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Over the weekend, after a well deserved Breakfast at Sunset Restaurant with my colleagues. To says, Thank you to all the CBA employees as the company celebrates number one in customer satisfaction with a $250 MasterCard gift card for each employees.

It was a fun day.New Image6

In the afternoon, I went to Italian Darwin festival, organized by the Italian Festival Association of Darwin and held at the lawns of Parliament House ,Bennett Park and the Chan Building.

According to Ms Laura Tucker, one of the event coordinator, this is the first time a large scale public event has been held here in Darwin.

The event was an ex exhilarating mixture of food, drinks, arts, and culture and wonderful entertainment. All I can say, the festival celebrates all things Italian .New Image4

I love the Pizza and the calamari. Italian beverages was over flowing. Amazing range of mouthwatering and traditional Italian dishes with more than 12 food vendors.

I order a BBQ Italian sausages share space with mountain of delicious pasta, heavenly slices of pizza ,prawn and olive spaghetti with Tiramisu.

The organizer bring together a heady mix of interstate and local acts along with community and school group in celebrating the joy of Italian entertainment in Darwin. Such as :

Joe Avati is one of Australia’s top comedy exports. He is also the world’s number one selling bilingual comedian and David Cotter of Dean Martini Show.New Image3

The traditional Italian folk dance group Darwin Tarantella Dance troupe entertained the visitors with their amazing dance moves.

Best of all, the most sought after title in the Top End – The 2013 Darwin Italian Festival Spaghetti Eating Competition.

If you missed the Festival last Saturday and want to experience and taste Italian food at it’s best. You can check this Restaurants :

IL Trader – Antipasti – BBQ sausages Bellinis – Wine

Salvatores – Lasagne – Fusilli – Boscaiola – Machheroni – Tiramisu

Azzuri – Spaghetti & Penne Bolognes – Arrabbiata – Principessa

Pizza A La cart – Woodfired Gourmet Pizzas

Il Lido – Arancini – Meatballs – Pork belly

Il Recinto – Lamb risotto – Vegetable skewers

Viva La Vida – Braised Short Ribs – Capretto stew – Polenta

Italian Club – Gelati – Desserts

La Pizza – Pizza – Garlic Bread

Manolis – Octopus – Calamari

The Panini Hutt – Variety of Pannis

Lucky Cow goes Italiano – Salads – Frittatas

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