Brisbane | Gold Coast


Newbies On The Scene


Gold Coasters are you ready for the new wave? (No, not Covid!) A wave of new restaurants and venues that is! We’re here with some post-pandemic positivity! Granted, Corona is still causing chaos in parts of the world, slowly but surely the GC is on its way back to normality. Check out the several new openings that have graced the Coast since restrictions have been eased!


Meet the new MISS turning heads in town! She’s spicy, she’s saucy, she’s sweet. She’s MISS MEE – Nobby’s newest Asian eatery and bar. MISS MEE is serving classic South-East Asian delights such as Nasi Goreng, Pad Thai and Green Curry. Either choose from the banquet options or try a little bit of everything MISS MEE has to offer, like deliciously filled buns… bao buns! Like we said, she adds a little spice.. in a Lychee Margarita to be exact. Yep that’s right, MISS MEE has you covered with many unique cocktails to sip in-between meals. You don’t want to miss this hot new venue! Dine in now with your fellow foodies and let MISS MEE dazzle your taste buds with her mouth-watering menu!


You’ll want to put Byron’s hottest new address on your radar! Surf House Byron has launched in the very heart of town amid the best beaches, food and bar scene, offering an accommodation experience like no other. With its launch also comes Byron Bay’s first and only open-air rooftop bar! If you’re looking for a coastal escape and a post-corona sun soaked holiday, Surf House Byron is the savvy new place to be!


If there’s anything we Gold Coasters have in common, it’s the love for Burleigh and brunch! Are we right? Well lucky for us there’s a local newbie bringing exceptional eats in Hibiscus Haven. Common Ground’s airy and sunny garden vibes is perfect for your daily brunch spot. Not to mention its exquisite brunch menu like Hash Eggs Benny with smoked salmon, Whipped Ricotta and Avo toast and Turmeric Paprika Cauliflower. Oh and you can expect to have all these seasonal eats presented beautifully, it will no doubt deserve a spot on your insta feed! Pair all the tasty food with the best coffees, chai’s, Kombucha’s and cold pressed juices. You know where we’ll be for our post-corona brunch dates!


For the love of chocolate! GC’s artisan chocolate company Little Cocoa celebrated World Chocolate Day 2020 with the launch of a new vegan chocolate range! Little Cocoa wants everyone to enjoy a variety of taste and texture sensations through the new vegan chocolate taster box. With epic flavours from luscious hazelnut to a raspberry and coconut dark chocolate bar, it’s a must-try for all chocolate lovers! Share a special treat with someone you love or send a box their way to celebrate the fact GC’s restrictions have been eased! We can’t think of anything sweeter (literally!)

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Stephanie-jane Felias

Stephanie-jane Felias

Steph craves nothing more than the finer things in life – all things artistry, beauty, luxury and comfort. She is the true embodiment of big Taurus energy. Ruled by the love planet Venus, she finds pleasure in anything that excites her senses - succulent food, lavish aesthetics, rnb music and sweet scents. She doesn’t even need Netflix to chill as she reflects her earthy nature by enjoying serenity and is content in the comfort of her home. She loooves to let her hair down, have a good time and channels her inner-Beyoncé whenever she needs!