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Winter Supper Club 2016

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I'm always looking for new things to do on a Friday and this Winter Perth has a host of festivities for any budding city explorer. I'm excited to try out the Winter Supper Club again and see what is on offer. I went last month and the food was delectable. I tried the spicy pulled pork roll and sipped on some mulled wine until the crepes caught my eye!
Winter Supper Club Perth
Winter Supper Club Perth

The markets will have a community night feel and will be presented on the last Friday of every winter month –June (past) July & August. The markets will trade from 5pm to 9pm for late night shoppers and those attending Winter Arts Festival Events. They are nestled in and around the town hall. It is a busy event so I would recommend getting in early and finding a seat or taking a stroll. There is a strong Christmassy feel which is perfect for July in Perth.

Winter Supper Club Perth
Winter Supper Club Perth

The fifth annual Winter Supper Club sees seven new stalls and food trucks join a changing line-up of 18 vendors each month, plus roving accordion, guitar and ukulele players, and a pop-up bar. I would recommend walking around first – don't be afraid to turn the corners or investigate the avenues to ensure you get to see the full range of food & festivities on offer.

Winter Supper Club Perth
Winter Supper Club Perth

New food highlights include Twin Beaks' brioche burgers of duck confit with a choice of three toppings: goats' cheese and beetroot relish, blue cheese and quince chutney, or pecorino with truffle oil and caramelised onion. This comes highly recommend by a friend so I think this will be my choice this time.

Winter Supper Club Perth
Winter Supper Club Perth

La Bombetta debuts with grass-fed beef and potato galette with smoked onion puree, and slow cooked free range pork belly and pickles on brioche which I have tasted and I'm still thinking about how delightful it was. The Supper Club brings gourmet soups like pumpkin & coconut, and tomato, goats' cheese & basil, served in a bread bowl. This is a great feast to warm you up on these cold July nights.
Winter Supper Club Perth
Winter Supper Club Perth

New food trucks will extend onto Hay Street: visiting small-batch roasters Gypsy Part of Town making coffee, chai, and arepas (filled corn cakes); The Pasta Truck with slow cooked brisket ragout rigatoni and pesto pumpkin & ricotta ravioli; and Empire's GF & veg Turkish menu including lamb & okra with pomegranate and herb & seed crusted wedges.
Winter Supper Club Perth
Winter Supper Club Perth

Other plentiful vegetarian and gluten-free options include El Alamen's GF vegetarian sausages and Ragin Cajun's vegetarian gumbo, while many other stalls can cater to special dietary requirements on request. Enjoy your rustic supper with a palette-cleansing Moroccan mint tea, warming mulled wine, winter cocktail, or several varieties of hot chocolate including peppermint and vanilla.

A good point to note is that I did bring cash but plenty of the vendors accept cards – including the bar…which may or may not be a good thing! There really is something for a wide variety of diets and preference. Definitely worth a look if you are looking for something new to do this Friday! Bring your coat and get some fresh winter air whilst having a nice hot mulled wine.

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Why? to eat
When: Last Friday of July & August
Where: Perth Town Hall
Cost: per meal about $12 to $18
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