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Poké Face brings its authentic bowls of goodness to The Kitchens
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Poké Face brings its authentic bowls of goodness to The Kitchens

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'd know that poke bowls are king. The fresh, vibrant bowls, which traditionally sees raw fish, fresh vegetables, rice and sauces come together for a flavoursome hit of nourishment, are frequenting the lips of the majority of health-conscious foodies. If you're partial to a poke bowl, then you'd best get familiar with the coast's newest addition, Poké Face. The way we see it – when there's a menu item named after George Costanza, you know you're in a good place. more

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The coast's newest whisky bar The Scottish Prince sets sail in Palm Beach
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The coast’s newest whisky bar The Scottish Prince sets sail in Palm Beach

About 800 metres off the Southport Spit lies the shipwreck of The Scottish Prince. In 1887 it ran aground (and some poor captain probably lost his job) carrying whisky, ales and Singer sewing machines. Fast forward about 130 years, and this infamous vessel, which remains in place as a popular dive site, has steered its way back to life in the form of the coast's newest whisky bar and eatery – The Scottish Prince. It's the latest venture by the fellas from The Cambus Wallace, and it's safe to say this is one whisky-fuelled hangout that you'll definitely want to explore. more

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Eat your way through the Gold Coast (on foot) with new progressive dining experience Meets & Eats
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Eat your way through the Gold Coast (on foot) with new progressive dining experience Meets & Eats

Socially adventurous foodies, this one is for you. Meet & Eats, the Gold Coast's newest progressive dining experience, is officially kicking off on Friday September 29. If you're in the market for new mates (let's be honest – it can be pretty hard to meet new people) then this is the perfect opportunity to expand your circle of friends by connecting over one common interest – food. more

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The round-up: fire up your belly with some of the Gold Coast's best Indian
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The round-up: fire up your belly with some of the Gold Coast’s best Indian

You just can't beat that overwhelming sense of satisfaction that comes with ripping apart some garlicky naan and dunking it into a deliciously creamy butter chicken from your local Indian restaurant. Are we right? You know we are. Whether you can handle the heat, or prefer to enjoy the more subtle flavours, there are plenty of delicious Indian joints that will suit your tastes. We've put together a handy list of some of the Gold Coast's best Indian restaurants that will really ignite the fire in your belly. more

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The round-up: the best cheap eats on the Gold Coast
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The round-up: the best cheap eats on the Gold Coast

Penny pinchers tend to be mistaken for being miserly and stingy, but at the end of the day they're the ones with smug grins and pockets filled with cash. In honour of these frugal folk, we’ve round-up a bunch of the Gold Coast's best cheap eats. This handy list will please your purse strings and your tastebuds – besides, who wants to cook when you can feed yo'face and still get change out of a $20 note? Not us. more

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Malt House brings fancy pub food and all of the beer to The Kitchens
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Malt House brings fancy pub food and all of the beer to The Kitchens

We've all got a soft spot for pub food. Nothing beats a good pot pie, a schnitzel, or even a hearty Sunday roast with a pint. If you're salivating at the thought, then let us introduce you to the Gold Coast's newest European-style gastro pub, Malt House, which is putting a fancy spin on classic pub fare as we know it. Oh, and yes there's beer. Lots of beer. more


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Sip and learn at 8th Ave Terrace's Meet the Maker wine lunch
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Sip and learn at 8th Ave Terrace’s Meet the Maker wine lunch

Spring is here – and not only do our wardrobes change, but what we see on our plates and in our wine glasses does too. The crew at 8th Ave Terrace are celebrating spring by joining forces with Victorian winemaker Rowanston for a five-course wine-matched lunch on Friday September 22, which is the latest in a series of Meet The Maker wine events held at the Palm Beach dining space. more

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Opulent new bar The Roosevelt Lounge opens in Broadbeach
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Opulent new bar The Roosevelt Lounge opens in Broadbeach

Patrick Gennari, the owner behind notable establishments Koi Dining & Lounge Bar, The Loose Moose and Glass Dining & Lounge Bar, has unveiled his latest and most luxurious establishment – The Roosevelt Lounge in Broadbeach. The doors, well, rather the velvet curtains, have now opened – revealing a glamorous 1930s-style fit out. more

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Kali órexi! Hellenika unveils its impressive new space
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Kali órexi! Hellenika unveils its impressive new space

When Greek eatery Hellenika closed for renovations back in May, lovers of its traditional generation-old dishes were left a little lost. How were we going to survive without zucchini chips, slow-roasted lamb shoulder and hirino (salty pork belly) for the next few months? Well, saganaki-lovers, let's all breathe a collective sigh of relief – Hellenika is back.  more

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The round-up: the Gold Coast's top ten dinner venues, as voted by you!
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The round-up: the Gold Coast’s top ten dinner venues, as voted by you!

We're a lucky bunch here on the Gold Coast. Whilst it's common for the 'where should we go for dinner?' argument to (regularly) arise in households, we are really spoilt for choice. Whether your idea of the perfect dinner is a night at the food markets or a fancy Asian feast, there are plenty of newbies and institutions to choose from. For those that need a friendly push in the right direction, then here is a list of the top ten places for dinner on the Gold Coast, as voted by you in the 2017 Gold Coast EAT/drink awards. Go forth and feast, dear friends. 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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The round-up: know your schnit – here's where to find great schnitzel on the Gold Coast
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The round-up: know your schnit – here’s where to find great schnitzel on the Gold Coast

Ahh the humble schnitzel. With its crispy, golden exterior and tender, meaty middle – there are few dishes that are as universally adored as the schnitzel, more affectionately known as a 'schnitz'. Whether you prefer yours swimming in gravy from your local pub or something a little more traditional, we’ve round up some of the top spots to get your schnitzel fix on the Gold Coast. more

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Marie Anita's spreads its gluten-free wings to Mermaid Beach
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Marie Anita’s spreads its gluten-free wings to Mermaid Beach

Marie Anita's, the Gold Coast cafe renowned for being entirely gluten and sugar free, has made the move from Burleigh Heads into a wonderful new space in Mermaid Beach. The new digs, which opened this week, sees Marie Anita's retain its wholesome, simplistic and local ethos, whilst expanding its delicious bakery offerings (hellooo fresh-baked bread) and utilising the outdoor garden for events and night trade. more

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Goccia brings a little piece of Italy to the heart of Mermaid Beach
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Goccia brings a little piece of Italy to the heart of Mermaid Beach

Every now and then, something extra special pops up on the Gold Coast dining scene. Friends, this is one of them. Let us introduce you to Goccia, the city's newest Italian pizzeria and restaurant. The doors to the quaint new Mermaid Beach eatery have now opened, bringing a delicious wave of authentic pizza, handmade pasta and vibrant Italian fare to the beachside hub. more