Article Archive

August 30, 2016

OIC Sneak Peek: Ivy and the Fox at ANU is Now Open

04/09/2015 by OutInCanberra

Since opening late last year, Fox and Bow in Farrer has become one of the Southside’s most popular cafes. With a great family feel and a sense of humour that runs through the venue’s fitout and menu, Fox and Bow has become something of a mecca for Canberra foodies thanks to owner and chef Alex Piris’ fresh and fun flavours.


The Best (Worst) Takeaway Joints

03/09/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

Every local shop has a little takeaway place to turn to when you want something quickly (or late at night, when you don’t mind not knowing what’s in it!) It’s a place with greasy hamburgers, fish and chips or chunky pizza with so much cheese it forms a blanket over the top. Some of them still number in my favourite places to eat, so here are the best of the bad takeaway foods.


5 Father's Day Gifts that aren't totally lame

26/08/2015 by OutInCanberra

We all know the clichés when it comes to buying Father’s Day presents. Socks, jocks and ties? Yawn. DVDs? Almost as bad. Show your old man just how young and exciting you are (and he is as well… kind of!) by stepping outside the box and giving him one of these gift ideas. ________________________ Boutique Coffee Subscription from Drum & Dry From $24.00/month


Nature on Show at The Conservatory Restaurant

24/08/2015 by OutInCanberra

Set high within the main building at The National Arboretum, The Conservatory Restaurant provides a commanding view over the West Basin of Lake Burley Griffin and beyond. With such a stunning view that demonstrates the range and scope of the Australian landscape, Chef Janet Jeffs consistently delivers dishes with a natural feel through simple, seasonal ingredients and elegant technique.


Class and Comfort at Courtyard Restaurant

18/08/2015 by Nic Crowther

Mere minutes from Braddon and the busy city centre sits Courtyard Restaurant in the historic Hotel Ainslie. Now operating as the Mercure Hotel Canberra, this represents a rare opportunity to feel like you’re stepping back in time. Built in 1927, the heritage building displays all the classic elements of early Canberra architecture.


The Drawing Room - A fresh dining experience in Crace

18/08/2015 by Carly Devine

The Drawing Room is the newest addition to Crace, creating even more of a sense of community by becoming the go-to place for any type of dining experience from breakfast, lunch and dinner to brunch and afternoon tapas with wine. The entire menu is impressive with a wide range of dishes to choose from. Starting with breakfast, they’ve got sweet and savoury as well as super healthy, and all with the option to have vegan, gluten free or dairy free. Our favourite part – breakfast is available until 2:30pm on weekends.


CBR Burgers You Need to Eat Immediately

18/08/2015 by Maeve Bannister

Over the past few years, burgers have basically become their own food group. Although they’ve always been thought of as ‘American’, it turns out that Canberra has some burgers that are sure to give even Shake Shack a run for its money. Armed with a list of recommendations from friends, family, and the BurgersOfCanberra Instagram page, I’ve made my way around the city this past month, in search of the best burgers in Canberra. I’ll admit, I probably had a bit too much fun – all in the name of journalistic ‘research’ I suppose!


Coffee and sweets out on the Terrace

12/08/2015 by Brian Tam

If you haven’t played host to overseas visitors lately, you might not have thought to visit Old Parliament House for a coffee and a bite to eat. But nestled within our former home of Federal Parliament, the newly refurbished Terrace Café has hit the ‘sweet spot’ with its simple approach and beautiful design.


Flavour and Satisfaction - Essential at Elemental

12/08/2015 by Nic Crowther

Keeping it simple is the underlying philosophy of Elemental Café, the exciting paleo café located on Lonsdale Street in Braddon. With strong focus on paleo eating, the café is here for everyone to enjoy with an amazing menu that brings forward the best flavours of this eating style with the two essential elements of dining: flavour and satisfaction.


10 Things for the Weekend

06/08/2015 by OutInCanberra

Great news! This weekend looks like it will be a dry one, and we can all get out and take advantage of crisp Canberra days. As usual, Canberra is barely stopping to take a breath, with plenty to see and do across the city. Enjoy! __________________________________________________ 1. #belcorepresent at La De Da Friday from 4.30pm A party inspired by a hash tag (Well done, Tara Cheyne!), the inaugural #BelcoRepresent was one of last years highlights to a dull Canberra winter.