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After six-and-a-half years of fabulous menus and a steady and generous culinary contribution to our region, La Table Cafe and Restaurant is coming to the end in its present form – the Mullumbimby premises.
Eating a nicely prepared, cooked and served meal out, these days, is as easy as filling your car with petrol.
What’s in a name? In some cases people sit for hours stabbing in the dark, grabbing at suggestions and generally trying to inject some meaning into a business name. Other times, you just hear the name, you see the product and you say to yourself Yes!
I can attest to the almost inhuman hours bakers keep while toiling for this very basic human dietary need – bread.
You’d need a couple of lifetimes to get to the end of the good things happening on the north coast.
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote up the Aquarius cafe, bar and restaurant in Lawson Street in Byron Bay.
We humans are sentient beings and when it comes to sitting in someone else’s space, I know I get the jitters if the overall atmosphere is unfriendly, stiff or uncomfortable.
Santé is now open at 10am, seven days per week, for a brunch with a twist. Here, they have a rep’ for a delicate pizza crust (among other culinary choices), and using that reputation, they’ve created a brekkie hybrid that’s being introduced on the brunch menu.
Vietnamese people move in very small circles. It’s a cliquey community where ex-pats are concerned no matter where they’ve settled.
Do you really love well-executed food at a reasonable price? Do you really love great and experienced service? Do you really love a relaxed, tasteful ambience? Three oh-so-important qualities when talking about food and restaurants, especially if you’re about to rave about any of them.
People often ask me where they can take their visiting friends and relatives for a good meal around town. Locals too are looking for unusual digs to eat in and enjoy
Portia Tresselt was originally from California, grew up in Asia and Europe, graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Business and Linguistics and now lives in Lennox Head with her family.
Goodies is known for its healthy food and juices but with an ever-increasing choice of food, cafes and eateries in Byron itself, Inga and Ben decided to diversify a bit and offer some different selections for the health-conscious punter.
I was walking my toddler down to the park in New Brighton late last Saturday. There appeared to be a hustle and bustle at the local cafe. I noticed an intimate setup going on at the Yum Yum Tree and, being a good snoop, I grabbed the first human who could tell all. A friendly face popped out of the cafe and greeted me warmly.
The Harvest people are obviously ignoring their normal human needs with yet another new Sparrow concept cafe opened and already running like clockwork. The first was on the main street of Bangalow and now Sparrow is open in Byron Bay at 1b Byron St (two doors up from Aldi).
I’m waiting to swell my own ranks when human cloning becomes available; until then, there’s only one of me and a great big canvas of choice. So, if you’re ever wondering why you’re not seeing anything of your own favourite eatery in The Good Life, it’s more than likely just a case of logistics.
Recently at a pre-Chrissie get-together, I was having a hammer and tong with a couple of locals about their favourite eats. The resounding and loudest recommendation was from a Mullumbimby resident who strongly advised me to partake of a haloumi burger at the Punch & Daisy Cafe in Mullumbimby.
What do you do when you have everything? The spiritually minded could perhaps meditate and become one with the universe – it’s not hard really; apparently you’re not one with the universe until you’ve lived apart from it awhile. You then spend your time concentrating on reuniting with it?
Debra Maloney has spent the last four years writing, sourcing, reinventing and perfecting these delicious recipes in order for all coeliacs to enjoy great-tasting gluten-free food that Debra and her guests have been eating for the last 13 years, since being diagnosed with coeliac disease herself.
Scottish-born Gavin Hughes is head chef at The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa. Gavin has always been a true advocate of all things local, ensuring the restaurant adopts a paddock-to-plate philosophy and uses regional producers wherever possible.
I began The Echo’s Good Life weekly journal around five months ago with a story on the Poinciana Cafe in Mullumbimby.
RECIPE: I’m dreaming of some White Christmas
Have you ever tried to cook more than two courses for more than four people? In this day and age it seems that everybody has an interest in food and cooking.
The 1960s saw beards, music, poetry and sex all freely available. At the time I was just a toddler; however, my full-sized bro was into it big time.