degustation

Good Food Month – Dinner @ Pulp Kitchen

Pulp Kitchen are offering a 5-course French degustation for $90 each Tuesday night this month as part of Good Food Month. Each course is based on a different region in France. First out was the amuse bouche of escargots, parsley and garlic cream in a puff pastry. This was warm and yummy – the snails […] Read more…

Sage – ‘Taste and Test’ 5-course tasting menu

I received a text message from Sage Dining introducing the ‘Taste and Test’ 5-course tasting menu ($60) available for diners to provide feedback on their new menu. This is a heavily discounted deal running Tuesday to Thursday nights until September 26. Great opportunity to test out their new concepts. Sage is one of my favourite […] Read more…

Poachers Pantry – Fireside Festival degustation dinner

As part of the annual Fireside Festival held around Canberra and its surrounding regions every August, many restaurants such as Podfood, Grazing, Flint in the Vines and more have special demonstrations/lunches/dinners. It also happens to coincide with truffle season. I attended the Poachers Pantry degustation last year and loved it so I was excited to […] Read more…

Mork’s Tasting Menu

As the big news at the moment is that Mork’s is shutting down its Florey restaurant and moving to the Kingston Foreshore (opening mid-September 2013), and may be changing up the menu and most likely its prices too, a few friends and I decided to try out their tasting menu. Mork’s is located in a […] Read more…

Koko Black’s dessert degustation

Koko Black’s annual Winter Evenings of Chocolate were held in Canberra on 6-7 August 2013. This is a 5 course dessert degustation ($80) basically reconstructing a selection of the individual chocolates that can be bought at Koko Black into a yummy dessert. This year’s theme was truffle season, and many of the desserts were based […] Read more…