When it comes to variety, fusion and inventive takes on Cantonese cuisine, Brisbane isn't short on options, including at George Street's Donna Chang. But sometimes you just want an old-school meal — the kind that starts with prawn crackers, finishes with deep-fried ice cream and would've been a staple three decades ago (and was probably one of your childhood favourites from the local Chinese restaurant).
That's what Back to the 1980s is about, with Donna Chang going retro for a four-course dinner. From 6pm on Wednesday, October 9, the CBD spot will be slinging plenty of classics, such as quail and peanut san choy bao, Sichuan salt and pepper calamari, and sesame prawn toast with truffle kewpie. You'll also be able to tuck into lemon chicken and sizzling black bean beef — and it wouldn't be complete without a special fried rice, of course.
Tickets cost $88 per person, with head chef Jason Margaritis looking to the past in his menu — but not in its taste.