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Word on the Street: Foodie News

It’s that time of the week again, when we’re suffering from our post-weekend slump and hungry for this week’s inside scoop!


Our culinary horizons are continuing expand with two new foodie destinations popping up in Milton.

Peruvian-style street food eatery Mongrel will be opening its doors to the public in late July. With five taps pumping local brews, as well as their own branded beer, it’s sure to be a brew-ti-ful friendship.

Meanwhile on Coro Drive the old Wilsons Seafood is being made over to become Momani’s. The new restaurant will be a mix of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours with modern twists on old favourites.

Oysters in the Valley? Shucks, you shouldn’t have! Shucks in the City is taking over The Bath House at Les Bubbles from June 29, with fresh natural oysters, boozy oysters shooters and more musseling in on the menu.

In a flap over the lack of finger lickin’ chicken on the Gold Coast? Calm your tail feathers,Lord of the Wingsis opening a store this month in Robina Town Centre – wing a ding ding.

Not content with just being the owners of one of the Gold Coast’s most popular Italian restaurants, the owners of Ristorante Felliniat Marina Mirage have announced their latest venture – Pizzeria and Mozzarella Ba by Fellini. It will operate separately to the fine dining Ristorante Fellini and be the coast’s first mozzarella bar, where diners can choose from a variety of Italian and Australian cheeses.

We’re all about passion projects, especially when they feature craft beers! Dreamt up over multiple home brews, Scott Robertson and Luke Nixon are bringing their dreams to life with construction of the microbrewery/bar Soapbox Beerunderway in the Valley. As well as brewing on-site, the bar will rotate guests taps from local breweries as well as a kitchen for all your nibbling needs. 


Flavours of Portsideis sailing into Hamilton June 24! Watch as Portside Wharf is transformed into a fashion and foodie hub, decked out with tasty treats, refreshing drinks and live entertainment between 10am-2pm.

The Beer InCider Experienceis back for another two huge days of beer, cider, music and…ping pong? Friday 21 & Saturday 22 September the beer festival is back with 60+ independent breweries, cideries, a killer music line-up and a ping pong arena (not a typo). With the full line-up announced Sunday 17 June, get your tickets here.

Got something delicious to share? Drop us a line at editor@gourmandandgourmet.com.au and let us in on the secret.

The G&G x