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May 31, 2016

Weekly wrap up part four

31/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

GourMay 2016 has played host to some amazing dishes from Canberra’s finest venues – as well as some killer events, but now it’s time to wave good bye and reminisce on the month that was. This week saw the success of two of our premiere events take place and put a smile on the face of some local foodies.

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Just the excuse you needed

31/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

Have you been neglecting your social life lately? Finding it hard to keep a work/life balance? Or just need an excuse to catch up with your best girlfriends? Well sit back, relax and click 'Buy Now' on GourMay’s wrap-up event Juan Night Only at Betti Bravo’s.

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The perfect meating place

31/05/2016 by Josephine Huynh

A trip to the Meating Room is sure to leave you feeling welcomed, well looked after and definitely well fed! The café, bar and grill serves breakfast through to dinner, and is a family friendly space with a welcoming and casual gastropub dining experience. The menu is seasonal, extensive and caters for all tastes - even the pickiest of eaters. Despite it's carnivorous name the eatery also offers meat-free options for the herbivores out there.

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Your guide to game 1

31/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

The ultimate clash between NSW and QLD is on again tonight at 8pm AEST ANZ Stadium, Sydney. Whether you’re donning the maroon or the blue Canberra has a State of Origin event tailor made for you. Here’s our list of the best venues airing game 1 and the specials they’re offering for the season. __________________________________________ Ducks Nuts Bar & Grill The Ducks Nuts are fuelling the first game suspense with $5 Tap Beers available until the first point’s scored.

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Wines from Lake George region

31/05/2016 by Josephine Huynh

GourMay major sponsor The Canberra Wine House stocks a variety of the region's finest wines, which are grown, developed and bottled with plenty of hard work, love and care from the Canberra region's finest wineries. The Canberra Wine House is passionate about supporting these local wineries and producers, and its core focus is to exclusively serve Canberra region cool-climate wines, acting as a connection between the vineyards off the beaten track to the city of Canberra.

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Truffle season is among us

30/05/2016 by Sarah Pritchard

Canberra has been shrouded in cold, but there is a benefit to these lower temperatures and that is the annual truffle festival held during our chilliest season. This winter we’re taking advantage of the weather by rugging up and hunting for some black truffles. Make sure you check out the cooking classes and the delicious dinners featuring these beauties over the season.

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VIP Style Masterclass with Talisa Sutton

30/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

Canberra Centre is the place to be on Saturday 4 June if you’re passionate about all things style, design, blogging and interiors. Vogue Australia creative consultant Talisa Sutton will host a Style Masterclass where she’ll reveal her favourite designers, how to shop timeless pieces, travel in style, shop interiors and how she made a career as a freelance whiz. Canberra Centre is giving away a double pass ticket for you and a friend to join Talisa for the VIP session from 10.00am to 11.00am Saturday 4 June.

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So you think you can Philly Jays?

30/05/2016 by Alex Dickens

10 years ago Philadelphia Grand Jury formed as a garage band out of some great Sydney punk band legends – Joel "MC Bad Genius" Beeson on bass, keyboard and guitar; Simon "Berkfinger" Berckelman on vocals and guitar; and Dan "W. Sweat" Williams on drums. If you’ve heard of the Philly Jays, or have been lucky enough to go to one of their shows, then you would know that the guys never do anything the conventional way. This absolutely holds true for their newest tour So you think you can Philly Jays? coming to Canberra’s very own Transit Bar, Friday 3 June.

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X-Men Apocalypse

30/05/2016 by Sam Tremayne

What started off as the first blockbuster comic book movie in 2000, X-men has since crafted a faction of spin-offs, sequels and prequels that have laid the blueprint for what we now know as the juggernaut money making machine - that is superhero movies. Enter, X-men Apocalypse, the 9th film in the 20th Century Fox franchise.

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How much weight will you gain this winter?

30/05/2016 by Lisa Donaldson APD

Winter has arrived and if you are anything like me you’re probably shivering and cursing the cold. This winter you will probably acquire a new set of gloves, a coat and beanie… but did you know that 53% of males and 30% of females will also acquire 2-5 kilos of weight gain? Yikes, huh!? So, to minimise the likelihood of acquiring those extra kilos, I’ve got some tips for you! __________________________________________ Keep moving!

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