What's new this week! | The Gourmand & Gourmet

What's new this week!

Stick a weekly fork in us, we’re done. We’re coming in large and in charge with a list of absolute deliciousness this week, with everything from seafood degustations to free wings to Havana (you just went oo-na-na, didn’t you?). Grab this week by the reigns and ride it to every possible point of foodie euphoria.
Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart | CBD
Put your lactose intolerance on pause, Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart is coming to Brisbane! On December 1, the new Myer Centre store will be baking its way to your heart with 100 FREE original tarts between 4-5pm. Now that’s how you put the art in tart.
Riverland | Eagle Street
Riverland has finally unlatched its shipping container eateries at Eagle Street! Pull up a chair by our glorious brown snake and immerse yourself in the five dining offerings of this foodie mecca. We’re talking Carolina Kitchen, Ii-Naa, Kraut ‘n’ About (ten points for whoever came up with that name) and Calamari Brothers.
Little Big House | South Bank
Bringing new life to the former Collins Place Queenslander, Little Big House will be sweeping South Bank off its feet with a new tropical oasis. From cocktails to rotisserie chickens to local beers, your new local is set for little big things.
Seoul Bistro | Sunnybank
FREE WINGS! Now that we’ve got your attention, rest assured that Seoul Bistro is definitely doing free wings. To celebrate their fourth year anniversary, you should fly down on December 2 from 12-2pm for free wings, fries, iced tea and a bonus $10 voucher for the first 50 people in line! Our hearts are full.
The Daily Coffee Co | CBD
Be still our beating hearts – finally we have another great excuse to indulge our coffee habit: The Daily Coffee Co has opened in the city, and 20c from each cup is donated to local charity groups. Other excuses: the coffee is delicious, there’s locally sourced pastries, and the beautiful heritage building will have you ready to make this stop your daily.
Greenglass Wine Bar | CBD
Your fave hidden wine bar is coming out of hiding for its one year anniversary! On December 2, you can expect a mouth watering four-course menu showcasing the restaurants most popular dishes, such as half-shell scallop a la bretonne and spitchcock coq an vin. Magnifique!
Hundred Acre Bar | St Lucia
Hundred Acre Bar is getting a makeover! You can expect a market pop up stall, hot af fireplace bar and a renovated casual dining and lounge experience. The grass really is greener at this St Luca Golf Links haven.
Bacchus | South Brisbane
Bacch it up… The Queensland Coast Degustation is coming! To honour the award-winning restaurants fifth birthday, you’ll be treated a carefully curated seven-course celebration of seafood. Dive in from November 23 through to the end of the year. There might be plenty of fish in the sea, but only the best make it to Bacchus.
The Walrus Club | Toowong
Jazz hands at the ready… Jazz Thursday’s have taken over The Walrus Club! The Regatta’s own speakeasy is getting groovy with smooth tunes and a new summer cocktail menu, and let us tell you, these guys know their cocktails like no other. Bop on down!
Bavarian Bier Café | Various locations
There’s a lot going on at this joint, so bier there or bier square. Throughout December, you can tackle the Twelve Steins of Beer Challenge at all three restaurants. Festive Family Sundays will also take place across all venues every weekend during December, including tonnes of fun stuff for the kids. ONE MORE – Santa will be at The Bavarian Chermside every Sunday in December between 12-2pm. What a mouthful.
Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall | Petrie Terrace
Melbourne After Dark is coming to Lefty’s! From live music to food and drink to the art scene, you’re in for one heck of a pop-up. Get down on November 29 from 6pm to midnight for an absolute banger, and a burger from Huxtaburger!
Old Tom Restaurant and Bar | Broadbeach
Old Tom sure knows a thing or two about gin and fine dining, and Broadbeach is about to be graced with just that. The new venue is coming very soon, stay tuned for more info!
Suki | Robina
Hey Robina, guess whose about to be bowled over? Suki is heading your way, bringing with it an abundance of poke bowls and sushi burritos. Opening on November 30, you’ll want to make this your lunchtime stop – and dinner stop, and basically you’ll just want to eat here all the time.
Havana | Tugun
Oo-na-na. Havana is bringing cocktails and tasty tapas to Tugun! From grapefruit margarita’s to pistachio crusted lamb skewers, it’s not hard to see why your heart will be in Havana. Words by Nicole Portacha – the gourmand at the head of the cheese tart line.