Sips and Bites

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What’s brewing, cooking and happening…


Scotch Bonnet Caribbean Beach Grill and Rum Bar offers mouth watering flame grilled jerk chicken and views across to Mooloolaba Beach. Live DJs every Sunday, 2-6pm.

Early mornings are now easier for the Backstreet Cafe team with the views from their new location on the Mooloolaba Esplanade.

The newest plant-based cafe, Cultivate & Co in Eumundi has house-made treats and brews from Eumundi Coffee Co.

The Good Place is growing with endED Espresso Bar in Buddina (see page 16) and the 100% Gluten Free Riverside by The Good Place on Noosa’s famed Gympie Terrace.

Slide Coffee Roasters from Coolum have opened Slide Coffee House in Bulcock Street Caloundra and brewed a Coffee Sour Ale beer in collaboration with Range Brewing. Find it at Peregian Beach Hotel.

New owners at Corbin’s Kitchen And Wine Bar on Duporth Ave will continue to serve modern Asian cuisine with fine wines and frosty beers. The famed Beer Cha with 3 Beers + 9 courses of food for $60 remains. Yay!

We’re getting excited for the opening of The Shed at Palmwoods which promises an enhanced food offering

and bar!

CK Coffee Bar & Wholefoods have opened in Maroochydore Homemaker Centre, and will also supply fresh food for the newly-opened  Gallery Cafe at the Sunshine Coast Art & Framing Gallery in Minyama.


Montville’s artisan chocolate makers Chocolate Country are looking for a Sales Assistant so if you want a job with calorific and terrific benefits, apply now!


Devotees of Ten Acres artisanal bakery will find them at Fairhill Nursery, Ninderry. Botanist and Baker is open Wed to Sun, 8am-4pm. Jamie and Melody’s breads and pastries paired with Padre Coffee -pre-order or get there early.


Keep warm with mouth-watering cronuts from Jimmy’s Catering and keep an eye out for monthly pop-up specials and Sunday lunch once a month!


The Kings Beach Tavern has reopened its doors with this landmark 1957 pub sporting a new-look bistro and outdoor dining area with a fresh menu showcasing local produce and classic pub-fare.


The inspiring Harrison Hedges from Whatcha Brewing in Maroochydore’s Big Top is brewing up ideas to celebrate the 1st birthday! Pop in to see what’s brewing and meet Harrison on our “Everyone Has a Story” podcast!


Grounded at Woombye is growing with a Cafe Market Room, new Friday night menu with live music; as well as a little sister, Grounded at Montville.


Get set for an exciting new venture out of Palmwoods from popular restaurateur Tony Kelly, riding the wave of success of Rice Boi and Giddy Geisha. Watch this space – or listen to the interview with Tony on our “Everyone Has a Story” podcast!


Soak in the sunshine on Sunshine & Sons’ expanded tasting lawn tempting you to linger longer over bespoke cocktails from their delicious range and find out about the special edition labels in collaboration with the likes of Paul Kelly and Raelene Boyle. Keep an eye on social media for a special World Gin Day event, 12 June; and discover what they do with Silver Tongue Foods’ range of gourmet pickled foods and preserves.


Never one to rest on his laurels, Dimi of Diablo Co has created a Mediterranean-flavoured gin paying homage to his homeland. Discover it at the Diablo Oasis Bar behind the Big Pineapple, name the gin and win! See Page 42 for more and you can also meet Dimi on our “Everyone Has a Story” podcast!


Hello Sunshine Magazine wine lunches are nearly SOLD OUT! Torbreck Wines at Market Bistro on 23 June
(see page 32); and Coast to Coast with Ghostrock Wines at Peregian Beach Hotel on 25 June (see page 21).  Book now!


Noosa Eat & Drink Festival, is nearly here! From 10-13 June, don’t miss Noosa’s annual ode to delicious eats, drinks and entertainment in stunning locations. Book a Chef’s Table Masterclass now!

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