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Event - Eat Your Heart Out Liverpool




Ahead of the Bellbird Dining + Bar official launch on Saturday, I caught up with Head Chef Federico Rekowski and his sous chef Steven Pham, at Eat Your Heart Out Liverpool. Taking over the well-equipped Bigge Park in the centre of Liverpool, this Liverpool City Council event combined food trucks and large inflatables with live music and a host of children’s activities.



Not possessing a food truck, I located team Bellbird sweltering away in a white tent. Despite their decorative herbs drooping in the heat, the food offerings they were putting out looked fantastic. Even when they’re sweating away in a portable kitchen, Rekowski and Pham manage to stick to the Bellbird restaurant philosophy, which privileges local suppliers, seasonable ingredients, affordable prices and accessible dishes.



At this event that meant a Trio of Sliders ($10) that included beef with chilli jam, cured salmon with tomato salsa, and my favourite – a roasted field mushroom with chalky goats cheese, all supplemented with vibrant greens.



Even more eyecatching were their Pork Belly Tacos ($10/2) taking slabs of roast pork belly and sandwiching them inside soft taco with pickled cabbage and coriander. They're drizzled with a nicely piquant wasabi aioli, then scattered with fried onions for some crunch.



With a stack of Portuguese-style Custard Tarts ($3/each) catching my eye, it was impossible to resist adding one of these crisp, flaky pastries to my order.



They’re thankfully menu stalwarts over at Casula Powerhouse, along with the ever-popular chocolate and walnut brownies.



FREE EVENT: Get your own look at the updated Bellbird Dining + Bar with free menu tastings tomorrow, Saturday 4 November, between 12pm-2pm. They'll be accompanied by complimentary craft beers courtesy of local brewer Stockade Brewing Co. which I've been sampling myself at home. I highly recommend their grapefruit Hop Splicer XPA!

NOTE: You can see previous reviews of Bellbird back HERE and HERE.

Bellbird
Casula Powerhouse, 1 Powerhouse Road, Casula
Ph: (02) 9824 1121

Bellbird Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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