The tastiest festivals in Sydney
Black, green, boozy or iced – there are many ways to enjoy the flavours derived from the camellia sinensis plant. Spend a full day topping up your porcelain tasting cup with warming tinctures and refreshing tea-based cocktails at Carriageworks for the Sydney Tea Festival.
Whether you’re obsessed with botanicals or less educated in the world of juniper berries, you’ve probably noticed the recent resurgence of gin drinking. So it makes sense that a dedicated gin festival is coming to King Street Wharf for a full weekend of aromatic tastings and gin-spiration.
Taste Liverpool's fantastic spread of international cuisines in one big evening celebrating food. This new festival will set up the grills and fryers in Greenway Park and the first diners can expect a caravan of food trucks offering tasty meals all served on bread – think burgers, bánh mì and burritos.
Focus on the veggies
People repping a vegan diet don't have prentend they enjoy pumpkin salad anymore. Sydney is now home to plant-based burger shops; classic Italian pizzerias that opt for cheese and meat alternatives; gelato shops that favour coconut bases; and a growing contingent of fine diners offering fancy degustations for vegans.