Inner South

Mr Scroll @ Old Bus Depot Markets

On a lazy Sunday morning, I was blogging at home when my partner J, who was at the Old Bus Depot Markets, texted me a photo of a new stall Mr Scroll. I immediately raced across the road to get my scroll fix. There were 9 different types of scrolls on display that day for […] Read more…

Brunch @ Gryphons Caffe

My partner J and I headed to Gryphons Caffe & Bar at the Griffith Shops for breakfast. We hadn’t been back since 2013 when I had the pumpkin doughnuts. This time around, there are Scandinavian doughnuts on the menu with cherry nutella ganache, grilled banana and toasted coconut ($15). Well I just couldn’t say no […] Read more…

This Kitchen Rules @ Patissez

Next door to Ona on the Lawns in Manuka, is the recently opened Patissez (replacing what was a sushi shop). It’s owned by former My Kitchen Rules mother/daughter contestants Gina and Anna Petridis and has been open for 2 weeks. The first thing I noticed when walking inside the cafe is the large cake display cabinet. […] Read more…

Dinner @ Me and Mrs Jones

My partner J and I had dinner close to home at Me and Mrs Jones in Kingston when we both didn’t feel like cooking that night. I hadn’t dined there in a long time (I’ve previously found it to be very hit and miss) so it was interesting to see the updated menu. There were […] Read more…

Breakfast @ On Flinders Manuka

I stumbled across this new cafe in Manuka which replaced kebab shop Kismet. On Flinders is a new venture borne by the same owner in partnership with a fellow restaurateur. This hip looking cafe has a foosball / soccer table (fun!), outdoor seating (wooden spools and benches) and a tempting menu bringing across Kismet’s popular […] Read more…

Lunch @ Pialligo Estate Farmhouse Restaurant

After my first visit to the newly opened Pialligo Estate Farmhouse Restaurant for a vegetarian lunch, I was already plotting my return to try out some of the meat dishes. A group of friends and I booked in for a weekend lunch. We were seated in a dark corner so it was difficult to read […] Read more…

5 tips to enhance your Night Noodle Markets experience

The first ever Canberra Night Noodle Markets are on right now as part of the Enlighten Festival. I was kindly invited, along with other Canberra food bloggers and writers, by Canberra Times Food and Wine Editor Natasha Rudra on a tour and taste of the food stalls before the markets opened. The Night Noodle Markets […] Read more…

Enlighten Night Noodle Markets starts tomorrow!

In case you haven’t heard, Canberra’s inaugural Night Noodle Markets will be held this year as part of Enlighten! After major envy from Sydney and Melbourne’s Night Noodle Markets, there is much excitement in Canberra to have our own. Held at Reconciliation Place in Canberra, food stall holders include: Spanthai Zagyoza Teppanyaki Noodles Shallot Thai […] Read more…

Vegetarian for a day @ Sweet Bones Bakery, Pialligo Estate Farmhouse and Au Lac

Warning: Long post and photo heavy. It’s the Year of the Sheep. I’m usually back in Perth for the Chinese New Year holidays, but due to the timing of other things going on in my life, it was best to stay in Canberra this year. Being a weekday, I took Chinese New Year’s day off […] Read more…

Breakfast @ the Sculpture Garden’s pop up summer cafe

On one of my walks around Lake Burley Griffin, I noticed a sign for the Sculpture Garden’s pop up summer cafe.I decided to walk to breakfast one morning to check it out. A white marquee is set up in the midst of the Sculpture Garden. The whimsical garden theme with red rubber boots, watering cans, […] Read more…