dessert

The new Ricardo’s @ Space Kitchen

I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opening of Ricardo’s Cafe’s second venture in Woden that has been kept heavily under wraps. Ricardo’s Cafe in Jamison offers a fantastic and tempting range of cakes and cronuts so I couldn’t wait to see what the new concept cafe would be offering. Ricardo’s revealed the name of its new […] Read more…

Dining @ Salotto

Replacing The Kennedy Room in Kingston, is newly opened Salotto Bar and Kitchen. By the same owners as Santa Lucia Trattoria down the road, this modern Italian eatery offers the shorter version of Santa Lucia’s menu. You’ll find some tempting starters such as an antipasto platter, arancini balls and zucchini fritters. Pastas are homemade and […] Read more…

Top 10 Dessert Destinations in Canberra

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that I have a massive sweet tooth. I LOVE dessert! So I thought it was about time I did up a list of my favourites in Canberra. In no particular order: 1. Ricardo’s Cafe Located at the Jamison shops, Ricardo’s Cafe is hugely popular […] Read more…

Winter Chocolate Alchemy Party @ Koko Black

Each year, Koko Black puts on a winter evening of chocolate indulgence – 5 courses of chocolate presented to the table with a special theme such as truffle. I’ve been the last three years and have absolutely loved it. It is something I look forward to every year. This year, the format was different. It […] Read more…

Food Stalls @ The Forage

The Forage is being held this Saturday 12 September at the Old Bus Depot markets in Kingston. Don’t know what The Forage is? It’s a street style food event with food vans/stalls galore! A must visit for all the foodies out there. The Hustle and Scout markets are also part of the party so there’s […] Read more…

Schnitty @ The Schnitzel Haus

The Schnitzel Haus has been open in Erindale for (I think) about a year now. A second Haus recently opened on Lonsdale Street in Braddon, next door to Hopscotch. Painted bright yellow, it’s pretty hard to miss. There’s plenty of outdoor seating and heaters at the Braddon location. The yellow theme continues inside but is […] Read more…

Nonna’s House @ Provini

V and I headed to newly opened Italian restaurant, Provini, which replaced La Scala in the city. Provini is owned by the Cocu Group which also owns Shorty’s next door, Little Brooklyn in Kingston, Public in Manuka, Suburban and much more around Canberra, so I couldn’t help but have high expectations of this place. The […] Read more…

5 Course Degustation @ On Red

The restaurant, On Red, is atop Red Hill on the top floor of its shared space with sister restaurant (or brother restaurant) Little Brother.  The building that both restaurants occupy is circular and looks space-age like, very different to the other buildings in Canberra. Its large protruding windows provide diners with an almost 360 degree […] Read more…

Italian fare @ Joe’s Bar

* I dined as a guest of Joe’s Bar, however all opinions are my own. I was kindly invited to try out the newly opened Joe’s Bar located at the East Hotel in Kingston, where Ox Eatery is also situated. Owned by brother and sister duo, Dan and Dion Bisa, who also run East Hotel, […] 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…