Easy Eating

Wed 14 Oct 2020

BURGER WARS: Macca’s fires up at Aussie burger chain

BURGER WARS: Macca’s fires up at Aussie burger chain

An Aussie fast food chain says it was being tongue-in-cheek when it released a ‘Big MacJac’ burger, but McDonald’s is not seeing the funny side.

Shoppers flock to new-look farmers markets

Premium Content Shoppers flock to new-look farmers markets

Queensland farmers are reaping the rewards of a new market format they say is a win-win for them and customers.

Mon 12 Oct 2020

‘I was exercising’: Man with fighting sticks scares patrons

Premium Content ‘I was exercising’: Man with fighting sticks scares patrons

A man who was waving fighting sticks near cafe patrons told a court he was simply trying to improve his shoulder and wrist strength.

Man allegedly robbed at knifepoint outside Coast hotel

Premium Content Man allegedly robbed at knifepoint outside Coast hotel

A 38-year-old man has been arrested for armed robbery after he allegedly held up a man at knifepoint and stole cash.

VIDEO: Take a look inside Gympie's most haunted building

Premium Content VIDEO: Take a look inside Gympie's most haunted building

THERE are "haunted house” stories told all over Gympie and surrounds, but reported apparitions at this hotel in Goomeri might just take the "spooky”...

Fri 9 Oct 2020

Working without a net, embracing change and bouncing back

Working without a net, embracing change and bouncing back

What's been tough for us has also turned out regularly to be a joy, a challenge, a nightmare and a blessing - sometimes all at the same time.

Alleged drug trafficker locked up after stealing phone

Premium Content Alleged drug trafficker locked up after stealing phone

An alleged drug trafficker who had strict bail conditions of not using mobile phones was caught on CCTV talking on a phone before stealing another one.

Thu 8 Oct 2020

‘Beyond belief’: Dad fractures eye socket during fight

Premium Content ‘Beyond belief’: Dad fractures eye socket during fight

A Coast dad caused a man “significant injuries” after he threw a glass at him during a heated fight between two couples, a court heard.

Own your very own vegan winery

Own your very own vegan winery

If you love a glass of vino and have dreamt about leaving the city, this vineyard, complete with $300k of wine thrown in, might be for you.

Best potato scallop revealed

Premium Content Best potato scallop revealed

Potato scallops are a staple of all good fish and chips shops and a Peninsula takeaway has been voted as having one of the best in the state and Australia.

hotel wins Queensland’s best schnitzel

Premium Content hotel wins Queensland’s best schnitzel

‘Fresh chicken cooked daily, pure 100 per cent breast, monster sizes and clean oil.'

Wed 7 Oct 2020

Most expensive Macca’s burger in world

Most expensive Macca’s burger in world

It’s eaten in countries around the world – but we’re not paying the same price for our Big Macs, new data reveals. So where does Australia rank?

Popular Noosa restaurant to close its doors

Premium Content Popular Noosa restaurant to close its doors

It has been booked out weeks in advance since it opened, but now a hugely successful waterfront restaurant will shut permanently

Fri 2 Oct 2020

Secret to Sizzler’s famous cheesy toast

Secret to Sizzler’s famous cheesy toast

The restaurants might be gone but Sizzler’s signature cheesy toast will live on thanks to all the people who have learned how to recreate it.

MAX CRUS: What to do when you've got gas

Premium Content MAX CRUS: What to do when you've got gas

Equally, other renewables such as wind can now blow their own trumpet, writes Max Crus

Thu 1 Oct 2020

Violent glassing leaves 62yo publican unconscious

Premium Content Violent glassing leaves 62yo publican unconscious

A man who smashed a beer bottle in a publican’s face in a “completely unprovoked and a cowardly attack” and then tried to eye gouge a witness has been jailed.

Homeless mum barricades herself in cinema ceiling

Premium Content Homeless mum barricades herself in cinema ceiling

Emergency services were called after a homeless mother of six barricaded herself in the ceiling of a Coast arcade and refused to come down.

Wed 30 Sep 2020

Brawling men evicted from pub go back for round two

Premium Content Brawling men evicted from pub go back for round two

One reveller’s celebrations got a little too rowdy after he began brawling with another man outside a Coast establishment, a court has heard.

Tue 29 Sep 2020

Teen’s ‘violent’ unprovoked punch to Ocean St reveller

Premium Content Teen’s ‘violent’ unprovoked punch to Ocean St reveller

A teenager has been told by a magistrate “one punch can and will kill” after he hit someone in the back of the head as they were waiting in line for a club.

Mon 28 Sep 2020

COVID’s new threat to Christmas favourite

Premium Content COVID’s new threat to Christmas favourite

As concerns grow on whether state borders will open for Christmas, Australians have been warned that another important aspect to Christmas dinner could be in serious...

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