Cheap eats #44 | The Gourmand & Gourmet

Cheap eats #44

Whether you’re feeling the financial weight of all those new semester uni textbooks (future expensive doorstops, anyone?) or Splendour in the Grass left you feeling like a spender in the grass, we’ve rounded up a few cheap eats to keep your stomach as happy as those festival memories. Two Donkeys | Spring Hill Wednesday got you bao-ing down under the pressure of it all? Hoof it into Two Donkeys, where they serve up $5 bao buns every Wednesday from 11:30am to 2:00pm! Then wash it all down with a homemade ice tea for $2.50. Just drop into their pop-up stall on Astor Terrace. Finn McCool’s | Fortitude Valley If you’ve got a friend who’s also feeling the post-Splendour financial strain then now is their time to shine! Every Monday, Finn McCool’s dishes up their hearty Irish pub fare at delicious Mates Rates. Come with company and enjoy any steak, fish ‘n’ chips, chicken parmy, bangers and mash or beef and guinness pie for just $11.95. It’s time to start saving up for Splendour 2017! Words by Jessica Gregory