Friday, 11 June 2010

long (weekend) lunch

As heard on FBi Radio

With the long weekend upon us, it's a good opportunity for many to abscond city limits and head for the hills....or at least to fit in a few more recreational activities that the extra day affords.

Here are my picks on what to check out in Food Town this long weekend.

Riverside Organic Markets

A new organic or farmers market is always worth checking out. This time, Gladesville gets a food boost with the addition of a new organic market happening each Saturday from 9am to 1pm. This weekend heralds Riverside's first market so there's sure to be plenty of pomp and celebration to welcome it to town.

Find out more about Organic Food Markets, the guys who put these (and other) markets on here.

Riverside Girls High School
Cnr Victoria & Huntleys Point Road, Gladesville
June 12 and every Saturday from 9am - 1pm

Flavourfest

...when just a few flavours aren't enough, jump in to the car and head to the Hunter Valley for this self proclaimed festival of produce, good food and of course, plenty of wine.

Check out celeb chefs Pete Evans and Toby Puttock and Janelle Bloom performing live demonstrations, meet the growers, stroll the hawker-style eat street and work it off to a beat coming from live bands and entertainers.

Hunter Valley Gardens
2090 Broke Road Pokolbin, NSW 2320
June 12-14

Truffle Hunt

For the foragers, if the idea of running around in the freezing cold with a dog in a scent-crazed frenzy sounds fun, then Oberon's Truffle Hunt is for you. Australian truffles may get a bit of a bad wrap from food writers occasionally, but short of booking a ticket to Europe, Australian truffles are improving from season to season and this is a great opportunity to see, first hand, how it's done.

Lowes Mount Truffiere
927 Lowes Mount Road
Oberon 2787
02 6329 8210

More info here.

Kitchen Stadium: Creative Sydney Session #6

If food be the music of love, play on.

We already know that DJs like Levins from FBi are known for being great cooks, so here's a concept: This Saturday night, The MCA will host a dj battle/cook off where two teams will sample and generate soundscapes while creating culinary masterpieces at the same time.

Featuring Siberia Records which includes djs and members of Lost Valentinos and more, it's the ultimate combination of food and beats to kick your long weekend into gear. Who's hungry?

Museum of Contemporary Art
Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000
June 12
8.30pm-10.00pm

Info from twothousand.

2 comments:

fashion synergy said...

High Fashion Emerging Designers Wanted for Fashion Week Show: The Emerging Trends 2010 for Boston Fashion Week promises to bring the best Euro chic designers to the Boston market. In the last two years, we have worked with over 25 international and national designers, major sponsors, buyers and press and 30 photographers from Boston and New York giving extensive opportunity for emerging designers to shine. Spots are limited and we book months in advance. At the show, you will receive all models, hair, makeup, video clips, photos, buyers contact and networking opportunity at one of the biggest and prestigious shows in Boston. Over 600 fashion forward individuals come to our show and our designers are promoted to over 200k people via online and offline marketing.

For more info about our past show, please visit: http://www.theEmergingTrends.com or our promo video from last year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AezCJlFCo8.

About Us:
The SYNERGY Events (www.theSYNERGYevents.com) uses very unique online and offline marketing strategies to produce themed events in both Boston and New York City, which have been covered by Boston Globe, Fashion Boston, Boston Common, Improper Bostonian, Boston Magazine & many other online and print publications. These special events present known, and soon to be talents with a great opportunity to introduce their exceptional work, while networking and enjoying other talents from around the world.

Contact Us:
Please send all contact details with your portfolio to:
BostonFashion[at]theSYNERGYevents.com

janie2095 said...

re Riverside Markets

while I haven't been able to get there for quite a while I do know that the range of produce and gourmet goodies has increased and I personally LOVE everything about them. just wish i could get there more often

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Riverside-Market/198492146833639?fref=ts