All we want is to eat at the end of the day!

All we want is to eat at the end of the day!

Monday, February 21, 2011

Upcoming Food Festivals in March, Melbourne

Melbourne is passionate about her food. Very much so that there are always small or big scale food festival all year round. Their variety and numbers have significantly grow with the discovery of different exotic food culture of new migrants of Australia.This is what makes me excited living in this city. There is never a dull moment in my historiography of consumption.

This March, a new festival arrives and this one excites me to the bones!

SBS Food Journey Festival
The Royal Exhibition Building
Carlton Gardens
4 - 6 March 2011

Opening Hours:
10:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm

'Food is intricately linked to who we are. In a multicultural melting pot which is Australia, food represents where we have come from and how Australia has developed as a nation today.

SBS has a commitment to telling the story behind the food. This food festival will bring to life and showcase the expertise and knowledge of the SBS food talent whilst highlighting how Australia's food is some of the world's best.'
- An extract from their website.

And also the mother of all food fest here, the annual and exciting programs of:

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
4-14 March 2011
Happening at venues allover Melbourne.

Each year, the Festival unveils a world-class program of more than 250 events over two weeks – a true expression of Melbourne’s infamous love of food and wine that captures the attention of food-lovers in their hundreds of thousands.

Entering its 19th year, the Festival’s prestigious reputation attracts the world’s biggest culinary and wine personalities to its door to participate in a program that also showcases Victoria’s own celebrated chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers, sommeliers, producers and artisans.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is when Victoria’s love of food and wine comes alive, join in.
- An extract from their website.

Lastly, every summer, The Queen Victoria Market in the corner of Elizabeth and Victoria street hold the infamous SUZUKI NIGHT MARKET'. This means that every Wednesday evening, bands , and food stalls operated till late to quench the thirst and hunger of food lovers. This local market is very fun too. There are also craft and goodies stalls for you to browse and buy.

Every Wednesday until 2nd March
5.30pm to 10.00pm
Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne.
Pedestrian entry from corner Queen & Therry Streets & Peel Street
Parking: The rate is a flat fee of $6.00 from 5.00pm to 10.30pm.
*** Yes, you can find HALAL food here. :)


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