I’ve knocked back many a vodka in my time, but never have I experienced it in such diverse a fashion as I did at the launch of ‘La Boulangerie’, an artisan pop-up, coming to Yellow Restaurant from Friday 21st August until Sunday 6th September.
Midday on a Tuesday is as good a time as any to tuck into some vodka-based cocktails, as we start with a Grey Goose ‘La Fizz’ before sitting down to an impressive three course meal, which was definitely something to write home about.
You too can experience the delights of the Fois Gras Parfait and Rangers Valley Beef Tri-Tip, or the Grey Goose Le Citron Cured Cuttlefish and Mahi Mahi with Grey Goose L’Orange Bisque for an extremely reasonable $70 per head, and an extra $50 for the matching cocktails (recommended) between the above dates.
Throughout the day, the artisan pop-up will act more like a converted bakery than a restaurant, where you can sample the carb heavy delights, accompanied by a selection of outstanding confitures made with a selection of flavoured Grey Goose vodkas.
Side note: The bread on the table was phenomenal. I would have been happy enough just to have eaten that. I later learn that it was made by Luxe Bakery (typical) specifically for the pop-up, using the same wheat used to make Grey Goose, from the Picardy region in France. Stop being cool.
Last, but certainly not least, between the 27th and the 29th August, the team has worked together to convert the rear of the restaurant into a Martini bar called ‘Salon de Martini’ where you’ll be able to sample all the vodka you can handle, before ending up on the floor. Yes. Please.
57 Macleay Street, Potts Point