FOOD & DRINK

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - Best Weekend - - THE PLANNER -

MALAYSIAN FEAST

If you’ve been lucky enough to visit Malaysia, then you know how se­ri­ously they take their food. If not, this is your chance to feast on the best of it. This cul­tural fes­ti­val, the largest in Aus­tralia and run by Malaysian stu­dents, at­tracts al­most 40,000 vis­i­tors each year, with a mix of great food, tra­di­tional dancing and kids ac­tiv­i­ties. Malaysia Fes­ti­val, Tum­ba­long Park, Dar­ling­ing Har­bour; to­day and to­mor­row, 10am-5pm, m, malaysi­afest.com.au

DUMPLING TIME

All you can eat dumplings — it’s hap­pen­ing. Take on the chal­lenge for the next two week­ends to see how many you can down in 90 min­utes, part of Baranga­roo’s Eats on the Streets event (above), where par­tic­i­pat­ing restau­rants will do­nate 10 per cent of pro­ceeds to Oz Har­vest. Old Town Hong Kong, 300 Baranga­roo Ave, Baranga­roo; to­day 12.30pm-2pm/7.30pm-9pm, Au­gust 26 mul­ti­ple ses­sions, adults $43, kids $23, old­town­hongkongcui­sine.com.au

FES­TI­VAL OF THE BOOT

Holy Can­noli, there will be 300 food and lo­cal re­tail­ers serv­ing up Sydney’s best Ital­ian food at this iconic Ital­ian street fes­ti­val. Fer­ragosto is cel­e­brat­ing 20 years in 2017 and stalls on the day will stretch up 800m of Five Dock’s Great North Road and spill into side streets. Singer Cosima De Vito (left) will per­form and chefs will give live cook­ing demon­stra­tions across the event’s five en­ter­tain­ment stages. Don’t miss a chance to see up close some clas­sic Ital­ian mo­tor­ing eye candy, from Fi­ats and Alfa Romeos to Du­cati mo­tor­cy­cles. Fer­ragosto,F Great North Rd, Five Dock; to­mor­row,t 10am-4pm, free en­try, canad­abay.nsw.gov.auc

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