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Treat your tastebuds at Eat.Drink.Westside

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Maribyrnong City Council is offering a smorgasbord of tasty morsels for the mouth and the mind as part of the ‘Eat.Drink.Westside’ program of events during 28 February – 16 March 2014.
Eat.Drink.Westside is proudly part of the 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival with all events centered around the Festival’s annual theme of water.
“The City of Maribyrnong is blessed with a range of cuisines from all across the globe, the Eat.Drink.Westside program features nine unique events providing authentic experiences and the opportunity to try something new,” said Cr Grant Miles, Mayor of the City of Maribyrnong.
“We are proud to be an ongoing fixture within the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival program and our events continue to showcase the diverse melting pot of flavours within our community.”
“Discover our City’s foodie gems by sampling Vietnamese cuisine whilst riding a rickshaw, mop up Ethiopian stews with traditional injera bread, learn about our Indigenous heritage and their connection to the Maribyrnong River or you can head straight to the source at the wholesale fish markets in Footscray,” said Cr Miles.
For booking information and more details visit
Dancing With the Tides
28 Feb, 1 Mar, 7 Mar, 8 Mar
7.15pm Konjo Café and Restaurant, 89 Irving St, Footscray
Immerse yourself in Ethiopian gastronomy and folklore, indulge in multiple mouth-watering stews served on a platter of injera bread and finish with a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony.
Malt, Hops, Yeast and Water
1 Mar 9.30am – 1pm
Grain and Grape, 5/280 Whitehall St, Yarraville
Witness the craft of brewing which has been perfected over centuries. Experience the sights, smells and tastes that begins with humble ingredients and result in a refreshing brew.