Sydney, you never seem to let us down. A tonne of restaurants are getting on the food and wine tasting train (the most delicious train of them all), so if you haven’t yet had the pleasure of experiencing this, make sure you take advantage of the events on this week! We’ve got a vegetarian dinner (featuring wines), a wine dinner (featuring, you guessed it, wines), whisky dinners (not featuring wines) and something else that’s a little bit different.
A Vegetarian Experience at Dragoncello
Roy McVeigh, head chef at Dragoncello is putting on a very special vegetarian event not to be missed! He is creating a four course vegetarian degustation by transforming Renae Smith’s (an ex-Masterchef Australia contestant) most popular vegetarian dishes into a fine dining experience. And of course, these meals will be matched with premium wines. Head online to book a spot now!
What: A Vegetarian Experience
Where: Dragoncello, Surry Hills
When: 7pm, Thursday 26th May
Cost: $98 per person
Asian Persuasion Wine Dinner
And the wine just keeps on flowing this week! Adelaide Hills Wine presents Asian Persuasion where Asian spice meets Australia cool. This dining experience will include nine dishes (yes that’s right, nine dishes!) paired with wines from the Adelaide Hills, renowned for its cooler climate varieties. If you like to think of yourself as a master of wine, this event will allow you to discover wines with amazing versatility and you will even dine with winemakers from some of the region’s most known brands. Go to their website to get a ticket now!
What: Adelaide Hills Wine presents Asian Persuasion
Where: China Lane
When: 6.30pm, Tuesday 24th May
Cost: $120 per person
World Whisky Day at The Cut Bar & Grill
We know World Whisky Day was last Saturday, but why not keep the celebrations going? The Cut Bar & Grill is hosting an intimate whisky dinner with Glenmorangie Whisky Ambassador, Garth Foster. They will be putting on a four-course dinner with matching whiskies, in their New York inspired venue. Imagine, cheese and bacon croquettes, slow cooked rib roast served with cocktails featuring the original Glenmorangie. And to top it all off, ‘The Snickers’ for dessert. Are you already drooling? Head to their website to reserve your spot now.
What: World Whisky Day Dinner
Where: The Cut Bar & Grill
When: 6pm, Tuesday 24th May
Cost: $160 per person
Are you someone who has all these great ideas but don’t know how to follow them through? Then this Pop Innovation Workshop put on by the Innovators Club, will allow you to work through a problem in teams and work towards a solution. It is all about innovating by sharing ideas, acting in an under-pressure situation and thinking outside the box. This workshop is for everyone, whether you’re a professional inventor, or an innovation-rookie, the more diverse the group the better. There are only a limited amount of spots, so reserve your place here.
What: Pop Innovation Workshop
When: 6.30pm, Thursday 26th May
Paddock to Plate dinner at Pei Modern
Pei Modern is continuing its Paddock to Plate series, this week hosting its third dinner, Ocean to Plate. Chefs, Mark Best and Joachim Borenius, are using sustainable local seafood and seasonal produce to create a four-course meal paired with Fishtales and McWilliam’s Wines. The local seafood includes Fraser Isle Spanner Crab, Kinkawooka Shellfish and Mt Cook Alpine Salmon that have been turned into scrumptious dishes. If you’re obsessed with seafood as much as we are, then you won’t want to miss this. Go on their website to check out the full menu and book a spot!
What: Paddock to Plate
Where: Pei Modern
When: 6.30pm, Thursday 26th May
Cost: $95 per person
Image credit: Lisa Brooke at Dragoncello