally been filled. Ramshackle cafe has given the old space a new lease on life with a fresh lick of paint and some exciting things in the works. more