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Dine all day at Crispy Italian Bar

Take two friends, a new concept and lots of humour, and you get Crispy Italian Bar, a tiny Italian restaurant, cafe and bar that emulates the traditional ‘Bar Italiano’ you would find on street corners of Rome or Naples. For Italian owners Matteo Tricario and Ricky Proserpio, their first venue brought together their respective skills...
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‘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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Opening just in time for New Year 2022, Sogno Italiano (which literally means ‘The Italian Dream’) opened in the restaurant precinct of ‘Markeri Food’ between well-respected restaurants Lucky Bao and Easy House Vegan. It’s great to have an Italian restaurant in the L-shaped centre, Mermaid’s main dining precinct offering alfresco dining along the verandas as...
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Nothing shows us love more than a great Italian meal. It’s not just the food, it’s also the atmosphere and the service. They’re parts of a story that together adds up to more than the sum of its parts. Follow the smell of pizza from down the street, the sound of music and laughter lilting...
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When we step across the threshold of Aperitivo Café & Panini Bar, we fall in love. How could we not! With its warm yellow-tiled counter as fresh and vibrant as a field of sunflowers, Aperitivo radiates sunshine. It’s brunchtime and we’re surrounded by smiles and the lilt of Italian conversation. The whole vibe is cheery...
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Nestled beside the lake in the middle of The Promenade at Robina Town Centre, Double Zero brings a little piece of Italy to the heart of Robina. From owner Sara Artoni’s welcoming smile to the traditional handmade Italian food emerging from her husband Gianluca’s kitchen, this is a dining experience made with passion. After all,...
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Looking for a prime location overlooking the beach this summer with modern Italian food, cocktails and freely flowing prosecco, all served with Italian style? Escape to Tommy’s Italian. While it’s only a short drive for us to visit Tommy’s, it has been a much longer journey for Tommy to land on our shores. For Tom...
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There’s a saying that a successful business is ‘all about the show’, so come to Cara Mia Pizzeria where you will meet the entertainment experts. Show business and restaurants may not seem like an obvious mix, but there are a few notable exceptions. The Gold Coast is blessed with a couple of excellent theatre/cabaret restaurants...
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It’s not often that someone opens a restaurant as a tribute, but that’s exactly what Green Olive Italian is. Only a year after their restaurant Garlic Clove Indian opened during Covid, ex-Versace and Kokum chef Merchant Sabir and his wife Dolly have opened their second venue, Green Olive Italian on the western side of Ormeau....
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When it comes to enjoying the good life, all things are not equal. Many people have dietary constraints that limit choices, meaning that joining in festivities and celebrations is often difficult. The founders of Australia’s first organic grain-free bakery, Seeds of Life, addressed that need last year with the launch of the Rainbow Bar servery...