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The round-up: tacos, tequila and taquitos – where to find the Gold Coast's best Mexican eats
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The round-up: tacos, tequila and taquitos – where to find the Gold Coast’s best Mexican eats

From tacos and tequila to chimichangas and margaritas, Mexican food is always a red-hot favourite. The Gold Coast is peppered with plenty of quality Mexican eateries, taquerias and cantinas – but we know that when the cravings hit, it can be hard to think of places on the spot. So, we've packaged up some of the best Mexican restaurants on the Gold Coast into one handy list. Enjoy! more

The Grocer
Get natural and organic wines delivered to your door with Act of Wine's tailored subscription
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Get natural and organic wines delivered to your door with Act of Wine’s tailored subscription

It's Friday, you're standing in the wine aisle at your local bottle shop perusing the labels for something that stands out and captures your attention, something new. After several minutes, you become overwhelmed at the sheer volume of choice and you opt for the old familiar bottle you've had a thousand times before. If this scenario sounds a little too familiar or you're looking to step up your home sipping game, say hello to Act of Wine's subscription service for natural and organic drops – it could very well be the best thing since sliced bread, except it's better than bread because it's wine. more


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St Barts and Next Door Espresso open a coffee and homewares destination in Burleigh
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St Barts and Next Door Espresso open a coffee and homewares destination in Burleigh

For the past few months, curious eyes have been peeking at the luminous, all-white double-storey premises coming to life on Junction Road in Burleigh's industrial precinct. The giant portholes on the front of the building have certainly created intrigue from those taking the Bermuda Street route to the M1 – and now, the suspense has lifted. It's a new showroom-meets-cafe concept from renowned homewares, art and interior-design brand St Barts, which opens its doors today, Monday September 16. more

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The round-up: sashimi to sukiyaki – where to find the best Japanese eats on the Gold Coast
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The round-up: sashimi to sukiyaki – where to find the best Japanese eats on the Gold Coast

From high-end dining spaces serving intricate sashimi dishes to bustling yakitori bars and hidden gems pumping out mouthwatering 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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Zero-alcohol wine alternative Non delivers flavour, body and complexity, minus the booze
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Zero-alcohol wine alternative Non delivers flavour, body and complexity, minus the booze

Slowly but surely, the alcohol market is shifting in a number of ways. More people are seeking out higher-quality, locally produced booze and are drinking less of it. There's also a fair chunk of 30-somethings nowadays that choose to not drink alcohol at all. Fundraisers like Dry July and Ocsober are encouraging thousands of regular drinkers to try a month off the sauce. Plus, we can't forget the large cross section of social sippers that have come to the grim realisation that, no matter how many burgers and Beroccas we consume, we just don't bounce back from hangovers like we used to in our early 20s. These changing habits have forged a pathway for (quality) no-alcohol alternatives, and one of the newest arrivals in the booze-free sphere is Non. more

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From Noosa with love – Miss Moneypenny's unveils its new Gold Coast location
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From Noosa with love – Miss Moneypenny’s unveils its new Gold Coast location

Noosa dining hotspot Miss Moneypenny's has ventured south, with owner Ben Walsh of The Good Time Group this week lifting the lid on a 200-seat Gold Coast incarnation of the popular Hastings Street restaurant and bar. It has been more than 18 months since we first announced the group's plans to bring Miss Moneypenny's to Broadbeach – and once you get a look inside, you'll realise it was well worth the wait. more

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Airlift the essentials – Wing drone delivery takes flight in Logan
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Airlift the essentials – Wing drone delivery takes flight in Logan

A quick trip to the shops is never just that – quick. Being caught out without the essentials is more of a hassle than we care to acknowledge, and sometimes we simply don't have the time to drop everything and make a mad dash to the supermarket. Well, one company is coming up with a nifty solution to this problem by using drones. Yes, those remote-controlled flying robots are the next wave in express delivery mechanisms, and Wing is bringing its up-and-coming drone delivery service to Logan. Out of milk? In dire need of a screwdriver? Crave a coffee like your life depends on it? Wing is your robotic guardian angel, dropping off these necessities at your door. more

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The round-up: the best places for dessert on the Gold Coast, as voted by you!
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The round-up: the best places for dessert on the Gold Coast, as voted by you!

One of the perks of adulthood is being able to have dessert whenever and as often you goddamn like. Want pancakes for dinner? Go nuts. Want a doughnut for breakfast? No one will stop you. Sweet tooths and sugar addicts don't have to look far to get their fix on the Gold Coast, so we put the call out earlier this year via the 2019 EAT/drink Awards to find out which sweet spots are the best of the best. So here you go – the Gold Coast's top ten places for dessert, as voted by you! more

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The round-up: where to get your Vietnamese fix on the Gold Coast
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The round-up: where to get your Vietnamese fix on the Gold Coast

If you love your Vietnamese food and go to great lengths to seek out the best banh mi, banh xeo, piping-hot pho, rice-paper rolls and vermicelli salads, then first of all – we should be friends. Secondly, get your eyes (and mouths) over this handy list of some of the Gold Coast's best Vietnamese eateries. From modern dining spots to unassuming takeaway hubs, here's a handful that are well worth checking out. more

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The round-up: top spots for some night nosh in Palm Beach
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The round-up: top spots for some night nosh in Palm Beach

From top-notch burger joints and sashimi-slinging Japanese havens to Italian delis and Mexican bars, Palm Beach has earned its stripes as a popular dining and drinking spot for Gold Coast locals. If you're heading to the 4221 for a feast, this handy guide of must-try restaurants in Palm Beach will send you in the right direction. Looking for more? Explore our Stumble Guide. more