Good Food Month is returning in March, if you’re an eager foodie you might like to try and get along to all the below culinary superstar events, and if not at least brave the lines at the Night Noodle Markets.
1 – 17 March
Night Noodle Markets | Reconciliation Place
This year the food fest will once again be packed with Asian Hawker-style signature dishes and innovative tastes from Hoy Pinoy, Chur Burger, Churken, Shallot Thai, Mr Bao, Bangkok Street Food, What the Pho, Bao Brothers, May’s Malaysian Hawker, Twistto, Flying Noodles, Little Kyoto, Waffleland, Wok Master, Satay Brothers, Donburi Station.
AccorHotels has also joined Good Food Month, they will be amongst the impressive Enlighten Night Noodle Markets food line-up with their candy-land inspired sweets stall.
Saturday 9 March
Fire at Dusk with Lennox Hastie & James Viles | Pialligo Estate | 6.30pm-10pm | Tickets $160
Dynamic duo – Lennox Hastie (Firedoor) and James Viles (Biota Dining) will turn up the heat for a sizzling four-course menu cooked over fire. Hastie honed his wood-fired grilling craft over the asado open fire-pit at the Asador Etxebarri (number six on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants), before opening Australia’s only fully-wood fuelled restaurant. Viles’ award-winning two-hatted Biota Dining restaurant is currently ranked 46 in Australia’s Top Restaurants. Ticket price includes a four-course dinner with matched wines, served with an arrival canape and cocktail.
Friday 15 March
Adam Liaw’s Chinese-Australian Food Odyssey | Chairman & Yip, 6.30-10.30pm | Tickets $190
Much like in his role hosting Destination Flavour, Adam Liaw will take food-lovers on an edible history through the past, present and future of Chinese food in Australia with Kwok Keung Tung, head chef at Michelin-starred restaurant, Chairman Hong Kong. Chairman was recently awarded the ‘Highest Climber Award’ and is now sitting at number 22 in Asia’s Best Restaurants of 2018. Together, Liaw and Tung will explore Chinese cuisine through six-courses with matched wines at 20-year old Canberra institution, Chairman & Yip, that reimagine classic dishes such as Billy Kee Chicken and fried ice-cream, as well as discovering bold new directions for modern Chinese Australian food. Ticket price includes a six-course dinner with matched wines.
Sunday 17 March
Young Chefs Lunch presented by Citi | Aubergine | 12.30pm-3.00pm | Tickets $150
Three of the hottest rising chefs from Canberra’s top restaurants will take over the kitchen at Aubergine under the guidance of head chef and owner, Ben Willis. Lending his expertise to the latest alumni of talented chefs, the four talented young chefs will plate up their very best culinary creations for an impressive four-course lunch with matched wines in the stunning surrounds of the two-hatted Aubergine restaurant. Ticket price includes a four-course lunch with matched wines.
Friends of Good Food Month
An event series where leading restaurants are invited to curate and host their unique experiences to best showcase their culinary excellence.
Let’s Do Lunch
with Good Food Guide hatted Canberra restaurants offering a unique fine dining experience for just $45.