CC November Masthead

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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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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Coffee oasis in a Green House

For an entire year, a tantalising prospect has tempted Canberra Centre shoppers in the form of the boarded up GreenHouse Coffee Co and its promise of the “world’s best coffee”. On Thursday the wait was over as two stellar Canberra coffee names joined forces on the top floor of the busy shopping mall and opened up […]

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Six Breakfasts to Give Your Spring Some Zing

The enticing smells of spring: flowers, fresh air and several different breakfast menus. Time to take off that cosy jumper, put on a sundress to enjoy this spring sunshine with a delicious brunch. We’ve come up with a list that’ll spring your taste buds into excitement. The Cupping Room Our pick: Coconut-dusted brioche, strawberries, poached pear, […]

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Turkish Pide House: New look, new taste

With new dining options popping up so frequently, reliable and long-running venues have almost become a breath of fresh air in the industry. Woden’s Turkish Pide House is one of those restaurants. For almost 16 years, it has been a welcome addition to an area which perhaps doesn’t have the gastronomic selections of restaurant-thick Braddon […]

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Canberra’s best Egg and Bacon Rolls

The egg and bacon roll (E&BR) is the dark horse on the breakfast menu. Here are Canberra’s best, as rated by the Egg and Bacon Roll Appreciation Society (E&BRAS). Easily overlooked and often underrated, with an unassuming ingredient list and (perceived) lack of innovation, this breakfast beauty is often the culinary underdog. The quintessential “Tradie’s […]

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The Duxton: your new local

We peeked inside The Duxton’s refurbished new spaces, to find out where Canberrans will be spending their summer. Walking into The Duxton’s newly refurbished lower level is kind of like seeing someone from high school five years after graduation. They’re immediately familiar and you can remember the good times you shared, but they’re also different […]

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‘Dining for one’ in Canberra

Yes, you can eat anywhere alone…but these spots are particularly welcoming for those flying solo.  From quirky restaurants with alcoves that entice solo diners, to the open planned modern establishments, where chatting to the chef is always encouraged‚ here are the top places where solo diners can get the most out of a foodie experience in […]

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The Boat House: A new look for an old favourite

It occupies arguably the best real estate in Canberra – a secluded lakefront location with uninterrupted views across the water to Kingston Foreshore. And now, the interiors of The Boat House are every bit as impressive as its exterior. Opened in April 1993 by Dennis and Merilyn Souter, The Boat House is one of Canberra’s only […]

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Sweet Fuel: Treats without the guilt

Canberra is home to many creative and delicious businesses. Katarina Lategui has recently jumped on board Canberra’s blossoming food industry with Sweet Fuel – the perfect answer for those searching for yummy treats without the guilt. The business offers a variety of different treats including muffins, cakes, tarts, and desserts but don’t let that fluffy red […]

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