From floating street food markets to pop-up restaurants and incredible food experiences, here are the top ten things to do this month to celebrate Good Food Month in Brisbane!
1. Gazi Pop-Up
Join Masterchef’s George Calombaris when he hosts a 13-course GAZI pop-up dinner at Atalanta Bar and Greek on Thursday 7 July.
The celebrity chef will share his culinary and personal journey with diners on the night — everything from growing up in a Greek family to the world of Masterchef. He’ll also be serving some delicious GAZI favourites including souva and saganaki and the incredible bombe metaxa for dessert!
Tickets: $160pp, which includes dinner with George Calombaris as well as 13 different GAZI dishes and matching drinks.
Atalanta Bar and Greek is located at 39 Hercules Street, Portside Wharf in Hamilton. For more info, click here.
2. Dinner on the Bridge
Stokehouse Q will turn Goodwill Bridge into a dining room for over 200 diners on Friday 22 July, in an event they like to call Dinner on the Bridge.
From 5pm diners can enjoy flavours from the region in a three-course, sit-down meal designed by Stokehouse chef Richard Ousby, accompanied by carefully matched wines.
Dinner on the Bridge will be held right across the Goodwill Bridge. For more info click here.
3. Night Noodle Markets
South Bank’s cultural forecourt will be transformed into an Asian-inspired Night Noodle Market for 12 nights this month.
From Wednesday 20 to Sunday 31 July, enjoy Asian delights from over 24 different stalls from some of Brisbane’s favourites Asian eateries, live entertainment and a great atmosphere.
Must-try eats include Harajuku Gyoza’s Clear Raindrop Cake and Pasar Malam’s Pork Belly Satay Slider on a black bun. Drool!
Tickets: Free entry.
The Night Noodle Markets will be held in South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt. For more info click here.
4. Fat Noodle Degustation
Join one of Australia’s most popular chefs, Luke Nguyen, for a rare up close and personal dining experience on Thursday 21 July
From 6pm enjoy a ten-course degustation dinner at Luke’s celebrated Queensland signature restaurant, Fat Noodle.
Watch the master himself at work and indulge in the exotic tastes and tales from his extraordinary career and travels, as he joins you at the dinner table.
Tickets: $79 adults, $50 for children under 16.
Fat Noodle is located in the Treasury Casino Building on the corner of George Street in Brisbane City. For more info click here.
5. Vegan and the Vine
Join family vignerons Yalumba on Thursday 21 July for a three-course vegan feast prepared by Urbane Restaurant’s Alejandro Cancino.
Hear from Yalumba winemaker, Louisa Rose, and the chef as they explain sustainable winemaking, cooking and why a vegan approach to both is sustainable.
All dishes will be paired with vegan wines from Yalumba.
Tickets: $120pp includes matched wines.
Urbane Restaurant is located at 181 Mary Street in Brisbane. For more info click here.
6. Trust the Chef
How much do you trust the chef?
Enjoy an eight-course mystery degustation dinner at 85 Miskin Street on Wednesday 20 July.
Prepared by Head Chef, Brent Farrell each course will be a secret until it arrives in front of you. Prepare to be surprised, foodies!
Tickets: Between $99 and $159pp (higher price if matching wines are wanted).
85 Miskin Street is in Toowong. For more info click here.
7. Floating Street Food Market
Take a trip up to Noosa to experience Queensland’s first Asian-inspired floating street food market.
Held at Noosa Boathouse on Sunday 17 July from 12pm til 3pm, the markets will offer an array of street stalls, including chef Shane Bailey’s Asian-inspired delights and live music.
Tickets: $49pp, which includes entry and 6 food tokens.
Noosa Boathouse is located at 194 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville. For more info click here.
8. Tanqueray G & Tea Garden Party
If you’re a gin lover, you’re in luck this month.
Throughout Good Food Month, Darling & Co are offering special ‘adults only’ high teas, with a gin focus.
Enjoy a delicious high tea featuring citrus melting moments, finger sandwiches and a range of other sweet and savoury treats whilst sampling three matched Tanqueray cocktails and ice teas.
Tickets: $49pp including 3 Tanqueray cocktails.
Darling & Co is located at 157 Given Terrace in Paddington. For more info click here.
9. Momofuku Seiobo Dinner
Momofuku Seiobo executive chef Paul Carmichael will join GOMA’s Josue Lopez to deliver an exclusive six-course menu around the theme of fire and ice.
From 6pm on Wednesday 13 July at GOMA, diners can enjoy sensory experiences like no other.
Tickets: $200pp for 6 courses and matching drinks
GOMA is located at Stanley Place in South Bank. For more info click here.
10. Young Chefs’ Dinner
This year’s Young Chefs’ Dinner will be hosted by one of Brisbane’s premier restaurants, Aria.
Held on Wednesday 13 July, the event will see five of the state’s most talented and promising young chefs from restaurants such as Esquire, Montrachet and The Wolfe demonstrating their talents in the kitchen.
Tickets: $170pp including matched wines, tea and coffee.
Aria Restaurant is located at 1 Eagle Street in Brisbane. For more info click here.
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