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GC Word on the Street #90

Food, Festivities & Finn Poke!

GC Word on the Street #90

Can't wait for the weekend? Neither can we. There's nothing better than cracking open a bottle of your finest vino to celebrate Saturday, and that's exactly what Sanctuary Cove is doing, celebration the finer things in life this weekend with their Winter Wine Festival! Celebrate all the finest drops with your friends, or head to the beach and stop by Finn Poke's hot new Burleigh restaurant. Can you hear the weekend calling? We sure can...

Hot New Burleigh Cafe | Finn Poke @ James Street

They recently opened their first Gold Coast store in Pacific Fair, and now Finn Poke have set their sights on Burleigh Heads, officially opening their Burleigh store last week! Fitted out in a blue and white theme perfect for Burleigh and complete with the essential neon lights, Finn Poke's newest store is already a hit with all the locals, offering plenty of pre-made or customisable bowls for you to sink your chopsticks into. Order a bowl from their menu or make your own, with your choice of Fish, Chicken, Tofu or Roasted Beets as well as Organics Rice and a huge range of fruits, vegetables, herbs and nuts to top off your perfect Poke Bowl! Sit inside and grab a selfie with their neon lights or get it takeaway and enjoy it by the beach - The options are endless!

Winter Wine Festival | July 28 & 29 @ The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove

Calling all foodies and wine connoisseurs! Sanctuary Cove's annual Winter Wine Festival is back for the third year running, and if you're interested in te finer things in life you won't want to miss it. With map in hand you'll get the opportunity to wind your way through the Marine Village, sampling local and international wines combined with food from many of the local restaurants. Celebrating some of Australia's finest drops, wineries from South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria will each be represented on the day, alongside international drops from New Zealand, Italy, Spain, Chile, Argentina and the USA. The event wil also be showcasing French finery, inviting some of the finest Champagne houses in France to come and join the event. Running from 11am until 6pm this weekend, guests will have plenty of time to meander between stalls or expand their knowledge in the exclusive Wine Masterclasses - But places are limited, so get in quick!

New Ethical Beauty Store | Conscious Kin

Our skin always needs a little bit of extra lovin' in Winter, and finding quality, locally-sourced and earth-friendly products can sometimes be hard. Recently opening their showroom in the Brickworks, Conscious Kin has the solution, providing a huge range of skincare, makeup, body polishes and hair care to solve all of our skin care problems. Made from the highest quality ingredients, pick from serums, cleansers, treatments and masks for your skin, or round out your make up kit with a new moisturiser or lip shade. If you need it, they've got it - And it's all totally environment-friendly!

About the Author

Aimee Higgins

Aimee Higgins

I'm a creative at heart - I love reading, I love writing and I love my social media! I spend the majority of my time sipping coffee and finding the next best cafe, but when I get a second off chances are I'll be brunching at my local or running off to whatever event is on that night! During Summer you can find me sipping coffee and tanning down by Burleigh Beach, and in Winter I'll be skiing the slopes of Perisher or buried under a mountain of blankets with chocolate and a good book.