Fork Talk: Issue 33

Fork Talk: Issue 33

From romantic date nights to a degustation pop-ups, we’ve got all the BNE foodie news.

By Sarah Tayler | 1st February 2018

 Venetian Valentine

If you want to wow your Valentine book a Golden Gondola cruise on the Brisbane River. Bring the romance of Venice a little closer to home as you cosy up to your date and take in the view across the water. Offering BYO drinks, breakfast, lunch, dinner or a host of sunset cruise options you can work this into your perfect Valentine’s or Gralentine’s day out.

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Brand new for 2018, we are pleased to welcome $3 Taco Thursdays to our weekly ritual. The Coop Bistro announced it last month along with the release of their new summer menu. This welcome addition joins our existing week night fave, Parmy Wednesday, and the scrumptious signature cocktails.

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Gin Sanity Festival

Love gin? You’ll love this. Think local Brisbane bands, innovative signature cocktails and appearances from local and international gin distilleries including Hendricks and Archie Rose. All for just $15, which includes your first G&T. This pop-up Gin festival is landing in Bakery Lane on February 17, 2018, for one day only.

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Back for 2018

Back by popular demand, Saké Restaurant & Bar on Eagle Street Pier will be offering their champagne lunch again this year. Featuring dishes from their delectable menu along with free-flowing bubbles every Saturday and Sunday. The two-hour lunch menu is $75pp plus $99 for the Veuve Clicquot package or $69 for Chandon Vintage package.

Vegan degustation pop-up

The team at Grown will be hosting a pop-up degustation dinner on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. The seven-course service is available with matching wines (also vegan) or a soft drink option. The plant-only restaurant in West End opened in late 2017 and is already proving to be a big hit.

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Date night in the dark

When you are deprived of one of your senses, your other senses are heightened. Eating in total darkness will not only make the taste of the food jump off its plate. But will leave your hearing in tip top condition to pay attention to your date and see if their chat up to standard. If you are after the ultimate romantic night out treat your partner to a Dinning in the Dark experience this Valentine’s Day.

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Article by Sarah Tayler

Sarah Tayler is the Sub Editor at Style Magazines. With a penchant for parmies, pinot gris and all things outdoors, Sarah can often be found hiking, biking or frolicking in the ocean. She loves exploring and has a terrible habit of booking international flights after a few too many vinos, much to her husband's despair.


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