The Curious Food Festival is taking over Shed 10 on Saturday the 18th of August. Auckland city centre eateries, craft breweries and wine bars will all be coming together to prepare tasty one-off dishes created especially for this American Express Restaurant Month event. From a cracked coconut rice burger to a black banana dessert, The Curious Food Festival is set to surprise and delight foodies from start to finish.

The line-up includes Daikoku, Scratch Bakers, Toto Pizza, & Sushi, Le Chef, Green Time, The Seafood Kitchen, Oh My Cheese, Lalele, 1947 Eatery, Ynot and more.

Alongside the dynamic dishes on offer, you can quench your thirst with superb wine from Negociants and Church Road, sparkling goodness from San Pellegrino or choose between seven craft breweries including Tuatara, Behemoth and Liberty Brewing, who will be serving intriguing brews for the day to quench your thirst and pique your curiosity.

Be entertained by the antics and acrobatic skills of The Biggest Little Circus along with DJ Arii Jade – the unique purple-haired mermaid who has played at some of the coolest clubs and parties across New Zealand.

The Curious Food Festival kicks off at 12 pm and runs through until 8 pm at Shed 10, entry is $5 on arrival (with children under 12 free with a paying adult). However, the first 2,000 people to turn up will be provided free entry.