This month we have a whole bunch of goodies lined up for you. On the docket is a whole lot of ragu, bottomless mimosas, food markets and a Coachella-style festival featuring the one and only Tigerlily.
Here are 10 excellent things to do in Sydney this May.
Ragu Wednesdays At Bartolo
This winter is starting off on a happy note because Bartolo is hitting us up with Ragu Wednesdays every week. The kitchen is plating up fresh, house-made pasta and pairing it with warm focaccia straight from the oven. Perfect for the ultimate date night, grab a pack of playing cards from the front, a carafe of Barolo wine for two and you’ll definitely get those extra brownie points. Make a booking here.
When: Every Wednesday, 12pm-10:30pm
Where: Bartolo, Surry Hills
Since I Left You Sessions
Our favourite courtyard bar has lined up another jam session and this time it’s with a hard-hitting female RnB and soul lineup. Clarissa Mei and Temgazi are heading to SILY to show off their electronic-based sounds. Don’t forget to load up on $6 beers all afternoon and grab your tickets here to also get access to an all-you-can-eat antipasti table.
When: Saturday 1 June, 2pm-6pm
Where: Since I Left You, Sydney
Bottomless Mimosas And Mozzarella Making
Try your hand at making that most scrummy of Italian cheeses, mozzarella, from scratch at Tramsheds this June while downing an endless stream of breakfast mimosas.
When: Saturday 1 June, 10am-11:30pm
Where: Tramsheds, Forest Lodge
Plantation High Tea At Nola Smokehouse And Bar
After the massive success of last year’s event, Nola Smokehouse and Bar is hosting another Plantation High Tea, featuring a new menu of nine delectable sweet and savoury delights with a Louisiana influence. There’ll also be freshly made Southern iced tea flowing along with freshly squeezed lemonade and or grab yourself a cocktail or champagne. Follow the link for more information.
When: Sunday 2 June, 12pm-4pm
Where: Nola Smokehouse and Bar
If being in a room full of inspiring, thought-provoking, leading women across a range of industries is the kind of energy you’re looking for, then Paddo Inn invites you to come and enjoy their panel-led discussion and network over champagne and canapes and explore the topic ‘Finding the Balance’.
When: Tuesday 4 June, 6pm-8:30pm
Where: Paddo Inn, Paddington
Filipino Street Food Market Pop Up
Mark this one in your calendars, folks. Pasalubongs Filipino Soul Food is joining forces with the legends at Donut Papi for Philippines Independence Day to bring you the most delicious Filipino street food – think BBQ, empanadas, atchara and Filipino inspired desserts. There’ll be chairs and tables provided so you can enjoy your food. Head here for all the details.
When: Sunday 9 June, 11am-3pm
Where: St Joachim’s Parish, Lidcombe
Arepa is celebrating the fact that they’re adding empanadas to their menu by kicking it off with a special, one-night-only $1 empanada sale. But you have to get in quick because they only have 100 on offer. It’s first in, first served, so don’t walk, run. Head here for all the details.
When: Thursday 11 June, 5:15-10pm
Where: Arepa, Enmore
Patrice Baumel Up Close And Personal
Experience three uninterrupted hours of Patrice Baumel’s signature sound in the intimate rooftop setting of Cafe del Mar, amid his techno-inspired sounds. He’ll be supported by Rio favourites Mark Craven, Andy Ef and Ricky Cooper.
When: Friday 14 June, 5pm-12am
Where: Cafe del Mar, Sydney
Peace, Love And Tigerlily At The Argyle
The Argyle is giving you an excuse to live it up Coachella style in June, so power through the winter chill, don your festival wear and rock out to the chill vibes of Tigerlily. We’re talking bell bottoms, tie-dye and peace signs up in the air. There’ll be awesome local support acts and groovy backup dancers strutting their stuff. Head here for more.
When: Saturday 15 June to Sunday 16 June
Where: The Argyle, Sydney
The Maker’s Nest Design Market
There’ll be something of interest for people of all ages and budgets at the winter edition of The Maker’s Nest Design Market from authentic, talented Australian makers. There’ll be a huge range of fashion, jewellery textiles, ceramics which means your bric-a-brac search is all well and sorted for the next month.
When: Sunday 16 June, 10am-4pm
Where: Tramsheds, Forest Lodge
Coming Up: The Curated Plate
Set against the backdrop of rugged coastlines and lush hinterland, let us introduce you to the Sunshine Coast’s new four-day food festival, The Curated Plate. Taking place 8-11 August, the drool-worthy event brings together world-class chefs to deliver a fine dining experience like never before. There’s a number of exclusive culinary experiences to choose from throughout the festival, each celebrating sustainable and locally-sourced produce. Don’t miss out on this must-attend food festival, grab your tickets before they’re gone.
What: The Curated Plate
When: Thursday 8 August to Sunday 11 August, 2019
Where: Various locations across the Sunshine Coast
For more information on The Curated Plate, click here.
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