#GourMay

Welcome to GourMay 2022
– celebrating ultimate foodie experiences in the Capital. 

OutInCanberra is on a mission to uncover the must-try foods that our city has to offer. GourMay aims to showcase the best of Canberra’s dining scene and encourage locals to dine out, whether it be to an old favourite, forgotten love or a new conquest.

Each week we’ll reveal something new, and you’ll discover the passion and quality of local chefs and restaurateurs as we showcase yet another stunning signature dish.

OutInCanberra is proud and excited to partner with some of the capital’s best venues to offer an even bigger and better GourMay.

  • Rizla Signature Cheeseboard

    Rizla

    An undeniable Rizla signature and a true crowd-pleaser. Their cheeseboard starts with three international and local cheeses, fruits, pastes, olives, and nuts, then paired with crunchy lavosh and bread. Perfect for Sunday sessions or after-work nibbles with a great wine, you’ll find slight changes and new additions each time you stop by as they utilise what’s in season. Presenting a combination of creamy, nutty, and sweet flavours with each bite, you really can’t go wrong.  

    The Experience:

    Rizla Signature Arvo Experience $50pp (plus booking fee per ticket)

    Enjoy an afternoon with Rizla and taste some of their signature menu items including:  

    • Cheese board featuring 3 international and domestic cheeses, fruits, lavosh, breads, pastes, olives, and nuts 
    • Parmesan fries 
    • Lemon pepper crumbed chicken dippers with chimichurri 
    • Bottle of Canberra Riesling or Shiraz between 2 people

    Dates Available: 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th May 

    Times Available: 3pm, 3:30pm, or 4pm.

    With limited tickets, your purchased ticket is to hold your seat. Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Lark Hill 2021 Riesling

    Rizla

    It wouldn’t be a visit to Rizla without a wine, and better yet, a Riesling. Championing an incredible wine list from some of the very best international regions to our very own Canberra wine district, the Lark Hill Riesling is a very versatile wine. Refreshing on the palate with flavour notes of lemon and lime, it acts as the perfect pairing to the delectable cheeseboard. 

    The Experience:

    Rizla Signature Arvo Experience $50pp (plus booking fee per ticket)

    Enjoy an afternoon with Rizla and taste some of their signature menu items including:  

    • Cheese board featuring 3 international and domestic cheeses, fruits, lavosh, breads, pastes, olives, and nuts 
    • Parmesan fries 
    • Lemon pepper crumbed chicken dippers with chimichurri 
    • Bottle of Canberra Riesling or Shiraz between 2 people

    Dates Available: 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th May 

    Times Available: 3pm, 3:30pm, or 4pm. 

    With limited tickets, your purchased ticket is to hold your seat. Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

  • King Brown Mushroom Steak, Beurre Noisette Mash, Pak Choy, Onion & Kombu Jus

    Monster Kitchen and Bar

    Introducing Canberran’s to vegetarian fine dining, Monster welcomes an inspiring new dish as part of their Plant’d Hero Series. Championing ‘magnificent mushrooms’, they present a king brown mushroom steak with beurre noisette mash, pak choy and onion & kombu jus. With mushrooms sourced only 40km from Canberra, then paired with the nutty and creamy brown butter mash, charred pak choy and sweet jus, it’s the perfect vegetarian twist on the classic steak. Combining each ingredient onto your fork, the explosion of flavours makes for a warm and simple, yet elegant dish.  

    The Experience: 

    Plant’d Hero Series Magnificent Mushrooms Dinner  

    Enjoy a 5 course mushroom dinner with matching drinks at Monster Kitchen & Bar. As part of their new Plant’d Hero Series, each event will see the restaurant champion a different vegetable. On Wednesday 4 May, they will hero ‘Magnificent Mushrooms’. 

    • $139 with Alcohol  
    • $109 non-Alcohol

    Drinks partner: Life Cykel Mdicinal Elixers 

    Produce partner: Majestic Mushrooms and Sydney Direct Fresh Produce 

    Book now : Booking via [email protected]   

    A unique take on a raspberry spritz, it wouldn’t be a Monster cocktail without adding a little drop of their energetic flare. Made with Monkey 47 gin, crushed fresh raspberries, lime and finished off with a hint of chamomile, its vibrancy is complete with a fresh tang. 

    The Experience: 

    Plant’d Hero Series Magnificent Mushrooms Dinner  

    Enjoy a 5 course mushroom dinner with matching drinks at Monster Kitchen & Bar. As part of their new Plant’d Hero Series, each event will see the restaurant champion a different vegetable. On Wednesday 4 May, they will hero ‘Magnificent Mushrooms’. 

    • $139 with Alcohol  
    • $109 non-Alcohol

    Drinks partner: Life Cykel Mdicinal Elixers 

    Produce partner: Majestic Mushrooms and Sydney Direct Fresh Produce 

    Book now : Booking via [email protected] 

  • Cauliflower Shawarma Salad

    Walt and Burley

    A relaxing lunch overlooking our beautiful lakeside is best spent at Walt & Burley. Attracting locals to stop by after their bridge-to-bridge walk, their new cauliflower shawarma salad is the perfect light lunch. Served with grains, maple marinated kale, cashews and turmeric aioli with the option of added grilled chicken or roasted salmon, this salad will leave you feeling satisfied. The roasted cauliflower is crispy on the outside, delicate on the inside and lends itself perfectly to the exotic flavours which meld together and create a harmonious dish. 

    The Experience: 

    Cheese and Cocktail Degustation 

    Enjoy a delectable cheese platter and cocktail tasting experience including: 

    • Double Brie, Gippsland Blue, Maffra Cheddar, Grilled Bread, Local Honey, Muscatels and Lavosh 
    • Cocktail tasters Midwinter Negroni, Tommy’s Elderbrother, Amaretto Sour and Espresso Martini 

    The perfect after dinner or theatre experience! 

    $50pp  (plus booking fee per ticket)

    Minimum 4 people, maximum 16 people per booking 

    With limited tickets, your purchased ticket is to hold your seat. Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Lark Hill 2021 Riesling

    Walt and Burley

    The fail-safe and locally loved Lark Hill Riesling is a great addition to a sunny lunch by the lake. The refreshing citrus profiles tie in nicely with the punchy spice blend of the fresh salad. 

    The Experience: 

    Cheese and Cocktail Degustation 

    Enjoy a delectable cheese platter and four cocktails including: 

    • Double Brie, Gippsland Blue, Maffra Cheddar, Grilled Bread, Local Honey, Muscatels and Lavosh 
    • Cocktail tasters Midwinter Negroni, Tommy’s Elderbrother, Amaretto Sour and Espresso Martini 

    The perfect after dinner or theatre experience! 

    $50pp  (plus booking fee per ticket)

    Minimum 4 people, maximum 16 people per booking 

    With limited tickets, your purchased ticket is to hold your seat. Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

  • Confit Duck Curry

    Zaab

    Melding old and new flavours of South East Asian cuisine, Zaab’s electric menu captures a truly unique Lao and Thai fusion. As the heavenly smells transport from the kitchen to the table, we are met with an exciting new dish. Confit duck five-spice and tropical curry blend with lychee, pineapple, cherry tomato and charred beans. A true explosion of flavours, the melt-in-your-mouth duck leg is married with the perfect amount of spice and rich coconut. Occasionally picking up sweet bursts of lychee, pineapple and tomato, then soaking up the remaining curry in our warm rice, this heart-warming dish will pick up your mood immediately. 

    The Experience: 

    Zaab Exclusive May Cocktails

    Purchase a $20 ticket through Australian Cocktail Month and gain access to an exclusive selection of $14 alcoholic and $10 non-alcoholic cocktails from Zaab.

    • Death Of a Strawberry: a bright martini variation with a lovely balance of intensity, bitterness and sweetness featuring Grey Goose Essence Strawberry & Lemongrass and Saint Felix – Bitter Citrus Aperitivo  
    • Jaquiri: A daiquiri variation full of depth from rich sugarcane and aromatic saffron featuring Brix White Rum 
    • Idle Hands: A spritz full of gentle spice, delicate bubbles and fresh berries featuring Lyre’s Agave Reserva Spirit and Fever-Tree Ginger Beer 

    Book via https://zaabstreetfood.com.au

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Believing a great dinner deserves an equally great drink, Zaab pairs their aromatic duck curry with an exclusive cocktail they have created as part of their partnership with Australian Cocktail Month. A variation of the classic daiquiri, ‘Jaquiri’ is full of depth, made with rich sugarcane, aromatic saffron and Brix White Rum. 

    The Experience: 

    Zaab Exclusive May Cocktails

    Purchase a $20 ticket through Australian Cocktail Month and gain access to an exclusive selection of $14 alcoholic and $10 non-alcoholic cocktails from Zaab.

    • Death Of a Strawberry: a bright martini variation with a lovely balance of intensity, bitterness and sweetness featuring Grey Goose Essence Strawberry & Lemongrass and Saint Felix – Bitter Citrus Aperitivo  
    • Jaquiri: A daiquiri variation full of depth from rich sugarcane and aromatic saffron featuring Brix White Rum 
    • Idle Hands: A spritz full of gentle spice, delicate bubbles and fresh berries featuring Lyre’s Agave Reserva Spirit and Fever-Tree Ginger Beer 

    Book via https://zaabstreetfood.com.au

     Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

  • Prosciutto and Roquette Pizza with Grana Padano, Tomato & Fior Di Latte

    Mama Dough

    No one quite does pizza as the Italians do. Mama Dough shares a little slice of Italy right here in the Capital through their cosy hole in the wall venue. Slinging delicious Italian pizzas out of their wood-fire daily, using only quality dough and authentic ingredients, the prosciutto and roquette pizza is on everyone’s hit list. Starting with a tomato base and finishing with shavings of Grana Padano and gooey pockets of fior di latte, it is reminiscent of a slice you’re likely to get on the streets of Rome. Coming out piping hot from the oven, with the perfect crispy crust, this is a truly unbeatable slice. 

    The Experience: 

    Mama Dough Pizza & Drink Duo 

    Your weeknight meal is sorted with Mama Dough! Choose any two pizzas with two Aperol Spritz cocktails and Capital Brewing Co cans for $50

    Let Mama Dough know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

    Aperol Spritz Cocktail

    Mama Dough

    In true Italian style, pair any one of their pizzas with an Aperol Spritz. The slightly bitter cocktail with a sweet hint of orange is the perfect addition to a no-fuss casual meal.   

    The Experience: 

    Mama Dough Pizza & Drink Duo 

    Your weeknight meal is sorted with Mama Dough! Choose any two pizzas with two Aperol Spritz cocktails and Capital Brewing Co cans.

    Let Mama Dough know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

  • Braised Lamb Shank with Cashew Tarator

    Bar Beirut

    Experience the exciting atmosphere and buzzing nightlife of the Middle East at Bar Beirut. Championing well-known favourites and reimagined traditional Lebanese and Levantine dishes, the braised lamb shank with cashew tarator is a stunning example of the punchy, earthy and exotic flavours you’ll find in Middle Eastern cuisine. Placing a 10 hour braised shank on a creamy bed of salt-baked sweet potato and date mash, topped with fried curry leaves, you bet this hearty dish is melt-in-your-mouth food for the soul.

    The Experience:

    Belly Dancing & Burlesque Nights

    Have a wicked weeknight with Belly Dancing & Burlesque at Bar Beirut. 

    Off-peak parties are a thing at Bar Beirut with belly dance and burlesque performances every Wednesday. And for the month of May, they’re extending their school night shenanigans to include special performances on Thursday nights too.

    Book via: https://barbeirut.com.au/

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    2019 Chateau Musar Jeune Red

    Bar Beirut

    Sourced from one of the world’s finest wine regions in Lebanon, Bar Beirut proudly showcases their passion for incredible Lebanon wines. The Chateau Musar Jeune Red is an unoaked blend of Cinsault, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Silky in texture and aromatic, picking up hints of blackcurrant, raspberry and cherry jam, the flavours are warm with a spice finish, echoing the meaty character of the lamb. 

    The Experience:

    Belly Dancing & Burlesque Nights

    Have a wicked weeknight with Belly Dancing & Burlesque at Bar Beirut. 

    Off-peak parties are a thing at Bar Beirut with belly dance and burlesque performances every Wednesday. And for the month of May, they’re extending their school night shenanigans to include special performances on Thursday nights too.

    Book via: https://barbeirut.com.au/

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

  • Smoked Kingfish Sashimi with Soy, Ginger & Chives

    Wilma

    Canberra’s newest progressive Asian restaurant Wilma has certainly turned heads with its exciting raw bar snacks and barbeque menu. The smoked kingfish sashimi is an impeccable raw starter, presented with perfectly assembled kingfish slices, each topped with Davidson plum and then drizzled with a light dressing of soy, ginger and chives on top. From watching the chefs slice the fish at the bar, to then seeing it appear in front of you, you can taste the simplicity of the dish as they let the kingfish speak for itself. As you enjoy each delicate mouthful with that burst of flavour, it only gets you more excited for what is yet to come. 

    The Experience: 

    Wilmas Packed Lunch – $100pp

    Free up your Friday, leave your packed lunch at home, pack into Wilma and they’ll pack you up with unlimited* dishes from the restaurant menu, as well as free-flowing ice-cold Asahi lager, wines from Brindabella hills or soft drinks if work is not done for the day. 

    *Any items from the a la carte menu, order until you’ve had your fill (market priced seafood is extra)  

    *Up to four drinks with your choice from Asahi Lager, Brindabella hills sparkling, white or red wine or soft drink. 

    With limited tickets, your purchased ticket is to hold your seat. Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Raspberry Frapple

    Wilma

    Showcasing an experimental Asian inspired cocktail menu, expect plenty of refreshing options to sip amongst the punchy and powerful dishes of the dining menu. The raspberry frapple complete with lime, apple and Grainshaker vodka is epic. It’s made ice-cold, sweet and refreshing, championing a beautifully bold red. 

    The Experience: 

    Wilmas Packed Lunch – $100pp 

    Free up your Friday, leave your packed lunch at home, pack into Wilma and they’ll pack you up with unlimited* dishes from the restaurant menu, as well as free-flowing ice-cold Asahi lager, wines from Brindabella hills or soft drinks if work is not done for the day. 

    *Any items from the a la carte menu, order until you’ve had your fill (market priced seafood is extra)  

    *Up to four drinks with your choice from Asahi Lager, Brindabella hills sparkling, white or red wine or soft drink. 

    With limited tickets, your purchased ticket is to hold your seat. Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

  • Omakase Moriawase Sashimi

    Maji Japanese brings years of tradition and craftsmanship forward through authentic Japanese style cuisine. Omakase, meaning ‘leave it up to you’ is a Japanese phrase and style of cooking that sees chefs select seasonal specialties to prepare and present to diners. Choosing only the freshest quality produce, Maji’s omakase moriawase sashimi boat boasts an excellent variety of sashimi and shellfish. Not only an elegant and impressive way to serve food, but it also encourages diners to be adventurous. From salmon belly, tuna, kingfish and scallop sashimi, to oysters, sea urchin, sea snail, octopus and red seaweed, each morsel with a dab of soy sauce and wasabi, is simple yet full of flavour. Although we went with what was familiar first, you could very well find some new favourites hiding inside. 

    The Experience:

    Maji Sashimi or Nigiri Boat & Sake Night 

    Enjoy the art of Japanese cooking with a beautifully presented omakase moriawase sashimi or nigiri boat and bottle of sake from Maji. Enjoy familiar flavours and discover new ones as you fight with your chopsticks over the last bite.

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Dassai 45 Junmai Daiginjo

    An undeniable beverage partner to Japanese style seafood is sake. Dassai 45 Junmai Daiginjo sake presents a deeply layered flavour with a smooth finish. Best served cold, its delicately sweet flavour makes for the perfect elevation to any Japanese meal.  

    The Experience:

    Maji Sashimi or Nigiri Boat & Sake Night

    Enjoy the art of Japanese cooking with a beautifully presented omakase moriawase sashimi or nigiri boat and bottle of sake from Maji. Enjoy familiar flavours and discover new ones as you fight with your chopsticks over the last bite.

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

  • Pan Roasted Hiramasa Kingfish, Native Seasoning & Lemon

    CAPITOL BAR & GRILL

    Inside Canberra’s eccentric QT Hotel, Capitol Bar & Grill’s ambience embraces locals and travellers alike over exceptional wine and food. Seated inside a cosy booth or at the bar, indulge in a dish of locally sourced, pan-roasted hiramasa kingfish with native seasoning and lemon. Perfecting a crispy outer crust with tender, flaky pieces of fish inside, it is then topped with a fine layer of earthy herbs and spices and finished off with a drizzling of lemon to cut through some of those powerful flavour notes. 

    The Experience:

    Capitol Signature Feasting Menu 

     Enjoy a 2 or 3 course seasonal feasting dinner with Capitol Bar & Grill this May. Any tickets purchased through OutInCanberra will also receive a complimentary bottle of house white or red.  

    • 2 course $75pp (plus booking fee per ticket)
    • 3 courses $90pp (plus booking fee per ticket)

    Download the full menu

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Min 4 pax, must be booked with 3 days’ notice.

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Borrowed Cuttings Picpoul Blanc

    CAPITOL BAR & GRILL

    Created with the intention of a liquid harmony of grape and sea, the Borrowed Cuttings Picpoul Blanc unites a crisp citrus tang with succulent cuttings from an oyster company. So of course, it was the obvious choice of pairing for the delicate kingfish. Expressing a forward note of green melon and apple before a citrusy pucker, it then ends with a gentle aftertaste.

    The Experience:

    Capitol Signature Feasting Menu 

     Enjoy a 2 or 3 course seasonal feasting dinner with Capitol Bar & Grill this May. Any tickets purchased through OutInCanberra will also receive a complimentary bottle of house white or red.  

    • 2 course $75pp (plus booking fee per ticket)
    • 3 courses $90pp (plus booking fee per ticket)

    Download the full menu

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Min 4 pax, must be booked with 3 days’ notice.

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

  • Crackling Pork Bao, Mixed Cabbage, Cucumber & Hoisin Sauce 

    SUPER BAO

    A visit to Super Bao is never complete without at least one bao. Their menu features a range of modern Asian dishes and boasts seven delicious bao combos. We’re told the crackling pork bao is a crowd-favourite and we understand why. Made with perfectly crispy roast pork belly, mixed cabbage, cucumber and hoisin sauce, in a warm and fluffy bun, the ratios of ingredients and combination of flavours melded together make it the perfect bao. By the end, we only find ourselves wanting to order more.  

    The Experience:

    Super Bao GourMay Set Menu

    Experience Super Bao’s exclusive $85pp (plus booking fee per ticket)  GourMay set menu.  

    • Any 4 baos  
    • Coconut chicken curry  
    • Yuxiang eggplant (vegetarian available) 
    • 2 glasses of wine (Russian Jack Sauvignon Blanc or Pepper Tree Shiraz)  

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Book via superbao.co. (Min 2 pax)

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Yuzu-rin Sour

    SUPER BAO

    Why not pair two best-sellers together? The popular Yuzu-rin Sour is made with gin infused mandarin, yuzu saito, mint, lime and egg white. The tartness of the yuzu and mandarin hits the palate immediately, then a hint of mint comes through, ending with that bite of gin and sake. 

     

    The Experience:

    Super Bao GourMay Set Menu 

    Experience Super Bao’s exclusive $85pp (plus booking fee per ticket)  GourMay set menu.  

    • Any 4 baos  
    • Coconut chicken curry  
    • Yuxiang eggplant (vegetarian available) 
    • 2 glasses of wine (Russian Jack Sauvignon Blanc or Pepper Tree Shiraz)  

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Book via superbao.co. (Min 2 pax)

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

  • Grain Fed Riverine Beef Short Rib, Soy Caramel & Smoked Potato Puree

    THE INN

    A dinner at The Inn feels reminiscent of a special home-cooked meal, one that brings together family and friends. To complement the warm and homely nature of the restaurant, the Riverine short rib with soy caramel and smoked potato puree provides quality without pretentiousness. Cooked overnight before being seared over the woodfire and drenched in a delectable soy caramel, the beef is soft, tender and absolutely morish. Soaking every last drop of the rich sauce through the creamy potato puree with that hint of smokiness, the robust nature of the dish reflects comfort food at its best. 

    The Experience:

    The Inn Dinner & Cocktail Night 

    Enjoy The Inn’s $79pp feed me menu and receive a free cocktail voucher per person to use next door at Wakefields Bar & Wine after dinner. Valid for the remainder of May. 

    Let The Inn know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

    Plantation Punch

    THE INN

    Kickstart your dinner at The Inn with the Plantation Punch cocktail. Summer in a glass, it’s made with cloudy apple juice, falernum syrup, Plantation pineapple rum, Jägermeister and lime juice. The flavours are everything you’d imagine you’d be sipping on a tropical island holiday. It’s sweet, sour, and strong.

    The Experience:

    The Inn Dinner & Cocktail Night 

    Enjoy The Inn’s $79pp feed me menu and receive a free cocktail voucher per person to use next door at Wakefields Bar & Wine after dinner. Valid for the remainder of May. 

    Let The Inn know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

  • Ceviche Nori Tacos

    EDO TORI

    Mastering Japanese snacks, Edo Tori’s dark, yet warm restaurant invites conversation over endless share plates and exotic cocktails. Employing the refined techniques of Japanese cooking, the ceviche nori tacos are made with perfect cubes of marinated mixed sashimi and avocado salsa, then placed on a crispy nori taco. The sharp burst of flavour from the sesame oil marinade and salsa, with the perfect nori crunch, makes for a fail-safe starter. 

    The Experience:

    Edo Tori Weekly May Specials 

    Head into Edo Tori on select days for delicious house specials. 

    • Tuesday $15 Gyudon 
    • Wednesday $15 Salmon Poke Bowl 
    • Thursday $14 Cocktails  
    • Sunday $8 Pints  

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Let Edo Tori know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

    Wild Yuzu Sour

    EDO TORI

    The perfect cocktail to kick off your night, pair Edo Tori’s snacks with the Wild Yuzu Sour. Made with tart yuzu juice balanced with bourbon, this cocktail is fun, loud and refreshing.

    The Experience:

    Edo Tori Weekly May Specials 

    Head into Edo Tori on select days for delicious house specials. 

    • Tuesday $15 Gyudon 
    • Wednesday $15 Salmon Poke Bowl 
    • Thursday $14 Cocktails  
    • Sunday $8 Pints  

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Let Edo Tori know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

  • Kobe Skirt, Teriyaki & Black Sesame

    AKIBA

    It’s hard not to crave the hustle and bustle and thriving atmosphere of Akiba. From the raw bar, snacks and street food, through to the share plates, think big, bold and electrifying flavour. Diving in with our chopsticks, taking pieces of the Kobe skirt with teriyaki and black sesame, the perfect share plate quickly disappears. Seared over coals medium rare then thinly sliced, the delectable beef is then drizzled with a sticky teriyaki sauce and sprinkled with sesame seeds. Getting just the right amount of flavour with each bite, pair it with steamed rice and you’re good to go. 

    The Experience:

    Akiba Luxe Feed Me Menu 

    Experience the best of Akiba and leave the choosing up to them! From start to finish, the Luxe Feed Me Menu is a game changer, showcasing one delicious dish after another. 

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Let Akiba know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

    Lychee Rose Martini

    AKIBA

    Literally popping off inside your mouth, the Lychee Rose Martini shows off the incredibly fun side of Akiba. Made with Grainshaker vodka, lychee, rose and pop rocks, it’s pink, fun, sweet and delicious. All nights at Akiba should start here.
     

    The Experience:

    Akiba Luxe Feed Me Menu 

    Experience the best of Akiba and leave the choosing up to them! From start to finish, the Luxe Feed Me Menu is a game changer, showcasing one delicious dish after another. 

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Let Akiba know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

  • Beef Ossobuco with Parmesan Polenta

    AGOSTINIS

    Family-owned authentic Italian restaurant Agostinis show their love for cooking by sharing their traditional home-cooked meals with Canberrans. As winter sets in, their dishes come heartier, richer and more wholesome. Bringing back an Italian classic, Agostinis beef ossobuco on parmesan polenta is an all-round comfort food dish. Slow cooking the beef in a rich tomato sauce to create a robust aroma and flavour, they then place it on a bed of soft polenta. And of course, no Italian meal is complete without a glass of wine! 

    The Experience:

    Agostinis’ Ultimate Comfort Food 

    Warm up over Agostinis’ beef ossobuco and a glass of Fiore Chianti. Bringing back their signature dish for May, you won’t want to miss out on this Italian classic.  

    • $35 without wine  
    • $45 including wine 

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Let Agostinis know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

    Fiore Chianti

    AGOSTINIS

    Just as warming, a glass of Fiore Chianti is ideal for tomato-based meat dishes. Bright and remarkably complex, the medium-bodied wine sees flavour notes of sour cherry, dried herbs and balsamic hit the palate.

    The Experience:

    Agostinis’ Ultimate Comfort Food 

    Warm up over Agostinis’ beef ossobuco and a glass of Fiore Chianti. Bringing back their signature dish for May, you won’t want to miss out on this Italian classic.  

    • $35 without wine  
    • $45 including wine 

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Let Agostinis know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

  • The Official Gourmay Party

    Side Bar

    PRESENTED BY UNDERGROUND SPIRITS EXCLUSIVELY AT SIDE BAR  – $35PP (PLUS BOOKING FEE PER TICKET)  

    Join us for the ultimate night of celebration with Gourmay. 

    Gather your friends and start the night with a delicious Underground Spirits cocktail on arrival. Then, explore the flavours of Side Bar’s exclusive menu with a range of food available for purchase on the night. Live music will set the spirits high with a DJ set from 4pm.

    Don’t miss out on a night filled with exceptional drinks, delicious food and good music.

    Dates Available: Saturday, 21st May.

    Times Available: 4pm  

    The Official Gourmay Party

    Side Bar

    PRESENTED BY UNDERGROUND SPIRITS EXCLUSIVELY AT SIDE BAR  – $35PP (PLUS BOOKING FEE PER TICKET)  

    Join us for the ultimate night of celebration with Gourmay. 

    Gather your friends and start the night with a delicious Underground Spirits cocktail on arrival. Then, explore the flavours of Side Bar’s exclusive menu with a range of food available for purchase on the night. Live music will set the spirits high with a DJ set from 4pm.

    Don’t miss out on a night filled with exceptional drinks, delicious food and good music.

    Dates Available: Saturday, 21st May.

    Times Available: 4pm  

  • Transporting you to the Italian Riviera, L’Americano Espresso Bar has an inspiring menu of beloved Italian classics. Nothing screams summer in Sicily more than a seafood pasta. The Spaghetti allo Scoglio is a Southern Italian classic, made with king prawns, scallops, mussels, calamari, white wine, garlic and parsley. With each twirl of our fork, the simple, no-fuss dish promises beautifully fresh seafood amongst perfect al dente pasta, all tossed through with an olive oil and white wine sauce. 

    The Experience: 

    L’Americano Seafood Pasta & Wine Pairing  

    Taste the food culture of the Italian Riviera through a meal pairing of L’Americano’s spaghetti allo Scoglio and Alois Lageder Pinot Gris.

    Tickets: 45pp

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Book Via:  l’americano.com.au/canberra/ 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

     Let L’Americano know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

    2020 Alois Lageder Pinot Grigio 

    L’AMERICANO ESPRESSO BAR

    It’s only right that an Italian dish be served with an Italian wine. On the palate, the Alois Lageder Pinot Grigio is bright, fruity and crisp with a delicate aroma, the perfect addition to a seafood pasta.

    The Experience: 

    L’Americano Seafood Pasta & Wine Pairing  

    Taste the food culture of the Italian Riviera through a meal pairing of L’Americano’s spaghetti allo Scoglio and Alois Lageder Pinot Gris.

    Tickets: $45pp

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Book Via:  l’americano.com.au/canberra/ 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

     Let L’Americano know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

  • Jack’s Creek Sirloin, Café De Buvette Butter, Frites & Salad 

    BUVETTE

    A sophisticated bistro with a traditional Parisian feel, Buvette boasts seasonality and vibrancy through their French-style cuisine. Presenting a quality cut and perfectly cooked steak, the locally sourced, grain-fed Jack’s Creek sirloin has been cared for with the quality to deliver a well-rounded, flavourful steak. Topped with Buvette’s special butter, adding flavour and gorgeously melting over the sides, then paired with fries and salad, this is an effortless, unbeatable dish. 

    The Experience:

    Buvette $35 Express Lunch  

    Elevating your lunch break, Buvette is offering a $35 express lunch of any one of their mains with a glass of wine, beer, or soft drink.  

    Tickets: $35pp

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Book Via: https://buvette.com.au/ 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let Buvette know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

     

    St Hallet Butcher’s Cart Shiraz  

    BUVETTE

    The perfect steak goes hand-in-hand with a full-bodied Australian shiraz. The St Hallet Butcher’s Cart Shiraz from the Barossa Valley has a rich blueberry and dark cherry flavour note with an opulent palate that complements the bold flavour of the red meat, alongside the supportive tannins that work to cut through the rich marbling. 

    The Experience:

    Buvette $35 Express Lunch

    Elevating your lunch break, Buvette is offering a $35 express lunch of any one of their mains with a glass of wine, beer, or soft drink.  

    Tickets: $35pp

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Book Via: https://buvette.com.au/ 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let Buvette know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

  • Truffle Salami Pizza with Buffalo Mozzarella, Parmesan & Fresh Basil

    VOLSTEAD REPEAL

    Creating those perfect late-night vibes, Volstead Repeal’s slick bar is reminiscent of a Post-Prohibition New York, with its wood-lined bar, deep green leather lounges and whisky menu. The relaxed setting offers a bespoke menu of pizza and charcuterie where cheese and whisky, and pizza and cocktail combos are strongly encouraged. Using simple flavours to maximise flavour, try their mouth-watering truffle salami pizza with buffalo mozzarella, parmesan and basil. Each bite offers a crispy, yet cheesy combination with that beautiful kick of flavour from the salami. 

    The Experience:

    Volstead Blind Tasting Grand Prix 

    Fancy yourself a whisky connoisseur? Put your palate to the test at Volstead‘s first Blind Tasting Grand Prix. 

    Two rounds of mystery whisky
    Round 1: Match 4 whiskies to the 5 options provided (1 decoy).
    Round 2: Earn points for identifying the whisky’s features. Highest total is our winner. 

    1st Prize: A whisky from the Volstead stash & a special surprise gift. 

    Tickets: $50pp

    Dates Available: 5pm, 22nd May

    Book via: volstead.com.au 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue. 

    Let Volstead Repeal know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

     

    Volstead’s Rockin’ Robin uses the team’s love for whisky to create a booze driven cocktail that packs a punch! Made with Bushmills Irish Whiskey, Hazy IPA reduction, cucumber and hopped grapefruit bitters, as the smoky and bitterness hits you first, a lovely tang from the grapefruit then follows. 

    The Experience:

    Volstead Blind Tasting Grand Prix 

    Fancy yourself a whisky connoisseur? Put your palate to the test at Volstead‘s first Blind Tasting Grand Prix. 

    Two rounds of mystery whisky
    Round 1: Match 4 whiskies to the 5 options provided (1 decoy).
    Round 2: Earn points for identifying the whisky’s features. Highest total is our winner. 

    1st Prize: A whisky from the Volstead stash & a special surprise gift. 

    Tickets: $50pp

    Dates Available: 5pm, 22nd May

    Book via: volstead.com.au 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue. 

    Let Volstead Repeal know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

  • Margra Lamb Riblets, Coriander, Cucumber & Crushed Peanuts

    WAKEFIELD’S BAR & WINE

    The inviting charm of Wakefield’s Bar & Wine embraces a vintage feel with warm timbers, accents of burgundy and jade, cosy lounge areas and live music. With a regularly changing menu, for May enjoy the Margra lamb riblets with coriander, cucumber and crushed peanuts. Tossing the lamb through a lip-smacking combination of soy sauce, sweet chili, honey and garlic, they are then topped with coriander, cucumber, peanuts and a final zest of lime. 

    The Experience:

    Wakefield’s Australian Wine Tastings

    For the month of May Wakefield’s is running a range of $49 Australian wine tasting menus. Each menu showcases six wines, each from different regions.  

    Pouring with a Coravin, you’ll have the chance to taste some of Australia’s top-quality wines without buying a bottle.  

    Dates Available: 1-31 May 

    Book Via: edgarsinn.com.au/wakefields 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Mention ‘GOURMAY’ to the team for 20% off! 

     

    One of Wakefield’s most popular original cocktails, the Green Thumb is made with Green Fairy absinthe, St Germain elderflower, lime, sugar, cucumber and egg white. Served in a chilled glass, the cocktail picks up subtle flavours of anise from the absinthe and is sweet yet refreshing.

    The Experience:

    Wakefield’s Australian Wine Tastings

    For the month of May Wakefield’s is running a range of $49 Australian wine tasting menus. Each menu showcases six wines, each from different regions.  

    Pouring with a Coravin, you’ll have the chance to taste some of Australia’s top-quality wines without buying a bottle.  

    Dates Available: 1-31 May 

    Book Via: edgarsinn.com.au/wakefields 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Mention ‘GOURMAY’ to the team for 20% off! 

     

  • Roast Pork Neck, Stone Fruit, Dandelion & Pernod Mustard

    BRADDON MERCHANT

    Braddon Merchant’s modern European cuisine is presented with ample sophistication and quality seasonal flavours. The succulent roast pork neck is served in slices with sweet, juicy stone fruits, a dollop of creamy, golden Pernod mustard that adds a subtle anise flavour and a peppery dandelion finish. Delightfully dancing between seasons, this dish is a perfect expression of Braddon Merchant’s good, honest food philosophy.    

    The Experience:

    Braddon Merchant Chef’s Selection Experience 

    Championing fresh produce and local suppliers, try the signature Braddon Merchant Chef’s selection this May. Featuring five share-style courses for $99pp, it’s the best way to take a tour through the menu and try weekly specials.  

    Dates Available: Tuesday to Saturday, 5pm to late.

    Book via: braddonmerchant.com.au (Min 2 pax.)
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let Braddon Merchant know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

    2020 Head ‘Hearts & Home’ Dry Red Cabernet Shiraz 

    BRADDON MERCHANT

    From the Barossa Valley’s award-winning Head Wines, Braddon Merchant shares with us a beautifully smooth blend that heroes the region’s two hero grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. ‘Hearts & Home’ is full of dark fruit flavours and an abundance of smooth tannins. Getting in line with the seasonal change in Canberra, this red feels like a warm embrace.

    The Experience:

    Braddon Merchant Chef’s Selection Experience 

    Championing fresh produce and local suppliers, try the signature Braddon Merchant Chef’s selection this May. Featuring five share-style courses for $99pp, it’s the best way to take a tour through the menu and try weekly specials.  

    Dates Available: 5pm-late, 1-31 May

    Book via: braddonmerchant.com.au (Min 2 pax.)
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let Braddon Merchant know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

  • Slow Cooked Wagyu Brisket MB8 with Soy Glaze, Wilted Spinach and Fried Shallot

    LILOTANG

    Inspired by traditional minimalism and the electric visuals of urban Japan, Lilotang brings a unique style of Japanese cuisine to Canberra. Presenting one of their showstopping dishes, try the slow-cooked wagyu brisket with a soy glaze, wilted spinach and fried shallots. Not overdone with dramatic flavours, the MB8 wagyu is pure melt-in-your-mouth heaven with rich and decadent flavours that are not overpowered by the soy glaze and shallots, but rather perfectly complimented. 

    The Experience:

    Lilotang’s 8 for $80 

    Let Lilotang’s Head Chef do the deciding and choose their feed me menu of eight dishes for $80.

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Tickets: $80pp

    Book via: lilotang.com.au 

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue. 

    Let Lilotang know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

    Sake-tini  

    LILOTANG

    Will it be bold and smooth, tangy and refreshing or sharp and sweet? Each week Lilotang champions a new Sake-tini special that promises a delicious shot of sake with the perfect citrus, botanicals and spices.   

    The Experience:

    Lilotang 8 for $80 

    Let Lilotang’s Head Chef do the deciding and choose their feed me menu of eight dishes for $80.

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Tickets: $80pp

    Book via: lilotang.com.au 

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue. 

    Let Lilotang know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

  • Takoyaki Party Pizza with Prawns, Octopus & Bonito Flakes

    YAKI BOI

    Intriguing Canberrans with their wacky fusion of American and Japanese cuisine, Yaki Boi promises pizza toppings you’ve never tried before. Presenting a Takoyaki pizza with a mayo base, wild prawns, fresh octopus, caramelised onion, bonito flakes, black sauce and mayo, you’ve just got to taste it for yourself to experience the unique flavour combinations. 

    The Experience:

    Yaki Boi Signature Cocktails & Specials 

    Join Yaki Boi on their outdoor balcony and warm up with their outdoor heaters and punchy cocktails! The Yaki Specials include delicious cocktails like passionfruit mojito, lychee bellini and a princess martini.  

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Book Via: yakiboi.com.au 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue. 

    Let Yaki Boi know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

    Salted Caramel Espresso Martini  

    YAKI BOI

    The reliable espresso martini is never overlooked on a good night out. Adding a salted caramel element, Yaki Boi gives you that coffee and spirit hit you know and love.

    The Experience:

    Yaki Boi Signature Cocktails & Specials 

    Join Yaki Boi on their outdoor balcony and warm up with their outdoor heaters and punchy cocktails! The Yaki Specials include delicious cocktails like passionfruit mojito, lychee bellini and a princess martini.  

    Dates Available: 1-31 May

    Book Via: yakiboi.com.au 
     
    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue. 

    Let Yaki Boi know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

  • Premium MBS 9+ Wagyu Flank, Duck Fat, Herb Potato Gallette, Sauteed Spinach, Roasted Cherry Tomato & Red Wine Jus

    We’d expect nothing less than a premium wagyu from European steakhouse Marble and Grain. Relaxing amongst the confines of a soft leather lounge, tucked away in a warm corner of the restaurant, we indulged in a 2GR premium fullblood MBS 9+ wagyu flank. Cooked with duck fat and served next to a warming herb potato gallette, sauteed spinach, slow-roasted cherry tomatoes and topped with red wine jus, sometimes you really can’t beat a steakhouse meal. Simple, yet offering quality forward ingredients, it’s the homely feeling you get from an exceptional steak paired with an unbeatable red wine that keeps locals coming back to Marble and Grain. 

    The Experience: 

    Premium Wagyu & Wine Lunch – $55pp

    For the remainder of May, join Marble and Grain for a premium wagyu and wine lunch. Served with a glass of Yalumba red wine, dig into a 2GR premium fullblood MBS 9+ wagyu flank for $55.  

    Times Available: 12-5pm

    Book via: marbleandgrain.com.au

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let Marble and Grain know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.


     

    2018 Yalumba Samuel’s Collection Barossa Shiraz 

    To pair with a rich wagyu flank, sip on a gorgeous full-bodied Shiraz from Yalumba winery in the Barossa Valley. The generously aromatic wine puts forward tasting notes of ripe plums, anise, lavender, currants and dark chocolate with a complexity of savoury spices.

    The Experience: 

    Premium Wagyu & Wine Lunch – $55pp

    For the remainder of May, join Marble and Grain for a premium wagyu and wine lunch. Served with a glass of Yalumba red wine, dig into a 2GR premium fullblood MBS 9+ wagyu flank for $55.  

    Times Available: 12-5pm

    Book via: marbleandgrain.com.au

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let Marble and Grain know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team.

     

  • Grilled Persimmon Salad with Cucumber, Danish Feta, Karkalla, Warigal & Balsamic Lemon Myrtle

    Presenting a new dish that is yet to hit the menu, cosy wine bar Parlour presents a modern Australian take on a Greek salad. The persimmon and cucumber salad with Danish feta, karkalla, warrigal and balsamic lemon myrtle highlights the restaurant’s new focus on Australian natives. Using an unlikely main ingredient, the chef grills persimmon to give it a candied flavour. It is then paired with cucumber and native karkalla to give it a savoury crunch and warrigal for its earthy sensation. It is then placed on a bed of creamy feta and drizzled with the balsamic to make for a light and flavoursome lunchtime dish. 

    The Experience: 

    Parlour GourMay Dish Special 

    Try both of these off-menu lunch items at Parlour for the remainder of May.  

    • Persimmon and cucumber salad $17 
    • Revival Cocktail $20 

    Book via: parlour.net.au 

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

     Let Parlour know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

     

    Revival

    Incorporating left-over lemon myrtle, warrigal and cucumber from the salad into a soda, Parlour created its perfect pairing cocktail Revival. Inspired by a vesper and a highball, the cocktail is made with Four Pillars Olive Leaf gin, Grey Goose vodka and Lillet Blanc. Using the gin and vodka to uplift and balance the Lillet, it is then carbonised with their homemade lemon myrtle soda to give it that zing cleansing hit. 

    The Experience: 

    Parlour GourMay Dish Special 

    Try both of these off-menu lunch items at Parlour for the remainder of May.  

    • Persimmon and cucumber salad $17 
    • Revival Cocktail $20 

    Book via: parlour.net.au 

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

     Let Parlour know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

     

  • Salmon Crudo, Avocado, Yuzu Mayo, Chilli Oil, Green Chilli & Nori Crackers

    Light-filled, refined and modern, The Alby is not your ordinary pub. Bringing a level of sophistication through several of their menu items, while diners may choose those reliable pub classics, there is also the option for more premium choices like the salmon crudo. Keeping things light and fresh, the crudo is presented with thin slices of salmon topped with little pockets of avocado, yuzu mayo and chilli oil, with thin slices of chilli and nori crackers. Presenting the perfect starter or light lunch, each accompaniment uplifts the creaminess of the salmon perfectly without overpowering its soft flavour. With each bite, we meld every element together to create a lovely burst of flavour and beautiful crunch from that nori cracker.

    The Experience: 

    Salmon Crudo & Wine Lunch special 

     Enjoy this delightful food and wine pairing at The Alby for the rest of the month for $25.  

    Tickets: $25 incl GST 

    Book via: thealby.com.au

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let The Alby know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

    2021 Nick Spencer Rose

    Light, crisp and dry in style, there is no better wine pairing for this gorgeous salmon crudo than a rose from award-winning Nick Spencer Wines. Grown in the Hilltops region of Southern New South Wales, using a combination of Grenache, Sangiovese and Merlot, it is perfectly balanced with aromas of tangerine, red berries and fresh watermelon.   

    The Experience: 

    Salmon Crudo & Wine Lunch special 

    Enjoy this delightful food and wine pairing at The Alby for the rest of the month for $25.  

    Tickets: $25 incl GST 

    Book via: thealby.com.au

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let The Alby know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

  • Boneless Fried Chicken with Sweet Chilli Sauce and Chips

    Grab your friends, gather round and fight over the last piece of B One’s Asian fusion succulent fried chicken. Pouring sticky sweet chilli sauce over the perfect morsels of crispy boneless chicken, don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty. A plate big enough for a group, order chips on the side for the ultimate feasting plate.   

    The Experience: 

    B One Beer Happy Hour 

    Join B One for the ultimate Asian fusion feast with the perfect cold beer during happy hour from 3-5pm. On Thursdays they also offer half price house beer jugs.  

    Tickets: $5 incl GST

    Book Via: b-one.com.au

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let B One know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

    Soju Bomb

    Ever had a soju bomb? Made by dropping a shot of soju into a pint of beer, it adds a hint of sweetness to the original bitterness. Choosing a combination of peach Chrum Chrum Soju with B One Lager, enjoy the full experience B One experience.  

    The Experience: 

    B One Beer Happy Hour 

    Join B One for the ultimate Asian fusion feast with the perfect cold beer during happy hour from 3-5pm. On Thursdays they also offer half price house beer jugs.  

    Tickets: $5 incl GST

    Book Via: b-one.com.au

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let B One know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

     

  • Pappardelle Al Ragu

    Slow-cooked sauces, freshly made pasta and authentic Italian recipes has Pasta Artigiana converting hungry Canberrans as soon as they walk into the Verity Lane Market food hall. Showing off their crowd-pleasing favourite, pappardelle al ragu, we’ve come to pasta heaven. Slow cooking beef and pork in a tomato passata, porcini and red wine sauce, meanwhile handmaking fresh ribbons of rustic pappardelle, they then stir, mix and shake the ingredients together, covering every inch of pasta in the rich red sauce. They then finish it off with a light sprinkle of parsley and a not so light sprinkle of parmesan cheese. 

    The Experience: 

    Pasta Artigiana Pasta & Wine Nights  

    Experience the ultimate food and wine pairing with Pasta Artigiana’s home-cooked pappardelle al ragu with a glass of Sangiovese from the Verity Lane bar for $30. Available for the remainder of May. 

    Tickets: $30 pp

    Let Pasta Artigiana know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

     

    2020 Mandi Mildura Sangiovese

    Made with esoteric grape varieties usually found in northern Italy, Pasta Artigiana suggests pairing their heart-warming ragu with a Mandi Mildura Sangiovese. Often paired with a tomato-based sauce, the Sangiovese is aromatically generous, offering bright raspberry and cherry notes. Then on the palate, flavours of red fruits are prominent with an acidic and medium tannin finish. 

    The Experience: 

    Pasta Artigiana Pasta & Wine Nights  

    Experience the ultimate food and wine pairing with Pasta Artigiana’s home-cooked pappardelle al ragu with a glass of Sangiovese from the Verity Lane bar for $30. Available for the remainder of May. 

    Tickets: $30 pp

    Let Pasta Artigiana know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

     

  • Canton Chicken Wonton With Scallion, Daikon & Wakama

    Presenting a unique dining experience where cocktails and canapés are perfectly paired, the elegant Alcove is unlike any cocktail bar you’ve seen before. Showcasing course number two from their degustation menu, they pair a canton chicken wonton with the Chrysanthemum cocktail. Placing a soft mixture of chicken, scallion, daikon and wakame on a crunchy wonton served on a unique piece of marble, the small morsel explodes with flavour, punch and excitement. 

    The Experience:

    Alcove Canapé & Cocktail Degustation  

     Experience Alcove’s unique canapé and cocktail pairing experience through a decadent six-course degustation.  

    Tickets: $142 pp 

    Book via: alcove.com.au 

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let Alcove know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

    Chrysanthemum

    Pairing this bespoke canapé with an inventive cocktail, the Chrysanthemum is made with pear, sake, citrus and whites. Floral, tart and silky, it’s a true sour at its finest. Using the botanicals of the cocktail to enhance the food, Alcove creates the ultimate pairing.

    The Experience:

    Alcove Canapé & Cocktail Degustation  

     Experience Alcove’s unique canapé and cocktail pairing experience through a decadent six-course degustation.  

    Tickets: $142 pp 

    Book via: alcove.com.au 

    Bookings are essential, please confirm the booking time and reserve your seat directly with the venue.

    Let Alcove know about the exclusive offer by mentioning ‘GOURMAY’ to the team. 

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