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HerCanberra’s favourite dishes of 2016

What did you love eating this year?  Picture it in your mind. Is it sweet? Savoury? Warm? Cold? Was it your favourite dish because of who you ate it with? Or the occasion? Did you eat it once or have you gone back for more? We asked our writers and staff what the edible highlight […]

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The 12 Canberra Beers of Christmas

Odds are, if you drink beer, you’ll probably drink more than 12 over the Christmas period. Whether you drink one a day like a boozy advent calendar or just provide a selection of all 12 for your guests on Christmas Day, these are our local recommendations for silly season sippers. We dare you to try […]

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The Capital Cookbook Three is here

From street trucks to truffle hunts, food festivals to farmer’s markets, public enthusiasm for Canberra food is at fever pitch.  Home to a bustling community of chefs, producers, business owners and a food-loving public, Canberra is well and truly shedding its bureaucratic image in favour of an increasingly vibrant and eclectic culinary scene. Driving this […]

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Christmas Giving: The Handmade Foodie Way

I love traditions; it’s what really defines Christmas for me. Whether it be a tradition with your family, friends or children it always builds the excitement around this special time of the year. I once shared a birthday and Christmas tradition with a couple of my girlfriends. Every year we would celebrate both occasions with […]

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The Champagne Dame #careergoals

Who doesn’t love a glass of champagne? For Kyla Kirkpatrick – better known as The Champagne Dame – bubbly has become a life passion. Once a corporate high-flyer, Kyla’s appreciation for fine food and wine began when she put her career on hold to open a wine bar, but her true love is champagne. What […]

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10 delicious alternatives to hot coffee

Who wants a hot latte on a 30 degree day? Not me. For many, coffee is a daily ritual, one that becomes a mite less enjoyable when the air surrounding you is just as hot as the sweet nectar you’re imbibing. Here are some refreshing summer alternatives to keep you cool. Cold Brew If you […]

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Become Canberra’s Official Winemaker

If Canberra was a bottle of wine, what would you name it? That’s the question being put to Canberrans by Local Liquor, who have launched a competition inviting members of the community to name the official limited edition Canberra Day Wine, to be produced by leading local winemaker Nick O’Leary. The winner of the competition […]

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Seafood and eat it at the Fyshwick Markets

Next time you buy a kilo of prawns at the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets, spare a thought for the fishmongers who have stayed up all night to get you the freshest specimens possible. Sea Harvest Australia owner John Kalogris has been sacrificing sleep for almost 40 years – all in the name of fresh seafood. […]

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Krofne Donuts

It was an email that started the obsession. With the simple subject line, ‘Krofne Donuts’, I may have set a world record for email opening. Donuts! Are you kidding me? MY. BIGGEST. WEAKNESS. Within days, a delivery was made to the HerCanberra office. The box was full to the brim with hot, fresh, Krofne Donuts, […]

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Review: No. 10 Restaurant + Bar

Far from the madding crowd of Canberra’s ‘eat streets’, foodie destinations are popping up in unexpected locations. The latest hidden gem just waiting to be discovered is No. 10 Restaurant + Bar — a sophisticated bistro that has Woden workers and residents abuzz. The interior, on the ground floor of Abode Woden, is spacious and […]

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