10 Food Festivals in Prague that you shouldn't miss in 2016
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Czech Republic's biggest food festival, Burgerfest, is coming up in September. While it may be the highlight of this year's food events, there is so much more to come. Check out our selection of 10 Food festivals not to miss in 2016!
Dim Sum Pop Up: From Tuesday March 15th – Saturday 19th from 17:00 and 22:00 you can try delicious filled Chinese dumplings. Sample steamed, fried or pan-cooked Dim Sum at La Bottega di Finestra located at Platnéřská 11, Prague 1. Pork with shrimp, duck with bok choy, seitan, dried shiitake, lotus noodles, beef tongue and pork Jiaozi are all on the menu.
Soup Festival / Polívkování: Try out an alternative breakfast on Saturday March 19th and stop by for some soup at Náplavka from as early as 10:00. Discover soups from around the world including: Armenia, Austria, France, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam. Oh, and don’t forget to sample traditional Czech soup too!
Polívkování Event page on Facebook
AsianFest Prague: Spend April 30th in Asia without booking a flight: enjoy Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. The festival will be split into several ‘worlds’ with their own unique decorations, performances and workshops to enjoy while devour your favorite exotic food. Read more about the festival here.
www.asianfest.cz / AsianFest Prague on Facebook
AsianFest: a Festival of Asian Gastronomy article on Prague.TV - Living Like a Local!
Herb Festival / BYLINKOFESTU 2016: Come discover the secret ingredients to most of your favorite meals on Sunday April 23rd. Enjoy workshops, a series of lectures (in Czech) and of course a tea tasting! The herb festival will start at 9:00 and end at 19:00 and will also offer a presentation of quality teas and information about leading a healthy lifestyle.
BYLINKOFESTU 2016 Event page on Facebook
Veggie Náplavka Summer: Náplavka is already known for being healthy because of the farmers’ market but on May 1st it will be full of vegan delicacies. Organized by Vegan Fighter, the event will start at 10:00 and will feature quality products that are produced with consideration towards animals. The even boasts a rich program full of interesting information about everything from healthy lifestyle to teaching children about nutrition. Don’t miss the live performances, sports activities, vegan workshops and the cherry on top will be a special surprise.
Veggie Náplavka Summer Event page on Facebook
Food Revolution Day: May 20th is an annual global holiday that celebrates good, fresh and real food. It’s all about sharing the power of cooking and discovering the benefits of cooking from scratch: in order to show people that fresh food is tastier and healthier. This event will be organized by the cooking school Chefparade and will take place at Holešovická tržnice.
Food Revolution Day Event page on Facebook
Bohemian BBQ: “Smoke will rise from the Vltava River in downtown Prague,” reads the description on the official website. On May 21st – 22nd the 2nd annual Bohemian BBQ competition will take place at the Anděl side of Náplavka. Meat lovers can come and indulge in barbecue and beer: you can even sign up to be a judge and decide what meat was prepared the best.
Prague Food Festival: The 10th annual celebration of one of the largest gastronomical events in Prague will take place May 27th – 29th. There will be more than 42 degustation stands located over 3 hectares of Prague Castle grounds. This year’s special includes meals and drinks that will remind visitors of the 14th century and times of Charles the IV.
Taste of the World: On August 27th – 28th you will get the chance to taste food, wine and beer from 15 international restaurants and wineries. You can find cuisine from 5 different continents all in one place. From 11:00 – 22:00 at Písecká Brána at K Brusce 5/208, 160 00. The evening will be filled with music and folklore to accompany the delicious food.
Taste of the World Event page on Facebook
Prague Burgerfest 2016: Taking place on September 10th – 11th, you can experience the largest Burgers festival in Central Europe. Partnering with Jack Daniel’s, the event will also feature live music and performances. The festival in 2015 received over 40,000 visitors over the two days and ate almost 60,000 burgers. Don’t miss out on some juicy international burgers and great atmosphere! It smells good!
www.burgerfest.cz / Prague Burgerfest on Facebook
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