Food Events To Book In February

By Alexandra Hampton
2nd Feb 2015

It’s finally February and that means you need to celebrate the last whiff of summer with a full stomach. There’s a lot going on, so use our guide to foodie things to do in Sydney this month and enjoy yourself!

Robot Restaurant

Travel brand, Contiki has brought the Japanese Robot Restaurant to Sydney’s nightclub, Slide Bar and, yes, it sounds bizarre, and it is, but you just can’t miss this. Bordering on the ridiculous, it makes for a super fun night out—it’s loud, it’s weird, and it’s just plain funny. There are girls in midriffs riding sharks, fighting giant pandas, a Chinese dragon and cartwheeling dancers—all done with a lot of electric guitars and bongos. There are bento boxes, edamame and plenty of drinks, so make sure you grab some tickets before they sell out!

Breakfast With Bollinger

We all know that nothing is as classy as a Bollinger breakfast, so head to Bistro Moncur for a bit of a decadent morning! There’s a special cuvee, rose, and La Grande Annee on offer, so get in quick and book a ticket.

Yoga Supper Club Jervis Bay

Up for a mindful evening filled with yoga, live music, and nourishing food? The Yoga Supper Club is off to Jervis Bay this time and is holding this event in a secret natural reserve location with a yummy vegan supper served after the class. Tickets sell out fast, especially for this special coastal edition, so be quick!

Progressive Dining Walk

The Progressive Dining Walk is a great idea for a foodie night out—exploring Sydney’s local history. Guide, Maree Sheehan will escort you through Surry Hills and Darlinghurst’s top bars and restaurants while you learn about the history of each precinct. Have a drink at a small, funky Sydney bar, then an entrée, followed by an indulgent main and of course, a dessert.

Coco Chocolate In The City

Spunky Bruiser and Soto Smith are bringing Coco Chocolate to Oxford Street, and boy are we excited. They compare the event to a night of wine tasting—except there’s zero wine and a whole lot of chocolate! If you’re feeling a little bit exotic, there are even testers from Madagascar and the Caribbean, to teach you the difference between each cocoa bean and what makes a superior chocolate bar. Well, if it’s for educational purposes…

Pop-Tarts #Crazygood Caravan Tour

Popping up at beaches all over Sydney, the Pop-Tarts #Crazygood Caravan Tour is offering the perfect post-swim snack—ice-cream sandwiches! Did we mention they’re free? So, if you’re looking for some delicious things to do in Sydney this month, head on down to Bondi Beach on the 21st February for some delicious Pop Tart treats.

Cuckoo Callay Brings Home The Bacon

In case you were wondering, there IS such a thing as a Bacon Festival, and you can join in the festivities at Newtown’s Cuckoo Callay and celebrate all things bacon. Sustainably sourced from local suppliers, Black Forest Smokehouse this all-Australian pork is the best of the best.  We suggest you partake in the Ultimate Bacon Breakfast that has five different types of bacon (including a bacon steak and bacon sausage!) or, if you’re thirsty, perhaps try the more adventurous bacon milkshake. True bacon lovers will not miss this one.

Tomato Festival Sydney

If you’re thinking this is along the lines of Spain’s famous La Tomatina, then you’re a little off the mark. The Sydney edition is a little bit more low-key and less messy, but this celebration of all things tomato, in the Botanic Gardens, is a great way to spend your weekend if you’re looking for things to do in Sydney. There are free tastings, masterclasses on how to grow the best tomatoes, competitions, and even a tomato-themed luncheon held at the Botanic Gardens Restaurant.

I Dream Of Pork

Bishop Sessa is getting serious about swine this February with their ‘I Dream of Pork’ five course degustation dinner. Chef Paul Cooper will channel his inner pig and get more pork on your fork, while host of the evening, Erez Gordon, will also be preparing a matched wine list designed to perfectly accentuate each course. For booking phone 02 8065 7223, but be quick!

Image credit: Cuckoo Callay

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