Sink your teeth into something real good this month with Good Food Month. The tastiest food, juiciest parties, and most delicious offers are coming to Melbourne and straight into our mouths. So make sure your plate is filled with the tastiest events on offer and your stomach is filled with all you can stuff down your gobber.


Night Noodle Markets

Say Sayonara to hunger and Konnichiwa to this Melbourne favourite. You don’t need to use your noodle to know that the smash hit from the East is back with best from Chin Chin, Wanderbao and Hoy Pinoy. The sweetest part is getting desserts from N2 Extreme, Aunty Franklee and Gelato Messina. The fried ice cream balls are a must – so get in quick or you’ll be left in the dust.

Day: November 10th – 27th
Location: Birrarung Marr, Melbourne
Time: 5PM onwards weekdays, 4PM onwards weekends
Cost: Free




Ultimate Fried Chicken Party

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the Ultimate Fried Chicken Party over at Belle’s of course. Don’t be a party pooper: grab your cluckiest friends for a crispy chicken treat– and maybe a little chicken dance too. You don’t have to be the life of the party when the chicken is this good. This is not the time to chicken out of a fried fiesta because this is a one night only event!

Day: Sunday 13th of November
Location: Belles Hot Chicken – 107 Swan St, Richmond
Time: 6:30PM
Cost: $65 per person


Beer Pong X May Chow

Swing into this grand slam banquet. For one night and one night only, Supernormal will transform their restaurant into an arena of beers, beats and table tennis. They’ve got drunken chicken bao to PBJ ice-cream bao – all while you bow down to the Australian National Ping Pong winners they’ll be bringing in. The ball’s in your court, so make sure you hit your mark and your hunger.

Day: Wednesday 26th of October
Location: Supernormal – 180 Flinders Ln
Time: 6:00PM – 10:00PM
Cost: $95 per person


Hop Down to Up In Smoke!

You might not know how the sausage is made, but you know it’ll taste amazing – especially down at Up In Smoke. American Barbeque meets Australian beers, what more could you want? For 30 bucks a pop, you’ll get four drinks, four snacks, and an unforgettable night. Hurry before Up In Smoke is up in flames of customers!

Day: 1st of November – 13th
Location: Up In Smoke – 28 Hopkins Street, Footscray
Time: 11:00AM – 10:00PM
Cost: $30 for four craft beers and four barbeque snacks


Baking Bagels

You’ve heard of working from home – now you can bake bagels at home too! In terms of classes, these lessons at 5 & Dime Bagel take the cake – or should we say bagel! The packaged in lunch is just the icing on top.

Day: 27th of November
Location: 5& Dime Bagel – 16 Katherine Place
Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Cost: $100 per person; includes lesson and lunch


Let’s Do Lunch at Gazi

Bald Masterchef George Calambaris has a bold take on authentic greek food. He’s taken a selection of olives, pita, dips, meat, fish, salad and his famous feta chips and put it all in a box. George has even popped in a dessert. Can you think of anything sweeter?

Day: 1st, 3rd, 7th – 10th, 14th – 17th, 21st – 22nd, 28th – 30th
Location: Gazi – 2 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000
Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Cost: $38 per person; includes glass of Yalumba Wine, Coopers Beer or Thatchers Cider, tea or coffee


Turkey Talk with Kevin

You’ve heard of Christmas in July, but have heard of Christmas in November? The smokehouse king himself, Kevin Bludso, returns to San Antone by Bludso’s BBQ for an exclusive holiday lunch-style event. Not only do you get a full three course meal, but you get to see how the sausage is made – or how the turkey is stuffed? This is event is smoking, so get in while its hot before the whole thing goes off in flames!

Day: 13th of November
Location: San Antone by Bludso’s BBQ – Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
Time:  12:00PM – 4:00PM
Cost: $60 per person; includes lunch and two drinks


No Bull: An All-Vegan Affair

Head on down to Maha to veg out on a total vegan feast. This isn’t just a plain salad, it’s an epic five course feed inspired by flavours of the Middle East – and completely free of meat. Meet us there, but leave the meat behind.

Day: 22nd of November
Location: Maha – 21 Bond Street, Melbourne
Time:  12:00PM – 4:00PM
Cost: $99 per person




Looking for something else to do in Melbourne this weekend? Here’s everything that made it On The List.


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Trung Le is a screenwriting student at the Victorian College of the Arts. If he is not watching Sex and the City, then he is eating at the Elizabeth Street Schnitz. Follow his instagram if you love yourself.