Article Archive

July 1, 2016

Bravo GourMay!

25/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

When all is said and done we’re putting on our heels and getting dolled up to celebrate the end of GourMay at Betti Bravo’s Juan Night Only event – and you’re invited! Betti’s is the perfect venue to share a cocktail, enjoy food with friends and family and is definitely the best place to celebrate the end of GourMay. Juan Night Only is also the perfect kick-off to a great night out, and with some delish food in your belly, a few cocktails under your belt and the Kingston Foreshore at your doorstep, you are bound to wind up GourMay with a bang!

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Last chance: Take a seat at the Chef’s Table

25/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

For anyone who has visited Pialligo Estate it’s hard to imagine that such a foodie oasis with sweeping paddocks and amazing Canberra views can exist just two minutes away from the airport. This remarkable gem is at the helm of Canberra’s foodie culture with its paddock to plate culture and fine culinary technique – and tomorrow night GourMay 2016 is giving you the chance to sit at the Chef’s Table. For one night only, GourMay and Pialligo Estate are offering locals the experience to attend an exclusive menu with the option of matched wine to complete the occasion.

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Part three: the weekly wrap-up

24/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

From sashimi to pancakes it seems that this week GourMay has hosted it all. We began on Sunday at AKIBA with our fantastic Raw Bar event. With fantastic food, experiences and some great feedback from all whom attended – it seems that this won’t be the last event of its kind at AKIBA. While seafood was the star on the GourMay event scene it would seem that substantial cuts of meat took prime position for the dish of the day.

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GourMay on tour at the Capital Region Farmers Market

24/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

If you’ve missed out on the fun, food and finesse of GourMay 2016, here’s your chance to get amongst the celebration. Sample some amazing food made solely from local produce at the Capital Region Farmers Market at 9:30am on Saturday 28 May. Coveted Canberra chef Saju Rajappan, Chifley’s Bar & Grill head chef, has a wealth of culinary experience under his belt and will be holding a cooking demonstration creating some amazing treats from the produce available at the market for you to sample, get inspiration from and whip up at home.

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Wines from Murrumbateman surrounds

24/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

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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Breaking ground with Sasa Sectic

24/05/2016 by Rylan Dawson

Last year Canberra local Sasa Sestic, former Olympian and founder of Ona coffee, won the 2015 World Barista Championship. Directed by Jeff Hann, The Coffee Man captures Sestic’s quest for the perfect coffee and the lead up to the tournament. From an early age, Sestic along with his family migrated from war-torn Bosnia to Canberra. After performing for Australia at the 2000 Olympics in handball, Sestic turned his attention to another life obsession – coffee.

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A suite escape

24/05/2016 by Alexandra Abbott

With the winter months looming, things can always seem that bit drearier and less enticing in Canberra. But with such a bountiful array of hotel and accommodation options, this shouldn’t stop you visiting the nation’s capital, or even if you’re a local there’s a few perfect luxurious places to stay for that weekend getaway. Here’s six hotels in Canberra, that offer the most amazing suite escape. __________________________________________ Hotel Hotel NewActon Nishi, 25 Edinburgh Avenue

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Making history at GIO Stadium

24/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

History will be made on the field of GIO Stadium this Saturday as our Aquis Brumbies go head to head with the Japanese HITO-Communications Sunwolves. The Sunwolves are desperate to rack up their first ever away victory, while the Brumbies are chasing top spot in the Australian Super Rugby Conference.   After Japan’s historic 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign, fans from around the globe will be watching to see how some of their countries stars will fare against the Brumbies this weekend in their first ever trip to Canberra.

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A classic sure to grow on you

24/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

A lovesick hero. A bloodthirsty plant. A mouth-watering musical. These phrases definitely sum up the 1960’s classic Little Shop of Horrors, on now at The Canberra Theatre Centre. The stage spectacular has something for everyone including popular songs Feed Me, Suddenly Seymour and Somewhere that’s Green. Laced with dark humour and irresistible music, this multi-award winning, world-wide cult classic musical comedy will be gracing the stage at Canberra Theatre Centre from 25 May. For those of you who haven’t come across the classic:

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10 ways to keep warm in Canberra

24/05/2016 by Alex Dickens

With the winter chill well and truly setting in; rolling out of bed in the morning and resisting weekend hibernation is getting harder. Making the decision to stay in your pyjamas all day and watch Netflix rather than go outside just seems easier. But, honestly there are only so many TV series you can watch – so why not get out and about in Canberra this winter? Here’s our top 10 picks of the best ways to keep warm and enjoy the cold weather. __________________________________________

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