Little Bites: October 2016

Bite-sized foodie news from the Gold Coast.

Taste of Tweed set to Tantalise

Tweed cafes, restaurants and chefs will come together to showcase their individual style of cuisine heroing  fresh local produce when Destination Tweed, in partnership with Tweed Foodie    Fest, present Taste the Tweed. This inspiring series of culinary and paddock to plate experiences commences on 30 September in Murwillumbah. Taste the Tweed in Murwillumbah will highlight        the local food scene, as well as providing an        entertainment  line up of local and national performers. Visit

Deliveroo launches on the Gold Coast

Deliveroo, the on-demand food delivery service, has launched on to the Gold Coast.  Deliveroo will initially be available in Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach with plans to extend across Gold Coast and surrounding areas. At launch, the company has 40+ restaurant partners on board, including notable restaurants Hatch & Co, Hideaway Kitchen and Bar, Mecca Bah and Boom Boom Burgers.

Who’s Cooking in the Kitchens?

Robina Town Centre announced the first of the 55 new retailers who are set to join the urban marketplace when it opens in late 2016. George Calombaris will be opening his souvlaki bar Jimmy Grants. Byron Bay’s Naked Treaties will excite Gold Coast foodies. The Raw Bar will hold its own. Fish Lab by William Wu – a unique seafood experience joins Honey Eater Kitchen, a 120 seat restaurant by Trent Scarr. Elixiba, Lavezzi, Crafted Coffee Co, Eshai Teahouse and Mr Pigs Bakehouse are among the rest. The Kitchens will welcome 55 new fresh food retailers, restaurants, cafes and bars when it opens in late 2016, creating an inspiring new food destination.

Seaduction Announces new Executive Chef

Seaduction Restaurant + Bar, located at Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, has appointed celebrated chef James Fiske, formerly of Michelin starred establishments across the UK and Europe and the Gold Coast’s Vanitas at Palazzo Versace, as Executive Chef. James brings more than 20 years of experience to the role, said achieving Executive Chef at the premier, hatted Seaduction Restaurant + Bar is a career highlight and one which has enabled him to create a bespoke menu that celebrates his international culinary practices.

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