MARCH FOODIE FOCUS | FOOD FEATURE
Award-winning Cardiff blogger Jane Cook (of hungrycityhippy.co.uk) rounds up five of this month’s most interesting, must-try food & drink events that the city has to offer.
Sausages & Cider Fest at The Depot – Sat 4 Mar
As part of The Depot’s ‘street food siblings’ series, five sizzling street vendors will be serving up their favourite sausage based delights – including a variety of vegan and veggie options. A wide range of complimentary ciders will be available on the bar, as well as the usual selection of craft beers, spirits and house cocktails. For more info, see: depot.eventcube.io
Lia’s Kitchen Greek Cookery Class – Fri 10 Mar
Lia’s intimate cookery classes aim to introduce people to some lesser known Greek flavours. Running every Friday, each week focuses on a different aspect of Greek cuisine, from the common herbs and spices you find in the Greek pantry, to the pies, cheeses, breads and salads she ate growing up. Tickets are priced at £37 per head, and the class is held in the cosy surroundings of Lia’s lovely home in Roath. For more info, see: liaskitchen.com/events.
Stoutfest at BrewDog Cardiff – Fri 17 Mar
This pre-St Patricks Day celebration of the moodiest brew around will include lots of guest stouts and porters from the UK and beyond; they’ll be available on BrewDog’s taps for the whole weekend. For more information, see: www.facebook.com/BrewDogBarCardiff
Beer & Cheese pairing with Penylan Pantry at Small Bar Cardiff – Sun 19 Mar
Penylan Pantry are nuts about cheese, having recently opened a specialist cheese stall inside Cardiff’s Old Market. This month, they’ve teamed up with Small Bar Cardiff to bring together an evening of relaxed, in depth pairings that explore the relationship between cheese and beer. Tickets cost £15 per person. For more info, visit: penylanpantry.com/events/event/love-beer-cheese
Word on the street is that local Cardiff food blogger @KitchenClonc is launching a series of secret supperclub events, starting later this month, catered by the man himself. Keep a close eye on his Twitter feed for more details.
Words JANE COOK