Great Australian Bites Brisbane
Riverside Green, South Bank Parklands
Thursday 26 January 2023
Riverside Green at South Bank Parklands came alive with pop-up stalls serving up delicious food from popular vendors, while home-grown performers hit the stage for a dynamic program of music and family-friendly fun to keep everyone entertained!
This year’s Great Australian Bites event boasted an incredible line-up of diverse Queensland talent including The 7 Sopranos, Voices of Birralee and Sunnybank Brass Band. The crowd shook things up with Afro-Cuban salsa ensemble Chukale, enjoyed the eclectic sound of Tibet2Timbuk2, experienced the richness of Arabic musical traditions with Shanasheel Arabic Ensemble, and danced to the sounds of Joe Tee & Afrodisa Band. Renowned First Nations singer-songwriter Joe Geia rounded out the program captivating audiences with his guitar and didgeridoo.
Everyone enjoyed fresh local produce and delicious food from favourite pop-up food vendors including nachos from Mucho Mexicano, paella from Ole and Turkish doughnuts from Lokmaa, refreshing bubble or iced tea from the Iced Tea Co and a smoothie from Safari Smoothie Co. Tastebuds were satisfied with cuisine from Vici Italian, an Aussie gourmet BBQ from Hop & Pickle, souvlaki and mezze platters from Greek Recipe and dumplings from Asian Dumpling House, just to name a few!
Great Australian Bites Brisbane was presented by the Queensland Government in partnership with the National Australia Day Council and proudly supported by the Hit Network and Triple M.