A Moveable Feast: This week in food
THIS WEEK IN FOOD
Oktoberfest kicked off yesterday at Munich Brauhaus down on South Wharf, but don’t worry you’ve got six whole weeks to get involved! Of course there’s a great beer line up, eating competitions, fancy Bavarian sausages and Sunday farm fun. More info – www.munichbrauhaus.com.au
One for the calendar, Mr Black Spirits Co (who make a cracker of a coffee liqueur) have announced Melbourne’s first ever Espresso Martini Festival. It’s slated for Saturday November 5th at Melbourne’s meat market, no surprises for what will be on offer, but it’s bound to be a bit of fun. www.espressomartinifest.com
If you missed the famous gin pig on offer at Four Pillars Distillery on World Gin Day, you’ve got another chance. Once again, Rare Breed Pure Black Berkshire pigs, bred in the Yarra Valley, have been fed with spent botanicals from all their distillations (think juniper, coriander seeds, cardamom, star anise, lavender, lemon myrtle, turmeric and ginger making what they claim could be the tastiest pigs in the world. They’ve teamed up with Pope Joan in Brunswick to offer them to you in a special dinner on Wednesday October 12th. https://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=229533
ONE FINE EVENING
The team down at Flying Brick Cider are putting on a very special evening, their own chef and cider maker teaming up with indigenous hatted chef Clayton Donovan and musician Darren Middleton for a dining experience with a native twist. It’ll all happen down on the Bellarine on Saturday October 22nd, tickets via www.flyingbrickciderco.com.au/events
Flying Brick Cider is putting on a dining experience with a native twist.