Mischa Tropp of Toddy Shop and Brendan King of late-night Sydney eatery Derrel’s are two of the country’s most exciting chefs. On Sunday May 5, the pair will team up at Tropp’s Toddy Shop in Fitzroy for lunch and dinner service between 12pm and 9pm as part of an Indian-focused pop-up they’re calling Let’s Havva Chaat.

The name nods to the menu which will, unsurprisingly, centre on chaat: “What we might call a small plate or snack,” as Tropp puts it. “We’ve extended it a little to include dishes that are still street food, but I wouldn’t quite call chaat.”

The chefs share a similar ethos when it comes to cooking. Tropp is known for showcasing homestyle Keralan food. And at Derrel, King – who previously worked at chef-favourite Sydney restaurant Baba’s Place – proudly celebrates his Anglo-Indian heritage through food.

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There will be six dishes including samosa chaat, sorpotel (pickled pork curry) and ros omelette (a Goan dish where an omelette is served smothered in curry). The Let’s Havva Chat pop-up is $50 per person (bookings are essential) and Tropp and King can make a vegetarian version of the menu upon request.

The pair hope to team up again in Sydney, with Tropp planning to pop up at Derrel’s in the near future. There are also more Toddy Shop pop-ups in the works, with Harry Mangat of Biji Dining and Rohit Singh of Avani Wines both set to stop by for an event on Sunday May 19.

Let’s Havva Chaat is on Sunday May 5 from 12pm to 9pm. Bookings are essential and can be made here.