Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Trip to Australia (Gold Coast - January 2016)...More burger

Aussie Grass-fed Wagyu 100%

I found there was going to be Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo in the convention center in Broadbeach for the weekend, so I went to check out on their first day on Friday.

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It wasn't exactly the kind of event I expected...I thought there would be more local artisan food vendors, but there were not very many. However, I was pretty happy to see many local wineries (many of them are not exported to the US) there, so I got to taste some.

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I left the event in less than 2 hours, then I was hungry. Back in Surfers Paradise, I decided to check out a very popular burger place called, Brooklyn Depot. I ordered Brooklyn classic burger and it was so good!

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Brooklyn Dept is located within a cool market place called The 4217 in Surfers Paradise. There were different artisan vendors (coffee roaster, deli, tea shop, bakery, etc.). I would love to try the bread from the bakery sometime.

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For dinner, I went back to 4217 with Jason and his colleagues! We had dinner at Salt Meats Cheese there. It's a gourmet Italian cafe restaurant/ shop. We ordered a bunch of dishes to share. Their pizzas from wood-fire oven were outstanding!