Whether you’re a devout vegan or a flexitarian, eating out can be a challenge. You might avoid going out altogether because of limited choices and dietary requirements. When I first transitioned to a vegetarian, I was severely disappointed by how restricted my menu options were. But as the determined foodie I am, I tried many restaurants all around Canberra and found some absolute standouts. There are loads of places around our wonderful city offering delicious options for vegos and vegans. Continue reading The ultimate vegetarian guide to Canberra
Are you heading to TEDxCanberra’s flagship event Momentum this weekend? Whether you are or not, we’ve put together a list of places where you can grab a bite to eat, and have a drink or two near the Canberra Theatre Centre. Check out some of our recommendations in New Acton, the CBD and Braddon. Continue reading Eats and drinks near the Canberra Theatre Centre
It can be difficult to find eateries with an appropriate menu and environment to enjoy a breakfast, brunch or lunch date with your little ones. While there are a few trendy inner-city hots spots suitable for the kids in Canberra, we’ve decided to round up some child-friendly eateries for breakfast, brunch and lunch in the suburbs. Continue reading Child-friendly eateries for breakfast, brunch and lunch in Canberra
Most of us would assume our little local Asian restaurant down the street would be more authentic than a buzzing hot spot in Braddon, well you may just be mistaken. Continue reading Zaab: Lao-Thai street food restaurant on Lonsdale St
Winter in Canberra is a truly beautiful time of year. The leaves have fallen and there is a definite winter chill in the air. Dishes are becoming richer, and Canberrans are searching for mid-week feasts to stay warm. Winter is also a time to celebrate fresh seasonal produce, and that is exactly what Il Covo did recently at their pear-themed dinner.
One of Sydney’s most iconic eateries, The Grounds of Alexandria is a foodie’s wonderland. Since its opening in 2012, The Grounds went from one of Sydney’s best kept secrets, to a must must visit destination. I have gone out of my way to go every time I’m in Sydney since I first heard about it in 2014. While maintaining its original charm, detail and level of care, The Grounds has grown exponentially in size, visitors and sites. I visited recently and I knew it was time to share my experience with you. Continue reading The Grounds of Alexandria – a magical day out
With a quirky, retro fit out and a uniquely delicious menu, it’s easy to see why Penny University is one of Canberra’s most popular brunch spots. It’s also a favourite with the stars like Adam Goodes, former Sydney Swans player, who stop by to get a taste for themselves. Their menu changes seasonally and we recently tried a few items from their summer menu. The menu features a few Japanese inspired dishes, alongside classic brunch items with a Penny twist. If you want try some of these dishes then you need to get in quick because a menu change is coming….
With the vegetarian population expanding and the demand for 1kg steaks decreasing, we’ve witnessed a been a boom in vegetarian cuisine options in our beloved Canberra. Whether you’re a legume-loving activist or a rampant meat enthusiast these five eateries are sure to satisfy all your cravings and leave you feeling completely satisfied. Continue reading Veg Out: Five of our favourite vegetarian eateries in Canberra
Pepper Lunch is a casual, Japanese DIY BBQ franchise. My partner and I dined here recently and the experience took me right back to dining in Tokyo alleyway restaurants. The atmosphere, flavours, smells and style all reminded me of Japan and it was just like being back in that wonderful country.
Asian cuisine is one of my absolute favourites especially when roast duck is involved. There are your standard Chinese restaurants that are okay but let’s face it, convenience is the real reason you return. Then there are the ones that you want to return to over and over again. We recently visited Orient Kitchen in Weston Creek and I’m already looking forward to my next visit. Continue reading Orient Kitchen dishes up the goods