Louis Tikaram at Lanterne Rooms

After spending the past five years feeding the VIP West Hollywood crowd at his lauded LA restaurant E.P. & L.P., acclaimed chef Louis Tikaram last year returned home to Australia to work on his next big project: running the two-level, palatial Cantonese restaurant, Stanley, at Brisbane’s Howard Smith Wharves precinct.

And now, Tikaram joins Good Food Month to share a culture-clashing menu with Canberra at a special two-night event (Friday 13 March and Saturday 14 March) at the award-winning Malaysian-inspired Lanterne Rooms.

Tikaram, a former Good Food Guide Young Chef of the Year winner, earned early recognition during stints at Sydney kitchens Bentley and Tetsuya’s, then as head chef of the now-closed but much-loved Longrain.

For these exclusive Canberra Good Food Month dinners, Tikaram will bring together the fire from his Southeast Asian menus at Longrain and E.P./L.P., the refined delicacy of Cantonese cuisine from Stanley and the authentic Nyonya flavours that dominate the menu at Lanterne Rooms to create a six-course banquet that will take guests on a flavour-packed culinary journey.

With Tikaram joining the Lanterne Rooms kitchen at his first event in Canberra since returning to Australia, we’re anticipating this popular dinner will sell out in a matter of hours, so we’re putting on two events over the weekend.

Presale tickets available for email subscribers of Good Food Month on sale 9am Tuesday 14 January.

Presale tickets on sale until 8am Thursday 16 January or until allocation exhausted.

Limited tickets available and on a first come, first serve basis.

General public tickets on sale 9am Thursday, 16 January.

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