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Where to celebrate the Italian food & wine festival in Sydney

This month, everything that’s good about eating and drinking in Italy comes together under one roof with the Italian Wine and Food Festival in Sydney.

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From 11-9pm on Sunday 27 August, Sydney’s top Italian chefs are turning out in force to make it a day to remember, with much-loved locals Giovanni Pilu (Pilu at Freshwater), Lucio Galletto (Lucio’s), Federico Zanellato (LuMi), Stefano Manfredi and Gianluca Donzelli (Pizzaperta), Nino Zoccali (Pendolino), Richard Ptacnik (Otto Ristorante), Gabriele Taddeucci (Balla), Lucio de Falco (Lucio Pizzeria) and Youssef Touati (Salt Meats Cheese) leading the charge.

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Party goers will feast on pizza, pasta and Italian snacks in the pop-up restaurants from Sydney favourites Otto, Lot.1 Sydney, Balla, Big Poppa’s, Lucio Pizzeria and a first taste of MARTA by the team that gave you Popolo. Plus there’ll be cooking demonstrations with chefs and providores on the Smeg Main Stage

Get tickets here.

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If that’s not enough, though, try these other bits to get you going…

  • Taste 200 wines by the region
  • Chef and producer cooking demonstrations
  • Pop-up restaurants by Salt Meats Cheese, Otto, Lot. 1 Sydney, Big Poppa’s, Balla, Lucio Pizzeria and Sydney’s first taste of MARTA
  • Wine masterclasses hosted by Huon Hooke presented by Gourmet Traveller WINE
  • Italian marketplace brimming with Italian specialties and local produce
  • Big Poppa’s Aperitivi Bar serving up classic Italian cocktails

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