Food and Drink
Posted by Jo Greggains
05. Jun, 2014
This winter the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is keeping the home fires burning with its annual Roast Collection, a month-long festival where restaurants across the city put together their own take on the venerable roast.
There’s over 100 events all up, here are some of our picks.
Roast of Thrones, College Lawn Hotel, 28 June
A fan of the Thrones? Then dine like a king for the day and gather your royal entourage for some spit-roasted feasting with all of the trimmings – and plenty of wines and ale on offer to wash it down with.
The Chef, Baker & Winemaker, Rustica Sourdough, 26 June
A home-cooked rustic-style dinner hosted by (you guessed it) a chef, a baker and a winemaker. These three young producers will take you through a delicious four-course menu featuring roasted spiced duck and ginger syrup, sesame encrusted rye crostini and Yarra Valley pinot noir.
Shoulder to Shoulder, Orange Bar and Restaurant, June 8 and 22
No need to go cold this winter – get cosy in front of the fireplace with someone special and share a plate of slow-cooked lamb.
Piggy in the Middle, Middle Park Hotel, weekends throughout June
Indulge in a two or three-course piggy feast including roasted Wessex Saddleback Porchetta, cauliflower macaroni gratin, and lemon butter Sussex Pond pudding.
Le Tour de Roast, The French Brasserie, Tuesdays throughout June
Take a low-energy Tour de France this winter and embark on a culinary journey around provincial France on this Tuesday night roast series.
The Roast Collection is running until the end of June.
For more meaty info visit melbournefoodandwine.com.au.
Dare to be proudly different this weekend and enjoy a flick!
Milk Bar Mag reviewed Land of Mine, a heartbreakingly powerful film at the tail end of World War 2.
Rules for Living is a marvellous and hilarious comedy looking at the murky waters of family Christmas.
Milk Bar Mag is thinking about our cute and cuddly friends who adore us unconditionally on National Pet Adoption Day.
The Guerrilla Gameshow is on again, this time with a vintage Halloween theme!
Self-taught artist tohm has dedicated his second exhibition to nothing but the colour black. A dark event indeed.