Esca Bimbadgen Estate Hunter Valley

Esca Bimbadgen Estate Hunter Valley

Bimbadgen Estate is one of the beautiful vineyards of the Hunter Valley.  Gorgeous white rose bushes line the winding driveway, which snakes it's way up the hill past the vines. Each time we visit the Hunter Valley we stop by the cellar door to purchase some of the Bimbadgen wines. Today, we are Continue reading

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

The Restaurant @ Raes Wategos Byron Bay

The Restaurant @ Raes Wategos Byron Bay

My favourite restaurants always seem to have a gorgeous view of the water! The Restaurant at Rae's Wategos is located on Watego's Beach in Byron Bay.  Its beach location is just one in a list of attributes that has me convinced it's the place to dine. We were shown to our table by the most Continue reading

Byron Beach Cafe

Byron Beach Cafe

Nestled in the dunes with a breathtaking view of Clarkes Beach is the Byron Beach Cafe. From the cafe's vantage point overlooking this popular surf break, diners can sit on the long verandah and watch the early morning surfers compete for a wave over breakfast. Equally as lovely is the Continue reading

Wattleseed & Macadamia Crusted Barramundi

Wattleseed & Macadamia Crusted Barramundi

Today I am joined by Executive Chef Markus Strieby of Teshi's Restaurant at Mercure Harbourside Cairns.  Markus has shared one of his most popular dishes with Gourmet Getaways readers.  The dish is a Wattleseed and Macadamia Crusted, wild caught Barramundi. The Barramundi is served with a Rosella 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

Roberts Circa 1876 – Hunter Valley

Roberts Circa 1876 – Hunter Valley

When visiting the Hunter Valley, Roberts Circa 1876 is a restaurant you simply must visit. The restaurant is set in the heart of the Hunter Valley on the Peppers Convent Estate. We had the pleasure of staying at Peppers Convent so it was an easy stroll to this prestigious restaurant for our evening Continue reading

Twine Restaurant Hunter Valley

Twine Restaurant Hunter Valley

We are absolutely loving our Gourmet Getaway to the Hunter Valley.  Everywhere we turn there's a tasting opportunity, fresh produce or a delicious glass of wine waiting. Mr GG and I had heard a lot about Twine and the innovative chef behind the restaurant, Matt Dillow.  Matt has three Continue reading

Redsalt Restaurant Hunter Valley

Redsalt Restaurant Hunter Valley

Arriving at Redsalt restaurant, we were led to a table overlooking the illuminated Crowne Plaza pool. The pool looked absolutely gorgeous! The blue lights made it a relaxing focal point whilst we perused the wine menu. I might be a little bit spoiled but I do like to start a nice meal with Continue reading

Pasfields Restaurant Bar Deck

Pasfields Restaurant Bar Deck

Pasfields Restaurant is a relative "newby" on the Coffs Harbour dining scene.  It's located near Korara at Paradise Palms Resort, and occupies a scenic position nestled among the palm trees. Many times I have driven by and promised myself I would make a booking. Inevitably though, if I am on Continue reading

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