Popolo Picnics 2


Turn your social life from drab to fab with this list of upcoming events!

Bringing to Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Black Panther to life, this exhibition follows your favourite Marvel heroes from comic book page to cinema screen.

2. Learn how to make pasta from scratch! 
Love pasta? Join the club and while you’re at it, join Popolo’s Head Chef Paul Holden on Tuesday, 27 June for a pasta making (and eating!) masterclass. Prepare your mind and body because tickets also include an Italian cheese tasting, canapes and wine.

3. Be serenaded by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra 
Wake up with Mozart, Sondheim, Vivaldi and Debussy on Sunday, 25 June. Starting at 11:30am, we can’t imagine a nicer way to kick off a Sunday.

4. Eat more pancakes   
I mean, surely we don’t have to persuade you to do this? Just in case we do… MySweetopia now serve piping hot buttermilk pancakes stacked with toppings like salted caramel and banana.

5. Attend a lecture about the chimpanzees of Tanzania   
Yes, you read correctly. On Sunday, 18 June Dr Jane Goodall will bring you closer to humankind’s closest relative. Goodall’s research demonstrated the chimp’s capacity for tool making and complex family relationships and revealed both their intimate friendships and their dark, violent nature.

6. Educate yourself at FREEDOM THEN, FREEDOM NOW    
Life in sunny Queensland hasn’t always been this free. Step back in time with this exhibition, which draws on the extensive collections of the State Library of Queensland to reminisce, reflect, and explore freedoms won and lost in Queensland through the years.

7. Take bae on a date    
Everyone knows South Bank is a classic date night location. Reignite the spark with this list of thoughtful date night ideas … you and bae will be #couplegoals in no time

8. Discover South Bank’s newest bars and restaurants   
Stop frequenting your local and start trying new things! RAMEN, Malt Traders, SUKI and Baba Ganouj opened recently in South Bank.

9. Spice up your life!   
Add an extra dimension to your winter cooking with the inclusion of an aromatic spice. Gandhi Indian Kitchen’s have shared their top five spices for the cooler months… click here for their spicy secrets!

10. Indulge at Stokehouse Q’s Barossa Harvest Dinner    
Celebrate the bounty of the Barossa Valley on Thursday, 22 June… minus the travel time! Stokehouse Q‘s Executive Chef Richard Ousby has designed four Barossa-inspired courses. Each dish will be superbly matched with wines from Torbreck Vintners. Be nice to your host – Torbreck National Sales Manager James Young – and he might even give you an advance preview tasting of the 2014 RunRig prior to its official release.

11. Participate in our Winter detox  
Jeans feeling a little snugger than you’d like? Join us in our 48 hour Winter detox!

12. All You Can Eat Tacos at Mucho Mexicano
Jeans not feeling snug enough? Head to Mucho Mexicano, where two hours of unlimited tacos costs just $25. Available every Tuesday from 5pm.

13. Hit the slopes with the family at Snow4Kids  
Do you want to build a snowman? The answer is YES, your kids sure do. Fortunately, snow is forecast for Brisbane this Winter thanks to the return of Snow4Kids in June. Your kids will be delighted by the real snowfall, snowman making, mini toboggan slopes and more. Click here for all the details!

14. Check out Denim Co.’s gorgeous new look   
The popular Little Stanley Street cafe has had a facelift and the results are fabulous. A new vibe, new menu and new head chef are giving the longtime favourite a whole lot of… er… newness! Don’t worry, the jaffles and waffles aren’t going anywhere.

15. Follow eatSouthBank on Instagram
What can we say… it’s the best way to feed your inner foodie! Like what you see? Like us on Facebook too!


Hot tip: Park your car at the South Bank Car Park for just $5 Monday to Thursday nights. Click here to claim this offer! 

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