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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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Ricardo's many treats. Image: Tess Godkin.

Canberra’s craziest desserts

Sweet tooth? We’ve rounded up some of Canberra’s craziest desserts. Canberra’s creative chefs are going all Heston Blumenthal on the dessert scene, bringing food and science together to create sweet delights that will take your taste buds on an unchartered gastronomic journey through Australia’s capital like no other. Bombolini doughnuts from the markets An early […]

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tinker tailor

Casey’s tinker tailor doesn’t look like any other café or bakery in Canberra. Canberra is full of people who are passionate about what they do, and who love sharing their creations with others. When so much care is invested, it really shows in the results. So what happens when two (or more) of these people collaborate? […]

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A (long) weekend for Canberra foodies

It’s a big (long) weekend in Canberra for foodies, with a delicious array of festivals, events and expos from Thursday onwards. Here’s where to tickle the tastebuds across town.  THURSDAY SMOKED, CURED & GRILLED Pialligo Estate has one of the best smokehouses in the country and wants to show you why. There will be smoke masters […]

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Seven must-eats at the World Curry Festival

Love curry? Here are my picks of ‘must visit’ stalls at The World Curry Festival in the City this weekend! As someone who grew up in India, I’m a firm believer that curry is seriously underrated. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve enjoyed Mexican cuisine, Southern American soul food, burgers, pork buns, dumplings and donuts, they’ve […]

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Homegrown + homemade

Meet the local entrepreneurs bringing homegrown, homemade food to Canberra ‘Good food to me is gold,’ says Georgina Prasad, the Canberra woman behind Homegrown Me. Unscrupulous producers pinch words like ‘locally made’ and ‘local food’ to greenwash their products. This way, they can capitalise on the increasing demand for food produced within a community. Local […]

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10 foods (and drinks) to Forage

Track down these 10 sweet and savoury treats at The Forage – on today between 2pm and 7pm! The Forage is a showcase unlike any other in Canberra. In fact, it’s been called ‘the beating heart of the Canberra food scene’. Run seasonally (four times a year), this street-style food and entertainment event gives our […]

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The Butcher, The Baker and The Merrymaker

Renowned winter food destination, Pialligo Estate has partnered with an assortment of producers, makers and connoisseurs to bring Canberrans a month-long series of amazing events celebrating the cold Canberra winter. Featuring twelve unique and extraordinary events, including midwinter Christmas feasts, a pudding day, long lunches and even a Feather and Bone masterclass, The Butcher, The Baker […]

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Black Market. Image: Tim Bean Photography.

Black Market: Canberra’s newest bar

True to their style, Lorenzo Focarile, Dean Brown and Antony Arena’s newest hidden bar, Black Market, is hard to find, and even harder to leave. The boys are the team behind Molly, Highball Express and 79 & Fine, but while their previous venues focus on the American prohibition era and the sunshine of the Hamptons, Black Market’s slick finishings and touches of […]

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Roadtest: Fudie

In the first part of a five-part series, we roadtest home-delivered cook or heat at home meals, and give you the lowdown. There are two kinds of people in the world – those who love cooking, and those who don’t. The people who love cooking insist that once they get home from work, all the […]

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