From a background in media sales and marketing to one of the fastest growing franchises on the Gold Coast food scene, Scott Chapman is part owner of several Zambrero restaurants including the Gold Coast and Queensland’s first store at Coolangatta. ..
Coolangatta’s Baskk opened its doors to the public on Sunday 4 June as the newest addition to the Southern Gold Coast’s thriving foodie scene. ..
It’s been months in the making but Tugun’s dining scene is spicing up with the opening of the much-anticipated Backbone Bar. Situated along the Gold Coast Highway, the new bar serves Asian street food including bao and dumplings, alongside a selection of craft beers, wine and small batch spirits. ..
You’d be hard pressed to find a Southern Gold Coaster who hasn’t wined or dined at iconic beachside restaurant, Bellakai on Marine Parade in Coolangatta. The family business, run by Judy Simpson and her daughters Kylie and Shonel, has been part of the thriving Coolangatta dining scene for nine years. In that time they’ve seen a steady increase in local clientele as well as becoming a favourite stop for regular visitors to the Coolangatta region. ..
A huge supporter of our Southern Gold Coast events, the Rotary Club of Currumbin Coolangatta and Tweed was once again on hand at June's Cooly Rocks On festival - and they've reported some incredible statistics around the consumption of food. ..
Coolangatta burger bar, Eddie’s Grub House, is getting behind White Balloon Day and will be aiming to raise $4000 for child abuse agency, Bravehearts, by donating $2 from every cheeseburger sold between 1 to 10 September. ..
The Southern Gold Coast hosted a famil from Taiwanese media last month, visiting the destination following their coverage of Taiwanese competitors at this year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon in July. ..
More new businesses have been popping up over the Southern Gold Coast – and they’re all adding to our growing foodie culture. Welcome to Coolangatta’s new Rockleigh Café and Gun Alley Espresso, and the soon-to-open Backbone Bar in Tugun. ..
Ocean Road Magazine Photographer and Publisher, Brian Usher, has again been out and about photographing our local business owners across the region. Enjoy our first edition of My Office for 2016
Tugun’s former Cafe Loren in Toolona Street has changed ownership and is now Café O’Hana. New owners Peter and Daniela Puhlmann opened the doors in November with little delay. Serving Cleanskin coffee and tasty dishes created with gourmet flair, Café O’Hana is open 7 days for Breakfast and Lunch. ..
Gold Coast Tourism has released a new Southern Gold Coast promotional video featuring local 3-time world champion surfer, Mick Fanning. The video showcases the Southern Gold Coast's best assets - from the relaxed lifestyle and unique culture to the iconic surfing beaches and natural wonders that line the region. ..
Popular local café, Kirramisu Café & Restaurant, has relocated. The Kirra establishment has moved just down the road, to reside under the Pure Kirra building at the corner of Haig and Musgrave Streets.
The Strand at Coolangatta has announced the arrival of a two new restaurants - popular Mexican restaurant, Beach Burrito, is now open on Marine Parade, and a new Italian restaurant set to open in December. Delizioso will be positioned in the coveted oceanfront dining precinct next to Bin 72. ..