The vibrant city of Sydney, located on the south-east coast of Australia is very rich in tourist attractions. It is the largest and most highly populated city in Australia and is home to a greatly diverse population. Warm summers and mild winters make it a very pleasant place to live and many of the people living here have moved in from overseas.
With regards to food and drink here, there are some great options. There are a lot of fantastic wines available and the Hunter Valley, a two hour drive from the city, is famously Australia’s oldest wine growing region. Fusion cooking is very popular. Cuisine from all around the world is mixed together to make the 21st century an exciting time for food in this city. Among others you can find Chinese, Italian, Thai, Mexican, Greek and French food. Eating out is a popular pastime here and there are plenty of restaurants, fast-food chains and cafes.
If you love food, why not make your visit coincide with the Crave Sydney International Food Festival. This year it will take place from October 1st to 31st and there is plenty to do. The whole month features hundreds of food related activities, with something for everyone. It starts off with the World Chef Showcase, featuring a great line up of contemporary chefs in the area from the 1st to the 2nd. The website cravesydney.com has more information about this exciting festival which you will not want to miss if you are a food fanatic.
It is also really fun to do it yourself with a good old traditional barbecue. Sausages and steaks will sizzle in the sunshine and you will come to see why so many people love it here. If you want to be a bit more adventurous, there is always crocodile meat available at crocodile farms, usually in the form of a steak or burger. Even Emu is eaten here, so there are definitely options available for the adventurous diner.
If you are planning a visit to Sydney, visit Mydestination.com/Sydney and have a tasty stay!
By Rosalea Collinge