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Ekka has so much to offer in terms of gourmet food and delicious bites. What is truly exceptional is that most of these food stalls are proud to serve fresh, local produce from the heart of Queensland itself. As you sample through rows of endless selection, you find yourself stuck as to what to eat – you’d want to eat them all but you don’t want to end up in a food coma. Parents, be sure to take advantage of the beverages that are on offer: world-class beers, craft wine and not forgetting the vino. Kids will also enjoy the cakes and desserts that will satisfy any sweet tooths. So, with over 70 stalls to choose from, here are 12 things to eat at Ekka 2017.
1. Woolworths Fresh Food Pavilion
Australia’s best fresh food store has many delicious local produce to try (and all for free). From the World’s Hottest chilli to supersized hotdogs. Kids will want to the cotton candy ice creamery, world famous funnel cakes, crepes and shakes. For the mains, they have
2. Royal Queensland Steakhouse
Presented By JBS Australia, stop by Royal Queensland Steakhouse for wagyu beef and locally produced steak meant for export.
3. Stockmen’s Bar and Grill
The menu dishes up plenty of your favourite pub grub including the classic steak and chips, as well as a range of other tasty options that will fill up even the hungriest stockman.
4. Eat Fresh Mexican
Mexican food at its best, be sure to try their delicious burrito bowls, tacos and nachos.
5. Let’s Do Yum Cha
Super popular Asian bites that serve delicious dumplings and sensational spring rolls.
6. Big Tony’s Italian Street Food
Seriously the best Italian food at the event, serving hearty Italian favourites like pizza and pasta.
A mouth-watering fusion that combines delicious Spanish and Thai inspired dishes
8. King of the Wings
American style chicken wings in five unique flavours. Finger-licking good.
9. Gotzinger Smallgoods
Supersized Hotdog, We’re loving their ‘Big 30 cm German Brat’ and ‘Big 30 cm Kransky,’ both on a fresh bun.
Choose between fries covered in slow cooked BBQ pulled pork and topped with cheese or fries topped with popcorn chicken pieces, gravy and cheese sauce.
11. Coffee Galleria
Coffee in a Cone, a piccolo in a chocolate coated cone – delicious!
12. Dagwood Dogs And Fairy Floss
Finally, this is isn’t just one stall per se but Vendors across the site sell these classics, as well as everyday snacks such as chips and soft drinks. You can’t have Ekka without the smell of dagwood dogs in the air and stickiness of fairy floss in your fingers, after all it’s tradition and all Ekka kids should experience this. Happy eating!