14 things you’ll want to have in your stomach at the night noodle markets
That’s right, night noodle markets are back baby.
Taking place from Friday 25th February to Sunday 6th March, there’s plenty to tantalize your taste buds as Parkes Place West Lawns transforms into a bustling Asian street food festival, where hawker-style stalls serve up their tastiest dishes and bites. .
Here are 14 of the sizzling, sweet, and spicy stalls you have to try…and if you make a plan of attack, you could walk through them all.
Hoisin duck rings
Making a very special trip from Melbourne, Japanese restaurant Mr Miyagi offers delicious savory snacks that will leave you wanting more.
Choose from Hoisin Duck Pucks (bbq hoisin Pekin grilled duck bao, topped with Japanese mayo, roasted sesame seeds, pickles, ginger), Satay Wagyu Beef Pucks (grilled satay wagyu beef bao, kaffir lime, topped with Japanese peanut infused mayo toasted, crunchy coconut, spring onions) or Miso Eggplant Pucks (grilled eggplant and grilled quinoa bao, topped with a sticky miso glaze, pink Japanese mayo, cilantro).
Fries with miyagi sauce
If you’re looking for your dose of salt, we suggest Mr Miyagi’s Miyagi Gravy Fries. Think golden fries, drizzled with a rich Japanese sauce, sliced spring onions and toasted sesame seeds.
Fried Chicken Waffle
Looking for Seoul food? Canberra local Korbq is home to the best Korean Fried Chicken: Available in Original, Soy, and Chili flavors. But of course the iconic Chicken Waffle is always a must.– who can pass Korean fried chicken in a waffle with melted cheese topped with parsley?
Feast on flying noodles served with succulent charcoal-grilled chicken, pork or shrimp. We don’t need to explain why this dish is causing a stir on the internet. Run, don’t walk.
Did someone say fusion beef taco served with salsa and toppings over Japanese rice? The Tokyo Taco is the perfect savory dish.
Banana Ketchup Glazed Pork Belly Skewers
A regular at Night Noodle Markets, Hoy Pinoy never disappoints. Try pork belly skewers in a banana ketchup glaze and let them melt in your mouth.
Korean twisted potato
Deliciously crunchy, Twistto’s Original Korean Twist Potato is perfect for everyone, including vegetarians!
Oone of a kind Japanese style fried noodles that taste as good as they look, the best items on the menu are the Vegetarian yakisoba with zucchini, tomatoes and pickled ginger and Teriyaki chicken stick.
Korean Chicken Gua Bao
Like bao? You can’t go past the Korean Chicken Gua Bao with sweet and spicy sauce, pickled daikon and roasted sesame) but if you prefer vegetables, the Choi Bao (with shiitake mushrooms, tofu and vegetables) is unbeatable.
Curry pastries and spring rolls
The perfect pre-dinner snack, Yummy Thai Catering will have you in a hurry for curry (and spring rolls) with their crispy, deep-fried treats.
brownie better than sex
A new addition to nighttime noodle markets, The Sunday Baker has a better-than-sex brownie (a combination of dark, milk, caramel and white chocolate)… we will be the judge of that.
French toast HK
Birthplace of the Phuket Bucket (condensed milk pudding, condensed milk crumble, lychee and sala shaved ice, lychee gelato, rainbow jellies), Gelato Messina offers this year a new must-have exclusive to the markets: the HK French Toast.
Think dulce de leche and peanut butter French toast with maple syrup gelato and condensed milk. We’ll take two.
Original glazed mochi donut
You can’t top the Original Glaze Mochi Donut with the glossy honey infused glaze from Demochi Donuts.
Salted Caramel Espresso Martini
the ZERO% by Dan Murphy’s bar puts the “pop” in non-alcoholic bubbles with their non-alcoholic offerings. Serving non-alcoholic beers, wines and spirits, this is the perfect opportunity to indulge. Order a Salted Caramel Espresso Martini and enjoy the delicious flavors without worrying about going over the limit.
WHAT: The Canberra Times Night Noodle Markets
WHEN: From Friday February 25 to Sunday March 6, 2022
WHERE: Parkes Place West Lawns, Parkes
TIME: Monday – Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday – 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Saturday – 4:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Sunday – 4:00 p.m.
THE WEB: nightnoodlemarkets.com.au