It’s Grub’s Guide to February, and for such a short month, it is jam packed with festivals and night markets to attend and indulge on. With Chinese New Year and Carriageworks bringing together the best of Sydney, there is plenty to enjoy.
Sardine Festival – 4th of Feb
The second annual Festival da Sardinha is being held at the Sydney Portugal Community Club in Marrickville. Of course you’ll be able to grab a plate of Portugese-style sardinhas, served with roasted veggies bread and salad, but you’ll also be able to enjoy a classic Portuguese chicken and chips, or a Bifana, a popular pork sandwich. Theres Spanish style treats from Dos Churros as well as a swathe of Portugese desserts. For more information check it out.
Celsius – 7-10th of Feb
In what is a world first, Taylors Wines has teamed up with Duncan Welgemoed, of acclaimed restaurant Africola to create Celsius. The event is focused on temperature, with each dish highlighting the importance of temperature. Wines will also be poured at the perfect temperature, complimenting every dish. The pop up dinner series runs from the 7th of Feb until the 10th of Feb. To buy your tickets click the link below:
Carriageworks Night Market – 9th of Feb
Curated by the acclaimed Kylie Kwong, the Carriageworks Night Market showcases the best of locally sourced produce prepared by Australia’s best Chefs. There will be over 60 food, bev a produce stalls all promoting Australian ingredients, with free cooking demonstrations from leading chefs and indigenous food specialists. Tickets are $10, for more information, click:
Chinese New Year Night Market – 16th of Feb
The Sydney Fish Market is hosting its inaugural Chinese New Year night market on February 16th. It’ll be adorned in handing red lanterns, with the boardwalk becoming in a night-time hub. The market will go from 4-10pm with a range of Yum Cha, and Chinese dishes to feast on a long with a range of red fish species. For more information.
Sydney City Limits – 24th of Feb
Music festivals are stepping up their food game, with a stacked list of Sydney’s favourites all teaming up. Curated by the team behind Mary’s, there will be a natural wine party hosted by the team at P & V Wine and Liquor Merchants, as well as Longrain serving South East Asian style noodles. Angie Hong, Dan Hong’s mum Angie Hong, will take care of the Vietnamese, as well as many many more, to find out more, click: