October 1, 2018
Foodie Trail: Good Enough to Eat
This month we’ve scoured the Sunny Coast for picture perfect plates – dishes that not only look good, but taste amazing.
Parmesan roasted corn and potato haystack
Green pea and mint puree, roasted field mushrooms, whipped goat’s cheese, pumpkin gel, avocado and crispy chickpeas.
The Velo Project is an antique, bohemian café tucked away on Careela Street in Mooloolaba – a hidden gem that deserves to be made known. The restaurant is driven to produce both sustainable and high quality service for all of their customers. Proudly sourced from local growers, their organic and unpolished meals match the funky atmosphere. They even offer food for your four-legged friends!
The Velo Project
19 Careela Street, Mooloolaba
Phone: 5444 8693
Finger lime mousse
Finger lime bavarois with longans, dragonfruit, vanilla and grated coconut
Since September 2010, Thomas Corner Eatery has wowed the public with their fresh, industrial dining experience along Noosa River. The restaurant presents a variety of wholesome meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner with locally grown cuisine and their desserts are mouth-watering. The contemporary and easy-going vibe only adds to the quality of Thomas Corner.
Thomas Corner Eatery
1/201 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville
Phone: 5470 2224
Chicken pesto genovese
Pan seared marinated chicken breast with homemade rocquette, pistachio and fresh basil pesto crème served with baby spinach, pistachio crumble and Italian grana padano cheese
With over 25 years at the forefront of the hospitality industry, All’ Antica offers some of the best Italian cuisine on the Sunshine Coast. The fully licensed restaurant boasts traditional dishes, all created from the best local produce and imported ingredients from Italy.
2018 winner of Australian Good Food Guide Best Italian Restaurant Sunshine Coast
3/115 Point Cartwright Drive, Buddina
Phone: 5444 0988
Pea, zucchini and chickpea pattie, pumpkin hummus, spinach, crumbed halloumi and red pepper aioli on a toasted charcoal bun
Riba Kai has a long reputation here on the Coast for being one of the best eateries in town and their new location at The Concept has seen them raise the bar beautifully. Inhale the aromas from inside the Vincenza Coffee roastery, as you sip on a freshly made brew, or perhaps it’s time for a wine! Regardless, the menu boasts a fresh spin on traditional breakfast and lunch offerings, making it the perfect spot for your next meal.
1/14 Newspaper Place, Maroochydore
Phone: 5443 9098
Braised beef with toasted peanuts, coconut cream and roti bread
Junk originated on Ocean Street, Maroochydore, and has been serving a combination of Chinese, Vietnamese, Malaysian and Thai cuisine since 2014. Locally grown ingredients are sourced for their vibrant and oriental meals, which provide a classic taste of Asian street food. The street-style design and warm, family-friendly mood also boosts the high quality of Junk.
3/12-20 Ocean Street, Maroochydore
Phone: 5479 4774
Flourless, gluten free raspberry-filled, dark chocolate and coconut brownies
Decadent and rich chocolate brownies, cheesecake-filled doughnuts, gluten free delights and the most picture-perfect drip cakes you’ve ever seen laden with macarons, meringues and flowers. Tome is for the sweetest of sweet teeth and those who appreciate truly beautiful and bespoke baked goods. Order your next celebration cake from Tome, or settle in with a slice for yourself at their Ocean Street cafe – we won’t judge you.
21 Ocean Street, Maroochydore
Phone: 5479 0720