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“Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we eat well.” – Michael Pollan There are few new cafes possessing assets as comprehensive as Gathering Co: a ready clientele, an ambient relaxing venue, both ‘green and blue space’ on […]

Green Fields Builds our Future

Perched on a rooftop in Robina, Green Fields Bar + Restaurant is an atmospheric casual fine dining restaurant. Its beautiful décor, including handmade artisan tables and recycled telegraph pole flooring crafted by local artisans, speaks of the surrounding landscape that the restaurant overlooks. Open since August 2022, Green Fields has already gained several awards, including […]

Authentic Italian ‘Double Zero’ comes to Robina

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, […]

On the money at Milk Money Espresso

Milk Money Espresso harks back to simpler times when milk was such a necessity that milk money was put aside in a tin to make sure it wasn’t spent elsewhere.   Now, for many people, the daily espresso is equivalent to ‘milk money’, a mental health essential that fires up the day and makes life […]

Seek out the Seeds of Life, Robina

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 […]

Thai on the Hill

Thai on the Hill is one of those unassuming little local restaurants that serves up fresh and tasty food at the right price. Achieving fame through its former owner/chef Piti Chitchamnonk (now at See Thai under the Meriton in Southport) , Thai on the Hill is now run by his brother, who is also well […]

La Cha Cha Cabana

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 […]

Bunnath Kitchen

Stories are sacred, and being a listener is a privilege. Especially tonight. We know a fair bit about Cambodia, having visited recently, so on our visit to the Gold Coast’s only Cambodian restaurant, Bunnath Kitchen, we come humbly, as one would to a temple. Restaurant owners Bunnath You (Bernie) and his wife Ivy greet us […]

My French Pastries: Love and pastries lead to business success

It’s a business founded on love and pastries; the love of the Marchesi family for each other and for baking the French patisserie sold in their Robina café, My French Pastries. Jen and Antonio’s love story began when they were best friends in primary school in France. After 12-year-old Antonio moved to Australia with his […]

TGI Fridays

American food has long been a favourite of Gold Coast diners. Talk burgers, fries and wings and you’ll get our attention. Sometimes we’ll even join a queue to taste a new brand. Opened in Manhattan, New York in 1965 by Alan Stillman, TGI Fridays was first marketed as a bar where single women could relax […]