7 Foodie Events To Finish 2021 Feeling Completely Satisfied
*clicks going*By Dinushka Gunasekara | 5th November 2021
Even though 2021 is well and truly on its last stretch, the year is showing no signs of slowing down with a jam-packed agenda ahead. To help you finish the year with a bang, your favourite Eagle Street restaurants are getting in on the action, offering a range of delicious events every kind of foodie will adore.
From bottomless lunches to half-price menus, here are the seven foodie events you need to wrap up 2021.
Eat your way to Santorini
Let the coastal island vibes come to you with Opa Bar + Mezze’s Santorini Sundays. Offering a trip to Greece without the jet lag, dig into the all-day mezze and cocktail jugs every Sunday from 2pm to 6pm as guest DJs set the mood with the hottest Eurobeats. From perfectly grilled saganaki to melt-in-your-mouth lamb ribs, it’s a delicious escape right here in Brissy! Book here.
The perfect Sunday fiesta
Olé! Level up your Sunday sesh with Rico Bar + Dining’s Sunday Samba. From 2pm to 6pm, the outside al fresco will be slinging four oysters and a glass of Estrella Damm or sangria for a nifty $25. As a live DJ spins the vibe under the afternoon sun, it’s the perfect fiesta to wrap up the week. Or, if you fancy a Friday afternoon tipple, you can’t go wrong with Rico’s espresso martini menu that’s a true treat for coffeeholics and cocktail connoisseurs alike. Book here.
Five-course whiskey pairing
Fine dishes, premium whiskeys, and new takes on a classic sound like your kind of party? Then A New Twist On The Old Fashioned is right up your alley. On Wednesday 10 November from 6:30pm, Fatcow Steak & Lobster will be serving up five delicious dishes paired with an old fashioned that’s been crafted to enhance their flavours. Think chilled lobster tail with a grapefruit old fashioned on Slane Irish Whiskey, smoked duck breast with an almond and orange old fashioned on Glendronach, and finishing with an apple strudel with a chocolate popcorn old fashioned on Woodford Reserve Double Oaked. At $275 per person, tickets are extremely limited. P.S. you even get a bottle of Woodford Reserve to take home! Book here.
Bottomless lunching the Italian way
Long lunch goals are set at this Italian riverside paradise with Massimo Restaurant’s bottomless lunch on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. From 12pm to 3pm, enjoy a two-hour beverage package alongside one of two delicious menus. There’s the three-course set menu for $90 per person, or the Signature Progressive Lunch menu for $110 per person, plus you can upgrade to premium wines and French bubbles for an additional $35 per person. With fresh seafood from Massimo’s new live tank, melt-in-your-mouth pasta, and food from the farm aplenty, there’s no better way to while away the afternoon. Book here.
An exclusive degustation
Massimo Restaurant is also bringing an extra touch of indulgence to your Monday with their Signature Series degustation. Once a month, they’re dishing up six glorious courses with expertly paired wines. The next degustation is set for 22 November and you can find out more info here. so make sure you keep an eye on their
Seafood feasts for half the price
For a big meal without spending the big bucks, look no further than George’s Paragon. Their famous half price menu is now available all day, every single day so you can eat to your heart’s content and your wallet will thank you for it. Offering the freshest seafood, prime meats, and made-to-order pasta with superb taste, the all-day menu truly has something for everyone and every budget. Book here.
New Year’s Eve for foodies
When it finally comes to officially wrapping up the year, there’s no better place to be than Eagle Street’s most iconic restaurants. Boasting breathtaking views and delicious dishes that will have you starting 2022 feeling oh-so-good, a seat at these tables are highly sought after on the eve of 31 December.
Head to Opa Bar + Mezze for a Greek spread by the river, George’s Paragon for a decadent meal, or Rico Bar + Dining for a Latin night out with unparalleled views of the bridge and barge. Likewise, Fatcow Steak & Lobster has the perfect steak to pair with the big show, while Massimo Restaurant is bringing the pasta and the party all night long!