Grub’s Guide to March 2018

Summer is over; so you don’t need to worry about your beach body any longer. All the better as Sydney has a stack of Food events and festivals for you to eat your way through this March. Take a look at the very best events in this month’s Grub’s Guide.

Bairro Portugese Festival – March 4th

Sunday March the 4th is the Annual Bairro Português Food and Wine fair in Petersham, the biggest gathering of Portuguese culture in Sydney. It brings together the very best of the Portuguese culture, including their amazing food and wine.   Taking over Audley and Fisher Streets in Petersham, there will be a selection of food the likes of garlic prawns and sardines, Portuguese doughnuts and tarts as well as a wide selection of wines, beer and sangria. It runs from 10-6pm for more information click:

Delfino Apertivo #32 – Mitch Orr & Sophia Thach – March 4th

It’s Mitch Orr’s birthday, and to celebrate, The ACME chef is inviting everyone down to The Dolphin Hotel for a Cambodian Barbecue. Together with Sophia Thach the pair will be slinging out their best Cambodian Barbecue as well as Apertivo snacks from head chef Monty Koludorivic and drinks from James Hird. It’s part of series that is taking over the Wine Room of the Dolphin throughout the year. Come down between 5-7pm. For more details click:


Messina Eats 8-Bit – March 23rd + 24th

Messina is tag-teaming with Melbourne’s burger kings: Eat8Bit. The pair will be serving burgers and loaded fries inspired by the arcade classics, hosted at Messina HQ, 58 Mentmore Ave, Rosebery.  Of course it’s not a Messina event without decadent desserts and Messina specialty shakes. You’ll also be able to wind back the years and show you’ve still got the skills at their arcade station For more information click the link below to stay in the loop.

Archie Rose X Cornersmith Pickler of the Month Cocktails – All March

Archie Rose, the rose of Sydney’s gin distilleries and Cornersmith, the undisputed champs of everything pickled have come together to create a range of pickled cocktails that they will be serving out all month long. You can try their take on a martini using pickled grapes, or the Snap, Pickle and Pop, with Archie Rose’s signature dry Gin, lime juice; green tomato pickle juice; celery juice; apple juice; green Tabasco; snap peas; salt and pepper; fresh herbs; and beetroot. Pickler of the Month will run throughout March.

Taste of Sydney – Dates to be released

And just like that, Taste of Sydney festival is back for another year. While the details are scant, we do know there will be a line up celebrating the eats of Paddington and Barangaroo with Josh Niland of Saint Peter and Guillaume Brahimi bringing the heat, whilst in the Barangaroo corner, Somer Sivirioglu of Anason is loading up the Turkish flavour. Hosted at Centennial park, the festival promises to be bigger and better than ever with more vendors, dates and tickets yet to come. Stay tuned dot more dates and details.