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20ft Monster restaurant pop-up is back

Chef Johan van der Walle and front-of-house extrordinare Sam Maher decided to create their itinerant pop-up restaurant over a game of frisbee – the sport of kings.

Maher says they wanted to create a pop-up with "good prices, nice music, a casual atmosphere and a place where people can just come and have a lot of fun."

That's exactly what they did, and they were rewarded by having the last six dinners sell out.

The last installment saw them serve an American-inspired menu with some Asian flavours thrown in, all served against a backdrop of bad Korean monster movies with cheap beers thrown into the mix.

This month? “Well Johan has just come back from San Francisco where he was tasting a lot of different food trucks and pop-up restaurants over there, so we are trialling some of the stuff he tasted in San Fran,” Maher says.

Expect plenty of spice, five courses and a free drink at the beginning and cheap alcohol throughout the night. Book it.

20 ft Monster pop up restaurant details

150 Clarendon Street, East Melbourne 3002

Telephone 0403 026 466

Price $45.00

Date Mon 31 Mar 2014

Open 6.30pm; 7.30pm; 8.30pm

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