Quick Bites: November 15

Champagne taste, cupcake budget – huh? That’s how the saying goes, right? Well, it’s how this week’s Quick Bites goes. Bargains, wine, and cakes – the mighty triumvirate!

 

DiscoverVin French Dinner at C’est Bon – November 17

Take a journey through Southern France at the DiscoverVin dinner in Brisbane later this week. A five course dinner from C’est Bon and Bistro Felix will be matched with wines – some which are new varieties. Tickets are $110 and spaces are limited; phone 02 6020 6016 for reservations, or check out the DiscoverVin website for more information.

 

2012 Brisbane’s Budget Bites – Out Now!

The 2012 edition of the book that leaves wallets and bellies full is out! Editor Mei Yen Chua has once again compiled a plethora of reviews that explore Brisbane’s best low-priced meals. A few Gold Coast budget reviews sneak in there, too. Brisbane’s Budget Bites 2012 is from Swallow Books and has a RRP for $19.95. Check out the website for information on where you can get your hands on a copy.

 

French High Tea at the Sofitel – Now

The Fashion Still exhibition from Paris’ Polka Galerie is showing at Sofitel Brisbane until December 26, and it’s proved to be so inspirational it’s spilled over to the High Tea menu! After you’ve had your fill of gorgeous portraits of Fashion’s most influential figures, head to Club Sofitel for a French-inspired menu including macarons, finger sandwiches, and bite-sized treats, all served in a miniature French travelling trunk. High tea is $38 per person – book your spot online.

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