Deakin

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…

Brunch @ Double Shot

Having meant to go back sooner, I realised it had been over a year since my last visit to Double Shot in Deakin. I finally returned to Double Shot last week, during the Christmas/New Year shut down period, as it was one of the few eateries that remained open in Canberra. The menu had so […] Read more…

Italian @ Locale Pizzeria (Deakin)

In the suburb of Deakin, a new Italian pizzeria has made huge waves in the community. Locale Pizzeria is a small sophisticated bar and pizzeria offering wood-fired pizzas, authentic Italian pastas, charcuterie boards and classic Italian desserts like tiramisu. The pizzeria takes up one small corner of the Deakin shops next door to the popular […] Read more…

Brunch @ Doubleshot in Deakin

I used to grab take-away lunch in Woden from a cafe called Pure Oxygen. They made some fantastic toasted sandwiches. To my dismay, they closed down the Woden shop to move to Deakin under new management and a new name – Doubleshot. That was late last year. I finally made it there over the Anzac […] Read more…

Half-price banquet @ Iori Plus

Iori Plus is the sister restaurant to both Iori and Coo in Civic. It opened up a while ago in Deakin (replacing the all-you-can-eat yumcha) and I’ve been told by a few people that the food there is better than the original Iori. Glancing at their website, I noticed they do a half-price banquet on […] Read more…