Endless eating. Now there's a happy thought… No end in sight, no limit, no food comas and no jeans that begin to tighten, forcing you to switch to sweat pants because "they're all that fit me right now".
We asked a fistful of foodies to name their top five local dishes they'd never like to end. Here's to never seeing a clean plate/ bottom of a bowl again!
Sarah Hodges: Property co-ordinator, road trip enthusiast and one very fun dinner party guest.
Asian Chicken Salad, Harveys
Calamari and Duck Ragu (plates side by side), Beccofino
Sticky pork spare ribs, Cross Town Eating House
Medium rare Eye fillet, with baked potato and a double serve of mushroom sauce, Morrison Hotel
Sweet Potato fries, Peter's at Southport
Benjamin Forbes: guitar and vocals, Little Casino Band. Also employed in marketing and dolphin training for Tangalooma Resort.
Cape Grim sirloin, cinnamon du puy lentils, golden shallots and kale, Mondo Organics
Mediterranean Turkish, Le bon Choix
Spiced chicken pizza with eggplant, rocket & tahini sauce, Mecca Bah
Free range poached eggs with tomatoes and herbs, Anouk
Quesadillas, La Quinta
Lucy Babbage: the coolest final year creative writing student at QUT and marketing co-ordinator at Easton Pearson.
Buttermilk and ricotta pancakes with fruit compote and maple syrup, Thynne Road Deli & Café
Ham and gruyere brioche and a cappuccino, Choquette
Fontina, tomato and basil toastie, Flamingo
Grilled mushroom with rocket, lemon and truffle oil on sourdough, E'cco Bistro
Note! You can make that at home thanks to Phil's book!
Chicken Roti canai, Ipoh Laksa
No one makes roti like Ricky! A recipe from his mum.
Sandy Cavill: international food scout, maritime adventurer and architect.
Bouillabaisse with rouille & bread, Survey Co, Burnett Lane
Salsiccie Pizza, Beccofino
The Mitchell Burger, Small St Bistro
Rib on the bone with colcannon, Merthyr Bowls Club
Lamb and rosemary pie, Jocelyn's Provisions
Alison Kubler: art consultant/curator, mistress of a lovely lamb dish, and wonder mum to three of the coolest, creative and cute kids around town.
Zucchini fritters, Bar Alto
Homemade pappardelle with goat ragú, Bar Alto
Dark-crusted beef brisket with 'slaw' and flour tortillas, Public
Sand crab lasagne, Il Centro
Fish finger sandwich, Pearl Café