Civic

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…

Dinner @ East Bar & Grill

A friend and I caught up for dinner at East Bar & Grill near the Civic bus interchange (Sydney building). I noticed the lunch specials board outside with all options only $9.90. That’s a pretty good deal. East Bar & Grill is an Indian fusion restaurant with your usual curries on the menu. Then you […] Read more…

Breakfast @ Gozleme Cafe

I’ve been wanting to try out Gozleme Cafe ever since its big signs went up on London Circuit (close to UniPub) in the city. Gozleme Cafe is only open Monday to Friday for breakfast and lunch. If you don’t work in the city, it can be difficult to find an excuse to visit. I saw […] Read more…

Lunch @ Da Rosario Pizzicheria

I read about some new developments from the team and family behind Mezzalira and Italian and Sons on the Good Food website. The latest venture is a hole in the wall on London Circuit called Da Rosario Pizzicheria, right next to Mezzalira in the Melbourne Building. A pizzicheria is like a delicatessan selling meats, cheeses […] Read more…