Bondi’s backstreets come alive with gourmet street food, art and music
Marking the last day of Daylight Savings, Bondi’s all-day retail and gourmet dining precinct, The Hub Hall Street, has announced the launch of its inaugural street party, ‘Summer Sundown’ taking place on Saturday 2nd April from 1pm until dusk.
The Hub Hall Street’s ‘Summer Sundown’ will see the backstreets of Bondi come alive with carefully curated gourmet street food from surrounding cafes and eateries (Makuto, Pasticceria Papa, Messina), markets (Harris Farm Markets, Field To Fork), restaurants (Bills, A Tavola, China Diner, La Palma), as well as a none other than the legendary, Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta, who will making his debut back to precinct after five years.
With all dishes ranging between $5-$15, guests can expect pizza & porchetta from Da Orazio, Bills’ famous hotcakes and a special honeycomb butter soft serve, Yum Cha from China Diner, lamb on the spit from Field To Fork, tacos from La Palma, arepas from Makuto, freshly squeezed juice from Harris Farm, a custom gelato bar from Messina, Pasticceria Papa’s iconic Ricotta Cake™ and pappardelle bolognese from A Tavola. All restaurants will also provide a specially curated cocktail, available only on the day. A key standout being A Tavola x Messina’s ‘Sgroppino’, a traditional Italian cocktail made using Messina’s lemon sorbet.
Alongside Harris Farm’s big, beautiful flower display, they will be sampling their upcycled items – an environmental scheme that uses fruit from their final days to divert from landfill.
To champion local talent, the event will offer live music from Murray Lake (La Roux and Gotye), artwork by Bondi-based neo-expressionist artist Jacob Pedrana, as well as feature a popup stall from local designer, Georgie Vicars showcasing her hugely popular ‘Jamoo’, a unisex bohemian toweljumper made from upcycled towels.
Additionally, Jacob Pedrana will be gifting one of his limited-edition prints, ‘Napalm’ to one lucky winner during the event, valued at $455.
The Hub Hall Street’s ‘Summer Sundown’ will be the first event to kick off the upcoming program of free and ticketed activities at the precinct, spanning from Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta’s Italia Table by Twilight, sustainable cutting demonstrations from Field To Fork Butcher to a week-long arepa festival at Makuto.
You can browse the full program and stay up to date on everything happening at The Hub Hall Street precinct via: https://www.thehubhallstreet.com.au/whats-on
Image credit: Jacob Pedrana