Civic

Dinner @ Wood & Coal

I was looking forward to having dinner at Wood & Coal Spit & Bar at the Canberra Centre with V last weekend. Wood & Coal, located opposite Jamie’s Italian and replacing Babar’s, is the latest BBQ/wood fire/grill based eatery to open up joining the likes of Smoque, Hopscotch, Ox Eatery, and Blackfire. As the name […] Read more…

Breakfast @ Superfine Cafe

Tucked away on the corner of Mort and Bunda Street in the city, is newly opened Superfine Cafe serving coffee, breakfast and lunch. Some signage out the front gives you an indication of the types of goodies sold here. Did you know that both owners are Olympians? Zuzana, who competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics […] Read more…

All you can eat @ Yummy Chinese BBQ

Yummy Chinese BBQ in Acton offers all you can eat BBQ and steam boat / hot pot for $35 per person. This does not include drinks. There are 2 sittings – 5pm or 7pm. A 2 hour time limit for all you can eat goodness. We made a 7pm booking on Monday night. The place […] Read more…

Sri Lankan food @ Banana Leaf

When I moved to Canberra 6.5 years ago, I would often walk past Banana Leaf in civic to get to the Canberra Centre. Seeing the multiple award winning signage got me intrigued and its been on my list to try ever since. I was finally able to try it out for dinner with some friends […] Read more…

2014 Dessert Degustation @ Koko Black

Each year, Koko Black holds special Winter Evenings of Chocolate providing 4 courses of chocolatey dessert porn (see last year’s post here) and a cocktail. This year was my 3rd year attending and I’m always impressed with the dessert creations. A theme is chosen each year and the pastry chefs start coming up with ideas […] Read more…

Coffee and cronut @ Coffee Lab

The latest coffee house to open in Canberra is Coffee Lab housing the capital’s first steam punk machine to scientifically brew your coffee. This allows a barista to set the temperature, time and more as well as apply a brew made up by a barista on the other side of the world. Read more about […] Read more…

Lunch @ Capitol Bar and Grill

Capitol Bar and Grill is part of the new QT Hotel in Canberra, replacing the old Rydges Lakeside Hotel. I’ve heard good things about the place and headed there for weekend lunch with my partner. Entrance from the back of the hotel We walked in from the back of the hotel to a very large […] Read more…

Discovering Canberra’s best kept secret @ Molly

Have you been to one of Canberra’s best bars yet? Hidden speakeasy, Molly, opened up in February this year. There’s no phone number or address on its website, only GPS coordinates. Click on the coordinates and it takes you to googlemaps where it points you to the courtyard of Hobart Place. That’s all you get. […] Read more…

Brunch @ Tree Eighty3

Tucked away in Bailey’s Corner in Civic, lies cute newly named cafe Tree Eighty3, replacing the Yum Yum Tree. One of my blog readers contacted me to check it out. So on a free Saturday morning, I headed down with my partner for brunch. At first, Tree Eighty3 looks like a take away shop with […] Read more…

Lunch @ Gozleme Cafe

After raving about my first time breakfasting at Gozleme Cafe to work mates a couple of weeks ago, we organised to have lunch there one weekday. A selection of gozleme and borek were ordered to share between the four of us. Forks and knives were provided by the wait staff, however no plates were given, […] Read more…