Garden Kitchen & Bar – Cocktails in the Garden Jupiters

Garden Kitchen & Bar – Cocktails in the Garden Jupiters

"Meet you in the Garden." This is the tagline for the Garden Kitchen and Bar, an innovative new restaurant located in the Jupiters Hotel & Casino complex. The restaurant has captured the Gold Coast lifestyle perfectly. The Garden Kitchen occupies a huge space which has both indoor and outdoor Continue reading

Easy Street Diner – Mermaid Beach

Easy Street Diner – Mermaid Beach

"Where are we going again." Asked Mr GG We only had a 500 metres walk from our apartment at Mermaid beach but for some reason the name of the restaurant wasn't sticking in either of our minds. I checked again on Zomato. "Easy Street" I said. "But what's the place called." hubby asked, Continue reading

Cucina Vivo Restaurant- Numero Uno!

Cucina Vivo Restaurant- Numero Uno!

Cucina Vivo is the newly opened Italian Restaurant in the Jupiters Casino complex. Inspired by the cliff top restaurants along the Amalfi Coast, Cucina Vivo features indoor and outdoor dining which overlooks the newly renovated pool terraces. Although the restaurant occupies a large space it Continue reading

Kiyomi Restaurant – Japanese Culinary Artistry

Kiyomi Restaurant – Japanese Culinary Artistry

Open just 9 weeks, Kiyomi Restaurant is set to be another resounding success for executive Chef Chase Kojima. Chase is revered for his innovative, modern approach to Japanese cuisine. The talented chef made a name for himself as Executive Chef with Nobu Group, and then continued to shine at Sokyo Continue reading

Macaron Cafe Cairns- Dessert for Breakfast

Macaron Cafe Cairns- Dessert for Breakfast

"Bonjour, mes amis Aujourd'hui, je vais avoir un dessert pour le petit-déjeuner!" My rough translation from high school French to English. "Good Morning my friends, Today we are having dessert for breakfast" No I'm not in Paris, although that is a WISH!! We are visiting the French Continue reading

What is Paleo?

What is Paleo?

What is Paelo?? I first asked that question more than a year ago and I got a very vague answer that didn’t completely satisfy my curiosity. I was told Paleo was a diet based on eating the same foods as our ancestors the caveman would have consumed. The next logical question is WHY?? We have Continue reading

North Restaurant Food & Wine Cairns

North Restaurant Food & Wine Cairns

North Restaurant, food & wine is Cairns Shangri-La's gorgeous fine dining restaurant. Located on the waters edge at the Marina it affords guests a romantic waterfront dining experience. Cairns weather is just perfect for al-fresco dining, and North Restaurant takes full advantage of this Continue reading

The Fireplace Restaurant – Gold Coast

The Fireplace Restaurant – Gold Coast

Can you feel a change in the air? There's a cooling of an evening that signals the beginning of autumn and a new season at The Fireplace.  Each seasons change brings with it a new menu for Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort's signature restaurant.  Being the start of a new month the Executive Continue reading

The Cardamon Pod – Broadbeach QLD

The Cardamon Pod – Broadbeach QLD

Another free weekend see’s us once again taking advantage of our proximity to the Gold Coast. The extended summer, sandy beaches and blue skies is always enticing, but this time we were visiting a good friend, who has recently moved to Brisbane. We decided to meet at the Carrara markets for a bit Continue reading

The Red Frog Cafe – Burleigh Heads

The Red Frog Cafe – Burleigh Heads

Mr GG and I are making the most of "The Sunshine State's" extended warmer weather, and enjoying another mini getaway to Queensland's playground, the Gold Coast. It is just three or so, hours drive from Coffs Harbour, and with cheap flights from Sydney and Melbourne you would be crazy not to take a Continue reading

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