December is upon us so let’s begin the celebration with good food and drinks this festive season. There’s a lot going on this month so here’s the Urban List’s guide to the best food events so you can get involved. From Christmas lunches to a taco eating competition, we have you sorted for the summer!
Six States of Beer at the Oaks Hotel
The year is ending with a bang at Neutral Bay’s Oaks Hotel this December with the last of the Six States of Beer events being held on December 10th. This final celebration will include South Australian wine and an accompanying local menu designed by acclaimed chef Danny Russo. So get in quick and grab a ticket, it’s guaranteed to be a fun night!
Date: December 10, 2014
The Norfolk's World Famous Taco Eating Competition
It’s The Norfolk’s fourth birthday! Which means one thing – it’s time for the annual taco eating competition. So stuff down as many tacos as you possibly can and be in the running to win an impressive prize that is yet to be announced (oh the intrigue!). If the idea fast taco eating doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, The Norfolk has free drinks and snacks on offer as well as a special birthday burger and coconut slushies so everyone can celebrate.
Date: December 11, 2014, 6pm
Email [email protected] to enter the taco eating competition.
Feeling like a bit of mid-week indulgence? Step into 1960s Manhattan at Swine & Co’s newest pop-up running until the 17 December and embrace your inner Don and Betty Draper. There’s also a deliciously classy cocktail and food menu only available Wednesdays, so indulge yourself whilst playing a few rounds of blackjack.
Date: running from November 19 to December 17, every Wednesday night.
Watsons Bay Hotel Locals Christmas Party
It’s officially the holidays when Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel decides to celebrate the festive season. They’ve organised a special locals’ Christmas party with complimentary drinks and yummy nibbles for what will make a great summer afternoon in the sun with friends and family. So get in quick and RVSP so you don’t miss out! For more information head to their website [http://watsonsbayhotel.com.au/whats-on/]
Date: Monday 22 December
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Thursday Night Paella
What better way is there to celebrate the start of a long, fun summer than with paella in the afternoon sun? At Bondi’s Bucket List you can grab delicious $15 paella and $6.50 Monteiths cider with live music and a great summer vibe. For more information, check their website: http://www.thebucketlistbondi.com/whatson/thursday-night-paella
Date: Every Thursday night
Xmas Lunch at Ms. G's
Throughout December, Ms. G’s is opening their doors for Christmas lunch. Running Tuesdays through till Fridays this fabulous Asian fusion restaurant may just be the perfect place for your end-of-year work lunch. So grab a seat and enjoy the benefits of the festive season!
For more information and to book, visit the website: http://merivale.com.au/msgs/
South Italian Traditional Xmas Eve Dinner at Popolo
Make like an Italian and indulge in a pre-Christmas day feast. On the 24th December, Popolo will be hosting an Italian style dinner which promises to be nothing short of amazing. Partake in the 3 course menu or go all out on the degustation. Either way, it’ll be like a delicious present to your belly.
Date: 24th December
For more information and to book, email: [email protected]
Image credit: The Bucket List