Friends of Good Food Month celebrates the best of Brisbane this July | The Gourmand & Gourmet

Friends of Good Food Month celebrates the best of Brisbane this July

Get yourself a one-way ticket to flavour town.

Strap yourselves in, foodies, this July is Good Food Month and if the events rolling into town have got you all riled up already, you’re going to love what your Brisbane favourites are bringing to the table. Friends of Good Food Month is a unique series of locally curated events showcasing the best culinary experiences Brisbane has to offer and we’ve lined up our favourites for you. 

OTTO Ristorante | Truffle Degustation

Get ready for la dolce vita, people, it’s time to get your truffle on. Park yourself on the riverfront at OTTO Ristorante during any dinner service in July for the option of a five-course truffle degustation. Expect to see the likes of beef carpaccio, Hervey Bay scallops, potato gnocchi, bistecca di manzo and truffle gelato. Did we mention every dish is served with shaved black truffle? This is not a drill. More information available here.

Alchemy | Murder Mystery Dinner

Cluedo fans, rejoice! Alchemy is hosting a live and interactive murder mystery dinner on Thursday, July 8 and you’re invited. Guests are asked to come dressed to the theme of the Tracy Gang and characters are assigned upon arrival. Amidst the festivities, a tragic murder unfolds around you! It is up to you and other guests to uncover clues and identify the murderer. Tickets are $165 and include a three-course menu and beverages. Find out more here

The Inchcolm Bar | Three Martini Lunch

Every Friday in July, The Inchcolm Bar will be serving up three of their signature martinis alongside two delicious courses for $59. Enjoy your choice of escargot, chicken liver pâté or oysters, followed by steak frites, Moreton Bay bug chilli pasta, market fish or mushroom gnocchi. Don’t expect us back in the office after this long lunch. Bookings can be made here.

Gerard’s Bar | Shawarma Party

If it’s a party you’re after, you know Gerard’s will deliver. Block out Tuesday, July 25 from 2 pm until late for this shawarma shindig. For just $30, you’ll be treated to a delicious shawarma kebab, sumac spiced fries, a signature Beirut punch cocktail and all the good vibes you can handle. Head here to book your spot. 

The Gresham | Whisky Appreciation Month

Ever found yourself staring at The Gresham’s extensive backbar, dreaming of one day making your way through it? Well, now is your chance! July is Whisky Appreciation Month at this charming watering hole. Make your way down on Saturdays from 5 pm to 7 pm to explore the wonderful world of whisky with smallgoods provided with compliments by sister venue, Walter’s Steakhouse. Tickets are available from $80, with various packages on offer. Find out more here.


This is just a taste of the unbelievable lineup that is Friends of Good Food Month. Be sure to explore the full schedule here. 


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Words by Tom Spencer