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Introducing breakfast waffles @ Smoque Woden

The popular Smoque BBQ restaurant has quietly opened in Woden and introduced breakfast at this new flagship. For the last few weeks, loyal followers have been teased with photos of various types of waffles on Facebook and eagerly anticipating the opening. That day is today with Smoque Woden’s Facebook post announcing a soft opening today […] Read more…

French dining @ Les Bistronomes (Braddon)

New French restaurant Les Bistronomes has opened up where Delissio’s used to be in Braddon. Head Chef Clement Chauvin started out working in two-Michelin Star restaurants in France, moved to London to work in one of Gordon Ramsey’s restaurants and made the move to Canberra to work at Sage, Waters Edge and a short consultancy […] Read more…

Canberra’s new healthy cafe @ Eighty/Twenty Food

Walking through Braddon to grab some take away dinner, I noticed an ‘Opening Soon’ sign for Eighty/Twenty Food. Doing a little bit of research into the place, the focus is 80% on healthy good food and 20% on indulgence. Officially opening earlier this week, sister duo and owners of Eighty/Twenty, Klarisa and Tihana have brought […] Read more…

Weekend brunch @ Black Fire

After my first visit to Black Fire for lunch last weekend, a group of friends and I went back to try out the breakfast menu. It’s been updated slightly since last weekend so here’s another shot of the breakfast menu below. Our lovely waitress also mentioned the breakfast special of the day, an intriguing snapper […] Read more…

Brunch @ Beess & Co

Some friends and I went for an early morning bike ride around the lake and decided to stop in for brunch in Yarralumla. I’d been to Beess & Co at the Yarralumla shops a few years ago and found it a charming spot, so I suggested trying it out again. There are a few cakes […] Read more…

Dinner @ Mr Shabu Shabu

I first dined at Mr Shabu Shabu in New Acton about 3 years ago and remembered it was a good cheap meal. I went back with some friends for a pre-show dinner and knew I’d want another shabu shabu as it was a freezing night. Shabu shabu is a dish of thinly sliced meat and […] Read more…

BrodDogs by Brodburger

A few weeks ago, Canberra burger institution Brodburger opened up its second venture, BrodDogs, in its distinctive red van in Belconnen. Selling gourmet hotdogs, BrodDogs made an appearance back in February at the Canberra National Multicultural Festival and it must’ve taken off from there! BrodDogs is located on the top floor carpark of Westfield Belconnen […] Read more…

Checking out new Braddon bar @ Hopscotch

The newest drinking spot to open in Canberra is Hopscotch located at 5 Lonsdale Street in Braddon. I could see the neon arrow pointing to the bar from Cooyong Street. Hopscotch’s name comes from the bar selling both hops (beer) and scotch (whiskey). And there is a lot of scotch whiskey in the drinks menu […] 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…

Breakfast Degustation @ Podfood

Pod Food in Pialligo recently introduced a breakfast degustation to its weekend menu. 4 breakfast courses (two sweet and two savoury) for $40. I’ve only been to Pod Food for lunch, during my pre-blogging days, and I remember loving every course of the 3-course set lunch menu. I’ve been meaning to go back but never […] Read more…