Winter blues started to really hit you? Bored out of your brains re-watching a terrible series on Netflix? We’ve found some events which will definitely make you want to get out of your house!
Think a menu dedicated to truffles, France, wine, culture, history and chocolate…
Seasonal Truffle Dinner
Area 8, 6 Cowper Wharf Rd, Woolloomooloo
One of Brisbane’s top Italian restaurants is throwing a one-off truffle dinner! Settle into winter the right way with this 5 course fresh truffle dinner this Wednesday evening the 4th of July from 6:30pm.
You can expect their signature beef with truffle dressing, gnocchi with porcini crema, mushrooms and parmesan and even truffle gelato! Each dish has been carefully paired with wines from all over Italy.
Make sure you book to ensure your spot at this super exclusive event.
Cultural Forecourt, South Bank
Jealous of all your friends relaxing in the South of France right about now? Don’t worry, you can have a lil’ taste of France too!
Le Festival, one of the biggest French festivals in Queensland is arriving this week on the 6th, 7th and 8th of July. This festival is solely dedicated to celebrating French culture in Brisbane.
There’ll be a diverse range of music, food, fashion, education and the typical French lifestyle. Whilst listening to live music you could be indulging in authentic French crepes, wine from Bordeaux and the South of France and all the cheese you could ever dream of.
East St, Fortitude Valley
A bunch of Australia’s most progressive winemakers are all flying into Brisbane for a massive wine party!
This Saturday the 7th of July, The Valley’s Happy Boy will become home to this intimate affair where the public will mingle with dozens of winemakers. This is a perfect chance for all you wine lovers out there to pick the brains of some of Australia’s greatest wine creators.
There’ll be wine tastings, discounts, forums and food roaming around the event. You can also purchase any of the wines you will be tasting (which is over 50!)
Ethel St & Vernon Terrace, Teneriffe
The very historic town of Teneriffe is bringing back their super popular Teneriffe festival this year. This Saturday the 7th, the town will be transformed into a lively party which you cannot miss!
The festival will have over 250 live performances and over 1000 food and beverage vendors. From folk music to punk rock and health and fitness to cheese, champagne and oysters there will be something for everyone. There’s even a Kids Zone which will keep the kids entertained for hours with magic shows, piglet races, clowns and storyteller.
Get down to Teneriffe this weekend for a festival like no other!
Chocolate High Tea Buffet
Stamford Plaza – Edward St & Margaret St, Brisbane
Last but definitely not least, this Saturday is also World Chocolate Day! And we’ve found one of the best ways to celebrate your love for chocolate.
Stamford Plaza is holding a chocolate high tea buffet. Yes, a high tea dedicated solely to chocolate! Stamford Plaza classifies chocolate as its own food group, so they definitely know how to throw a quality chocolate meal.
You can expect a range of brownies, cakes, tarts, macarons, mousses, donuts, slices and the centrepiece, chocolate fondue. For just $49 you could be in chocolate heaven, make sure you book ASAP! The event takes place on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 from 3-5pm.
By Boe Eyking
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