Messina Eats Is Back! Featuring Hoy Pinoy's Filipino BBQ

It's been a long year of no events and no Messina Eats... but it's finally time to have some fun. Come and visit the Messina Eats re-launch and taste Hoy Pinoy's delicious Filipino BBQ, 16-17th April.

If you're missing Sydney's Night Noodle Markets and their most popular vendor, this should fill the void! Bringing their open-air Filipino barbecues and prized lechon all the way from Melbourne, they'll be setup and smoking out the neighbourhood from 12pm on Friday 16th – Saturday 17th April.

They're bringing all the Hoy Pinoy classics as well as a few new specials. The rolled lechon belly charcoal roast will only be available on Friday as a special, and the full lechon (whole pig) spit roast will only be available on Saturday from 1pm. Both served with rice, spiced vinegar and cucumber salad.

We'll be on desserts and drinks of course:

MILO MILO: halo-halo layers of malt flan, choc malt crumble, Jersey milk gelato, choc malt ice, choc malt powder (d, g, n)

BUKO PANDAN DRINK: sweetened coconut milk with pandan jellies (d, gel)
LEMONGRASS ICED TEA: sweetened tea, sliced orange, mint


(FRIDAY ONLY) Lechon Belly: pork belly rolled with adobo marinade, roasted over charcoal and served with rice, ensaladang pipino (cucumber salad), adobo glaze

(SATURDAY ONLY, FROM 1PM) Lechon: whole pig roasted over charcoal, filled with lemongrass & pandan, garlic, served with rice, spiced vinegar, ensaladang pipino (cucumber salad), sasa lechon

Adobong Talong Fries (vegan):
fries topped with charcoal grilled adobo eggplant, crispy shallots &smoked peanuts
Lumpia Shanghai: chicken spring rolls topped with bagnet (crispy pork), banana ketchup, atchara (papaya pickle) & coconut mayo
Inihaw Na Manok:
chicken skewers in traditional soy glaze
Inahaw Na Baboy
: pork belly skewers in banana ketchup glaze
Grilledmais cup: grilled corn kernels, coconut, chili crumb  
- steamed rice with atchara (green papaya pickle)  

WHERE: Rosebery HQ - 58 Mentmore Avenue, Rosebery

WHEN: Friday 16th - Saturday 17th April | 12pm - late

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