After all her time in bars, I though it would do Amie Barbeler good to attend a day time event outdoors...
As if there weren't already enough reasons to get excited about Fridays... thanks to The Rocks Friday Foodie Markets, there's now another.
Whether you're dashing out of the office for a quick lunch, or you've got the time for an unhurried stroll through the cobbled back streets of The Rocks, the only problem with this open-air food market is deciding what to put in your mouth first.
I kicked off my food crawl with some irresistibly smoky scented meditterean-style BBQ skewers (2 for $10 or 3 for $15) at Danieli. Spoilt for choice, I went for one each of the garlic-infused prawns, marinated octopus and kangaroo fillet skewers, enjoying each with Danieli's homemade chimmichurri and tzatziki sauces on the side.
Next up, I found myself pigging out on a Phillip's Foote Roast Pork Roll ($10) with 'slaw, apple sauce, gravy and crackling, which was every bit as decadent as it sounds.
As I wandered deeper into the markets, I found myself intrigued by Dare Cafe's 30-person strong line, and dropped in for a Spinach & Cheese Gozleme ($9.50). I can report that it was indeed worth the wait.
As I left the markets, I grabbed a few Mini Monet Cupcakes ($2.50/each) for the road, which I inhaled on my slow stroll home along the beautiful harbour.
The Rocks Friday Foodie Market
Jack Mundey Place and Playfair Street, The Rocks
Hours: 9am to 3pm every Friday
101 George Street, The Rocks
Ph: (02) 9241 1485