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Finger-lickin' feast – Say ‘yes yes' to Pacific Fair's new chook nook, NeNe Chicken
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Finger-lickin’ feast – Say ‘yes yes’ to Pacific Fair’s new chook nook, NeNe Chicken

There aren't too many foods that get us salivating quite like Korean-style fried chicken. Even the thought of sinking our teeth into the delightfully crisp exterior is enough to get us drooling, and don't even get us started on the smell. Oh, the smell! If you share our undying love for finger-lickin' chicken, there's a brand-new chook nook in town that you absolutely need to know about – it's called NeNe Chicken and you'll find it at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. more

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Chopsticks at the ready – Tweed has scored a Asian-inspired bowl pop-up called Hightide
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Chopsticks at the ready – Tweed has scored a Asian-inspired bowl pop-up called Hightide

By day, Kennedys Coffee in Tweed Heads is a thriving caffeination station brimming with locals looking for a bite and a brew. For the next three weeks, the convivial neighbourhood noshery will keep the lights on at night while it hosts an Asian-inspired pop-up called Hightide. The pop-up is here for a good time not a long one, with only three weeks left to discover the drool-inducing delights. more

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The round-up: stock up on cheese and charcuterie at the Gold Coast's best delis
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The round-up: stock up on cheese and charcuterie at the Gold Coast’s best delis

If your fridge is often filled with random slabs of French cheese, you have a notable obsession with olives (mostly Sicilian), there are countless jars of miscellaneous pickled things in your possession and you believe that mortadella is the most underrated of all of the cured meats (it truly is) then not only do we like you a lot, we also think you'll take great joy in working your way through this list of the Gold Coast's best delis. more

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Honey Pepper Bar & Grill brings modern Australian cuisine to The Kitchens at Robina Town Centre
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Honey Pepper Bar & Grill brings modern Australian cuisine to The Kitchens at Robina Town Centre

It's generally bittersweet when we announce the opening of a new restaurant, as it usually means that something has closed. Thankfully, that's not the case for Honey Pepper Bar And Grill, which has assumed the upstairs corner at The Kitchens at Robina Town Centre. The space was formerly home to Mad Asian Kitchen And Bar, but before you go shedding any tears, it's not goodbye – the quirky Asian-fusion restaurant has moved to a smaller space next door, so it's win-win! more

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Experience the perfect union of tradition and modern Korean cuisine at ATTO in Chirn Park
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Experience the perfect union of tradition and modern Korean cuisine at ATTO in Chirn Park

While Korean barbecue (or KBBQ as it is also known) seems to be having a moment in foodie circles, Chirn Park's newest resident ATTO Korean Cuisine delivers a delightfully modern Korean dining experience. The unassuming new nosh spot quietly opened its doors late last year and has been building a cult following of folks who can't get enough of the venue's flavourful fare. Prawn burgers, the crispiest, stickiest Korean fried chicken and delicate sashimi are just some of the edible gifts that await at ATTO. Here's everything you need to know ... more

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Get the dish on refillable wine stations, salty beer and delectable doughnuts
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Get the dish on refillable wine stations, salty beer and delectable doughnuts

A lot is happening on the Gold Coast (and surrounds) these days, almost too much to keep up with. The Dish is a rapid-fire rundown of the coast’s food news – quick taster-sized tidbits to keep you in the know and, perhaps, tickle your taste buds. This week we’ve got word of refillable wine stations, baked goods and bite-sized seafood snacks. Read on for all of the details ... more

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The round-up: here's a slice-by-slice guide to the Gold Coast's best pizza
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The round-up: here’s a slice-by-slice guide to the Gold Coast’s best pizza

A pizza that is made with love and the finest quality ingredients is truly a work of art. A perfectly thin, crispy base adorned with a restrained scattering of toppings and smothered with molten-hot mozzarella – it's a sight to behold before eagerly devouring. As with all art, it's subjective – though, we've put together a tasty list of the best spots for pizza on the Gold Coast that we reckon are well worth a visit. more


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Fish tacos and Moreton Bay bugs – The Oxley 1823 welcomes a new nosh spot called Sunkist Eatery
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Fish tacos and Moreton Bay bugs – The Oxley 1823 welcomes a new nosh spot called Sunkist Eatery

Since opening the eagerly anticipated first stage, The Oxley 1823 has, unsurprisingly, become a hive of activity. From the first whir of Buoy's coffee machine at 5:00 am right through until the doors close, there's a seemingly never-ending stream of caffeine seekers, famished folk and shoppers milling about making the most of the culinary and lifestyle destination. Bolstering the foodie offering even further is a brand-new nosh spot – Sunkist Eatery.  more

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Calling croissant connoisseurs – Palm Beach's Well Bread & Pastry has opened a second spot in Miami
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Calling croissant connoisseurs – Palm Beach’s Well Bread & Pastry has opened a second spot in Miami

If you reside in or around Miami and possess a penchant for artisan baked goods, go ahead and get excited – Palm Beach's powerhouse pastry slinger Well Bread & Pastry has opened a second outpost in your hood! Taking over the vacant space that was formerly home to Zaraffas's Coffee at Miami One Shopping Centre, the new nook is a handy outpost for coffee, croissants and, of course, crusty loaves of all kinds.  more

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Gather your pizza pals, Sogno Italiano opens a second outpost in Burleigh Waters
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Gather your pizza pals, Sogno Italiano opens a second outpost in Burleigh Waters

When Sogno Italiano opened its doors in Mermaid Waters almost two years ago, the response from the local pizza-loving populace was an immediate and resounding yes. Fast-forward a couple of years and tables in the suburban 55-seater are just as in demand as the day they opened, prompting owners and cousins Sushil and Prajwol Maharjan to scope a second spot just a pizza-toss from their original Mermaid Waters home. Get a glimpse of Sogno Italiano in Burleigh Waters ... more

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The round-up: delight your date this Valentine's Day with these romantic dining options
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The round-up: delight your date this Valentine’s Day with these romantic dining options

Whether you’re all loved up or you’re single and ready to mingle, Valentine’s Day is a day that should be celebrated with your nearest and dearest. Luckily for you, we've handpicked some of the most romantic events happening on the coast this February 14, so all you have to do is grab your sweetheart, best pal or partner in crime and get ready to celebrate love. Here are some of our top picks for playing cupid ... more

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The round-up: what’s open on Friday January 26
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The round-up: what’s open on Friday January 26

This Friday January 26 is a public holiday, which means it’s a short week for many. As much as we love a day out of the office, The Weekend Edition team would like to acknowledge the significance of this date for First Nations people and believe it is not a date to celebrate. However you choose to observe this day, there are a bunch of cafes, restaurants and bars keeping their doors open on Friday January 26. If you're keen to get out and support your local, here's a list of what's open ... more

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The round-up: seek out sashimi and sushi at these must-try Japanese restaurants on the Gold Coast
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The round-up: seek out sashimi and sushi at these must-try Japanese restaurants on the Gold Coast

From high-end dining spaces serving intricate sashimi dishes to bustling yakitori bars and hidden gems pumping out mouth-watering karaage in the backstreets of the 'burbs, us Gold Coast folk are pretty spoilt when it comes to Japanese eats. In honour of one of our all-time favourite cuisines, we put together a handy list (in no particular order) of must-try Japanese restaurants and eateries on the coast. Kanpai! more

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The round up: best eats in Brunswick Heads
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The round up: best eats in Brunswick Heads

Where the river meets the sea – Brunswick Heads has the best of both worlds, so you don’t have to choose between spending your weekend on the beach or by the river, you can do both. With everything in one spot there’s no need to leave, and you won’t want to once you’ve tried these coastal town eats. more

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Brisbane's The Gambaro Group lifts the lid on two new Gold Coast dining spots
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Brisbane’s The Gambaro Group lifts the lid on two new Gold Coast dining spots

The Gambaro Group has long been synonymous with elevated epicurean experiences in Brisbane, boasting a portfolio of some of the city's most notable restaurants, including Gambaro Seafood Restaurant, Gambaro Hotel, the Black Hide Steakhouses and Italian restaurant Persone. Last year, the hospitality family announced it would be opening not one, but two new venues on the southern Gold Coast – Mediterranean restaurant Pipi's and casual noshery Awaken Cafe, both taking prime position atop Point Danger overlooking Rainbow Bay. Exciting new details have now been revealed about the coast's newest beachside dining spots, including the targeted opening date. Here's what we know ... more