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Dinner @ The Artisan

The Artisan in Narrabundah is a restaurant I’ve been meaning to try out for quite some time. A friend organised dinner here on Friday night so I was very excited to finally try it out. I was warmly greeted upon entering the restaurant and shown to our table. The waiter provided the drinks list, kindly […] Read more…

Sage – ‘Taste and Test’ 5-course tasting menu

I received a text message from Sage Dining introducing the ‘Taste and Test’ 5-course tasting menu ($60) available for diners to provide feedback on their new menu. This is a heavily discounted deal running Tuesday to Thursday nights until September 26. Great opportunity to test out their new concepts. Sage is one of my favourite […] Read more…

C Dine Bar at the Kingston Foreshore

I had been eagerly awaiting the opening of this restaurant for months. The first to open on the Kingston Foreshore, C Dine Bar specialises in steak and seafood. We went for dinner during opening week. The restaurant is near the water and will be popular in summer when it opens up its foldable glass doors. […] Read more…

Dinner @ Me & Mrs Jones

I organised a group dinner at Me & Mrs Jones in Kingston with some friends. When I rang up to make a booking, they informed me that there were only spare tables in the enclosed heated outdoor area. It was a cold Canberra’s Winter’s night but the staff member assured me it would be warm […] 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…

Dinner @ Quay Restaurant Sydney

After watching Masterchef, I put Peter Gilmore’s Quay restaurant in Sydney on my foodie bucket list. Going on to their website, I found out group bookings needed to be made at least 6 months in advance! So I decided to organise (very early) my next birthday dinner with some friends.  Fast-forward 6 months and it […] Read more…