Six New Things In Brisbane You Need To Know This Week – October 13, 2021
Mexican good dram
El Planta in south Brisbane will host a tequila and mezcal tasting this Sunday afternoon with friends and Mexican artisanal liquor retailer Agaveria. Guests can expect a cocktail upon arrival and guided tastings of two tequilas and two mezcals with a Mexican herbal dish for each drink specially prepared by El Planta. Tickets will set you back $ 79, but with spirits and Mexican food experts in the field, this one is not to be missed. Buy yours here.
Brunch at the W
Three Blue Ducks now sends out on weekends with a bottomless brunch every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Choose from a seafood-focused menu designed by Chef Andy Allen, which includes Moreton Bay Bugs with fermented chili and lemon; raw trevally with ginger and chili vinaigrette; freshly shelled oysters; and local grilled shrimp with marinated seaweed alongside more classic brunch dishes like harissa scrambled eggs with grilled chorizo, pickles and red onions. A $ 90 ticket will get you your meal and access to the W Brisbane’s Wet Deck for a post-brunch swim – or add a two-hour drink package for an additional $ 36. Go here to book.
Milton Common is celebrating Oktoberfest this year with a weekend of German-inspired specialties. The team at Common Ground Brewing (the venue’s in-house brewery) got in the mood with a limited edition Marzen (a German lager), which will be available in half-mugs on October 16 and 17. giant sausages and cutlets with mashed potatoes and sauerkraut so bring an appetite and your best Oktoberfest outfit. To reserve a table, send a message to the team at [email protected]
City Winery’s most popular drop (rosé) now receives a summer treatment every Sunday at the winery. The Gerler frosé slushie is available from 2 p.m. with an oyster shelling station and a ceviche station managed by the City Winery chefs. The Sunday session is of course accompanied by live music and DJs; local saxophonist Ryan Livings was the musician of choice to kick off the vibes on the first Sunday a few weeks ago. Already popular, you’ll want to reserve your spot in advance here.
Beer imitates art
Newstead Brewing Co. and QAGOMA – alongside local Brisbane artist Stephen Mok – have teamed up to launch their second Art Series beer. The limited edition Sunshine Sour was inspired by the colorful and eye-catching work of Mok, which is printed on the can. It’s an infusion that contains a bright citrus flavor, a hint of passion fruit, and a clean finish – and it’s available at both Newstead Brewing Co. stores as well as independent and nationwide bottle stores.
World Pasta Day is Monday, October 25 and Salt Meats Cheese celebrates with an all-you-can-eat feast. For $ 25 – which is usually the cost of a bowl of pasta – plus a drink, treat yourself bowl after bowl of the restaurant’s signature pasta: lamb pappardelle, crab linguine, carbonara rigatoni and a vegan zucchini tagliolini. and pesto. Try them all or stick to your favorites – and book ahead to avoid disappointment.