Ring in the New Year with a Carnivàle | The Gourmand & Gourmet

Ring in the New Year with a Carnivàle

Dreaming of a New Year’s Eve somewhere exotic? Somewhere with feisty flamenco dancers, groovy Latin music, delicious tapas and free-flowing cocktails? Well we can’t fly you across the world but we can tell you about the next best thing – Delfina Bistro’s NYE Carnivàle! Say ‘hola!’ to 2016 in style with an epic Carnivàle themed party that will have you forgetting you’re in the heart of Fortitude Valley. Wear your most festive stretchy pants, because there’ll be enough food and booze to keep you going all night! The carousing kicks off at 7pm with a feast of gourmet tapas including fresh oysters, marinated octopus, smoked salmon and duck rillettes. After nibbling your way through one of everything, you can hit the grazing station and feast on slow cooked lamb, tender beef brisket and Moreton Bay bugs. Spicy paellas like traditional seafood, chicken and chorizo and vegetarian will be just the thing to pair with red or white sangria, but make sure you leave some room for dessert! But let’s face it, when there’s cheese platters and a dessert table involved, there’s always more room. delfinas new years eve brisbane 2You won’t have to worry about your glass ever being empty either, with free-flowing Spanish bubbly, red and white Spanish wine, house made cocktails including peach margaritas, hard lemonade and pomegranate punch, traditional white and red sangria, and beer on the menu. All that sangria will probably get you in a salsa dancing mood – lucky there’ll be live music and flamenco dancers to teach you some moves! Tango your way to the New Year and you’ll impress your date so much you’re bound to get a midnight kiss. If your feet need a little break from all that dancing, there’ll be plenty of activities to make for an enjoyable night. And because time flies when you’re having fun, there’ll be a live countdown to midnight to make sure that you don’t get carried away with all the entertainment and forget the whole reason for this fabulous party! With a package like this up for grabs for only $150pp, you’d better get in quick before it sells out. Grab your tickets here and start planning your outfit for Carnivàle at Delfina’s Bistro! Words by Kate Streader