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

9 super tasty things to do in Brisbane this week

  • Food & Booze
Just wishing winter was over already? You’ll be too stuffed to even think about it if you get out and enjoy all the delicious things happening this week!
All week
Shabu Shabu | Hanaichi Sushi Bar + Dining | CBD Know what shabu shabu is? If you don’t, you should, and you can find out in the Wintergarden at Hanaichi Sushi Bar + Dining right up until the end of August! Brush up on your chopstick skills and discover how tasty this hotpot of broth, meat and veggies is for $19.95 every Saturday-Thursday from 4-9pm.
Wednesday 3 
Winter Party | Riverbar & Kitchen | CBD Riverbar & Kitchen are about to warm up your winter nights with a cocktail party! Staring out over the beautiful Brisbane River with a complementary glass of Moet in your hand, dance the night away under the stars as DJ Danny Cool plays some tunes at one of Brisbane’s most popular riverside venues. Tickets are free, but RSVP only so be quick to get yours here. Big Beef Off | Regatta Hotel | Toowong Four meat producers. Four porterhouses. One epic battle. The annual Big Beef Off is the biggest blind tasting event in the city where the public get to judge the best beef producers in Queensland. Tickets include entrees, four samples of premium porterhouse, thick cut chips, vegetables, and a 3 hour beverage package. And at $99 per ticket, the question isn’t whether you should be there, but who will be the Big Beef Champion. To book tickets, call The Regatta Hotel on (07) 3871 9595.
Friday 5
Time Traveling Whiskey Experience | Secret location Ready for some whiskey business? Jack Daniel’s is celebrating 150 years of distilling with a time traveling experience and tasting with master distiller Chris Fletcher in a secret location that will only be revealed to those who RSVP! International Beer Day | Stoke Bar | South Bank The first Friday in August is International Beer Day, and if there was ever an excuse to knock back a few beers, we’re pretty sure this is it. And when you can get them for just $5 each alongside one of the best views in town, why wouldn’t you? Stoke Bar is celebrating the occasion with cheeky boutique beers for just $5 from from 4pm, alongside their scrumptious bar bites and a live DJ. Afterwork drinks, sorted! Ekka | CBD Yep, it’s time to stock up on the hand sanitiser and start popping vitamin C tablets – Ekka’s back! If you need a few reasons to brave the crowds this year, we’ve got six, and here’s a hint: they’re all delicious.
Sunday 7
Sunday by the River | Newstead House | Newstead The first Sunday of every month, the World Food Markets bring seven tasty food trucks to Newstead House. Laze by the river as you peruse your choices, with picks like Little BackMicasa Food Truck and even La Macelleria‘s gelato cart set to take over the lawn. Along with plenty of food, the Jazz Music Institute will fill the afternoon with boppin’ tunes. Bring your friends, your family, and enjoy the sun before the summer heat arrives!
Saturday 13
Korean Cultural Festival | King George Square | CBD Korea is more than just fried chicken and K-pop – but don’t worry, there’ll be plenty of both at the Korean Cultural Festival, along with a huge line-up of Asian street feeds, music, taekwondo demonstrations and drinks! Best of all, entry is free. Mount Gravatt Marketta Launch | Mt Gravatt The Gold Coast Marketta has spread its wings, taken flight, and landed at Mount Gravatt! Spend your Saturday under the stars with a huge line-up of food truck and shipping container eats – think Eat Street for the south side. Just try and eat your way through the likes of Barbecue Mafia’s slow cooked meats, empanadas, crepes, calamari and a whole host of international feeds. Don’t worry if you can’t make it, the markets will be reappearing every Saturday night!