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This March, Good Food Month sees some of Canberra’s best restaurants and top Australian chefs come together to deliver one-off dining experiences and events in the CBD. Here’s our guide to all the Good Food Month activities happening in the City.
Dinner Down the Rabbit Hole
Visit White Rabbit Cocktail Room, a whimsical Alice in Wonderland-inspired bar for what promises to be a flavour journey. With four specialty White Rabbit Sours and generous canapés included in the ticket, the night is accompanied by live music, amazing food and wild tales of fermentation from White Rabbit Brewery employees.
When: Thursday March 16th 6pm
Where: White Rabbit Cocktail Room
Cost: $44.77 pp.
Laneway! Streetfood! Party!
Head to Bible Lane to find this one-off celebration of street food, musical entertainment and matching beverages. Headlining the diverse range of food on offer is owner of Sydney’s Bovine and Swine, Wes Griffiths. The ‘pitmaster’ specialises in authentic slow cooked and smoked meats, with a passion for barbecue and sharing his authentic Texas taste with his customers. With food and alcohol included in the ticket, this laneway party is a must for any food lover with an appreciation of street food, live music and ice cold beer.
When: Friday 24th March 5pm – late
Where: Bible Lane, Canberra City
Cost: $50 pp.
Monster Mash Volume Two
If a relaxed sit down meal is more your speed then the shared lunch at Hotel Hotel is perfect for you. A collaborative menu designed by Sean McConnell of Monster Bar and Grill and Matt Wilkinson of Pope Joan in Melbourne offers guests a delicious and unique lunch. Accompanying lunch is a discussion with the chef’s hosted by Good Food Editor and Festival Creative Director, Myffy Rigby, for insights into their backgrounds, cooking styles and opinions on all things food.
When: Saturday March 25th 12.30pm
Where: Hotel Hotel, Canberra
Cost: $125 pp.
Also on offer this Good Food Month:
The Enlighten Night Noodle Markets will be running again in Reconciliation Park from the 3rd to 12th of March with music, drinks and over 20 different food stalls.
The final event of Good Food Week is the opportunity to meet the generation of chef’s who are tipped to soon be the city’s next big thing. The Young Chef lunch on March the 26th at Aubergine is all about showcasing their talent with a four-course menu and matched drinks for $150.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Good Food Month website.