Pacific Fair Dining

Pacific Fair is well on the way to creating an ‘eat or shop’ dilemma. As part of a $670 million redevelopment, high end fashion shops with huge investment fit outs have been opening along the boulevard attracting international shoppers and lots of onlookers. The centre is also well on the way to establishing itself as […]

The Lamb Shop

NOTE: Peter Gloftis now co-owns The Lamb Shop, Brisbane with Stephen AKA ‘Cappa’, the owner of The Lamb Shop Broadbeach. “Fast food done well,” The Lamb Shop’s former owner Peter Gloftis had told us when we first visited. I’d looked at him, glanced into the shop, and then down at my food. That’s his mission? […]

Mumma’s Greek Cuisine

“There is no greater love than the love of food,” George Bernard Shaw wrote. Conversely, great food is often the result of great passion. At least that’s the way it is for the Mumma’s Greek Cuisine’s mother and daughter team. Their food is not only about a love affair between Cleo’s parents, who waited five […]

An interview with George Calombaris

NOTE April 2018: Jimmy Grants at The Kitchens has closed. George Calombaris is one of the most highly regarded culinary figures in Australia. A judge on MasterChef, he owns several restaurants in Melbourne, including the highly regarded Press Club. We caught up with him while he was on the Gold Coast to visit his souvlaki […]


Every town has its iconic places, including Kingscliff. The sleepy little coastal village, so loved by many, has such a place: a simple cottage overlooking the beach. For forty years, it housed restaurants, such as Tracey’s Garden Restaurant and Baja, where families would dine while on holidays. For many, including present owners Mark Wilson and […]