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Laneway love, Lucky Dumpling and a long lunch

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Food and drink happenings in South Australia, including laneway bites and beverages at Street ApPEEL, a Fruitful Pursuit wine showcase, Lucky Dumpling Market and a fashionable long lunch on King William Road.

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Street ApPEEL – October 6

Described as a “meet-the-maker experience”, Street ApPEEL will see chefs and traders showcasing their food, wine, beer and handcrafted cocktails with tastings and demonstrations in Peel and Leigh streets from 5pm-10.30pm on Friday. The event celebrates the closure of Peel Street to traffic, with participating venues including Casablabla, Udaberri, Rigonis, Kaffana, La Rambla, Gondola Gondola and Chihuhua Bar.

The Fruitful Pursuit Spring ’17 – October 7

The Fruitful Pursuit crew are back at it, popping up this time with a wine showcase at Arcade Lane. Expect the same calibre of revelry, with a brand new roster, this time with some international ring-ins from New Zealand. Keep an eye on the event page for further details.

Lucky Dumpling Market – until October 8

The team from Fringe hub Gluttony is presenting The Lucky Dumpling Market along the Riverbank during this year’s OzAsia Festival. There is food from Sooki La La, Niños Lamesita, The Satay Hut and others, as well as a smattering of free entertainment to go with it. The market is open from 5pm until late Monday to Friday and midday until late on Saturday and Sunday on the Convention Centre lawns.

The Pot + Anchovy – October 10

Recently relaunched King William Road restaurant The Pot will play host to Melbourne restaurant Anchovy, with the latter’s head chef, Thi Le, cooking alongside The Pot’s Emma McCaskill. Both chefs will prepare one dish per course, before showcasing their combined talents for the main. Tickets are $165 per person including wine, and can be purchased via email at or by phoning 8373 2044.

The Mercedes-Benz Unley Long Lunch – October 13

King William Road will host the Mercedes-Benz Unley Long Lunch (formerly known as Variety on King William) as part of the 2017 Adelaide Fashion Festival. Guests will enjoy a gourmet grazing platter, followed by a two-course meal provided by King William Road’s leading restaurants, while dining along a 200m stretch of the paved road. For more information, see the website.

Six Hands at Maxwell of McLaren Vale – October 15

Sydney chefs Nelly Robinson and Jason Brown, of nel. restaurant, are bound for McLaren Vale to join with Maxwell Restaurant chef Fabian Lehmann in preparing this six-course degustation lunch and dinner. Dishes will be matched with new and old vintages from Maxwell Wines, selected and introduced by winemaker Mark Maxwell. There will be two sessions – at 12.30pm and 6.30pm, with tickets for each costing $200. Details and bookings here.

Ferment the Festival – October 19-22

Photo: Duy Huynh

This new festival will showcase a wide range of Australian fermented foods – including cheese, beer and chocolate – over four days at Rundle Park. It will include an eight-course “Fermented Feast” presented by chef Jock Zonfrillo, wine showcases and masterclasses, talks, and food and drink workshops where fermenting experts will share their skills. Read InDaily‘s interview with festival director Kris Lloyd here, and  find more information on the official website.

An Italian Celebration of South Australia – October 26

Sommelier Matt Skinner and chef Tobie Puttock will host this three-course sharing feast at Jamie’s Italian. Beginning at 6.30pm, it will feature South Australian produce in dishes such as a meat plank with mixed salumi, orecchiette with wild garlic pesto, roasted mulloway, and polenta cake with Kangaroo Island honey, alongside matching wines from Chaffey Bros, Zonte’s Footsteps and Mr Riggs. The cost is $98pp; full menu and bookings here.

Urban Wine Walk – October 28

You could bar crawl or you can Urban Wine Walk. The Adelaide event will tour through Cantina Sociale, Five O’Clock Somewhere, Udaberri, NOLA, Bibliotheca Bar and Book Exchange, Electra House Hotel, Bar Torino, Hains & Co, Publishers Hotel, Mr Goodbar, Mother Vine, BRKLYN, The Gilbert St Hotel, 55ml and La Buvette Drinkery, and will feature wines from By Jingo, Shobbrook, Alpha Box & Dice, Delinquente and Vinteloper, among many others. Tickets are available for $49.50 plus booking fee, and can be purchased here.

Vegan Festival – October 28-29

Vegan Festival will descend on Victoria Square once again this October, promising amazing food stalls, a roster of keynote speakers, cooking demonstrations, and activities for the whole family. Keep an eye on the event page for updates.

Cin Cin Nebbiolo – November 12

More than 100 versions of Nebbiolo wine will be available for tasting during this event at Mt Lofty House from 1pm-5pm on Sunday, November 12. Chris Sarandis, of host Mercato, says guests can expect a cross-section of wines from northern Italy, plus releases from at least 20 Australian producers. General admission, including tastings and antipasto food, is $95, with master-classes extra. Booking and details here.

Beer and Bubbles – November 18

Vardon Avenue will once again host a plethora of beer and sparkling wine producers, accompanied by food from East End restaurants setting up camp outside for the day. Details are scant at this stage, but keep an eye on the event page as more information is released.

French Market – November 24-25

French and French-themed gourmet goodies such as patisseries, cheeses, charcuterie and Beaujolais nouveau will be for sale alongside handicrafts, French language books, perfumes and more at the French Market in Unley’s Soldiers’ Memorial Garden. Among the new stallholders this year are Le Souk and Moorish Bites, selling French-Moroccan street food.  The family event, which takes place from 5pm-10pm on the Friday and 10am-10pm on the Saturday, will also feature live music, wine tasting and kids’ events. Details here.

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