Elegant modern Asian cuisine and an award-winning wine list keep locals and visitors returning time and again to Embassy XO in Sunshine Beach.
Executive Chef James Wu oversees a six-course set menu, that changes every two weeks, at this fine diner overlooking the picturesque surf beach and quaint village. We asked James to give up some of his secrets about where to hang out when he’s not in the kitchen:
Embassy XO Head Chef James Wu.
Your go-to coffee spot?
Fomo, in Sunshine Beach.
Favourite takeaway joint?
Mountain Stop Café in Pomona.
Where do you go to splurge?
The Spirit House Restaurant in Yandina.
The Spirit House in Yandina.
Where do your staff go after work?
Villa Noosa Hotel in Noosaville.
When you’re craving a good pub feed?
The Apollonian Hotel in Boreen Point.
Best date night venue?
Ryo’s Noodles in Crows Nest.
The best weekend getaway stay (when you’re lucky to have one off)?
Coonabarabran Mudbrick Cottage in Coonabarabran.
Favourite Sunday session?
Pomona Distilling Co in Pomona.
When you’re craving something sweet?
La Petite Souris in Alexandra Headland.
Rhubarb tart from La Petite Souris.
Where you grab your local produce from?
Noosa Farmers Market, every Sunday in Noosa.
The best spot to indulge in seafood?
Mooloolaba Fisheries in Mooloolaba.
Best brunch spot?
The Velo Project in Mooloolaba.
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