FOOD & DRINK
SYDNEY WINE FESTIVAL
Nothing beats a wine festival and there’s an extra perk in this one, with just $25 getting you entry, a wine glass and 10 tasting tokens. The accessibly priced festival is doing its bit for local wine, with a large selection of NSW drops among the 60 wineries featured. There’s also food stalls and a gourmet cheese corner. Sydney Wine Festival, Rosehill Racecourse; today and tomorrow, $25 online, $30 at the door, sydneywinefestival.com
MOO AND BREW
Jack’s Creek beef producers are teaming up with 4 Pines Brewery for a six-course beef degustation devised by the Q Station’s executive chef and matched to their beers. Moo and Brew, Q Station Boilerhouse, 1 North Head Scenic Dr, Manly; October 18, $120 pp, (02) 946666 1500.
KOI DESSERT BAR POP-UP
Former MasterChef contestant Reynold Poernomo is bringing his elaborate desserts to the suburbs in a series of pop-ups of his Koi Dessert Bar in Westfield shopping centres across Sydney. Catch it at Burwood this weekend and Miranda from Monday to October 29. The pop-ups run until December 24. Location details are on the website. Koi Dessert Bar Pop-up, selected Westfield Shopping Centres; until December 24, koidessertbar.com.au