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$10 burgers @ Kokomo’s

The two-storey Kokomo’s on the corner of Bunda and Genge Streets in Canberra city opened a few months ago and has made quite an impression with their tropical theme, cocktails, live music (they had Boy George on the decks for one night), an affordable island banquet and now their $10 burgers from the bar menu. […] Read more…

Pod Food sourdough dried beef

Breakfast degustation @ Pod Food

It had been years since I’d last tried Pod Food’s 4-course breakfast degustation – yes, you can get a breakfast degustation ($40) in Canberra! I had absolutely no plans one Sunday, and decided to treat myself. I made sure I arrived early (8.30am) as I didn’t have a reservation, and was the second diner there. […] Read more…

Pialligo Estate Farmhouse milk buns

Winter Lunch @ Pialligo Estate Farmhouse

The Farmhouse Restaurant at Pialligo Estate was recently renovated, (they knocked down a whole wall), to make the space inside a bit more spacious. It reopened for business and we booked in for a winter’s lunch with family. The new winter menu had just been introduced and I was really looking forward to it. To […] Read more…

Matcha Mylkbar matcha chicken burger

Lunch in Melbourne

Following on from my breakfasts, desserts and sweets in Melbourne posts, I’ve put together some lunches in Melbourne. Tipo 00 I’d heard good things about Tipo 00 and fortunately the restaurant was extremely close to my hotel. The restaurant was one of the few on my hit list that was still serving food around 2.30pm. […] Read more…

Courgette flavours of corn and croquette

Dinner @ Courgette

J and I were invited to a milestone birthday dinner at Courgette. It had been years since I last dined there so I was really looking forward to it. As there were a few of us dining for dinner, we were seated in the wine cellar. A dangerous place to be in if you love […] Read more…

All you can eat @ Eightysix

My fellow foodblogger friends and I dined at Eightysix in Braddon for their all you can eat feast. Yep that’s right, for $86 per person you can have whatever you want and order seconds or thirds! Foodblogger Tales of a Confectionist mentioned that there are usually two sittings on the weekend, so if you’re in […] Read more…

6 course lunch @ Rubicon

While still on leave, I was trying to decide where to lunch and decided to try an oldie but a goodie – Rubicon at the Griffith shops. The last time I had dined at Rubicon was during my pre-blogging days. I remember a dinner degustation where the diner was able to choose any of the […] Read more…

Degustation dinner @ Natural 9

A group of friends and I took advantage of a recent Dimmi deal offering 50% off a degustation dinner at Natural 9 which opened a few months ago at Canberra Casino. The degustation dinner was usually $100, so we couldn’t turn down the offer of 5 courses for $50. The new look Canberra Casino looks […] Read more…

Rye Cafe & Bar Braddon

Opening up a couple of months ago, Rye Cafe & Bar has been a welcome addition to the Braddon food scene. Offering a fresh and healthy menu with a Danish touch for both breakfast and lunch, the cafe’s small front scatter-cushioned alfresco area overlooking Lonsdale Street provides a nice welcome to diners. The cafe itself […] Read more…

Dinner @ Number 10

Replacing Smoque at the Abode Hotel in Woden is Number 10 Restaurant. Some fellow foodbloggers and I headed there for dinner to check the place out. The restaurant is very spacious with a large indoor dining area as well as the outdoor deck. We started off with the smoked ham hock,Β taleggio and green pea croquettes […] Read more…