What's on in Brisbane this week: November 18-29
16 Nov 2015
Wednesday November 18 All You Can Eat Meat | Mighty Mighty | Fortitude Valley You’ll need a game plan for this mid-week dinner – with all the beef short ribs, pork ribs, lamb ribs, chicken ribs and sides you can eat in 2 hours at $50, a strategy is essential. Will you bother with sides? Should you eat lunch today? Which meat do you go back to for thirds? Oh the decisions! Contact Mighty Mighty to book for any Wednesday in November. Thursday November 19 Garden City Sounds | Westfield Garden City | Mt Gravatt Finished your late night shopping at Garden City and ready for a relaxing feed? Head to the Town Square and nab a table at one of the delicious restaurants and you can tuck into a well-earned dinner while you listing to live music from local talent. Garden City Sounds kicks off from 6.30pm-9.30pm, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Friday November 20 Drive-In Outdoor Cinema | Eat Street Markets | Hamilton Missed #throwbackthursday? Eat Street Markets have got your back with their new retro Pop Up Drive-In Cinema just minutes away from the Eat Street Markets. With the option of enjoying the movies from the comfort of your own car or from one of their comfy moon chairs, as well as portable candy bars (read: waiters on segways), it’s the best place to catch a popular release or a classic Hollywood blockbuster every Friday and Saturday night. Eats & Beats | Hyperdome | Logan It’s almost summer and you know what that means? Festival Season! What better way to combine your love of food and music than by heading to Eats & Beats? This festive season, the street festival will transform into a Christmas market village complete with carollers and a huge line up of drool-worthy food trucks to tuck into from 5pm. Even better? Entry is totally free! Friday night drinks | Sake | CBD For goodness Saké, don’t wait until Saturday to start the weekend! Saké is the perfect place to loosen up after a hard day’s work on a Friday arvo, offering luscious sake cocktails a new bar menu of tasty bites to really get you into the TGIF mood. Celebrate the end of your workweek at Saké with spectacular views and a live DJ from 4:30pm. Saturday November 21 Sunnybank $2 Food Trail | Sunnybank Plaza | Sunnybank Back by popular demand, Sunnybank Plaza is hosting its Summer Edition of the Sunnybank $2 Food Trail. Experience the food packed suburb with over 30 local restaurants and vendors offering $2 tasting plates and drinks – think bubble teas, dim sums, noodle salads and more, plus roaming performers and musicians. Cupping Forum | Wolff Rost Haus | Hendrea Step away from the daily grind with a Cupping Forum at Wolff Rost Haus. An opportunity to fast track yourself to becoming a coffee expert, here you can taste a variety of beans and blends, and gain a greater understanding of the farmer and the roaster. Directed by roasting professionals, the free forum starts at 9am and booking is a must. Lucky for you though, there is a latte coffee available for purchase! Sunday November 22 Wine & cheese afternoon | The Stores | West End Just because they can, The Stores are hosting their very first afternoon of Sunday wine and cheese, matching Ballandean Wines with local and international gourmet cheeses from their fromagerie for tasting. You can even pick up a gourmet cheese platter and nibble on it while you listed to live music throughout the afternoon. Thursday November 26 Mud crab dinner | Gambaro | Paddington Be shellfish and treat yourself to a mid-week mud crab dinner at Gambaro. A Brisbane icon, Gambaro dishes up their infamous Queensland brown belly mud crab with garlic butter, Singapore chilli or ginger, soy or shallot from their delicious new spring menu. Make a booking for dinner and make it snappy! Friday November 27 Black Friday Sale | Dreamfarm | Albion An entire store full of useful kitchen gadgets you never knew you needed, all 20% off. Hope you have a whole lot of cooking planned for the Christmas season! From self-ejecting garlic presses to pizza scissors that serve as well, Dreamfarm’s whizzbang doodads and thingy-ma-bobs make the perfect Christmas present – to yourself or someone else! Get in this weekend while the sale is on and you can get even more of them! Park the Truck | Roma Street Parklands Calling all food truck lovers! Park yourself at Park the Truck at Roma Street Parklands to enjoy scrumptious food truck fare including Dippin’ Dots, How We Rolls, ChipTease and many more. While you’re stuffing your face with goodies, listen out for the sweet jazz/samba musical styling of A View From Madeline’s Couch from the comfort of your picnic rug. Park the Truck rolls from 5-8pm, plenty of time to curb your appetite! A Very Fowl Degustation | Peel Street Grill & Cellar | South Brisbane If you’re after an im-peck-able meal, feast your eyes on A Very Fowl Degustation. Peel St Social Club’s last function for the year features an 8 Course feast prepared by Mark Medwell, complements of Game Farm. The menu, highlighting the finest game birds that our country can offer is matched with a medley of fine wines from the stable of Fine Wine Partners. The feast is on offer from noon at $120 per person and is definitely a pheasant way to spend your afternoon! Saturday November 28 Rose Revolution | Darling & Co | Paddington Rose Revolution will be an afternoon of sophistication, conversation and plenty of rosé, all to raise awareness about breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Together with charity partner, Pink Hope, the event aims to start a conversation about an issue that can affect even the strongest women in our lives. What better way to take a step towards changing the course of cancer prevention than by wining an afternoon away with free-flowing rosé and canapés at Darling & Co? Tickets are available here. Weekend of Tartness | The Scratch | Milton Ready to get tarty? Behold, the glorious Weekend of Tartness at The Scratch. Celebrate dive bar’s 4th birthday by taste testing an impressive collection of sour brews and rocking to your favourite jams. Kicking off at midday, the weekend-long bender brags a sweet collection of sours to be tapped at various times throughout the weekend. A showcase of both domestic and international ales, blends and barrel-aged beauties is sure to titillate your taste buds and have you considering a sickie come Monday morning.