Where to throw your Christmas party
It seems to happen every year without fail–we forget about organising something for Christmas, December...
Attention foodies who cook!
Firstly, congratulations. You have a skill that many lust after. If you’re looking for the cream-of-the-crop shops to get ingredients to knock the socks off your guests this Christmas, then scroll on and prepare to have your own mind blown (and your savings decimated) by these top gourmet retailers.
The countdown to Christmas is on, so naturally, Jocelyn’s 2020 Christmas Catalogue is here and bursting with ideas for festive entertaining! They have an exciting selection of yummies this year (as always) with everything from glazed hams to trifles, Christmas cakes, cookies, puddings and loads more.
Our favourite seafood slinger One Fish Two Fish has things sorted this Chrissie, taking care of the sea eats AND the vino! Offering freshly shucked oysters with oak-aged chardonnay mignonette and lemon or peeled prawns with sriracha and lime aioli, One Fish Two Fish takes all the stress out of pre-ordering (and preparing!) your Christmas seafood. As for drinks, take your pick of Champagnes, dry whites, crisp reds, and even a magnum of rosé! Peruse their offerings and pre-order your fishy feast here!
The O.G. of the fancy Brisbane markets, this spot aims to raise expectations of what a fresh food market should be. With a good dozen retailers within the space, James St Market is a one-stop shop for everything from seafood at Fresh Fish Co. to gourmet meats and produce from The Standard Market Company. Hot tip: take a shopping break and enjoy unreal sushi from Fresh Sushi Co. nestled inside.
After some artisan additions to your Christmas meal, or looking to take your cooking to the next level? The Stores has you covered.
Stocking some of Australia’s finest produce, this food mecca houses a butcher, deli, fromagerie, grocery store, and top quality fruit and veg all in one insta-worthy hub. Whether you’re cooking a turkey, ham, plum pud or just keen to sea-food and eat it, you can impress all the rellies and hopefully pass off having to wash up as a result of your hard efforts–or at least grab a coffee from their built-in cafe for your shopping effort!
It’s official: Christmas = prawns. Operating for over 30 years, this iconic fish market is the best place to source your fresh and cooked seafood products–but you’re going to want to get in early! For seafood fanatics, this is your one-stop shop to get your clams on prawns, salmon, oysters, crayfish, bugs and lobsters for Christmas lunch or dinner. Their on-site gourmet delicatessen has a range of goodies to accompany your seafood wares, so you’ll be set for salty success come the festive season!
Christmas just got a whole lot easier! The shelves of RGM are overflowing with festive delights tol tantalise your taste buds. Whether your sweet tooth loves nougat, chocolate truffles, panettone, panforte, biscuits, fudge or Christmas cake and pudding, we dare you to not be tempted. After a ham or turkey? Order one here alongside cheese, charcuterie, and gorgeous fresh flowers, and you’ll be grinning on Christmas Day.
Still tempted to leave the work to someone else? Check out our roundup of restaurants offering Christmas Day dining this year.
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