As the name suggests, there will be noodles galore at Melbourne Noodle Night Markets — but plump dumplings, sweet and savory bao, creative donuts and gelato-based creations are also on the full menu of the markets, which has just been announced.
The hugely popular Kitchen Markets returns from November 10-27 for its first physical iteration since 2019.
South Side Favorite Mr Miyagi will serve a number of burgers in sauce in large bao buns. Flavors include chicken schnitty with kimchi tartare, pork katsu and miso mushroom.
On the noodle side, punters will be able to nab pork belly “flying noodles” from… Flying Noodles; yakisoba (fried noodles) from Teppanyaki Noodles; and the mi goreng and Singapore noodles from May’s Malaysian.
Hoy Pinoy returns with its Filipino street food, including inihaw na baboy (pork belly with banana ketchup glaze) and bistek tagalog (charcoal-roasted beef rump with citrus, served over rice). You can also order roti wraps filled with Roll Up crispy chicken or pork satay, twisted potatoes on sticks with a choice of filling (including chicken salt, salt and vinegar and satay) from Twistto, and six types of bao from Wonderbao, including roasted pork belly and Korean fried chicken, as well as a sweet cream-filled bao.
from sydney Demochi Donuts is bringing its mochi donuts to Melbourne – including honey-glazed options and a traditional cinnamon one. And the night noodle markets are a must Gelato Messina returns with fried Milo ice cream with an Oreo crumble, French toast with dulce de leche and peanut butter and mango pancakes.
Ancient Chef contestant Brendan Pang will bring his restaurant to Perth Upheavals east for the first time, serving an array of Japanese-inspired dumplings. Other vendors from out of town include ACT’s Donburi Station, which serves chicken donburi, gyoza, and a Japanese version of tacos; and Raijin Noodles & Dumplings from Queensland, featuring chicken karaage noodles and tofu karaage noodles.
Melbourne’s Night Noodle Markets take place November 10-27 at Birrarung Marr. Free entry.