Friday, 5 March–Friday, 26 March 2021
Bunjil Place is bringing a Global Flavour Feast to the Plaza every Friday night from 5 March to 26 March. This celebration of worldly flavours includes live music, cultural performances and a wide selection of flavoursome foods from across the globe including cuisines from India, Africa, Asia and Europe.
Global Flavour Feast is a free outdoor event featuring two sessions that patrons can register to attend: 5:15pm to 7:15pm or 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Each night will showcase a different global culture and bookings are essential to guarantee a spot.
India and Sri Lanka
Friday, 5 March
Two Fat Indians will be serving up their signature smashed samosa and butter chicken, followed by a kulfi dessert, and Ta-ka Ta-ka Kottu will provide diners with unique Sri Lankan flavours and spices. Entertainment will include Bollywood and Sri Lankan dancing from Bindaas Bollywood and Shashila Dance, an appearance by Esha Elephant who will wander around the Plaza, and music by Dilli Fauj.
Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East
Friday, 12 March
Traditional food from Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East will be presented by the likes of The Real Jerk Food Truck, Gourmet Hummus and Tasty Suya African BBQ. Suya is an African BBQ recipe involving a 24-hour marination process, wood-fire grilling and a smoking process to bring out its unique and authentic flavours. The evening’s entertainment will comprise of belly dancing by Tiya Dance Troupe, and a combination of traditional, Afro-Fusion and experimental music by One Spirit Africa, Sonik Waves and Roving Spiff Daddy.
Friday, 29 March
Kimu Korean and Japanese Eatery will be providing feasters with an experience of blended Japanese and Korean food, derived from authentic family-based recipes. Nem N Nem will offer up simple dishes with a contemporary twist and aesthetically pleasing meals. Asian dance sequence performance by Kita Performing Arts will be sure to delight audiences alongside Stilt Divas showcasing China dolls on stilts and a lion dance by Jow Ga Kuen.
Friday, 26 March
The final night of Global Flavour Feast will display a variety of European flavours, including traditional Italian pizza from Wildfire Pizzeria, artisan handcrafted crêpes by Crêpes for Change, who will be donating all profits towards eliminating youth homelessness, and authentic eats from Kilted Haggis, a small Melbourne-based Scottish family business from Glasgow. Indie Duo will entertain audiences with their raw tones and slick rhythmic guitar work, and dance performances by French Cabaret Entertainment Melbourne and SENES Flamenco will give audiences a taste of French and Spanish culture.
Global Flavour Feast | 5 to 26 March 2021
Bunjil Place Plaza, 2 Patrick NE Dr, Narre Warren VIC 3805
Free event. Bookings essential.
Image credit: Supplied Bunjil Place.