FASHFEST 2017 Masthead

First Taste: Mookie

We’ve been incredibly excited to get our hands on Mookie’s Americano-Japanese fare since we chatted to owner Jaye Min back in July.  Today, was the day. While Mookie doesn’t open officially until Thursday next week, Jaye kindly opened up the cladding to allow us a sneaky peek at their menu. Firstly, however, a word about […]

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Review: Breakfast at The Duxton

Canberra is spoilt for breakfast options. With a new place popping up every five minutes, it’s hard to know where to get consistently good food, decent serving sizes, and a price that won’t have you seeing red (especially if you’re an avid avocado toast fan—and who isn’t?). Well, this makes it easy… The Duxton at […]

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Review: Darbar

Lonsdale Street in Braddon has the reputation of being one of Canberra’s favourite foodie strips. But there’s one place along there that you may not have heard of—and that means you’ve been missing out. I’m talking about Darbar, an Indian restaurant tucked away in the Mode 3 building. I’d heard about Darbar from a friend […]

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Braddon’s latest foodie catch

Something fishy is going on in Lonsdale Street, Braddon. And we have trawled our contacts and cast out our nets in order to hook you a scoop. OK, enough with the fishing analogies. Yes, it’s a fish and chip shop. That much was obvious from the hoardings outside. But this new venture – the brainchild […]

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Your guide to Canberra’s newest places to eat

We get it. With so many new places to eat opening in Canberra, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. So we’ve compiled our articles on the newest places to check out AND our reviews of the ones we’ve managed to get around to so far, so that you know what to expect. There’s sure to be something that […]

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Kokomo’s serving up tropical treats

Kokomo’s is ambitious. From its size (it can hold up to 450) to its theme of bringing the tropics to Canberra – this place can’t be categorised as a restaurant, bar or club. It’s a mix of all three. And the recent announcement that the Harrington brothers have managed to secure eighties icon and The […]

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Pulp kitchen

Pulp Kitchen’s second coming

Welcome back Pulp Kitchen! You’ve been missed. And now that we can have a good look at you, we see you have had some subtle work done. You look fresher and more beautiful than before. But you are still a familiar face. And that is reassuring when you are a favourite haunt—and maybe a lesson […]

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First look: Sanya Bar

Canberra’s food scene has matured a lot over the past few years. But is it ready for a different take on Chinese food? This was the question JJ Chen asked herself before deciding to open Sanya Bar, Lonsdale Street’s newest resident. Like many of us, JJ was a public servant for a number of years. […]

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Cosy Canberra: Where to warm up this autumn

It might be blue skies at the moment but we all know that as soon as ANZAC Day hits, the weather goes downhill. Catch ups with friends, family outings and date nights are starting the move indoors as the leaves fall. Avoid an accidentally chilly catch up at these cosy Canberra spots. Parlour Wine Room […]

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Just Some Cafe

The sleepy streets of Collector are a long way from the fjords of Scandinavia and the Yorkshire Moors.  However, for the globetrotting Oliver Chiswell and his UK-born partner Lucy Stevens, the lure of the village “in the middle of nowhere but on the way to everywhere” has proven irresistible. “Family and friends brought us here,” […]

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