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By Stephen Heard
November 13, 2019

Laneway Festival Has Dropped a Hardcore Food Vendor Lineup

Some serious post-mosh nutrition.
By Stephen Heard
November 13, 2019

Things are heating up in the Laneway camp. Off the back of the first artist announcement in September, which lists dance-pop powerhouse Charli XCX, American rapper Earl Sweatshirt and Manchester boy band The 1975, organisers have now dropped a gourmet food vendor lineup to make sauce-drenched festival food run for the hills.

There really is something for everyone on the menu, including plant-based burgers, European frites, chicken and waffles, Argentinean barbecue, piping hot noodle soup, and puffy fried Hungarian bread.

Hamilton-born ice cream makers Duck Island will be in attendance in their newly restored 1964 Bedford truck, hawking the likes of dairy-free salted chocolate brownie, ash coconut banana and roasted white chocolate and miso. Also set to be popular with plant munchers will be Wise Boys, who serve up next-level vegetarian and vegan-friendly burgers.

Laneway 2020 will serve as the unofficial soft opening of Bun Hun, the contemporary Chinese food vendor formerly known as Judge Bao. Now flying solo, Debbie Orr aka Bun Hun will land at the festival with a brand new bao menu.

To wash down that post-mosh nutrition, attendees will find free filtered-water stations around Albert Park, a romantically-set wine bar and the Craft Bear Beer Bar pouring drops from Urbanaut, Zeffer, ParrotDog and Garage Project.


Duck Island
Wise Boys
Bun Hun
Atomic Coffee
Che Lucio
Double Dutch Fries
Ha! Poke
Lord of the Fries
Miso Ramen
Mizzoni Pizza
Nice Blocks x Little Island Creamery
Peach's Hot Chicken
Ramen Takara
Redeem Soda
The Rolling Pin
Serial Griller
Taco Loco

St Jerome's Laneway Festival 2020 will take place amongst the fields of Albert Park and the urban streetscape of Princes and Alfred Streets on Monday, 27 January. For more info, visit

Image: Double Dutch Fries.

Published on November 13, 2019 by Stephen Heard

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