Chilli Chilli Bang Bang Festival

Hello!

Last weekend was the Chilli Chilli Bang Bang Festival at Dalston Yard, celebrating all things hot and spicy. Wow, the food was gooood!

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WIth nearly 20 food stalls to choose from, we found it really difficult to decide where to try first.

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In the end we plumped for the Malaysian beef rendang with a cucumber salad and chilli relish (with a kick) from Sambol Shiok, washed down with our free magherita.

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The we swooped in on the Wahaca stall to get a big plate of one of my favourite dishes – mexican pulled pork pibil with pink pickled onions (lots of alliteration in that one). If you ever get the chance to eat at a Wahaca, I’d definitely recommend trying this dish.

We were rather lucky with the queues for Sambol Shiok and Wahaca, so we decided to get stuck in to the massive queue for SmokeStak. I got the rib tips with chipotle barbeque sauce and Luke tried some more pulled pork in a bun with jalapeno coleslaw. And oh wow, it really was worth the wait. I don’t normally choose barbeque food as I really can’t stand the flavour, but Smokestak has really changed my opinion.

In other news, Gloriana was in town on the weekend as well, with a little chap tootling a merry tune on his flute. How quaint!

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This weekend, my Mum is round and I’m hoping to try some more barbeque delights from Reg Dog in Clapham.

: ) xx

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