Foodie Trail: February
Tantalise your taste buds with a delicious dish of the day.
Eggs, mushrooms, avocado, salsa, potato rosti, tomato relish, creamed spinach, toast and a side of bacon
Sit back and relax while enjoying incredible food, coffee and drinks in the garden restaurant, overlooking the neighbouring duck pond. Boasting a laid back vibe and serving tasty breakfast and lunch options seven days a week, Guru Life also prides itself on providing vegan, gluten free and dairy free options that will satisfy even the pickiest palate.
522 Petrie Creek Road, Rosemount
Phone: 5448 5559
Traditional Farmers Pasta
Fresh spaghetti, broccollini, pan seared prosciutto, sweet cherry tomatoes, baby spinach and fresh herbs, topped with lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil and shaved grana padano (no cream)
If you’re hungry for Italian trattoria-style cuisine, discover the AGFG’s 2018 winner for the Sunshine Coast’s best Italian restaurant, All’ Antica Italian Restaurant. Established over 25 years ago, All’ Antica is fully licensed and boasts an authentic menu of traditional dishes from the Northern Alps to the Mediterranean surrounding Sicily.
All’ Antica Italian Restaurant
3/115 Point Cartwright Drive, Buddina
Phone: 5444 0988
Persian Love Cake
A fragrant cake with a blend of Middle Eastern spices, rich brown sugar, green pistachios and tart Greek yoghurt
Malarkey uses Sunshine Coast roasted Guru Coffee to create rich exotic brew. A hidden espresso bar/garden, Malarkey offers a sanctuary to those who need a break and a beautifully crafted artisan coffee with a slice of homemade cake. It’s only four months old and already rated one of Caloundra’s best coffee destinations.
Malarkey Artisan Coffee
21 Oval Avenue, Caloundra
Phone: 0437 986 612
Spiced tuna loin, watercress sponge, watermelon radish, orange and smoked capsicum
Under the ownership of internationally experienced chef Andrea Ravezzani, the menu at Noosa Waterfront Restaurant is distinctively Italian, while keeping a strong focus on local produce, complemented by an extensive wine list featuring Italian, Australian and international wines. Overlooking the Noosa River, it is a stunning location for weddings and special occasions, open seven days a week for lunch from 12 noon and dinner from 5.30pm.
Noosa Waterfront Restaurant
142 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville
Phone: 5474 4444
Vegan choc fudge brownie sandwiches
Chocolate buttercream sandwiched between gluten free and vegan chocolate fudge brownies
Zoe Wombwell is a talented local baker making real food with no shortcuts. You can find her treats at various Sunshine Coast cafes and espresso bars including Houston Espresso in Maroochydore, The Shak Organics in Buderim, The Pallet Espresso Bar in Mooloolaba, and Malarkey Artisan Coffee in Caloundra.
Phone: 0417 610 819
Honey roasted granola and acai, topped with seasonal fruit
From traditional breakfast offerings to a unique take on your regular lunch menu, Nambour Social serves up delicious food and coffee in an eclectic urban atmosphere. They also have a range of freshly made artisan cakes and pastries, perfect for morning or afternoon tea. Open Tuesday to Friday 8am-2.30pm and 8am-2pm on weekends.
59 Currie St, Nambour
Phone: 0474 692 170
Smashed avo served with fresh lemon, house made balsamic and dukkah on 2 slices of organic sourdough
Glass is a unique space on the Sunshine Coast that offers an environment to relax, enjoy fresh coffee and catch up with friends. Walls decorated with locally manufactured surfboards, regular performances from local musicians, Fonzie Abbott coffee and friendly, chilled vibes make this cafe top of the list for Maroochydore locals and holidaymakers alike.