30 Things To Eat In June 2019

June 4, 2019

June is one of the best months for indulging in glorious food in Queensland. We’ve already started to feel the crisp, cooler air of winter and there’s nothing more satisfying than a warm, comforting meal in a cosy, new restaurant, café or bar. Think hot dishes, dirty chai lattes and comforting espresso martinis… To make the most of it, we have carefully pinpointed our 30 favourite menu items to fill each day of the month from Brisbane to the Gold Coast.

1. Wok-fried cauliflower with yoghurt and hazelnuts

Location: Little Valley, 6 Warner St, Fortitude Valley

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2. Grilled King Salmon with couscous, peas, coconut, pickled fennel, puffed wild rice and lemon myrtle

Location: Lily Restaurant at The Glen Hotel, 24 Gaskell Street, Eight Mile Plains

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3. Curry Culture: Three curries served in Masahri (meat) or Shakhari (Veg) along with saffron rice and raita

Location: Kokum Restaurant, 94 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach

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4. Grilled octopus with almonds spiced with green chilli in a mild sauce

Location: Greca Restaurant, Howard Smith Wharf, 3/5 Boundary St, Brisbane City

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5. Beeswax Leeks in a creamy warm sauce

Location: Arc Dining, 5 Boundary St, Brisbane City

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 6. Kung pao tiger prawns w dried chillies, macadamias, garlic stems + Sichuan peppercorns

Location: Donna Chang, shop 3/171 George St, Brisbane City

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7. Fresh black mussels in a chilli tomato reduction and house

Location: That’s Amore, 1/110 Mountain View Ave, Miami

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8. Salmon poke bowl at La Diosa. (It’s like Mexican Japanese fusion salad, ‘invented’ in Hawaii!)

Location: La Diosa Mexicana, Circle on Cavil, 3184 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

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9. Spiced roast pumpkin mushrooms, with charred brocollini, farro and pumpkin emulsion

Location: Harrys on Buderim, 11 Harrys Ln, Buderim

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10. Wagyu Tartare Served with coconut, cardamom, and taro

Location: Sum Young Guys, 8/46 Duke St, Sunshine Beach

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11. Coco Fluff, a mix of choc sticky date pudding and vanilla flavours

Location: Goji Granola Bar and Café, 7/60 Santa Cruz Blvd, Clear Island Waters

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12. Vegan Nutella Honeycomb Pancakes

Location: Nude Sisters Whole Food Kitchen, Shop 3/90 Markeri St, Mermaid Waters

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13. Salted Caramel & Rye Brownie

Location: Bam Bam Bakehouse, 2519 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach

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14. Tenderized grilled calamari marinated with paprika, fresh oregano, garlic, saffron, muhammara saucem green beans, cannellini beans and side of lemon

Location: Mecca Bah, 21/1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley

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15. Gobo Chips. Japanese burdock root chips with chilli, aonori seaweed flakes, shiso furikake + Japanese Mayo

Location: Mamasan Kitchen and Bar, 3 Oracle Boulevard, Broadbeach

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16. Pearl Barley, Jerusalem Artichoke, Wild Mushrooms, Pine Nuts, Goats Cheese and Garden Peas

Location: Elk Espresso, Oasis Shopping Centre, Shop G044/2 Charles Ave, Broadbeach

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17. Purple Taro Latte

Location: Southside Bistro, Sunnybank, 49/342 McCullough Street, Brisbane

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18. Crispy skin duck legs wild rice, Asian greens, long finger green chilli, ginger, lemongrass, young coconut & sticky ponzu sauce

Location: Edgewater Dining, Shop 3 G7, Capri on Via Roma, Via Roma, Surfers Paradise

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19. Local mud crab, parsley spaghetti, crab stock, chilli and garlic

Location: Burleigh Pavilion, 43 Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads

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20. Tuna Tataki with ginger and seaweed

Location: Marble Bar Bistro, 40 Duke St, Sunshine Beach

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21. Mooloolaba king prawns with coriander, chilli and nori butter

Location: Rickys Noosa, 2 Quamby Pl, Noosa Heads

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22. Salt and Pepper Crispy Prawn Bao with Wasabi Aioli

Location: I like Ramen, 388 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

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23. Creamy Mushroom Pasta Bowl

Location: BKA Vegan Restaurant & Bar, Shop 1, 1837 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads

 

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24. Delicate prawn and scallop mousse encased in fresh, hand-made squid ink pasta is served in a spicy arrabbiata broth with crumbled basil ricotta

Location: Bambino Italian, 117 Ashmore Rd, Bundall

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25. Nori tacos

Location: Cheeky Poke Bar, 63 Skyring Terrace, Newstead

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26. Roast Duck Ft. Japanese Pumpkin, Lychee and Kaffir lime

Location: Namory Eatery, Shop 2/27-29 Cotton Tree Parade, Maroochydore

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27. Shakshuka, Middle Eastern baked eggs in house made ratatouille

Location: Atelier Brasserie, 5/45 King Street, Bowen Hills

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28. Pork Belly with smoked onion jus

Location: Frejas Café, 3/1 MacGregor St, Wilston QLD 4051

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29. Steak Tartare

Location: Black Hide Steakhouse, 36 Caxton St, Brisbane City

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30. Local Fassifern Valley Porkbelly

Location: Kooroomba Kitchen, 168 F M Bells Rd, Mount Alford

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