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The round up: grab a bite with your pooch these dog-friendly Gold Coast cafes
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The round up: grab a bite with your pooch these dog-friendly Gold Coast cafes

It’s a Saturday morning and you walk out the door to go and enjoy a delicious breakfast and coffee, when you look back and see those puppy dog eyes. It's totally heartbreaking, right? Here’s the thing, we reckon dogs shouldn't have to miss on the fun just because they're a little on the hairy side. So, if after a long week at work you just want to spend your weekend sipping lattes with your pooch, then this is for you. We’ve rounded up the Gold Coast’s best dog-friendly cafes that will welcome your four-legged furry friends. more

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Beachside treats and wholefood eats – meet Little Mali 2.0
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Beachside treats and wholefood eats – meet Little Mali 2.0

It was nearly five years ago when Little Mali first opened near Coolangatta's Rainbow Bay, transforming from a butcher shop into a cafe and quickly filling a void for specialty coffee and on-the-go eats in the city's far south. Spurred by its enviable seaside locale, Little Mali was often bursting at the seams, so its owners embarked on major works to expand and reinvent the popular cafe. Meet Little Mali 2.0. more

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Two-hatted Wasabi chef Zeb Gilbert teams up with Harvest Newrybar for a one-off dining experience
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Two-hatted Wasabi chef Zeb Gilbert teams up with Harvest Newrybar for a one-off dining experience

If the results from the recent Good Food Guide 2019 Awards caught your attention, then you'll want to save this date – Wednesday November 28 – because Zeb Gilbert of recently two-hatted Noosa establishment Wasabi Restaurant & Bar is heading to the kitchen of Harvest in Newrybar, which was awarded one hat at this year's awards, for an exclusive culinary collaboration. Oh, and you're invited. more

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Gold Coast icon Hellenika brings its modern Greek hospitality to The Calile in Brisbane
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Gold Coast icon Hellenika brings its modern Greek hospitality to The Calile in Brisbane

We have a feeling that, this summer, you’re going to be spending a lot of sunny Saturdays sharing saganaki and spritzes by the pool. The Calile Hotel’s highly anticipated flagship restaurant Hellenika opened its doors on Friday October 12, serving authentic Greek fare with a heavy dose of urban-resort vibes on the side. Gold Coast restaurateur Simon Gloftis has brought his award-winning restaurant to Brisbane, sharing his time-honoured family recipes in a distinctly modern setting. more


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The round-up: top spots for late-night dining on the Gold Coast
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The round-up: top spots for late-night dining on the Gold Coast

It's not uncommon to find yourself out and about late and night with a rumbling stomach – but if you thought a pie in a packet from the local servo was your only saviour, think again. Whilst the Gold Coast isn't exactly known as a hub for late-night dining, there are a bunch of establishments that are extending the culinary goodness into the night, so we put a few of them into a handy little list for you. Next time you're about to settle for fast food, step it up a notch with these late-night dining spots on the Gold Coast. more

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Lick your lips – Korean fried-chicken bar Do Dream Chicken arrives in Mermaid Beach
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Lick your lips – Korean fried-chicken bar Do Dream Chicken arrives in Mermaid Beach

If you're a carnivore, chances are you've got a soft spot for fried chicken. Everybody does. The whole crispy-on-the-outside-tender-on-the-inside situation is enough to make anyone in their right mind weak at the knees. Just when you thought the seaside locale of Mermaid Beach couldn't get any more delicious, in comes Do Dream Chicken – a tasty dispensary specialising in Korean-style fried chicken. more

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Savour the season – must-try dishes that you need to experience this spring
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Savour the season – must-try dishes that you need to experience this spring

Spring is here and it's possibly our favourite time of year. Sure, the weather is perfection, but we're more jazzed about the new wave of produce that this change of season brings. Luckily for us Gold Coast folk, the city's top chefs are making spring's best ingredients shine bright, working their magic to bring fresh and vibrant flavours to our plates. So, in the spirit of the season, we selected a few must-try dishes making appearances on menus across the coast. Be sure to tick these off your list before summer hits. more

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Pickles, bites and books – Keith's Shop of Really, Really, Really Good Things opens in Murwillumbah
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Pickles, bites and books – Keith’s Shop of Really, Really, Really Good Things opens in Murwillumbah

While we're certainly surrounded by an abundance of deliciousness here on the Gold Coast, sometimes it's nice to venture out of own in search of a little bit of magic. Sure, Byron Bay is a fail-safe go-to option for many, but there's a newcomer in Murwillumbah that will surely have you exiting the motorway a little sooner. It's called Keith's Shop of Really, Really, Really Good Things, and if you're willing to travel for pickles, fresh bread and homely meals, then you'll really, really, really love this spot. more

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Hit those high notes – the best Gold Coast karaoke bars to lose your voice at
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Hit those high notes – the best Gold Coast karaoke bars to lose your voice at

While we absolutely cannot hit Mariah Carey's high notes, we sure do love a good karaoke session here at The Weekend Edition. If you're one to belt out a Whitney classic or you can nail the intro 'Lose Yourself' better than Eminem himself (um, we should be friends) then perhaps it's time to gather the crew for a night on the mics. We thought we'd give you a gentle nudge with a handy list of top karaoke spots on the Gold Coast. more