Melburnites may not be able to celebrate at the MCG or the local on this year’s Grand Final long weekend, but there’s a range of offerings to keep punters well-fed from the first bounce to the final siren and beyond.
Improve your Grand Final long weekend with Tokyo Tina’s entertainers pack ‘The Long Weekender’. The menu serves four and includes prawn katsu sliders, pork belly bao, karaage fried chicken, edamame, kingfish sashimi, wagyu beef tataki, kimchi fried rice, eight chicken yakitori skewers and eight mushroom yakitori skewers. For dessert, there are yuzu curd doughnuts. Each pack comes with mini bamboo plates, bowls and forks to serve, so clean-up is a breeze.
Price: $260 ($65 per person)
Bookings: via Providoor
Hanoi Hannah has prepared a Vietnamese feast on your behalf with ‘The Long Weekender’ entertainers pack. Featuring a range of Hanoi Hannah favourites to feed four people, dishes include banh mi, spring rolls, grilled chicken ribs, kingfish betel leaf, papaya salad and much more. The packs come with bamboo plates, bowls and forks, meaning more time to feast and less cleaning up.
Price: $232 ($58 per person)
Bookings: via Providoor
Urban Foodies Footy Fever Packs
Those who are missing having a pie and a pint at the MCG can recreate the experience at home with Urban Foodies. Offering classic pies, wagyu beef sliders, and karaage fried chicken alongside cold beers from Colonial Brewing Co., Urban Foodies have three Footy Fever Packs available:
- The Torpedo — 12 DIY Wagyu beef sliders, nine mini beef pies, nine mini sausage rolls
- The Checkside Punt — 12 DIY Wagyu beef sliders, Japanese crispy karaage chicken
- The Drop Punt — 20 DIY beef bao, Japanese crispy karaage chicken
Each pack comes with a 6-pack of either Draught, Pale Ale or Cider from Colonial Brewing Co. to help celebrate a victory or drown your sorrows.
Price: $110 for each pack, including a 6-pack of Colonial Draught, Pale Ale or Cider
Ordering: via the Urban Foodies website
Gitan’s Grand Final Grazing Menu
Footy fans are invited to spend the night in with Gitan’s Grand Final Grazing Menu. Providing enough food for the whole night, the menu includes flatbreads and dips (hummus, smoked chilli, capsicum and walnut), salmon gravlax with avocado and citrus, house-made pork and fennel sausages with caramelised onions and house-made tomato chutney, potato salad, ending with a citrus trifle.
Price: $55 per person
Ordering: Available via Providoor
AFL Grand Final with Co-Lab Pantry
AFL fans can celebrate the 2020 Premiership with all their favourite Victorian produce from Co-Lab Pantry. You will find some delicious treats to enjoy on the night, including:
– 6-pack lager from Stomping Ground
– Fancy Hanks BBQ sauce
– Snags from Saluministi
– Kettle chips from Chappy’s Chips
– King & Godfree mixed nuts
– King & Godfree d’Affinois cheese
– King & Godfree wafers
Ordering: via the Co-Lab website
Purchase: Placed by Tuesday, 20 October. Melbourne Metro only.