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Sunday brunch @ 39 Steps

Sunday brunch with friends was had at 39 Steps in O’Connor. The café has charm with an eclectic mix of decor and a mish-mash of high and low tables, benches and chairs. There is artwork available for purchase on the walls. On a cold rainy day, it was lovely sitting inside this cosy homely cafe. […] Read more…

First look @ Jamie’s Italian Canberra

Along with most of Canberra, I headed to Jamie’s Italian when it opened to the general public on Wednesday night. We didn’t have a booking. The website claims that online bookings are being accepted but it’s either a really bad booking system or most tables had been allocated, as I couldn’t book for any night […] Read more…

Spring 2013 tasting menu @ Sage

Sage is one of my favourite relaxed fine-dining restaurants in Canberra. For taking part in their ‘Taste and Test’, my friends and I were rewarded with another 5-course dinner for $60 to try out their new Spring 2013 tasting menu. This menu is a result of all the feedback they gathered from the Taste and […] Read more…

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…

Indian dinner @ Delhi 6

I caught up with a friend for dinner at Delhi 6 in Acton one weeknight. I’ve walked past this place on numerous occasions so I was keen on trying it out. I ordered the deluxe non vegetarian thali ($23.90) because it provides a little bit of everything. What the menu doesn’t indicate is that you […] Read more…

Brunch @ A. Baker

After dining at A. Baker for dinner earlier this week, I was keen to try out brunch on the weekend with some friends. All the outdoor tables in the warm sunshine were taken, so we settled at a table in a little corner. This proved to be a blind spot as no one noticed us for the 20 […] Read more…

Dinner @ A. Baker

I was so excited to try out A. Baker which just opened up this week. A. Baker is an artisan bakery, cafe, restaurant and speakeasy bar, open from 7am-11pm every night of the week. After trying out the 10 Yards pop up restaurant by the same people, I was eager to see this new business […] Read more…

Dinner @ The Artisan

The Artisan in Narrabundah is a restaurant I’ve been meaning to try out for quite some time. A friend organised dinner here on Friday night so I was very excited to finally try it out. I was warmly greeted upon entering the restaurant and shown to our table. The waiter provided the drinks list, kindly […] Read more…

2.4.1 Tuesday’s @ Soju Girl

Soju Girlis a modern Asian fusion restaurant that I have been meaning to check out for while now. When better to try it out than on 2 for 1 Tuesdays! The 2 for 1 deal is only valid on select ‘small plate’ dishes, or tapas style dishes, in the bar/lounge/communal area. The space inside Soju […] 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…