Sunderland Food Festival is back this summer- with dishes from every corner of the world and live music.
The festival will take place 23 to 25 June at Keel Square, High Street West, and Market Square in Sunderland.
There will be a range of stalls and pop-ups with cuisines from the Caribbean, Europe, and Afghanistan.
Stalls will also showcase a range of local producers.
This year more than 50 traders have already signed up to take part, bringing a variety of produce, from German bratwurst and Singaporean noodles to Polish kielbasa and Greek gyros.
Patatas bravas and paella will represent Spain and there will be street food from France, India, and Afghanistan along with carvery meats, gourmet burgers and vegan loaded fries.
Those with a sweet tooth can tuck into crêpes, bubble waffles, fudge, and coconut macaroons, while a fiery range of fresh and dried chillies will be turning up the heat.
Drinks will include cocktails from Cocktail Bay and a Polish beer garden will serve a range of ales.
The festival has been created by Sunderland BID and Sunderland City Council.
Sharon Appleby, Chief Executive at Sunderland BID, said:
“it’s most possibly the most varied and cosmopolitan culinary event we’ve ever staged.
“Sunderland has a growing and very well-deserved reputation when it comes to food and restaurants”.
“And this festival will be a riot of new flavours and dishes – with a side dish of superb entertainment”.
Sunderland City Council’s Cabinet Member for Vibrant City, Councillor John Price, said:
“There’s plenty to look forward to in Sunderland this summer, and the Food Festival at Keel Square promises to be another highlight.
“With such a wide variety of traders taking part there will be something for everyone to enjoy and some great musical entertainment to add to the buzzing atmosphere.”
The event will also feature a whole host of live music, including performances from renowned Take That cover group, Re-Take That and former X-Factor star turned Capital Drive Time DJ, Sam Lavery,
For more information about the Food Festival visit www.sunderlandfooddrinkfest.co.uk
This article is based on a Press Release from Sorted PR.