Eat Drink Westside in Hobsons Bay
Experience some of the best culinary delights in the west at this year's Eat Drink Westside as part of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (8 to 24 March).
Presented in partnership by Hobsons Bay, Brimbank, Maribyrnong, Moonee Valley and Wyndham City Councils, the Eat Drink Westside program delivers a mix of foodie experiences celebrating the eclectic flavours, our community’s love of food and great hospitality.
Download the full Eat Drink Westside program(PDF, 2MB)
For full program and tickets visit www.melbournefoodandwine.com.au
WINE AND CHEESE FESTIVAL
Saturday 9 March, 11am to 6pm + after party until late
Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown
Get tickets for Wine and Cheese Festival
Seaworks is hosting this gathering of some of Victoria’s best wine, cheese and artisan producers with a scenic waterfront. The festival offers free tastings, cheese masterclasses, music, a kid’s zone and a grape stomping competition. A true celebration of the senses.
THE DRUNKEN SAILOR
Friday 8 and Saturday 9 March, 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Heart of Hall, 17 Hall Street, Newport
Get tickets for The Drunken Sailor
Heart of Hall Cooking School is teaming up with Williamstown's Gem Pier Seafoods to host the Drunken Sailor Cooking Class. Create delicious tapas and celebrate the seafaring soul of this part of town.
THE TRANSCENDENTAL TRIO
Tuesday 12 March, 7pm to 9.30pm
Hudsons Road Wine and Beer, 2/88 Hudson Road, Spotswood
Get tickets for The Transcendental Trio
Wine. Cheese. Chocolate. Each of these ingredients are heavenly in their own right. But when masterfully married, they create a fusion of flavours and textures to tantalise the taste buds. Come and discover how striking the right balance between acid, tannin, body and sweetness can take your delectation to the next level.
A NIGHT ON THE PIER
Wednesday 13 March, 6pm to 10pm
Pier Farm, 34 The Strand, Williamstown
Get tickets for A Night On The Pier
Join us on our waterfront deck overlooking Hobsons Bay as we showcase the best local seafood Victoria has to offer. Celebrating the great produce of our region, Pier Farm has curated an ocean to plate dining experience of four courses with matching wines.
WHAT A DIFFERENCE A GLASS MAKES
Wednesday 20 March, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Brew Works, 22/36 Aberdeen Rd, Altona
Get tickets for a What A Difference a Glass Makes
Be amazed at the difference a custom glass makes with beer tastings at Brew Works. Custom shaped glasses successfully deliver the complexity of aroma, while delivering the optimum beer texture, balance and flavour intensity.
WHERE DID VEAL GO?
Thursday 21 March, 6pm to 9pm
Burn City Test Kitchen, 31A Vernon Street, South Kingsville
Get tickets to Where Did Veal Go?
Veal has a rich culinary history. This is a discussion about driving change in the home cook’s choice of meat, sustainability and classic recipes.
COFFEE ROASTING 101
Monday 18 March, 6am to 1pm
Williamstown Roasters, 61 Albemarle Street, Williamstown
Get tickets to Coffee Roasting 101
Are you looking to expand your knowledge of how coffee gets to your cup? Discover how coffee is roasted and the principles behind making great product. There will be some science, some heat and great coffee to come and try.
RESTAURANT EXPRESS PRESENTED BY OPENTABLE
Dine for just a slice of the usual price. Enjoy a two-course express lunch with matching beverage for just $40 per person. For more information visit the Melbourne Food and Wine website
Hellenic Hotel 28 Ferguson Street, Williamstown
8 to 24 March, Mon-Fri, lunch
Pier Farm 34 The Strand, Williamstown
8 to 24 March, Tues-Fri, lunch
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