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Word on the street: foodie news

2020 just keeps getting more exciting!

Whether you’re keeping it clean, going for a dirty long weekend, or just hankering for some foodie news, we’ve got you sorted, boo.

Let your Dry January roll into Feb, and explore the world of mindful drinking at the new Healthy Hedonism Festival on February 2nd! Taking over The Valley’s X Cargo, the day will feature endless health and lifestyle activations, such as beer yoga, boxing, and dips in the X-Cargo’s pop up pool, along with guest appearances from author  Ruby Warrington, local blogger Shan Cooper and more. Immerse yourself in a booze-free but fun-filled day of mindful drinking, and take that self-care one step further! 

Brisbane, say ‘hallo’ to loaded bratwursts! Served up at various locations including Munich Brauhaus South Bank and The Bavarian at Eagle Street Pier, The Barracks, Chermside and more, three undeniably delicious flavours will be coming your way. Top up your wurst with three flavours that put the comfort in comfort food, including The Mac & Cheese Dog, Mexican-style Chilli Dog, and Korean-inspired Spicy K Dog. To top it off, wash your sausage down with a bottle of Chandon NV for $60, or 4 Pines Summer Ale steins for $15 – Prost! 

Up north, we’ve got some good news for all the food truck lovers out there: King of the Wings has opened a street-eat collective, featuring some finger-lickin’ food all huddled under one roof in Deception Bay. StrEAT Easy Diner & Bar features city faves from the likes of Flavours Of Eataly, That Greek Truck and Yo-Get-It, along with craft beer from Green Beacon Brewing, Brendale Brewing Co. and more. Open for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Friday – this one is worth checking out! 

Take a Bowery: sad news came upon us when The Bowery announced it will be closing its iconic doors after 17 years of trade. To brighten up the bar scene in Brisbane, the team behind award-winning Brooklyn Standard declared they would take over the venue, re-opening as Suzie Wongs Goodtime Bar. Hailed as a Hawaiian-style dive bar with live music at its core, the new venue promises its visitors a bloody good time. With live music five nights a week and seasonal exotic cocktails curated by the most talented, this might just be the beginning of a new era! 

Got something delicious to share? Drop us a line at editor@gourmandandgourmet.com.au and let us in on the secret.