Fork Talk: Issue 36

Fork Talk: Issue 36

We’re droolin’ already…

By Lucy Stephens | 26th April 2018

The Joinery

Whether you’re searching for the perfect space to host an indulgent sit-down dinner or a mid-week corporate workshop, this dynamic event and function venue in vibrant West End is the perfect spot. Architecturally designed with a customizable warehouse-style interior, on-site catering and accommodating up to 300 guests cocktail-style. The Joinery is suited to all manner of events – from conferences, to gala balls, cocktail parties, presentations and more.

The Refinery

Come July, the team behind Rogue Bistro will open the doors on their new neighbor: a renovated warehouse venue in Newstead, with events centered around a passion for food and design. Think beautiful warehouse vibes, a private garden, the amazing food and cakes you love from Rogue owner and chef Dan Myers, and custom stationery and design goods by @luxestationeryco.

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Mad About You

If there is one thing that gets us excited, it's a well-constructed grazing platter. So when we heard the news that a brand new bespoke platter caterer, The Mad Platter, would be available for parties (of the adult and kid variety), business conferences and everything in between, we were thrilled. Owner & cheese turophile (translation: connoisseur of cheese) Jessica Crosdale created The Mad Platter as a way to share her love and expertise with the good people of Brisbane. Whether you're after a sweet platter (with Nutella, fresh fruit and candy) or something savoury (nuts, cheese and charcuterie), Jessica is able to cater for everything from small to large groups. Get in touch with her now to add the cherry on top to your next event. Seriously guys, we. Are. Obsessed!

Salon de Co

Highlighting the building’s heritage aesthetic and drawing inspiration from the dining scene of London and New York in the 1920s – aka the Années folles or ‘crazy years’ era – comes Salon de Coco. Housed in the Ovolo Inchcolm hotel, the bar and eatery offers a creative Asian menu in the sort of space one might expect to see the likes of Hemingway, Picasso and Matisse rub shoulders and conceive their next masterpiece.

New menu at Otto Ristorante

Arguably one of the best seasons in Brisbane, autumn brings with it cooler weather and heartier menus at our fave eateries. Otto Ristorante is embracing the change with new dishes including the smoke rack of lamb, with carrots, pickled kohl rabi, cavolo nero, yoghurt; and the tortellini with braised oxtail and smoked bone marrow filled pasta with mushrooms and parmesan.

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Modern Heritij

Heritij is the name of the new Asian Indian fusion restaurant at Brisbane Quarter expected to open mid-year. A modern play on the word Heritage, Heritij will be led by Michelin-starred Chef Manjunath Mural who has teamed up with his long-time friend Sridhar Penumechu and Malt Dining’s Nick Pinn. Situated on the second floor of the Brisbane Quarter with an expansive terrace overlooking the Brisbane River, the restaurant will offer fine dining with distinctive Asian-Indian gastronomy blended with Australian flavours. Housed inside the restaurant will be a destination bar conceptualised by Mr Pinn with a new take on street food, sizeable cocktail menu, and a focus on exclusive American whisky blends. Opening soon.

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Article by Lucy Stephens

Lucy Stephens is a Senior Digital Journalist and Content Strategist at Style Magazines. She's a travel addict, considers gelato an appropriate meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner (salted caramel, preferably), and suffers from a moderate to severe case of FOMO (fear of missing out).


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