Rockin’ The Suburbs: five favourite locals

Sometimes, the whole idea of getting dressed up and venturing out to the newest place on Eat Street leaves you feeling a little overwhelmed. What you really want to do is stay casual and hang somewhere where everybody knows your name. Our own local may hold a special place in our heart, but with most […]

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A-Z of where is open on ANZAC Day 2018

There’s nothing quite like finishing up the ANZAC Dawn Service, only to find that your favourite café is closed. Here’s your guide to where’s open Wednesday 25 April, so you’re not caught off guard. * Asterisks advise that these cafes have said they’ll be open, but haven’t advertised specific times as of publishing this editorial. […]

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Six of Canberra’s Best Vegan Desserts

 I had a wicked sweet tooth growing up, but ever since going vegan my taste buds turned to a more savory and salty preference instead. This is apparently pretty common, but in saying this, desserts still have a special sweet place in my heart. I’m always keen to try new vegan desserts and there are […]

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A feast that shows the art behind the dish

Often so much attention goes into the taste of food, and little is thought of the effort behind the dish. But meticulous preparation is one of the most fascinating parts of this month’s Chairman Group’s Seafood Feast. Featuring six weeks of new seafood dishes, different degustation menus and a range of special events run across […]

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Recipe: Apple Tea Cake

There are few dishes more homestyle than fresh apple pie warm from the oven. But there’s more to this versatile fruit than meets the eye. This simple yet delicious Tea Cake is just one of the four recipes we were inspired to create when we visited Tanbella Orchard in Pialligo for our current HerCanberra Magazine: Home. […]

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20 new places to eat in Canberra

This is actually getting ridiculous. It’s been two months since our last round up—now here are 20 more new places to eat in Canberra. 1882 Bar & Grill Named after the year the village of Hall was established, 1882 Bar & Grill is bringing a modern and relaxed vibe to the classic country pub. With […]

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Pinterest perfect cakes, ready for pickup

If you’ve been watching Netflix recently you’ve probably seen Nailed It. It has all the hallmarks of a normal reality cooking show—celebrity judges, a beautiful set and time challenges—but the home cooks aren’t actually talented. And the show’s premise is set around the fact that, invariably, contestants’ end results never live up to the gorgeous […]

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Chefs at home: Louis Couttoupes, Bar Rochford

It’s an oft-used cliché. On every reality television cooking show there’s a moment—perhaps even several—where contestants will tear up as they recount childhood memories in the kitchen with a loved one, and how those early days shaped their “food journey”. It’s hard to resist an eye roll when the accompanying violin soundtrack reaches its quavering […]

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Tio’s Cerveceria, meet Bar Rochford

Canberra and Mexico are about to collide – all in the name of good booze and even better tacos. Renowned Sydney tequila and mezcal bar Tio’s Cerveceria will collaborate with Bar Rochford for a one-off cocktail menu over three nights in April. A showcase of smooth tequilas, single village mezcal and ice cold cerveza, there won’t be a […]

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Fricken awesome new vendors come to The Forage

Fricken Chicken (yes, that’s their name) and a ‘shot in a bubble’ are coming to The Forage this April.  It’s no secret that we love The Forage and their plethora of insane street food that they bring to the Little National Hotel every season. For their autumn festival this coming Saturday 7 April, they’re premiering some […]

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