Green Olive Italian

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. […]

The Other Brunch List

Beneath our love of all things new, we are creatures of habit. It’s too easy to go back to places we love; places that have the vibe we love, reflecting a lifestyle we aspire to. In the spirit of sharing, we pay homage to some of our most popular brunch places, giving you an alternative […]

Noego Coffee

“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 […]

Garlic Clove Indian

The restaurant name ‘Garlic Clove’ is not new to the Gold Coast, but neither is its owner, renowned Head Chef, Sabir Merchant (ex-Kokum). Sabir Merchant is one of those chefs that diners follow, travelling from Brisbane and the Northern Rivers to enjoy the food he prepares. In Garlic Clove Indian, the first restaurant he has […]