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Review: Jones & Co

Some dinners are just that – dinners. Nice in the sense that you don’t have to cook or clean up, with some nice food and perhaps a glass of wine. Other nights are the kind you’ll remember for months or years to come: sparkling conversation, wonderful food, superb service, and delightful ambience (not to mention a […]

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Murrumbateman: A Moveable Feast

It is well and truly spring – time to come out of hibernation and start exploring our amazing corner of the world – and we have the perfect suggestion. The Tradies Murrumbateman Moving Feast is back for 2016, and it’s better than ever. Now in its tenth year, it is the perfect excuse to get […]

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Avenue C: Bespoke wine bar comes to Campbell

It’s a sure sign of a passionate relationship with wine that Rachel and Peter Bell have bought, sniffed, swilled and loved enough of the stuff to construct a massive bar from old wooden crates they collected from vineyards all around the world. The back lit bar is the signature feature of Avenue C, the newest […]

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Review: Little Oink

There is a trend in Canberra at the moment where desolate suburban shopping centres are transformed into little hipster havens. Having good food and coffee a short walk away is a luxury some lucky Canberrans are getting to enjoy and I think we can all agree, this is a very good thing. Little Oink continues […]

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Nine breakfasts we’re loving right now

Spring is here and aside from longer daylight hours and blossoms, what we’re looking forward to most is eating our favourite breakfast in the sun. Here are some Canberra breakfasts we’re loving right now. A Bite To Eat: Strawberry French Toast A Bite to Eat at Chifley Shops serve the most amazing food and they have […]

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Finding Nookie

Nookie Espresso Bar – you may recognise the name. It used to be a little hole in the wall in Garema Place. Opening in 2014, it was there that Nookie Espresso Bar established itself as a friendly, honest and warm place to buy coffee and baked treats in the middle of the city. It didn’t […]

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Review: OTIS Dining Hall

In just one week’s time, the much-anticipated OTIS Dining Hall will open its doors to the public. Last night I was fortunate enough to get a taste of some of the ideas for its menu in the revamped space that used to house Kingston’s Belgian Beer Cafe. OTIS’ owner/Chef Damian Brabender said he was aiming […]

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Canberra Food A to Z

Sick of the same old when it comes to eating out? Have we got an idea for you! Grab your friends and work your way through the alphabet — a different eatery for each letter. Here are just a few ideas of how to get from A to Z. Leave a comment and let us […]

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Spiced Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

This spiced hazelnut hot chocolate is a beautiful combination of sweet, subtly spicy and creamy. A luxurious base made from homemade nutella and milk, infused with nutmeg, cloves, vanilla and raw cacao, it’s every bit as decadent as any hot chocolate you’ll ever have. Don’t forget to hashtag #cookwiththemacadames when making Anisa’s recipes. What you need Small saucepan Fine sieve […]

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OTIS: Kingston’s newest eatery goes old school

‘Old’ Kingston is getting its mojo back, with new eatery OTIS set to ramp up the cool. He’s one of Canberra’s most renowned chefs and after a celebrated stint at Sage Dining Rooms Damian Brabender is bringing his fine dining finesse to Kington. Reinventing the space formerly occupied by Kingston’s Belgian Beer Café, Brabender promises a […]

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