Food and Drink
Posted by Dan Kuseta
18. Jul, 2013
Blame Hollywood, the media or St Nick himself but most of the images associated with Christmas include snow, sleighbells and open fires – the polar opposite of prawns on barbies and backyard cricket many Antipodean households celebrate.
Next weekend you can get a chance to see how the other half live at Secret Foodies’ Christmas in July. Some background: Secret Foodies is a Sydney-based initiative that hosts dinners in secret locations around town. You get a text on the day with instructions to the venue and nothing else – except the chance to meet new people and eat and drink a lot.
Last month Secret Foodies held their first Melbourne event with a champagne degustation, now they’re getting festive with event number two. Befitting such an occasion all participants are asked to bring a wrapped Kris Kringle present – but you’re not allowed to buy anything. Re-gifting is the go. The menu is a mystery but here’s hoping there’s turkey. And maybe bonbons. We can confirm Piper-Heidsieck Champagne will be flowing like eggnog.
Christmas in July is happening from 6.30pm – 10pm on July 26 and 27.
Tickets $95 and include a drink on arrival, three-course dinner and champagne. Bookings secretfoodies.com.au.
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