Canberra Times Good Food Month program: October 1-14

Morks: Explore the street food of the Issan province in north-east Thailand for Good Food Month.
Morks: Explore the street food of the Issan province in north-east Thailand for Good Food Month. Photo: Katherine Griffiths

Kids in the Kitchen

Jamie's Italian hosts hands on classes to show kids how to make fresh pasta and focaccia, which is shared at a sit down lunch.  Ages 8-12. Tuesday, October 4, at 10am. Free. Bookings 6268 0400.

A Tale of Tapas and Cocktails

Good Food Month starts with a bang with five courses of tapas and molecular gastronomy cocktails at Parlour Wine Room. 16 Kendall Lane, NewActon. Wednesday, October 1, at 7pm. $95. Bookings 6257 7325.

Crafty Paddler

Four craft beers and ciders, matched to a special dish, at Olims Bar and Bistro. Corner of Ainslie and Limestone avenues, Braddon. $19, throughout the month. Bookings 6243 0000.

A Journey Through South America

A South-American themed tequila degustation dinner at Elk and Pea with four courses matched to agave-based drinks and a tequila ambassador to guide you through. 21 Lonsdale Street, Braddon. Wednesday, October 8, at 7pm. $95. Bookings 6162 0222.

Lunch Under the Golden Elm

Poachers Pantry opens up its homestead lawns to host an alfresco feast under a spreading golden elm tree. Five courses that show off smoked meats and cool climate wines. Nanima Road, Murrumbateman. Saturday, October 11, at 12.30pm. $120. Bookings 6230 2487

Issan Odyssey

Explore the street food of the Issan province in north-east Thailand, with chargrilled chicken, sticky rice and Thai pork sausages. Morks Restaurant, 18/19 Eastlake Parade, Kingston Foreshore. Saturday, October 11, at 12pm.  $40. Bookings 6295 0112.