Taste Riverina Week 8

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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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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10 spots for a healthy food fix

Canberra is great when it comes to healthy, yet delicious, options. Here are 10 great spots to get your healthy food fix. Eighty/Twenty Food The Eighty/Twenty philosophy is simple – food as fuel. Eighty per cent of the seasonal menu focuses on clean, natural and unprocessed wholefoods and there’s also a cheeky 20 per cent for indulging. […]

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Roadtest: Primal Move Food

In the final part of a five-part series, we roadtest home-delivered cook or heat at home meals, and give you the lowdown. It had been a big few months for me, with some significant emotional challenges and a very, very demanding work schedule. So the delivery of a week’s worth of food from Primal Move […]

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French fries hot chips feature

Where are Canberra’s best hot chips?

There is without question, nothing better than the humble fried potato, the hot chip. It is best consumed in the colder months and as we’re currently in the grips of the winter chill, there really is no better time to debate the location of the best hot chip in Canberra. The ability that potatoes have on […]

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20+ new places to eat in Canberra

Stop it. Seriously. I no longer fit in my pants and I can’t keep up with all the new places to eat and drink in Canberra. 1 ON ONE Located amongst the concrete jungle of Barton’s office precinct, 1 on One looks set to be Barton’s newest hot spot. If the aroma of baked goodies and coffee […]

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Casey Jones Gastropub

It’s been a long time coming, but Casey and Ngunnawal residents finally have a local. And what a local it is. Casey Jones Gastropub opened last weekend, and it’s unlike anywhere else in Canberra. Named after Casey Jones the American railroader (not the vigilante from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), the railroad theme is reflected throughout […]

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Parlour's Confit Bangalow pork belly, pickled fennel, and chorizo rolls.  Image: Michelle Brotohusodo.

Parlour’s tantalising new tapas menu

Winter in Canberra is a tempting time to hibernate. But sometimes there’s a good reason to leave one’s bear cave—like Parlour’s new tapas menu. For those who were around when Parlour first opened, you’ll remember that it started as a tapas and wine bar. This winter, it’s gone back to its roots, introducing a range […]

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