Little Bites: January 2018

Bite-sized news for Gold Coast foodies.

Suki restaurant opens first venue on the Gold Coast just in time for Summer

The Gold Coast’s first Suki poke restaurant has opened in in Robina Town Centre, just in time for Summer. The healthy and fresh new eatery has been drawing crowds with its delicious build-your-own poke (pronounced poh-key) bowls and sushi burritos since opening its first Brisbane Venue in 2016. Suki poke bowls consist of blending marinated raw fish such as tuna, salmon and kingfish with a plethora of vegetables and dressings. Variations also include a selection of hot proteins including organic tofu, katsu-chicken and sticky beef, all tempting you to stray from tradition. Suki is open 7 days a week from 11.00am to 9.00pm at Shop 1007, The Promenade, Robina Town Centre.

Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival 2018 announces dates, theme

In 2018, the Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival will shine a spotlight on the Gold Coast’s evolving food and wine industries. More than 15,000 food and wine lovers are expected to gather at over 30 events across the Gold Coast for the celebration, which will run between 31 May and 3 June. Utilising the Gold Coast’s world famous landscapes and venues, from the north at Beenleigh, to the south at Coolangatta, the festival celebrates the Gold Coast as a food destination. Bringing together the best local chefs, street food, restaurants, precincts, wineries, breweries and distilleries across a weekend at the start of winter, there are degustations, picnics, workshops, demonstrations and signature food events. In its third year, the event has grown year-on-year, attracting 11,500 attendees in 2017 across 35 unique events. The 2018 event is set to be bigger and better again, with the festival exploring the theme ‘Evolve’. The 2018 Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival will explore themes around experimental dining, food and culture crossover events, and dining as entertainment. Mark the first weekend in June in your calendars, and come and explore the exciting evolution of the Gold Coast’s food and wine landscape at the third annual Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival. Visit gcfoodandwine.com.au for more.

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