What’s on this week in food: August 13-24 | Gourmand and Gourmet

What's on this week in food: August 13-24

Wednesday August 13 This is one public holiday we won’t be wasting on the couch. Great things are happening at the Ekka this year. Local favourite Lick! Ice Cream are getting in on the action, supplying the strawberry goodness that is the official Ekka Sundae. Hooray! Thursday August 14 In case Ekka took too much out of you, Jocelyn’s Provisions have a range of wholesome, gourmet meals to pick up and devour from the comfort of your living room. We have our eyes on the French chicken casserole. Friday August 15 Good Food Month saw Stokehouse offering a winner of deal; two courses and a glass of wine for $38. A deal so popular they’ve decided to run it the entire month of August! Saturday August 16 It may be spice month, and we may be trying to uncover Brisbane’s spiciest food adventures. But we take no responsibility for any injuries sustained during Brewski’s August challenge. The team want to see you chase their Mad Man Chilli Spank pizza (featuring something called ultra death sauce) with a chilli beer. Do it without water and they’ll give you a prize, and their respect. Sunday August 17 Hangover Sunday’s usually spent inside with the curtains drawn watching re runs of The Bachelor? No longer! Peasant are providing comfort and happiness in the form of one giant Paella. Monday August 18 You had us at wings! We really don’t need much convincing after that. Say goodbye to your Monday blues and hello Monday bingo The Fox Hotel. Monday nights from 7pm. Tuesday August 19 Delicious cookies and good karma? Chop Chop Changs don’t need to tell us twice. Pick up a karma cookie during the month of August and all proceeds with go to the Blue Sky Foundation. Wednesday August 20 Pasta & Pinot? Yes Please! For only $20 this could be your answer for the perfect date night or simply an excuse for a mid week unwind. Get to Gertie’s now for this happy hump day offer. Thursday August 21 Weeknights made better at Bitter Suite. Your one-stop, corner-shop for a tasty mid-week meal. Have the night off cooking and for only $20 enjoy a wintery stew and brew. Friday August 22 Happy Friday friends! Winter is warmer at The Emporium Hotel’s Cocktail Bar. Come in for a Friday knock off cocktail and start your new weekend the right way. Saturday August 23 It’s time to say hello to the big yellow food trailer! Enjoy tastes of the Mediterranean on the go at the Saturday Carseldine Markets. Eat A Pocket is providing us with wholesome, good food, in a pocket.