Unlimited fried chicken
A fried chicken supper club is coming to Market Grounds on Tuesday nights. From August 17, diners can get two hours of unlimited fried chook for $35 per person each week. There are three types of crisp golden chicken to get your hands on: southern-style buttermilk fried chicken; Korean fried chicken with sticky, spicy Yangnyeom sauce; and Caribbean-style jerk chicken with lime, coconut and coriander. The fried chook also comes with an endless supply of mac ‘n’ cheese, coleslaw and condiments. Secure a table here.
Besk Mates is back
The teams from Eagle Bay Brewing Co and Jarrahdale’s Millbrook Winery are coming up to West Leederville for the third edition of Besk Mates on Saturday July 31. From 12pm, Millbrook’s executive chef Guy Jefferys and head chef Jamie Hembrow will prepare a surprise menu with produce from Millbrook’s garden, while Eagle Bay’s head brewer Keegan Steinbacher will host a tasting in the Besk Bottle Shop from 2pm to 4pm. The brewery will also take over the taps with 10 beers, including three new releases – exclusive Eagle Bay Besk Mates brews. Entry is free, but come early – this is likely to reach full capacity very quickly.
Fire, Fable & Feast
Core Cider in Pickering Brook is hosting its annual Fire, Fable & Feast event on Saturday August 7. The annual party celebrates the end of frosty winter and the beginning of new life in the orchard. Inspired by the traditions and folklore of Northern Italy, there’ll be chants, drums, song, dancing, bonfires and a feast. General tickets include a drink on arrival, a meal and a marshmallow stick for the bonfire. VIP tickets include beverages all night and a three-course shared feast of slow-cooked beef cheeks, pork and fennel sausages, whole roasted chicken, and barbequed pork ribs plus duck fat roast potatoes, steamed greens and winter root veggies.
Tuesday night meatings
The Royal Hotel launched Prime Time Tuesday this week, pairing prime rib with matched wines until the end of August. Each week there’ll be a different ribeye from a different producer: Jack’s Creek 120-day-old grain-fed Wagyu Black Angus beef with Mon Tout Wines; Cape Grim Beef grass-fed Hereford with High Plane Wines; Harvey Beef dry-aged 100-day grain-fed beef with Howard Park Wines; and Rose Mallee Wagyu beef with Paul Nelson Wines. Choose between a 200-gram serve ($27), 400-gram serve ($50) and a one-kilogram feast ($135). Each serving comes with a house salad, shoestring fries, jus and grilled broccolini. Bookings available here.
A beer crawl
Neighbourhood Events is heading to Fremantle for its Urban Craft Beer Crawl on Saturday August 28. The line-up of local bars and breweries includes Freo Social with Otherside Brewing Co; Strange Company with Nowhereman Brewing Co; Palace Arcade with Rocky Ridge Brewing Co and Federal Hotel with Shelter Brewing Co. The tour is self-guided, so you and your friends can enjoy the experience at your own pace. Get your ticket here.