healthy

Lunch @ Nutrition Station

A new eatery focused on healthy food, Nutrition Station, has opened in Braddon. This used to be a small shop inside Fitness First in the Canberra Centre, and has now expanded to its own separate cafe. The all day menu is quite extensive making it a little difficult to decide on what to eat! For […] Read more…

79&Fine

I headed into 79&Fine one overcast morning to meet a friend for breakfast. Located in a little nook at Hobart Place, the first thing I saw was the bright yellow door which instantly cheered me up. The name of eatery is based on the average temperature at the Hamptons where 79 degrees is just fine, […] Read more…

Lunch @ Porch and Parlour Bondi

My family recently visited the east coast for the first time. After showing them around Canberra, I took them to Sydney and we went to see the Sculptures by the Sea at Bondi. While in Bondi, I took the opportunity to go to Porch and Parlour for lunch as I’ve had it on my list of […] Read more…

Brunch @ Dinner Rush at the Kitchen

V and I recently had brunch at Dinner Rush at the Kitchen located at the Narrabundah shops. Dinner Rush is a local business offering freshly made meals that can be purchased for lunch or dinner from those that do not have the time to cook. It offers nutritious ‘fast’ food where everything is sourced from […] Read more…

Brunch @ Maple and Clove

I hadn’t been back to Maple and Clove in Barton in years (basically since it first opened) so I made some time to go back and rediscover. I see that the signage out the front now looks better with the green vines growing over the wall. The inside looks modern but down to earth with […] Read more…

Going paleo @ Paleo Cafe

After Barrio and Grease Monkey opening in Braddon, the next eatery to open in the precinct is Paleo Cafe. Offering 100% paleo and 100% gluten free dishes, Paleo Cafe’s motto is ‘Fuelled to live‘ promoting healthy eating and nutritious food via the paleo lifestyle. There is no dairy, grains, sugar or preservatives in the cafe’s […] Read more…

Lunch @ Elemental

New cafe Elemental offering healthy paleo-inspired food, opened its doors last week on Lonsdale Street in Braddon. Located next door to Moxom & Whitney, I noticed diners sitting on bright orange and blue chairs outside. The orange and blue theme carries on inside with the same coloured cups and saucers. The coffee brewed at Elemental […] Read more…

Boozy Breakfast @ Elk & Pea

*I dined as a guest of the Elk & Pea, however all opinions are my own.I was invited to dine at the Elk & Pea to try out the recently introduced Sunday special – the Boozy Breakfast. That’s right. For $25, you get a choice of two breakfasts and either a house beer or Mimosa. […] Read more…

Summer menu @ Local Press Cafe

Local Press Cafe is my local breakfast spot and being an early morning person, I usually go for a walk or bike ride around the lake before stopping in for breakfast. The cafe offers completely wholefood and healthy options for both breakfast and lunch. I can never pass on a cold pressed juice ($7) from […] Read more…

Breakfast @ Superfine Cafe

Tucked away on the corner of Mort and Bunda Street in the city, is newly opened Superfine Cafe serving coffee, breakfast and lunch. Some signage out the front gives you an indication of the types of goodies sold here. Did you know that both owners are Olympians? Zuzana, who competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics […] Read more…