8 super tasty things to do this week in Brisbane | Gourmand and Gourmet

8 super tasty things to do this week in Brisbane

  • Food & Booze
What’s on this week in food? Roaming degustation lunches, long table dinners under the stars, raw food classes and everything in between!
Friday 16
The Beer Incider Experience | Albion Park Racing Club | Albion | Sep 16-17
The Beer Incider Experience is back for another year bringing great local brews to Brisbane over two boozy days. This year’s line-up features over 120 craft beers and ciders from more than 30 independent Australian breweries. Expect proven favourites like Stone and Wood, Green Beacon and Newstead Brewing but with this many brews on offer make sure to leave room for something new! A selection of local food trucks will be on standby ready to support you through your boozy journey, plus live music featuring Josh Pyke and Holy Holy. Tickets start at $25 for a two-day pass, so hop to it.
Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers | Toowoomba | Sep 16-25
Now in it’s 67th year, the Carnival of Flowers will take over Toowoomba from September 16-25 with stunning roses, exotic orchards and a whole lot of delicious food and wine, including more than enough food tours, wine tastings, food trucks and even a gala dinner to keep your petals blooming!
Saturday 17
Bite Sip Stroll | CBD | 12-3pm
Bite Sip Stroll is back after a sell out event earlier this year! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to take your tastebuds on an unforgettable culinary adventure along Brisbane’s riverfront, indulging in dishes from Brisbane’s best restaurants, all paired with wine chosen by Wine Selectors. Check out the new spring menu at Urbane, Restaurant Two, Esquire and Sake and with 8 hats between them, you’re sure to have a brag-worthy feast.
One Spring Evening | Regatta Hotel | Toowong | 6-9pm
Feasts, fairy lights and champagne flutes, is there a more romantic way to spend a Saturday night? Whether you’re looking to treat someone special or gathering the girls, The Regatta Hotel invites you to join them for their first long-table Feast. For one night the Regatta will transform their laneway space into a garden fit for a spring dinner with three gourmet courses and a three-hour beverage package including flowing Moet.
Spring Fling Raw Food Class | Wandering Cooks | South Brisbane | 12-3.30pm
Spring is finally here and what better way to shake off the guilt of chowing down on all those winter warmers than with a raw cooking class! All food used in Raw and Peace’s class is organic, gluten-free, raw and vegan, and you’ll be learning how to whip up a Strawberry and Orange frosty smoothie, a spring vegetable and lemon cheese tart and a lemon curd tart with pastry syrup along with loads of other guilt-free goodies. Tickets are $150 and include original recipes and notes, plus delicious tastings and take-homes of everything made.
Saturday 24
Sunsuper Riverfire | Various
Don’t pretend like your not looking forward to Sunsuper Riverfire and the spectacular light show it brings. Even if you’re just sitting at home on the couch, you know you’re going to flick over from catching up on Bachie to watch the fireworks light up the sky. But if you want to give Sunsuper Riverfire the attention it deserves this year (and by attention, we mean food and booze), check out our top spots to catch the show here.
Sunday 25
Social Sunday | Riverbar & Kitchen | CBD | 2-9pm
Need some help recovering from an epic Riverfire night? Or maybe just want to keep your weekend going a little longer? Head to Riverbar & Kitchen and join them for a lazy Sunday day after Riverfire party. Starting at 2pm, they’ll have DJ Gavin Boyd spinning some vinyl, a Beefeater gin pop-up bar serving up delicious cocktails and $15 soft shell crab burges with kewpie mayo, fennel, and gherkins.
Metre Market | Morningside School of Arts | Morningside | 9am-1pm
Metre Market is a seasonal boutique market where fashion, music, food, art and good vibes collide! Clear out your wardrobe and sell your pre-loved and designer clothing while you enjoy the tasty eats and smooth coffee of a whole lineup of local food trucks, including Fire N Dough, Toni’s Turkish, Yummi Fruit Ice Creamery and Diego’s Drop Iced Tea, as well as live tunes, art installations and fresh market blooms from 9am-2pm.