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Zierholz pork knuckle

Pork knuckle @ Zierholz Brewery

I hadn’t been back to Zierholz in Fyshwich in years (since about 2014) but recently had lunch there to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Zierholz is a German brewery selling pork knuckle, schnitzel, goulash, German sausages and other typical dishes we’ve come to appreciate. The last time I was there, I had one of the tasting […] Read more…

Hale + Mary Kingston

New American sports bar, Hale + Mary, has been open for a few weeks replacing what used to be San Lucia Trattoria in Kingston. It’s been very popular since opening with massive HD TV screens streaming all sorts of sports games – grand prix, footy, rugby, basketball and more. There are seats along the bar, […] Read more…

Burgers @ Beef & Barley

The next eatery to join the recently opened Cinnabar and 7th and Bake at the Kingston Foreshore is Beef & Barley. Offering gourmet burgers and craft beers, Beef & Barley has a very laid back hipster vibe minus the plants with chipboard and timber decor. The outdoor seating provides a combination of benches and high […] Read more…

Burgers @ Grease Monkey (Braddon)

Another week and another Braddon eatery opening! The latest addition to the Braddon precinct is Grease Monkey with ‘burgers you’ll go apesh*t over‘. Grease Monkey is an American burger joint and bar offering 6 types of burgers (with complimentary chips), greasy fried chicken, milkshakes and dessert. There are also 2 breakfast options (with bottomless tea […] Read more…

Opening night @ Bentspoke Brewing Company

The highly anticipated double-storey microbrewery, Bentspoke Brewing Company, had its opening yesterday at 11am. Co-owned by former head brewer at the Wig and Pen, Richard Watkins, a crowd of Canberra beer lovers were there for opening day/night. Located in the Habitat apartment complex in Braddon, I could see a queue outside at 5.30pm as I […] Read more…

Dinner @ Zierholz Premium Brewery

I went to a birthday dinner at Zierholz Premium Brewery in Fyshwick. Since I don’t drink, the brewery was never high on my list of places to visit until I had a closer look at the menu. Zierholz offers German foods such as pork knuckle, pork belly, sausages and schnitty with sides of sauerkraut and […] Read more…

Half price mussels @ Belgian Beer Cafe

Tuesdays is half-price mussel night at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Kingston. A whole kilo of mussels with Belgian frites and mayo (usually $30-32) for less than $16. The cafe is fitted out with dark chocolate wooden panels against the walls, and wooden tables and benches. It has a really laidback vibe with people enjoying […] Read more…