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Snacks and sides


Let's just cut to the chase; we love food, people and nature. Biji Dining is what allows us to bring all this together. Inspired by the bold and vibrant flavours of India, our pop up events move where we travel; exposing us to different cultures, climates, produce and exciting new challenges - all reflected in the food we create.


Our concept is simple, we serve a menu that evolves with the seasons. We explore new and inventive ways of creating dishes that blend old India with local and native Australian ingredients. Our belief is to use whatever is available, supporting local growers and small producers; focused on sustainability, minimal waste and all that is good for this earth.




Sunday, 19 May

Lunch and Dinner

Let's rendezvous at the Toddy Shop! This Sunday, Harry joins Mischa Tropp (Toddy Shop and We Are Kerala), cooking small plates of Modern Indian dishes - a reflection of the food the boys have cooked over the years at Avani Wines, down the Mornington Peninsula. Perfectly rounding off the gang is Rohit from Avani, pouring a selection of his family's wine.


3 course set menu: $65pp (food only)

Sitting time: 90 minutes

Where: Rear/191A Smith St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Dietaries: We can serve vegetarian and gluten free dietaries if noted at the time of booking.

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Thursday, 30 May

from 5pm

Pinch me! We're back for another evening with local favourite (and our personal favourite) wine bar Plonk and Stink - while we prepare three delicious Indian inspired snacks, Karina and David will be pouring some of their new Victorian wines to match. A perfect way to chase away those pre-winter blues :)

Snack + Wine Flight: $48

Where: 3/37 Cook St, Flinders, VIC 3929

Please mention dietaries at the time of booking.

To book, text 0455 775 729



Tuesday, 4 June

from 5pm

For Drink Victorian this year, Lilac welcomes Harry Mangat from Biji dining along with Shashi and Rohit from Avani wines for a one-off four course feast of modern Indian cuisine tinged with Lilac's wood fired nostalgia.  


$100pp for the menu, with wines available and personally poured by the icons behind Mornington Peninsula's biodynamic Avani Wines - Shashi and Rohit. A class of cultures but still a celebration of all things Victorian, this one is not to be missed.

4 course menu: $100pp (food only)

Where: 31 Stephenson St, Cremorne VIC 3121

Please note that we are unable to cater for the following dietaries: No onion, no garlic, FODMAP, dairy free and vegan.

For all other dietaries, please mention at the time of booking.

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Please contact us for enquiries regarding special events, private functions or catering.

Interested in collaborative work or hosting a pop-up at your venue? We'd love to hear from you!

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we live, work and play - recognising their continuing connection to the land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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