Inner North

25 of Canberra’s Best Fat Feeds

Warning: You should not read this if on a diet. No clean eating here. When you’re having one of those days where you need something fatty and oh so bad…here’s a list in no particular order of Canberra’s Best Fat Feeds. 1. Mr Papa’s Chanchito – the juiciest and most delicious thickly cut pork belly […] Read more…

Lunch special @ Chaki Chaki

Newly opened Chaki Chaki in Braddon offers high end Japanese cuisine from chef, Yujiro Takeda, who brought us Tasuke. I’ve been stalking the website for a few weeks and I must say the website alone is beautiful! Chaki Chaki predominantly offers a $60 or $80 set degustation with a few tapas on the a la […] Read more…

Italian and Sons revisit

It was my sister’s birthday during her visit to Canberra. Seeing as we both love Italian food, it only seemed fitting to take her to one of the best Italian restaurants in town – Italian and Sons. The last time I was there was early last year and I was eager to revisit the restaurant. […] Read more…

Dinner @ Vitis Eatery

Some friends and I took advantage of a Livingsocial deal a couple of months ago from Vitis Eatery which offered 6 courses for 4 people at a great discounted rate – around $30 per person. I can’t say no to a good food bargain! The last time I was here was over a year ago, […] Read more…

Brunch @ Ivy and the Fox

At the beautiful grounds of Old Canberra House in Acton, you will find the newly opened Ivy and the Fox. This is the sister restaurant to the highly popular suburban cafe, Fox and Bow, in Farrer. Owner Alex Piris invited me to check out the launch a few months back. The name Ivy and the […] Read more…

Indian street food @ Roleee

One of the lesser known eateries to open in the Braddon precinct, is Roleee. Offering roti wraps and rice bowls, Roleee provides an Indian twist to fast food. Choose either a roti wrap, rice bowl or salad bowl, then choose from the chicken, beef, goat or vegetarian (chickpea and paneer) options. I love the sign […] 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…

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…

Christine Manfield pop up @ Eightysix

After the dessert diva, Christine Manfield, took over the Eightysix kitchen to produce and deliver some of her amazing signature desserts last year, I was eager to go back this year when it was announced that she would not only produce more desserts, but take over the lunch/dinner menu for a few days. This year, […] Read more…

Burgers @ Grease Monkey (Braddon)

Another week and another Braddon eatery opening! The latest addition to the Braddon precinct is Grease Monkey with ‘burgers you’ll go apesh*t over‘. Grease Monkey is an American burger joint and bar offering 6 types of burgers (with complimentary chips), greasy fried chicken, milkshakes and dessert. There are also 2 breakfast options (with bottomless tea […] Read more…