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Good Food Month on James St

You will be all happy to know that Brisbane is bringing back Australia’s largest food festival to our city again this year. Good Food Month offers a four-week feast of food events and culinary delights. James street of course, will be participating in this exciting event. James street just completes Good Food Month with some of it’s incredible fine-dining. Take a look at the events below for Good Food Month and be sure to take part. 

Breakfast Club – “Stylish breakfasts are not just for weekends. Share the most important meal of the day with friends or schedule an early-morning weekday office catch-up with colleagues over a delicious breakfast.”

Chow House is hosting a month long breakfast feast special, which is made up of their signature Thai chicken omelette with celery, tomato, steamed rice and chilli soy dip; coconut crumpet with lemon curd.

Let’s Do Lunch – “Leading restaurants in Brisbane and regional Queensland featured in the Brisbane Times Good Food Guide or app offer a value-priced set lunch (one course or more) with a matched drink.”

Crowd favourite Bucci Restaurant is hosting a month-long lunch special for culinary delight. An Italian region each week: polpo/tagliata di manzo (Toscana); burratta/orecchiette cime di rapa (Puglia); tortelli a zucca/zuppa Inglese (Emila-Romagna); spaghetti alla norma/cassata (Sicilia).

World Safari Dinners – “Leave your passport at home for these culinary world trips. Whether it’s a meal inspired by Bangkok street food or Middle Eastern souks, the flavours of different continents are served up right here.”

Chow House will be hosting a dinner series, dubbed “My life with Duck”. Thai born, French-trained chef Timmy Kemp revisits her childhood on a Samut Prakan duck farm in this seven-course feast that uses every part of the duck for spicy dumplings in fragrant broth, Massaman duck curry and sticky cumquat duck fat tart.

Hats Off Dinners – “Restaurants who received one or more chef hats in the 2014-15 Brisbane Times Good Food Guide indulge their culinary fantasies and throw out their usual menus for the night.”

Gerard’s Bistro are hosting a five-course dinner that shows of differences in Levantine cuisine, but with that fresh Gerard’s touch from chefs Ben Williamson and Johnny Moubarak’s Lebanese sabbatical. Be delighted with their interpretation of the stuffed lamb pastries of Baalbek, Byblos’ stunning seafood and the fresh salads and grains of Tripoli.

Bar Hop – “Some of Brisbane’s best bars and bartenders show off their skills, inventing a cocktail using Tanqueray gin matched to a bar snack for the set price of $20 per person.”

Classic James Street watering hole, Bucci Restaurant has curated a cocktail called Gin-o-cello which will tickle your tastebuds . Made up of Tanqueray gin, limoncello, fresh lemon, mint and cucumber; with arancini.

For the Love of  Wine & Cheese – “Explore cheese from Australia and round the world at some of our best restaurants, upmarket cafes and bars. Whether it’s to finish a great meal or as a post-work catch-up with friends, enjoy a selection of cheeses perfectly matched to a glass of Yalumba wine.

Whether for an after-work drop-in or a weekend catch-up, Gerard’s Bar is hosting little beats, a selection Australian and European artisan cheeses from fresh young buffalo mozzarella to a pungent blue, matched to a wine.

Instant Expert – “Let the experts help you become a better cook with guidance from some of the state’s best chefs and food artisans.”

Join Chow House and become an expert at making a classic Thai marinade that can go in a satay, and also be used in dishes such as crisp fried prawns and Thai spiced beef. Make the everyday special.

Posted on

July 23, 2015