What's on February 3-14 | The Gourmand & Gourmet

What's on February 3-14

Wednesday 3 Wild Clover Lamb Dinner | Urbane | CBD Want to get into the spirit of Australia Day with something a little more gourmet than snags on bread? Why not book in for a degustation that celebrates the best lamb in Australia? Wild Clover lamb is raised only on red and white clover in the green pastures of Tasmania, and Urbane will be showcasing the meat in a five course dinner for $85pp. Contact Urbane to book. Thursday 4 Lunar New Year drinks | Stephens Lane | CBD Celebrate the Lunar New Year under the light of the moon in Treasury’s chic outdoor bar, Stephens Lane, as it transforms into a city of lanterns with a spectacular Lunar menu to match. Pull up a stool and enjoy mid-week knock off drinks in the city’s grooviest laneway bar – Asian style!  Friday 5 Lobster dinner | Gambaro | Petrie Terrace Feeling crabby because the feast-ive season has wrapped up? Don’t worry, Gambaro Seafood has your back! Their fabulous chefs certainly aren’t shellfish – they want to share their incredible ocean-fare with you for only $55.50pp! For the whole of January and February you can enjoy one of four dishes from the new Lobster Menu that sees the return of the favourite Lobster Themidor and Lobster Mornay. Saturday 6  Lunar High Tea | The Lab Bar and Restaurant | CBD Move over scone and sandwiches! This February, Treasury’s famous high tea will receive a Lunar makeover for Chinese New Year with a vibrant Asian menu of sweets and savouries specially prepared to indulge your taste buds and delight your senses. At only $45 per adult and running on Saturdays and Sundays between 1-3pm, there’s no better way to celebrate this wonderful cultural occasion.  Sunday 7 Metre Market | Morningside Where fashion, live music, food, art and good vibes collide comes the latest boutique market to hit the east side of Brisbane! Starting on the first Sunday in February you can register your own market space to sell your pre-loved designer label and vintage threads, or just sort through everyone else’s! While you’re at it we definitely recommend grabbing something scrumptious from the tasty selection of food trucks and coffee vans who’ll be joining the weekly event. BBQ Beats | Friday’s Riverbar | CBD Round up the troops, Friday’s is kicking off BBQ beats on Sunday and our bodies are ready! Head on down to Eagle street to kick off your Sunday seshing with a menu that boasts the likes of Parmesan churros, lamb and haloumi skewers, hickory smoked meatballs and bbq prawns – just to name a few. While you’re at it, BYO dancing shoes because there’s live music on offer including the likes of DJ Mr Tee to get your blood pumping, The Band – live and loud for 3 hours straight and DJ Ash to finish off the night. Monday 8 Super Bowl | Various So apparently there’s more to the Super Bowl than Beyonce’s half-time entertainment and the hilarious Doritos commercials? For those of us that genuinely enjoy watching the game (and for the rest that are just here to celebrate the second-highest food consumption day in America), we’ve rounded up the best Super Bowl spots to get your American feast on, while you watch some guys throw a ball around. Find the delicious list here. Chinese New Year | Brisbane Just when you thought the feast-ive season was finally over and you would actually have to start sticking to your diet resolutions (god forbid!), the start of the year of the monkey arrives! It’s time to don some red and gold and count your lucky stars that there are some wonderful Chinese New Year celebrations going on around Brisbane. Want to know where can eat and drink while you watch the dragon dance this February? We’ve put together quite the list here. Tuesday 9 $2 taco Tuesdays | Tippler’s Tap | South Bank What’s better than a delicious frosty beer from Tippler’s Tap to celebrate making it through the hardest two days of the week? How about $2 tacos and free games of Cards Against Humanity every Tuesday night from 6pm? With pulled pork and haloumi on the menu, you can prepare yourself for a night filled with scrumptious flavours, bountiful beer on tap and endless laughter. Best of all it won’t break the bank! Wednesday 10 Lunch specials | Red Lotus | Fortitude Valley If you’re looking for something pho-nomenally delicious for lunch that won’t leave you with an empty bank account, roll on into Red Lotus for food that is soy-good you’ll think it’s (hoi) sinful! Treat yourself and your wallet to $12 lunch specials and main menu dishes that are 20% off. You’d have to be pretty dumb-pling to pass up on a deal like this. Saturday 13  Variety Valentine’s Ball | Tattersalls Club | CBD Romantics, cancel whatever plans you had for the 13th of February, because the Variety Valentine’s Ball will be an affair to remember! Raising much-needed funds for Variety, the Children’s Charity, this spectacular ‘Gatsby’ themed evening will be held at Tattersalls Club. With a 1920s swing band, dance floor, performers, ‘magical’ guests, a photo booth, endless prizes, auctions and competitions running throughout the night, it truly will be an unforgettable evening. The menu will include canapés upon arrival, cocktail style main meals, a dessert buffet and a four hour beer and wine package. Sounds to us like love at first bite! Sunday 14 Valentine’s Day | Various The day of love is nearly upon us, and who could pass up the excuse to eat chocolate, drink wine and make sweet, sweet food babies? Whether you’re single and ready to mingle or all loved up, we’ve got the perfect place for you. Singles can get their drink on here, while couples looking for a night of (food) baby making can check out this list. If you’re ready to step it up a notch and go DIY, we’ve got you covered here. We’ve even got the brunch lovers covered with breakfast spots to make your heart go into a fritter-flutter here.