So, it’s nearly that time of year already! Sydney Morning Herald Good Food month (Oct 1-Oct31) is literally just around the corner and it’s time to start cluing up to what’s going on!
The Sydney Good Food month hosted by Citi is a collection of outstanding, not to be missed dining experiences, situated at a multitude of venues all around the city.
You can expect classic ‘Hats off dinners’ ‘Lets do Lunch’ and a few fresh ideas such as ‘Sweet-fest’ ‘Eat-Art’ and ‘Cooking with Fire’.
There will be hosted dinners at several top restaurants, photography competitions, Night Noodle markets, Ciders and Sliders, Master-classes, interactive demos for the kids, The Ultimate high tea and plenty more …
Expect events hosted by top chefs such as; Chris Ying, Jonathan Gold, Dan Lepard, Andy Bowden, and Ivan Orkin. Not to mention Dinners at celebrated venues such as Aria, Marque and Lox Stock and Barrel.
Sydney morning Herald Good food month really is something to be excited about. The ‘At Your Table’ team is definitely feeling intoxicated with excitement about all the decadent treats, indulging demos and creative dinners to be had next month.
We have compiled a short list of what has us bright eyed and bushy tailed – at the prospect of getting you just as enthused as we are about ‘Good Food Month’ this year.
The Night Noodle Markets
The ‘Good Food Month’ night noodle markets are back again this year – with their tantalizing aromas, hustle and bustle to be compared only to their enthralling authenticity and all the hype and vibes you could expect from an al-fresco dining adventure full of famished foodies!
Keep an eye out for Crown Streets ‘Bang’, ‘Ju Ge Mu and Shimbashi’ ‘Ramen Zundo’ and ‘N-2 Extreme Gelato’
The Hat’s Off Dinners …
Ginger Boy meets Black
Leigh Powers of Melbourne’s ‘Ginger Boy’ will be cooking his socks off with his Asian Hawker style street food. Powers will be holding the reins at Black by Ezard and serving up classics such as; ‘Son-in-law eggs’, Slow cooked pork belly doused in spiced black vinegar and Vanilla tofu cheesecake with passionfruit and coconut.
A Celebration of Meat with Victor Churchill and the Bridge Room – A dinner 15 years in the making!
Anthony Puharich of ‘Victor Churchill’ and top chef Ross Lested are banging heads to create an 8 course celebration of the best cuts on offer. Ross and Anthony will discus their 15 year journey, shared ethics and inspiration to showcase the whole beast in all its glory.
From The Ground Up
Quay’s notorious Peter Gilmore is teaming up with Johnstone Kitchen Gardens host of the popular ‘Beaches Market’. Gilmore and Tim Johnstone will be boasting their opposing skills bringing them together in true farm to plate tradition. An organic six course degustation with matching wines from acclaimed sommelier Amanda Yallop.
‘Cider and Sliders’
When that spring time sun sets in nothing compares with a crisp cold cider paired with an sumptuous slider!
Thatchers Cider are getting amongst ‘Good Food Month’ teaming up with an array of Sydney eateries offering ‘Cider and Slider’ combos for a mere 10 nuggets.
Black by ezard
Wagyu beef slider with sweet pickle, gruyere and tomato.
Crown Street Fish Shop
Crab cakes on a brioche bun with wasabi mayonnaise and rocket.
Reuben slider with corned beef, horseradish relish, gruyere, baby spinach and pickles.
Tea-smoked beef brisket bao-ger with Sichuan pickled cucumber and Sriracha mayo.
The Garden Tap @ The Cook’s Garden
Honey and soy-glazed pork-neck slider with kimchi and coriander.
Amongst many others watch out for ‘Cooking with Fire’ demos from Surrey hills Firedoor, a little taste of the San Sebastian at Mo Vida’s Sunday sessions and ‘Lets Talk Chalk and Cheese’ at Signorelli Gastronomia.
Really the above suggestions just scratch the surface of what can only be described as a collective of Sydney’s most creative, influential and our very much ‘of the moment’ industry leaders.
‘At Your Table’ hopes you delve well beneath the surface of what The Sydney Good Food Month has to offer.
Which events and demos are tickling your fancy this year at ‘Good Food Month’?