South Bank's signature food and wine event, Regional Flavours which showcases Queensland produce and celebrates those who grow and cook it, returns for its fourth year this weekend, bringing with it Brisbane's foodie and green thumb population.
This year the theme of 'What does our food say about us?' highlights the amazing variety of Queensland's food traditions, from indigenous foods turned gourmet to the influence of the many migrant groups who have settled here.
This fest is a grazer's delight, with more than 100 stalls from which to sample wine, cheese, olives, chocolate, fruit and vegetables from Queensland's prime regions fom the Lower Burnett, Lockyer Valley and Granite Belt to the Far North.
And other than sampling and feasting there's plenty more to keep the crowds at South bank over the 2 days:
Local celebrity chef Dominique Rizzo takes over Little Stanley St Lawn, emceeing for the weekend with live cooking demos of local produce and tips on sustainability.
Froth & Bubbles
The Grove, Little Stanley Lawn is the place to sample Queensland wines and learn about wine production in interactive sessions under the expert eye of Tricia Evans.
Again on the Stanley St Lawn the magic, mystery, health and history of tea will be revealed in a series of intriguing presentations by May-King Tsang, who is one of the world's top 50 certified tea speakers.
Beautiful Butterflies & Funny Frog Faces
This one's for the littlies – in the Tea-Licious gardens, Little Stanley St children can get creative making frog masks and native butterfly wings. From 11-4 Sat, Sun