#BloggersFeast at Street Feast Dalston Yard

Regular readers will know that I really love street food markets; it's a great opportunity to try loads of different things without taking (too much of) a hit on the wallet. There are loads of different ones all over London but Street Feast is one of my favourites, as they always seem to have loads of great traders. I've been lucky enough to visit their Hawker House and Model Market venues already, and a few weeks ago I headed off to their Dalston Yard venue for the #BloggersFeast event.

Kicking things off right with an Opihr gin and ginger ale, which is my absolute favourite drink right now. (If you haven't tried it already, stop what you're doing and go make one. You won't regret it.)

I always try to go to new places whenever I visit a street food market and so, whilst everyone else made a beeline for Bleecker Burger (which is ace by the way) I opted to start with a pork bahn mi from Hanoi Kitchen. I'd become a bit obsessed with banh mi - kind of like a Vietnamese baguette - when we were travelling and this was just as delicious as I remembered them being. It had a great fresh flavour from the herbs and veggies and the pork was incredibly juicy, with just enough kick from the hot sauce at the end without blowing your head off.

Next up, sort-of sticking with the Asian-food-in-bread theme, I decided to brave Kimchinary. I am a sucker for a good burrito and Korean food has been on my to-try list for some time, so I opted for their beef cheek bulgogi. And it was everything I'd been led to believe it would be. The meat was amazingly tender and the vegetables gave colour and crunch, without the kimchi being overpowering (though I think the creaminess from the sesame slaw and sour cream helped with that too). It also paired very nicely with a Brewdog Dead Pony Club from Can Shack, which I think is my new favourite beer.

Shortly after this the heavens opened and, with all the covered areas taken, we beat a hasty retreat to the Tequila Treehouse bar as it was the one dry spot in the place! But not before I managed to make off with a salted caramel brownie from Bad Brownie, which was utterly amazing - sticky, gooey, rich and not overly sweet. If you ever get the chance to try one, do it (although their freakshake looked amazing too!)

Overall I really enjoyed my visit to Street Feast and would definitely go back, if only to try all the stuff I missed out on - I really want to give Killa Dilla and White Men Can't Jerk a go in particular . It was also great to meet loads of lovely fellow bloggers, including Fran, Lauren and Jade. I completed the Street Feast set at Dinerama with work so there will be a post up on that soon too!

Do you like street food? What's your favourite trader or market? And have you been to any blogger events?

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