I hate tacos… said no Juan ever. That’s why, when we heard our fave Sydney rooftop was hosting a Mexican fiesta for the month of August, we couldn’t control our excitement.
Hold onto your sombreros amigos, this sure is going to be one wild ride.
Over the next few weeks, the much loved Sweethearts Rooftop will be transformed to bring Sydneysiders a true taste of Mexico. Winter will be but a distant memory - with the heat turned right up, you’ll be throwing back those margaritas quicker than you can say arriba.
With Cantina Movil—our favourite moveable snack bar—prepping the feast, there’ll be no-Juan leaving here hungry. We’re talking Cantina’s famous burritos with Mexican slaw, pinto beans, cheese, chipotle and your choice of filling or the nachos con queso, the especial quesadillas with spicy cactus and of course tacos filled with your choice of chipotle beef, chicken, chilorio pork or pinto beans. Feeling fiery, chico? Cantina Movil's very own adobo hot sauce is guaranteed to bring the heat. So, porque no? Just don’t say we didn’t warn you!
And, because we know the journey (four flights of stairs) to the rooftop will have you working up an appetite, there’s even a chilli chocolate ice-cream or lime sorbet for dessert for when you need some cooling off.
Coming with compañeros? The banquet menu offers a mix of chips, dips, tacos, quesadillas and dessert for just $30 per person for a minimum of two people. So now you can feast and invite every-Juan (okay, we’ll stop now) to experience the very best of Mexican street food in Sydney.
But, what would a fiesta be without the addition of tequila? Our good amigo Don Julio will also be making an appearance, with drinks like the watermelon spritzer and espresso martinez to get the party started and, if that’s not enough (are you loco?!), there will also be negronis on tap.
So, andale, andale! It’s time to gather your crew for the best winter event yet.
We’ll see you on the roof!
What: Cantina's Canteena
Where: Sweethearts Rooftop, Kings Cross
When: Throughout August from Wednesday – Sunday
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