Everyone loves to have a secret. Especially foodies. They live for the discovery of a restaurant before anyone else, and protect the name of their favourite dumpling joint with extreme rigour lest it become one that attracts a crowd. These people need a safe place where they can enjoy fine food and conversation without the worry of disclosing their deepest. That's where Secret Foodies comes in.
Secret Foodies throw surprise dinners for people who like to share great food over good conversation with likeminded food lovers. They've been holding events in Sydney for a while now, and since their expansion to Melbourne last year, their events have gained somewhat of a cult following. You won't know where you're going or who you'll be sitting next to at the dinner table, but you can just anticipate some delicious things to happen inside your mouth.
Their next event — held this Friday, 24 October — will be crazy. Jamaican Me Crazy. The theme is Caribbean, with drinks that match the flavours of the region (i.e. rum) and, we hear, Jamaican jerk pork done three ways. The night costs $85 for food and three drinks, and the location will be sent to you via a last minute text message at about 5pm that day.
So if you consider yourself a bit of a foodie, head along to eat, drink and swap secrets. You never know, you might uncover a few big ones.
Concrete Playground readers can receive $10 off their Secret Foodies ticket by entering the code concretejamaica at checkout.