Many people might assume that the Martini is a simple cocktail made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. While those ingredients may form the base of one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages, there’s much more to creating the perfect martini than you might think. Continue reading How to create the perfect Martini
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
One of the many things I love about Eat Canberra is that I get to meet passionate, interesting people who love food as much as I do! Then I get to share the story with you. So when chef Michael Carey recently contacted me to tell me he had entered the S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 competition, you can only imagine how excited I was.
Continue reading Canberra chef enters S. Pellegrino Young Chef competition
Anthea Cheng was always passionate about food and from a young age she wanted to make the world a better place. She moved to Canberra for work in 2011 and eventually realised she needed a change from her public service job. She wanted a career that would allow her to help people and contribute positively to the world.
In 2015, Anthea started an Instagram account, Rainbow Nourishments, where she would share her plant-based creations. Now with an Instagram following of over 92,000 people, Anthea has created a community and a career doing what she loves and helping others to live healthier and more sustainably. She has several ebooks, a cake business and she also hosts food workshops and events.
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
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be a judge on MKR or Masterchef Australia? Well if you head in for a Taste & Test experience at Sage Restaurant then you’ll come pretty close to wearing the pants (or cravat) of Matt Preston or judging whether or not there’s enough sauce like Manu Fieldel. If there’s not enough sauce or you think one of the dishes is missing something then you can score the dish down or leave a comment to suggest improvements. Sounds like fun doesn’t it? Continue reading Taste & Test at Sage Restaurant
March is such an exciting month with so much to see, eat and do in the nation’s capital! Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets kicked off on Friday and are some of the many events happening during Good Food Month. We were invited to some special foodie events to try ALL the food. We want to share it all with you so you can be prepared when you head to the Night Noodle Markets this year. Continue reading What to eat at the Night Noodle Markets
We’re excited to introduce you to Eat Canberra’s first Intern from the University of Canberra. Bronte is a final year commerce and marketing student and is really excited about the opportunity to work with Eat Canberra. She will be with us over the next few months covering events, creating content and sharing more foodie adventures with you. Bronte was born in Canberra, loves to explore this beautiful city, travel and of course eat delicious food! She’s also a pescatarian so we’ll be bringing you more articles about where to get delicious meat-free meals from. Meet our food-loving Intern who you’ll be hearing more from very soon. Continue reading Meet our new Intern – Bronte
I recently wrote and put together a local’s healthy guide to Canberra for The Fit Traveller. So if you’re a local, interstate visitor or international visitor and you’re looking for a healthy trip to the nation’s capital then this is the perfect guide for you. Continue reading A local’s healthy guide to Canberra
Did you know about the hidden treasure at The Dickson Tradies? It’s known as The Canberra Wine House and it’s a gorgeous, intimate spot for a wine or three and a bite to eat. There’s a beautiful indoor area and an outdoor garden space so it’s suitable for all seasons and events. Continue reading Wine and cheese? Yes please!