9 scrumptious things to do in Brisbane this week | Gourmand and Gourmet

9 scrumptious things to do in Brisbane this week

You could stay at home this week and detox from all that chocolate you ate over Easter (don’t try to deny it), or you could get out and just keep indulging in all the delicious things to do in Brisbane this week!
Wednesday 30
Suntory Whiskey Tasting | The Gresham | CBD Calling all whiskey lovers, The Gresham is holding the kind of whiskey appreciation night that dreams are made of. Dan Woolley, aka Mr Whiskey, will talk you through the history and origin of seven varieties of whiskey from Suntory as you sip the night away in the surrounds of the heritage listed bar. Tickets are $150 and have already sold out for their first event once so make sure you grab yours now!
Friday 1
Jan Powers Hawthorne Twilight Markets | Hawthorne If you’re a fan of Jan Powers Powerhouse Markets (and who isn’t), you’re going to love the new Hawthorne Twilight Markets. With over 40 stalls selling fresh, local produce, artisan foods and Friday night nibbles you can grab some French pizza or dumplings and a drink for dinner before getting your groceries, plus there’ll be live music and plenty of room to sit back and relax. The markets will begin on 1 April and run on the first and third Friday of every month from 4pm until 8pm.
Saturday 2
Ice Cream Sandwich Pop Up | Barre Brisbane | West End Channel your inner ballerina and then get rewarded with scream-worthy ice-cream?  This non-dairy delight is a definite yes from us! Head out for a cheeky Saturday workout with your girls and then reward yourself with a truly tasty treat from My Plate Clean Treats in the form of a dairy free, gluten free and refined sugar free ice cream sandwich!
Sunday 3
Sunday Session | Garden Kitchen & Bar | Broadbeach Looking for a Sunday sesh venue with a difference?  The newest edition to the Jupiter’s dining precinct, Garden Kitchen & Bar might just be for you. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor dining, this is a space for all occasions. Kick back on the deck with a fine wine and your favorite few, or settle into an afternoon of amazing aperitifs and fabulous restaurant fare. Either way, we know it’ll make your Sunday one to remember for all the right reasons. Photography with Robert Shakespeare | Scrumptious Reads | Fortitude Valley Are you that friend who spends twenty minutes snapping your snacks before actually eating them (it’s ok, we are too)? If you’ve been looking for a way to up your Instagram game, you’ve found it! Robert Shakespeare is a professional photographer based in New Farm who has over 20 year experience behind the lens.  Join him for some snack-snapping tips at his workshop and use your new found skills on the wrap up lunch.
Wednesday 6
Meat the Maker | Wandering Cooks | South Brisbane Meat Billy from Meat at Billy’s and Tim from Eggcettera and hear all about the production of their delicious saltbush fed lamb while you get some handy tips that will help you next time you’re at the butcher. All that talk of food is bound to make you hungry but not to worry, Alphabet Café, Ugly Food Co and For The Pickles are putting together an amazing dinner to keep you satisfied.
Thursday 7
Meet the Brewer | Woolly Mammoth | Fortitude Valley 6 beers plus 6 plates of delicious eats? Yes please! Head to Woolly Mammoth and meet the crew from Rocks Brewing Co, while you taste a list of sips from their craft beer range and tuck into a 6 courses of tasting plates matched perfectly with each brew – even a porter matched with chocolate marquise! Did we mention tickets are only $30? Grab them here. Gin Workshop | Toobirds | CBD Want to discover the world of gin? Toobirds will fly you there during an evening of gin tasting and canapés, with 5 gins from around the world to sip your way through paired with delicious bites. Get in touch with Toodbirds to find out more.
Saturday 9
 Cooking Demo with Blake Mickelbourgh | Wild Canary | Brookfield If you’re all for healthy eating but have no idea how to jazz up those greens, Wild Canary’s new sous chef, Blake Mickelbourgh, can help you out. This masterclass will have you excited about kale with a 30 minute demo on how to make a tasty yet simple kale and verjus tart where you’ll not only gain some pro-tips to use in the kitchen but you’ll get to taste the final result with your own tart for dinner and a glass of wine after the class. Even better, you’ll receive a goodie bag to take home and all proceeds from your $35 ticket will go to Beyond Blue!