Article Archive

September 27, 2016

Checking out Milk Crate - Canberra's newest café

23/09/2015 by Brian Tam

Despite being open for less than a month, Milk Crate in Civic is already making its mark on our lively café scene. Its vibrant, colourful design has brought some much-needed life to the courtyard in front of Pilgrim House, and it’s fast becoming popular with Canberrans with its unique, simple concept.


Great Vego Burgers in Canberra

15/09/2015 by Kate Walker

If you live in Canberra and burgers are a regular aspect of your life, you will have heard of (and more than likely will have frequented) the burger bosses – Brodburger, Grill’d and The London Burgers and Beers. They offer a ridiculous variety of meaty choices and as you would expect, in this day and age, a pretty yum line up of vegetarian options for the non-meat eaters too.


Bagels are the next big thing…here’s where to get them.

08/09/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

My first bagel was from Costco when it opened in Canberra a couple of years ago and I had no idea what to put on it. The dough was denser than bread… like a savoury donut. Toasting a bagel takes it to greater heights than I had thought bread products could reach. Once toasted though, the problem remained: What to put on it? Well, there are a few places with some great ideas.


A fresh look and a new taste at Sage Dining Rooms

08/09/2015 by Brian Tam

Over the last 12 months, Sage Dining Rooms in Braddon has been undergoing a steady yet transformative change, which has seen it welcome a new head chef and back-of-house team, refine its dining concept, and renew its focus on seasonality, sustainability and celebrating local produce.


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.