What's on in Brisbane this week: November 25-December 6
24 Nov 2015
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 Oyster Hour | Stokehouse Q | South Bank Giving you the perfect excuse to drink champagne before noon, Oyster Hour is an aperitif experience at Stokehouse Q featuring champagne and oysters that will be available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am-12pm over the summer. Sip on Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin French champagne for $14 a glass and knock back natural oysters for $2 each, while you take in the view from the deck and soak up some summer sun. Because what says summer in Brisbane more than oysters and drinking in the sun? Park the Truck | Roma Street Parklands | CBD 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, and because we’re so excited about the event, the G&G even has an exclusive discount code! Just use the code ‘GG85’ at the Sunday November 29 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. All day breakfast | Artie & Mai | Albion Don’t go bacon your heart and skipping Sunday brunch, duck into Artie & Mai for all day breakfasts with a scrumptious twist. If you’re not racing in to nab a table at the words ‘bacon flavoured ice cream’ atop French toast with salted caramel and grilled bananas, then perhaps crispy spring onion and feta hash cakes with poached eggs or a lemon and lime panna cotta will get you there. Wednesday December 2 Christmas Cooking Class | In a Pickle | Camp Hill ‘Tis the season to be cooking! In a Pickle is hosting a Christmas Cooking Class for all the culinary enthusiasts out there. Cooking up a menu that includes smoked trout croquettes, roast garlic and thyme chicken, cob salad, asparagus watercress and zucchini ribbons and roast potatoes with garlic and parmesan, you’ll be all set for the tastiest Christmas ever! Enjoy the experience with a glass of mango and passionfruit wine in hand, followed by a holy choc mousse tiramisu. Bookings for the $140pp class are essential. Thursday December 3 Welcome Back to Evenings | Kettle & Tin | Paddington An 8 course degustation at Kettle and Tin? Count us in! The cool cats at Kettle & Tin are easing back into the summer dinner scene with a delectably indulgent dinner that will showcase the fantastic food and wine you can expect from their talented kitchen. Tickets to the degustation are $100 and can be booked by contacting Kettle & Tin. Half price kids dinners | Plum Tucker | Red Hill This is not your average spag-bol, chicken nugget and chips kids menu. Train your little ‘uns taste buds for less with half price eats off Plum Tucker’s kids’ dinner menu from 5:30-6:30pm every Thursday night. The menu features lip-smacking lamb skewers, sweet potato and quinoa cakes and the cheese and chive gnocchi, just to name a few. They’ll even get a colouring-in pad to keep them occupied while you eat dessert. Friday December 4 Friday drinks | Stokehouse | South Bank Friday drinks at Stokehouse is a way too regular occurance for us. With spectacular views that would make every other capital city jealous, a wealth of cocktails and a DJ to get you pumping, can you blame us? Sip on a Golden Mojito with Havana Especial rum, dark palm sugar, fresh lime and mint cocktail by the river city and get pumped for the weekend by getting down to the in-house DJ. Saturday December 5 Texas BBQ Smoke Up & Hoe Down | Green Beacon | Teneriffe If you’re not boot scootin’ over to Green Beacon for the Texas BBQ Smoke Up & Hoe Down than you’re missing out! There will be low and slow smoked sausages, ribs and beef brisket on the menu and toe tappin’ music on blast for all you city folk to enjoy! On Saturday morning, Green Beacon will be announcing the brand of barrelled brew to get you in the mood. Don’t forget to call to reserve a space, y’all! Sunday December 6 Brisbane’s most creative breakfasts | The Jam Pantry | Greenslopes Feeling a little fancy? Tuck into one of Brisbane’s most creative breakfasts at The Jam Pantry when the board flips, a fortnightly menu change-up utilizing a combination of fresh ingredients you never even knew could create a fabulous breakfast. Better hurry in to test this fortnight’s new creation before it’s replaced with an equally inventive and tasty brekky option next fortnight! Riverside Gardens Market | City Botanic Gardens | CBD Bigger and better than ever, the Eagle Street Pier Riverside Markets has transformed into the Riverside Gardens Market, taking over the CBD Botanic Gardens every Sunday from 8am-3pm! With a bigger and better name comes a bigger and better list of market goodies to win over the savvy shoppers. Aside from a whole bunch of new craft, jewellery and clothing market stalls, there will be a variety of food stalls to dig into, with everything from burgers and donuts to fresh juice and gelato.