Today I am going to share my experience at the tomato festival Sydney. But first, a little story. 2 years ago when I was traveling in Spain, I really wanted to go to the Tomatina festival in Bunol. So there I was waiting for a local share-a-car to get to Bunol but unfortunately, it never arrived and I missed out on the Tomatina festival! (it was on my bucket list) Instead, I went to the beach to forget about it.
Fast forward little over 2 years and I got invited to attend The Tomato Festival in Sydney, Australia! Clearly, these are two different types of tomato festivals but I wasn’t going to miss this one especially when it involved food!
Australia is located in the southern hemisphere below Asia. Sydney is the capital city of state New South Wales and about four million people live here which makes it the biggest city in Australia. Many people guess either Sydney or Melbourne is the Capital city of the country but it is actually Canberra.
I feel Sydney has cool modern vibes with lots to see and do. From miles of ocean coastline, history, nature, culture, art, fashion, cuisine, design, surf beaches, tastiest meals in stunning restaurants, tons of events, festivals to serene blue mountains, wildlife, gorgeous botanical garden, and more. You won’t feel bored at all. One of many of those events was the longest lunch at the tomato festival organized by the royal botanical garden in Sydney.
Longest lunch at the tomato festival
It was nice sunny Saturday and I was excited to be part of something different and delicious as Tomatoes! Based on my invitation, I knew there won’t be tomato fights as in Spain but carefully selected tomatoes based meals instead. For some reason, I do not like and avoid cream-based food but absolutely love tomato-based meals. It was perfect!
As I arrived at the flower bed lawn in the Royal Botanical Garden, I noticed the longest lunch set up I had ever see! Long white set up overlooking the water view with cute little tomato interiors and cool live music playing in the background. I have posted food pictures below for you all.
The agenda of the day was as follows:
Longest Tomato Lunch
Flower Bed Lawn
12.30 pm – 2.30 pm
Busby’s Bar @ Victoria Lodge
Tomato inspired food and drinks
Until 7 pm
The Calyx (before or after up to you)
Stunning floral display
Extended hours until 7.30 pm
Tomato markets/ stalls all day.
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