A Brand New Night Food Market Is Coming To North Brisbane – OPENING THIS WEEKEND
A Brand New Night Food Market Is Coming To North Brisbane – OPENING THIS WEEKEND
BITE Markets set to open in North Harbour on March 1st + In AH-MAHZING news – no dish is over $15 – so heading out for a night of family feasting won’t break the bank.
What are BITE Markets?
BITE markets are a brand new food market opening this weekend in North Harbour. Boasting over 40 ‘Flavour Makers’ in custom designed shipping containers with a fully fenced and landscaped surrounds, BITE markets are going to be the next big night time destination on Brisbanes North Side.
There is also parking available for more that 600 cars, North Harbour is just 12 minutes from North Lakes and 25 minutes from Brisbane (exit 150 off the Bruce Highway – full address is below).
BITE’s founder, the renowned caterer and food creator Tom Burke, said he was thrilled with the caliber of Flavour Makers who had leapt at the opportunity to be part of the food market.
“As the northside’s great food adventure, BITE represents a new hub for local food creators and food lovers. At home in the fastest growing region of Australia in the Moreton Bay region, we are thrilled to announce that BITE Markets will open on Friday, March 1. BITERS are set for a culinary journey around the globe with dishes from Malaysia to Spain, Italy to Japan, Tibet to Turkey and everywhere in between, all created on-site. Of course, everyone is dedicated to championing local produce.”
What sort of food stalls are there at BITE Markets?
Local food and great experiences await you at BITE, with brand new and exclusive Mitte Berlin Street Food, the creation of Moreton Bay region locals Suzanne and Brett Lang who will also operate their famed Ice Tea Man leading the Flavour Makers. They will be joined by Don Quijote Paella and Tapas (Spanish), September 18 (the popular North Lakes restaurant), Zoe’s Brownies (from Kallangur local, Teegan Kuenz), Come on Mate! Gourmet Japanese, Fresh Gozleme, Tibetan Momo Café, Mr Bunz, Romantica Restaurant (Italian), Donut Kitchen, Mister Churros, Mini Dutch Pancakes – Poffertjes, Nude Juice, Mocktail Madness and more, representing a culinary journey around the globe.
For more details about stall holders – Keep Scrolling – we have HEAPS of info below…
Need to know about BITE Markets
Opening Friday March 1, BITE will be a place for people to gather, eat, drink, spend time with friends and family, a place everyone is welcome, and will be full of colour, adventures, wonderful food and all sorts of flavours! BITE is a custom-designed fully-fenced 5,000sqm dining precinct, with dedicated parking for more than 600 cars.
Take Exit 150 from the Bruce Highway to Buchanan Drive, Morayfield and follow the signs – 12 minutes from North Lakes and 25 minutes from Brisbane
BITE will open every Friday and Saturday from 4pm to 10pm.
$3 entry for adults, children 12 year and under are free of charge.
No single item at Bite Markets will sell for more than $15.
Meet some of BITE Market’s Flavour Makers:
Kallangur local, Teegan Kuenz, has been baking for five years and has recently added four new flavours to the already impressive range she has in the stable under the moniker, Zoe’s Brownies. At BITE she will be serving her brownies as a dessert plate with ice cream and other delicious sides. There will be 4 different plate options as well as her famous wrapped take-home brownies. Teegan caters for gluten free & dairy free requirements and has just introduced a vegan recipe.
Must Try: There are just too many options to choose from – Turkish Delight, Cookies & Cream, Rocky Road, Red Velvet, Snickers, Nutella, Salted Caramel! Stretchy pants recommended!
MITTE Berlin Street Food
With a mum with the surname ‘Gomersbach’… (try saying that 3 times after a German stein), and a passion for food, Mount Mee’s Suzanne Lang was always destined to celebrate her culinary heritage, and we are so thankful … introducing Mitte Berlin Street Food, exclusive to Bite Markets at North Harbour.
The tasty brainchild of Suzanne and Brett Lang, Moreton Bay region locals who launched their first street food stalls when they lived in New York in 2010, Mitte is a tribute to their favourite food borough in Berlin of the same name…. think crispy chips covered in mayonnaise served in a paper cone, freshly baked pretzels, ‘curry wurst’ (smoked sausage served with fries and slathered in curry sauce), home-made pickles, Oma’s famous potato salad, bratwurst, chilli knackwurst and cheese kransky, home-made rolls, sensational sauerkraut and onions. And apple strudels!
Must Try: Amsterdam-style ‘Oorlog’ Fries (double fried fries, peanut sauce, chopped onion, mayonnaise, served in a paper cone). Diet? What diet??
Don Quijote Paella and Tapas
Featuring a range of delicious Spanish food and flavours including different varieties of paella, empanadas (baked and deep fried), Chilean style loaded fries, Spanish Chorizo rolls as well as gourmet popsicles and a chocolate fountain for dessert, this Flavour Maker is ready for BITE!
Must Try: Churrasco (Chilean style steak sandwich). OLE!
The team at September 18 has built a huge fan base thanks to its popular North Lakes restaurant and now the rest of the region can experience its unique take on traditional Malaysian & Chinese favourites. Whilst specifically catering to vegans and vegetarians, the food is just so delicious, even carnivores will be won over! Just take one bite, you will love these flavours!
Must Try: Vegi Ball Laksa. Hello food heroes!
Ice Tea Man
Served in refillable mason jars (with the option to upgrade to reusable metal straw), these iced teas are the perfect thirst-quenchers on a balmy Queensland evening. Flavours include, Raspberry, Peach, Mojito & Vintage Lemon Iced Teas as well as Aqua Fresca (fresh juice, fruit and water mix). For the cooler evenings, enjoy winter tipples like hot apple cider, hot nutella, ginger warmer & gluhwein (mulled wine). A big welcome to Moreton Bay region locals Suzanne and Brett Lang!
Must Try: The Watermelon & Lychee Iced Tea and the Hand Pressed Lemonade are both exclusive to BITE! It’s always going to be Tea Time now!
Come on Mate! Gourmet Japanese
For nearly a decade Come on Mate! has been satisfying carnivores and vegans alike, with delicious and healthy Japanese cuisine including everything from sushi to Teriyaki and Agedashi Tofu, Gyoza, Japanese Curry & Japanese Cold Noodles (perfect for Summer in Queensland). Their fresh ingredients are supplied locally including organic avocados from Tamborine Mountain!
Must Try: Signature Karaage Chicken (gluten free!).
A street food favourite and bound to be a Biters delight, this Flavour Maker specialises in authentic savory and sweet Turkish foods, including the traditional Turkish Gozleme – flat bread filled with spinach, feta cheese and other quality ingredients. The Gozleme is made with local products and is cooked fresh to order in front of customers.
Must Try: Pumpkin & Leek Gozleme.
Tibetan Momo Café
Both vegans and carnivores are catered for with these handcrafted Tibetan Momo (steamed dumplings). Available with a range of fillings, the Momo are made fresh onsite, beside other Tibetan dishes, like Shallot Pancakes!
Must Try: Banana Spring Roll (think crispy flaky pastry with a delicious sweet centre!) Note: one BITE may lead to an altered state of mind!
With three ex-fine dining chefs at the helm, it’s no wonder Mr Bunz has been making culinary waves all over Brisbane with its signature bao buns and South East Asian-inspired meals. At BITE Markets, Brisbane’s northside will have the opportunity to sample the famed range which also includes martabak (flat bread), gado-gado (Indonesian salad), Pempek (fish cakes) and ayam bakar (Indonesian grilled chicken).
Must Try: Tahu Isi (stuffed, battered and deep-fried tofu puffs). Prepare for a flavour explosion!
Owners of Romantica, David & Keit, have built a name for themselves by creating Italian food that is healthy, hearty, authentic and traditional. Organic Woodfired pizzas are bound to be stars of BITE.
Must Try: Can’t go past the classic Margherita. Sometimes simple really is the best!
Donuts are one of life’s simple pleasures and Donut Kitchen makes some of the lightest and fluffiest donuts with a fantastic range of flavours & fillings (even gluten-free options)!
Must Try: The Fried Chicken Donut Burger (served on a savoury donut bun) with waffle fries – OMG OMG OMG!
Churros are mouth-watering Spanish donuts, crispy on the outside and deliciously soft on the inside. Made with love from local ingredients, they are the perfect way to finish off your food adventure at BITE!
Must Try: Churros covered in fresh local Moreton Bay region strawberries, whipped cream & chocolate sauce. HEAVEN!
Mini Dutch Pancakes – Poffertjes
Poffertjes – they may be hard to pronounce but they are certainly easy to eat! These freshly cooked mini Dutch style pancakes are served with melted butter, icing sugar and maple syrup or freshly squeezed lemon.
Must Try: Mix things up a bit with toppings of Nutella & fresh banana. Beware, you WILL become addicted.
Not just juice, but also a range of Fruit Salad Bowls, Veg Salad Bowls & smoothies all starring fresh local produce (most from the Sunshine Coast region) and no added sugar! All packaging is compostable or recyclable!
Must Try: Pitaya Bowl – Dragon Fruit, Apple, Pineapple, Banana Strawberry. Fruit just became superheroes!
Featuring a sensational range of tropical mocktails the whole family can enjoy – and it’s about time – these creations involve molecular mixology (think flavoured foams, sour sorbets, fruit pearls etc.) made fresh to order …. Can we interest you in a Passion Punch, Mango Melt, Strawberry Sunset & Lychee Mojito?
Must Try: Melon Maze – Pineapple, apple & plum filtering a torrent of watermelon down a tropical maze. It’s Summer in a Sip!
For more information – check out www.bitemarkets.com.au