Santa is coming early and his gift is a brand-new festive Secret Foodies event
Can you hear that? It’s the sound of jingle bells, my friends, and they are heralding the arrival of the next instalment of one of Brisbane’s most exciting food events. Those maverick renegades from Secret Foodies are at it again, bringing their signature blend of themed fine dining back to Brisbane for a Christmas in July edition. Bust out your best daggy sweater, rehearse your favourite lame bon-bon jokes and arrive on an empty stomach, because this is one mystery festive feast with all of the trimmings.
For the uninitiated, here’s the low-down on Secret Foodies – it’s a surprise dining experience that pops up to provide delicious feasts prepared by top chefs. The secret part? Once you purchase a ticket, you have no idea where the heck the event is going to go down until you receive an SMS with the details two hours beforehand. Past events have taken diners from underground cellars to rooftop oases, exploring themes such as wine matching, international flavours and cultural events.
Which brings us to Secret Foodies Christmas in July, a delicious three-course luncheon prepared by one of Brisbane’s best chefs on Saturday July 22 (we can’t tell you who or we would spoil the magic). Location wise, it has been revealed that the venue is in inner northeast Brisbane and takes a nose-to-tail approach in the kitchen. Diners will partake in a sit-down meal with flowing wine from Mud House Winery – expect a gourmet twist on tradition with wild caught venison and organic roast turkey for mains. Adding another layer of cheer to the day is the all-important Kris Kringle swap – bring along a gift that is handmade, re-gifted or no more than $5 and prepare to be surprised. Past gifts have included Nerf guns, cacti and even a charming dyed macaroni artwork, so don’t be afraid to get creative.
If you’re keen to combine your culinary sense of adventure with your lust for good tidings and joy, pick up tickets to Secret Foodies Christmas in July through the official website.
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