Inner North

Mocan & Green Grout

I’d been wanting to try this place out for ages and finally had an opportunity on a Sunday afternoon. Great thing about Mocan and Green Grout is that its open for brunch both Saturday and Sunday which is quite rare for cafés in Civic. The cute and quirky little café reminds me of the cafés […] Read more…

Asian desserts @ Meet Fresh

The Meet Fresh chain is all over Sydney and NSW, QLD and Perth. Located at Uni lodge in New Acton, it meets the needs of the growing international asian student population. Meet Fresh serves more traditional asian desserts – mostly herbal jellies mixed with taro balls, red bean, green bean, lotus seeds, barley and tofu. There […] Read more…

Brazilian BBQ @ The Copa

I was so excited to try out Canberra’s first Brazilian churrasco restaurant – the Copa. I’d read that the massive churrasco (bbq/oven pit) that you see as you walk in was imported straight from Brazil. I organised a group booking for a Thursday night – the second night of it opening. It was also a […] Read more…

Brunch @ Pulp Kitchen

I’d heard of Pulp Kitchen, a European brasserie, but hadn’t had an opportunity to check it out. A friend and I decided to head there for brunch on a Saturday morning. We both ordered the same thing – Pulled pork in beans, baked eggs with toast soldiers. Absoultely loved this dish! The toast ‘soldiers’ were […] Read more…

Brunch @ Elk & Pea

I caught up with some friends for brunch at the Elk & Pea in Braddon. It was busy when we got there, with people queuing up outside the door. Luckily we’d booked a table. We were shown inside to our table. First thing I noticed was the huge bird cage like sculpture/ornament with a table […] Read more…

Dinner @ Eightysix

I booked in for dinner at Eightysix during its opening weekend. So excited to try out the newest restaurant in Braddon! Eightysix There are no menus. Instead, the dishes of the night are written in chalk on the blackboards across the length of the restaurant. Once a dish is exhausted, it is ‘eightysixed’ and crossed […] Read more…

Sweet Bones Bakery

Lonsdale Street in Braddon has a nice selection of cafes, restaurants and boutique shops such as Eightysix, Autolyse, Debacle, Elk & Pea and Sweet Bones Bakery. Sweet Bones Bakery is a vegan and organic bakery cafe. It is hidden away in the Lonsdale St Traders precinct along with several cute boutique shops. There is a […] Read more…