What's real Mexican fare like? Those curious are in luck thanks to the following two events as part of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. While you're at it, don't forget to catch our new show, Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita, Thursdays 7:30pm on SBS ONE.
10 Feb 2014 - 9:58 AM  UPDATED 24 Feb 2014 - 12:54 PM

MAMASITAEat Ocean Drink Succulent

Join us on a water journey of Mexican food and beverage.
Seafood, water fowl, fruits and succulents feature heavily in this once off culinary celebration of our most precious asset, water! Paired with each course will be one of the following: wine, beer, sangria, margarita, tequila, mescal or agua fresca, some of Mexico’s most traditional ‘street style’ beverages. 8 courses, unlimited drinks! One all-inclusive price! (Premium tequila package also available). Learn more

Date Sunday, March 2, 6:30pm-10pm

Price from $140.00, includes 8 courses and unlimited drinks, $180.00 for the premium beverage package

Contact (03) 9650 3821 to book

Address Mamasita, Level 1, 11 Collins Street, Melbourne



CHINGÓN CANTINA Y TAQUERIAGifts from the waters of Mexico

Inspired by the tropical, turquoise coasts of Mexico, enjoy an afternoon sampling the rich variety of ingredients and flavours that highlight the food and culture of the Central American region.

From the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, the waters surrounding Mexico play a key role in the country’s cuisine. The afternoon celebrates the piscatorial fruits of the ocean meeting the tropical fruits of the land in a fusion of indigenous and Spanish colonial flavours. The 4-course menu features seafood from the coastal regions accented by the quintessential tastes of Mexico including lime, chipotle, tropical salsas and hand-pressed tortillas, all matched traditional cocktails. Learn more

Dates 1, 2, 8, 9 March, 2:30pm-5pm

Price $95, inclusive of drinks package

Contact (03) 9429 5695 to book

Address Chingón Cantina y Taqueria, 413 Swan Street, Richmond