Sips and Bites

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What’s brewing, cooking and happening…


Those fantastic Frenchies at Flo’s Crêperie have crafted an authentic French cider suited to our Aussie palates and perfect for enjoying with their range of crêpes and galettes! Ooh la la!


Australia’s first low-carb bakery Palena Fresh is back in business after a six-month hiatus. Operating from their Warana-based facility, visit the online haven for a taste of all things ketogenic and gluten-free, including a range of diabetic-friendly delights.


Say Hello to The Station! The former Nightquarter site has been reimagined into a fun and inclusive space heralded as a playground for kids and adults, featuring an indoor skate park, food trucks, a live music venue and retail spaces.


Noosa Eat & Drink is back!! Tickets are now ON SALE for restaurant events, Festival Village and Beach Garden events.


Sunshine & Sons Vodka was named World’s Best in the World Vodka Awards from a line-up of more than 20 countries! It follows a Gold medal win as Australia’s best in the Botanical Vodka category. Beachtree Distilling Co. was awarded the prestigious title of World’s Best Craft Producer at the World Gin Awards Icons 2024 for their unwavering commitment to crafting exceptional gin and honouring the land that sustains us. Well done!

Moffat Beach Brewing Co. has cleaned up again at the Royal Queensland Awards, with its Trilogy IPA scoring a hat trick, winning Champion IPA, Queensland Beer of the Show and the Grand Champion.

The following superstars have received two Australian Good Food Guide Chef Hat Awards: The Long Apron, Montville; Bask, Peregian Beach; The Tamarind Restaurant, Maleny. One Chef’s Hat was also awarded to Mooloolaba’s Bella Venezia and Spice Bar; Dee Den and Honeysuckle Restaurant in Buderim; and The Spirit House, Yandina.

Woombye Cheese Company has achieved second place at the WORLD Championship Cheese Contest for their Blackall Gold Washed Rind!!

Congratulations to White’s IGA Bli Bli for taking home the award for Best Deli Department in the medium store category at the IGA QNN Awards of Excellence in Bali. Good luck at the Nationals!

Plus spend $50 or more at White’s IGA Baringa, Mount Coolum, Peregian Beach and Forest Glen to receive a FREE barista coffee made from delicious local Pioneer Coffee Roastery, Yandina.


From 12 April, Spice Bar Mooloolaba will open Spice Bar Lounge from 4pm-midnight every Friday & Saturday night in the bar adjoining the restaurant, with artfully curated cocktails, an extensive wine list, local tap beers, and small plates and snacks, plus ocean views and rich, sultry decor. Hop to it for the Bottomless Brunch on the last Saturday each month, including Easter Saturday, 30 March.


Love healthy eats, free tastings and delicious discounts? Greensmith Grocers are holding their Autumn Market Night on Thursday 30 May from 4.30 to 6.45pm to meet the faces behind some beautiful brands, try some delicious local morsels and receive 10% off everything in-store!


Peregian Beach Hotel’s new autumn menu will include a mix of heartwarming, Asian-inspired curry dishes. Yum!

Talented Executive Chef Wayd Bailey has joined the Club Hotel Namba crew! Previously Head Chef at The Doonan, Coolum Beach Hotel and Exec Chef at Miss Moneypenny’s Noosa.

Frock up and experience an array of awesome autumn flavours on the new menu at Atrium Dining at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club – featuring fresh, seasonal and local produce, grab your tribe and head to the track for the ultimate day out!

Bella Venezia are taking you to heavenly heights this autumn with their Chef’s 7-step Tasting Menu for $129; $199 with matching wines or $259 premium matching wines.


Indulge in an exquisite Easter Bush to Coast High Tea at Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort. Delight in a delectable array of sweet and savoury treats, including freshly baked scones, delicious desserts, and tantalising pastries, expertly crafted to celebrate all the seasons.


Enjoy an afternoon of INspiring stories and a bush tucker feast at VanillaFood, with a welcome and farewell botanical cocktail from Sunshine & Sons and Nil Desperandum plus a podcast panel session, Q&A and lucky door prizes as part of Noosa Eat & Drink! $120pp, only 46 seats. Book now!

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