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Kirra Beach House unveils Sunday Beach Club featuring rosé all-day and bug rolls
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Kirra Beach House unveils Sunday Beach Club featuring rosé all-day and bug rolls

It's been a long, steamy summer here on the GC and we'd by lying if we didn't admit we've been hanging for a cool change. Just because the season is shifting, doesn't mean the fun has to stop. In fact, it's only getting hotter at Kirra Beach House with the launch of Sunday Beach Club. Kicking off at 2:00 pm each week, Sunday Beach Club is the perfect excuse to rally the crew for a rosé in the sunshine (not that you ever need an excuse for that). more

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Two acclaimed chefs head for the hills to steer Scenic Rim restaurant The Paddock into a new era
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Two acclaimed chefs head for the hills to steer Scenic Rim restaurant The Paddock into a new era

Award-winning Scenic Rim dining spot, The Paddock at Beechmont Estate, is being ushered into an exciting new era by lauded culinary duo Chris and Alex Norman, who were recently appointed to helm the hatted hinterland restaurant. The husband-and-wife team honed their skills at Michelin-starred restaurants and luxury hotels across the world, and bring a fresh new vision to Beechmont Estate's coveted fine diner, which, as its name suggests, is all about hyperlocal paddock-to-plate gastronomy. more

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Joe’s Deli applies its clean ’n’ fresh approach to beer with new canned range
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Joe’s Deli applies its clean ’n’ fresh approach to beer with new canned range

Joe's Deli's loaded line-up of sangas, subs and classic deli detailing has gained fans from Brisbane to Broadbeach. Now, Joe's Deli devotees can wash down their order with a new range of canned beers – we're talking lagers, pale ales and ginger beers. To toast to these new brews, Joe’s has dropped a post-5:00 pm menu of dinner sandwiches. That’s your next knock-off drinks sorted. more

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Sober curious? Meet Brookie’s new alcohol-free premixes
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Sober curious? Meet Brookie’s new alcohol-free premixes

Byron Bay-based distillery Brookies has been quenching Australia with its premium range of spirits for decades. Its latest beverage launch offers the same smooth flavours and luxe sip – but this time without the alcohol. Brookie’s Free Spirited is the latest non-alcoholic premix that’s ready to add balance to your drinking repertoire. more

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Run don't walk – Fishbowl is dishing up sweet discounts to get you moving
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Run don’t walk – Fishbowl is dishing up sweet discounts to get you moving

If you're anything like us, you kicked off your 'holiday eating' somewhere around November and suddenly, it's mid-February and you're facing the stark realisation that the holidays are well and truly over and it's time to get back on track and maybe reach for a vegetable. In what's being hailed an Australian first, Fishbowl is rewarding customers for exercising. If you're looking for a little extra incentive to lace up your runners and pound the pavement, here's everything you need to know ... more

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Croissants and coffee creekside – Neptune Kiosk unveils a fresh new look
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Croissants and coffee creekside – Neptune Kiosk unveils a fresh new look

Tallebudgera Creek is the idyllic piece of paradise that requires no introduction. The eternally bustling strip has been in the throes of some construction activity of late, with the City of Gold Coast undertaking a $3.4-million upgrade to the existing boardwalk. To coincide with the works, Neptune Kiosk, tucked beneath Neptune Royal Life Saving Club, has unveiled a striking new nautical-inspired look that has expanded the format from a hole-in-the-wall into a larger, dual-window situation overlooking the newly renovated creekside parklands. more

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Charcoal Charcoal Yakitori brings wagyu, whisky and flame-cooked fare to Robina
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Charcoal Charcoal Yakitori brings wagyu, whisky and flame-cooked fare to Robina

Yakitori is one of the few foods that are equally at home at street-side stalls as they are gracing the menus of fine-dining establishments. Cooked over binchotan charcoal – which is regarded by many chefs as the best in the world – yakitori is in a culinary class of its own. Mouthwateringly tender with a hint of smokey flavour, yakitori, when paired with a crisp, cold lager, is a gift for your taste buds. If you too possess an appreciation for the edible art form, take a seat at Robina's Charcoal Charcoal Yakitori.  more


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Celebrate the season of love at Sanctuary Cove
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Celebrate the season of love at Sanctuary Cove

We’d love to tell you how many poems, songs and novels are written about love but we are sure that number goes up every day – especially around February. Why not say I love you with more than just words by treating yourself and your loved one to one of the many dining delights at Sanctuary Cove this month? From romantic Mediterranean feasts to hearty Australian fare, these date-night nosh spots will leave you lost for words. more

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Treat your taste buds to a rare culinary experience as Michelin-starred executive chef Tony Su takes the helm at T’ang Court
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Treat your taste buds to a rare culinary experience as Michelin-starred executive chef Tony Su takes the helm at T’ang Court

It's not every day you get the opportunity to enjoy an eight-course degustation meticulously created by a Michelin-starred executive chef. In what can only be described as a rare culinary event, that's precisely what is on offer at ‘An Evening With Chef Tony Su’ at The Langham, Gold Coast's acclaimed Cantonese dining destination, T’ang Court. The unmissable foodie experience will be available exclusively from February 24 to March 1 – here's everything you need to know ... more

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Bu Deli
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Renowned restaurateur Simon Gloftis launches Bu Deli, a boutique vegan butter giving the real deal a run for its money

When it comes to plant-based alternatives, the food industry has come a long way. Vegans are not often left wanting, but there are some substitutes that just don’t cut it. For Claire Beard, there was a gaping hole in her heart for one craving in particular – croissants. For without blocks of creamy, cultured European-style butter, it’s impossible to recreate that layered, puffy, flaky, buttery, golden-brown pastry perfection … right? Claire was determined to prove that theory wrong. more

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Look at MOI, look at MOI – Hope Island Marketplace welcomes Mad Over Italian
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Look at MOI, look at MOI – Hope Island Marketplace welcomes Mad Over Italian

Every neighbourhood has its local haunts. The kind where you can roll in on a whim and be greeted with a kind of dependable familiarity that hits the sweet spot, every time. For Hope Island residents, Mad Over Italian (or MOI, as it is also known) is that place. The northern noshery has filled a gap in the local dining scene for authentic Italian eats – think pizza, pasta and irresistible desserts.  more

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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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Altos Tequila is giving away 20,000 margs this month – so consider your next round sorted
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Altos Tequila is giving away 20,000 margs this month – so consider your next round sorted

Favoured for its smooth drink and citrus notes, Altos Tequila has been crowned the number-one tequila for margaritas by bartenders across the globe and has quickly become a bar shelf staple for master mixologists and margarita mega-fans alike. Founded by two award-winning bartenders, the spirit has been formulated so the subtle flavour of tequila cuts through even the most complex cocktails. Each bottle is a combination of centennial tequila-making traditions and agave grown in the volcanic rich soil of Los Altos, providing the ultimate foundation to your margarita. To celebrate Margarita Month, Altos Tequila has once again teamed up with its favourite bars nation-wide to shout 20,000 margaritas. Think of it like a Mexican Wave toasting to this delicious drink from bar to bar. In Queensland, you catch a free margarita at 26 locations from inner-city haunt Brooklyn Standard to… 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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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