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8° & CLOUDY ON MONDAY 25 JUNE IN MELBOURNE
By Libby Curran
January 24, 2018
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Hawker Night at The National Hotel

Start the long weekend early with an Asian feast.
By Libby Curran
January 24, 2018
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Richmond's National Hotel invites you to swap your classic Australia Day feast for an Asian street food party, as it ditches the kitchen in favour of an outdoor BBQ to celebrate the public holiday eve this Thursday, January 25.

The pub will be firing up the long weekend with an al fresco session in its lantern-lit beer garden, complete with a grilling station serving Japanese binchōtan-style charcoal BBQ, and a menu filled with pan-Asian street eats.

There'll be sizzling skewers featuring combinations like caramelised pork belly, cucumber and chilli vinegar, alongside a tempting veggie dish of crisp carrot and radish cakes with chilli jam and kewpie mayo.

Matched to a tidy assortment of drink specials — think $6 Hanoi beers and $12 lychee mojitos — and tunes from resident DJ Loz Newy, this is one way to get the year's first long weekend off to a very solid start.

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