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The inventive Freghete

‘Eat it. Feel it. Love it.’ When it comes to passion, nowhere is it more evident than at Freghete. Freghete exists because of passion, following a couple’s desire to make great food, proudly building on the traditions of their various countries and sharing that love with others. “I’ve always been interested in food and wanted...
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Bread is a staple food, named ‘the staff of life’, with some type of bread included in the diet of almost every culture in the world. Imagine, then, if you could not eat bread or were limited to store-bought gluten-free products which contained many additives such as colour and stabiliser. Dining would not only be...
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“You are what you eat, so don’t be fast, cheap, easy, or fake.” – Unknown If you’re looking for a great reason to travel to Coolangatta, we have just found one: Kefi Café. Kefi is the Greek word for ‘a joyful way of life’, the café embracing a lifestyle of optimism and joyfulness. Situated on...
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Nobby Beach favourite Ally Chow is excited to announce the arrival of their new ‘sister’ restaurant on the shores of Kirra Beachfront: Billy Chow. Like any sibling, there are similarities and differences between the two restaurants. If Ally Chow is Trent and Leisha Scarr’s tribute to Asian cities and their street food, then Billy Chow...
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The Middle Eastern food at Baba Joon Persian Grill, Surfers Paradise, brings us a taste of the exotic. Its authentic Persian food is a sheer delight, a colourful feast for all the senses, its menu very accessible in price and suitable for differing groups of people. Food brings cultures together. It’s one of the main...
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It had been some years since I’d seen Chef Jared Peck, the Versace-trained chef and restaurateur. I certainly wasn’t expecting him to pop up in a vegetarian restaurant in Burleigh, but there you go! He’s not the first acclaimed chef to make the change to vegetarianism (now vegan) but, influenced by his Taiwanese partner Chiyun...
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For the best falafel on the coast, look no further than Falafels. Their handmade falafel is the tastiest we have eaten in years. Crunchy on the outside, soft and textured inside, they’re ‘out of the ball park’ fabulous! Once you try one, you’ll be asking for more. So, what’s the secret? Well, let’s back up...
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The vegan dining scene has flourished during the past few years. Gone are the days when ordering a vegetarian or vegan meal drew the expectation of a plate of steamed vegetables or a green salad landing on your table. Nor is it just about tofu and tempeh. Now your dining preference may be vegan, lactose...
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There’s a lot of talk about coffee and the process of making it, all in pursuit of the perfect cup. At Vector Coffee, the clues of success are there in the espresso bar’s name and logo. Even before we enter the premises, we can see the ‘vector’ name and arrow symbol denoting that we’re on...
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There are few more iconic beaches in Australia than the pristine white sands of Surfers Paradise. The birthplace of the bikini, it represents Queensland’s casual outdoors-driven lifestyle. The Paradise Centre, just across the road from Surfers Paradise Beach, offers diners a beachside shopping location, entertainment, enhanced by its new $40-million dining precinct opened in September...