Melbourne pasta haven Good Gnocchi is doing its bit to raise morale during the city’s latest COVID-19 lockdown by giving out free pasta.

With the news that Melbourne will be under lockdown restrictions for at least another seven days, those in the city could all do with a tasty boost.

Carlton North restaurant Good Gnocchi know this and that’s why owner James Eddy is continuing their tradition of doling out free food from last year’s lengthy lockdown.

On Wednesday they served up spaghetti with their signature Napoli sauce for customers to easily cook at home themselves. It was vegan-friendly too, the pasta being egg-free from Fitzroy North wholesaler Maria’s Pasta. It was so popular that Good Gnocchi ran out of servings within just one hour.

Don’t worry if you missed out though. After running out so quick yesterday, the restaurant said on their Instagram that they’d be back with the free offerings again next week.

Then earlier today, they announced that they’ve joined together with Slow Eddys Barbeque to give out free servings of pulled pork mac and cheese tomorrow, June 4th. Judging from the picture on Instagram, the crumbling and mouthwatering pasta is one not to miss.

Luckily there’s no catch whatsoever with the free offering available to anyone struggling, no questions asked.

There’s no need to pre-order or register either: simply head down to the restaurant from 12pm and wait in the socially distanced queue. The servings will be available until sold out so it might be an idea to get there as early as possible.

So if you live within the correct radius, head down to 797 Nicholson Street, Carlton North, tomorrow from 12pm. Otherwise follow them on Instagram to find out what day the free food will be available next week. You deserve it Melbourne.

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