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It’s one thing to open a café in a ‘tried and true’ area, another completely to step outside the box and bring new life to a relatively untouched suburb. Hospitality veteran Kate Bennett has never trodden the well-worn pathway. From pubs and bars to cafés, Kate and her husband Graham have taken on challenges and...
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We have chefs we love, and Chef Yusuke Ito is one of them. You have probably eaten Chef Yusuke’s food before. Chances are, though, that unless you’d been paying close attention, you may not have known that Yusuke had cooked the food on your plate. Quiet and unassuming, as are many Japanese chefs, Yusuke worked...
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Markeri Food is a happening place. With its accent on modern international food, Yuen’s is the cornerstone, The Journal Café and Pastry the morning greeting to patrons. They return to the centre for amazing Japanese food at Project Tokyo, cutting edge Asian fusion dishes at Lucky Bao, the best vegan yum cha on the coast...
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Sri Lankan food is little known on the Gold Coast. But that won’t be the case for long if Rusiru Wijesundara has anything to do with it. Early in 2021, Ru opened the Gold Coast’s only Sri Lankan restaurant, Gara Yaka in Nerang. Cornered between the M1’s Exit 71 and Broadbeach-Nerang Road, Gara Yaka is...
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The little enclave of shops in Brooke Avenue, Chirn Park has become quite a foodie haven. With plenty of parking around, it’s a popular lunch spot, yet there’s been a sizeable turnover of cafes during the past couple of years.  The longest-running cafe there is Meraki Whole Food Kitchen, dating back to 2016. Meraki’s founding...
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If you’re seeking a warm welcome on the Southern Gold Coast, then look no further than Café All Sorts. Founded in 2019, to many it’s a second home; a community hub that welcomes its patrons to enjoy a coffee, cake or light meal overlooking one of the Gold Coast’s most famous surf breaks. It’s magic!...
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It was the smile that first got us in. The young couple gave customers such a warm welcome that of course we had to buy their food, even though it looked different: arepas, the crunchy pocket bread stuffed with filling that’s the most common food of Venezuela and Colombia. We tried arepas and loved them...
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‘How do you take your coffee?’ It’s a simple enough question, but one which consumes the Gold Coast, where coffee is recognised for its role in social engagement, leisure, enhancement of work performance and well-being. Everyone, it seems, has their own preferred style of coffee. From cappuccinos and short blacks to pour over, vacuum, drip...
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‘There is no success without hardship’, the Greek playwright Sophocles once said, and for HolyJala’s owner, Andrea Muhlemann, that is certainly the case. Having migrated from Barcelona to Australia five years ago to gain a Master’s in Marketing and Business, Andrea worked in hospitality saving money to open her own business. All was going well...
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“No ego by name, no ego by nature.” This is not only the mantra for one of our most unassuming coffee shops, but also its name: Noego Coffee. Hidden away in an industrial area of Ormeau, Noego Coffee is a secret hideaway for some, a totally undiscovered secret to others. With the Gold Coast’s café...