Desierto Australiano – A Fair Dinkum Feast at San Telmo

Desierto Australiano – A Fair Dinkum Feast at San Telmo

What do you think about when you hear the words “Aussie” food?

Vegemite, Tim Tams, Fairy bread, Lamingtons, Pizza Shapes and a snag on the Bunnings BBQ are just some of the collective responses.

When Argentinian grill San Telmo was asked to think outside the square for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival they decided to stay on home soil and take inspiration from local Aussie ingredients and time honoured home-grown favourites.

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An Ethiopian Feast in the Heart of Footscray

An Ethiopian Feast in the Heart of Footscray

Konjo Cafe and Restaurant Footscray was the scene of an abundant Ethiopian Vegan Feast last night.

All part of the annual March Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF), an intimate gathering of about 25 people gathered into the cozy Konjo dining room, eyeing off the bubbling buffet pots with anticipation (and more than a few tummy rumbles).

Konjo Cafe Ethiopian Food

One of the stellar things about heading to an MFWF event is experiencing cuisines, dishes and cultures that may not be part of your usual “go-to” options.

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Get out of the city: The Meeniyan Garlic Festival

Get out of the city: The Meeniyan Garlic Festival

Garlic Ice Cream Meeniyan

A quiet little regional Victorian town with a population of just over 1000 people plays host each year to a festival that attracts more than 8000 visitors for one day.

A festival that is heaven for some and an actual nightmare for vampires…

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The Night Noodle Markets: 5 better ways to spend your time.

The Night Noodle Markets: 5 better ways to spend your time.

Night noodle market queue
Actual footage of the Noodle Market queue ;P

People in Melbourne get pretty excited about food.

Situated along the conveniently located and picturesque Birrarung Marr, the Melbourne Night Noodle Markets is an event that evokes excitement in even the non-self proclaimed foodies of Melbourne. The 2-week long (free) event offers a chance for friends and family to meet, eat and be merry by the river.

In theory. 

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