casual dining

iPho beef pho

Lunch @ iPho

iPho in Garema Place has opened up a second restaurant of the same name on the corner of Marcus Clarke and Rudd Street. This is great news given the limited amount of seating available at the Garema Place eatery. I’ve been to the new iPho twice now for lunch mainly because the Garema Place eatery […] Read more…

The Duxton breakfast

Breakfast @ The Duxton

*I was kindly invited to dine courtesy of The Duxton, however all opinions are my own. The Duxton in O’Connor recently introduced its weekend breakfast service, and we were invited to check them out. With so many new hipster places popping up around town, The Duxton wanted to focus on the breakfast classics with big […] Read more…

B-One teriyaki chicken

$12 cheap lunch @ B-One Korean

The last time I dined at B-One Korean Restaurant in the city was probably 6 years ago. I’ve strolled past so many times and had been meaning to go back. After near the 100th time of passing by their advertised cheap $12 lunch specials, I finally walked in to try it out again. There were […] Read more…

Buddha's Kitchen Co box

Buddha’s Kitchen Co – Canberra

I was invited to sample a box of goodies by Buddha’s Kitchen Co, however all opinions are my own. Buddha’s Kitchen Co was established in June 2016, and has been supplying Canberra with various bagels, schmears and banana breads. A lot of the products are vegan and I’m told that this is purely because vegan […] Read more…

Mocan Green Grout Canberra baked eggs

Brunch @ Mocan and Green Grout

Mocan and Green Grout in Acton is a favourite coffee destination for inner city office workers, students, hipsters and weekend brunchers. I often find a queue of people waiting for a table or take away coffee. I hadn’t been back to dine in for years so I got up early one weekday morning to have […] Read more…

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…

Breakfast @ EQ Cafe and Lounge

I was told to try out EQ Cafe and Lounge years ago, and although it was always on my list of places to visit, it just never happened until recently. I found myself with a free morning and was close to Deakin, so I finally stopped in for breakfast. The cafe was larger than I […] Read more…

Dinner @ Thai Amarin

Tucked in between The Durham Castle Arms and Harem Turkish in Kingston’s Green Square is Thai Amarin. Some Kingston local friends and I headed there for dinner one night where I learnt it was a regular go-to for Thai take away before the Foreshore opened up the options. The inside was cosy and homely with […] Read more…

Indian @ Tikka Take

Tikka Take in Civic offers healthy Indian fast food with your choice of tikka. The website boasts its mission to share high quality, unprocessed, natural and nutritious food. Step 1 – select your base. Choose either roti (white, wheat or multigrain roti), rice (plain, cumin brown, kashmiri chilli or garlic cilantro rice) or salad (4 […] Read more…

Can Tho pork chop

Dinner @ Can Tho

A friend and I caught up for dinner in Belconnen one night and I suggested Can Tho as I’d heard good things about it and had never had a chance to dine there previously. The restaurant had plenty of seating inside, though the decor is nothing fancy. The menu was extensive and it was difficult […] Read more…