For a few days in October, the hidden passageways of Parramatta became a treasure trove of delicious surprises for the Parra Lanes festival. Each section opened up a delightfully wide variety of culture, flavours and art, unique from each section of the laneway festival.
We walked past a bustling Happy as Larry’s food truck churning out tempting woodfire pizzas. Jamie Oliver’s Trattoria was doing Sunday Sundaes, and Courtney’s Brasserie was selling beautiful and freshly made pastries.
I can’t wait to see this festival grow in the future and watch more and more and see Parramatta enhance its food and culture scene.
We originally had our eyes on Mama Linh’s pho beef roll but as it wasn’t available on opening night, we stopped by Nighthawk Diner for a start of cheesy fries instead.
I personally would have liked the cheese a little bit more melted and some sort of saucy protein to go along with the fries. It lacked flavour unfortunately and after seeing the Hannashians on