Food and Drink
Posted by Dan Kuseta
11. Jan, 2012
It’s pretty much a given that most weeks they’ll be a pop up of some sort happening in Melbourne. Taking the theme to the next level are housemates Marcello Donati and Joe Rubbo, who have turned their Fitzroy house into a pop up restaurant – for one week only.
In an ambitious, bloody generous move the housies are dishing up an entree and main every night this week for the cheap-as-chips price of $15. There’s dessert too, plus beer and wine by the bottle. Every night’s a different theme: Monday was ‘Trippe alla parmigiana’ (tripe), Tuesday was lamb shanks, venison’s rumoured to be making an appearance shortly.
Things kick off at 7pm and you eat elbow-to-elbow with fellow diners in either the kitchen or dining room. It’s cosy restaurant meets dinner party, a real social dining experience where you’re guaranteed to meet some good people. It’s great. And it finishes this Friday.
Find out what’s in store for the rest of week via the Facebook page.
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