Article Archive

July 29, 2015

Frugii Dessert Laboratory is Now Open

14/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Great news for Canberra's lovers of cold treats! Fruggii's Dessert Laboratory has opened in the brand new Ori building on Lonsdale Street Braddon! Owners John and Ed have thrown all their passions into their first bricks-and-mortar cafe to bring you a range of seductive selections just in time for Summer's heat. Head on in to the cafe - located just off the street in the cool surrounds of an amazing new building - to check out the ice-creams, sorbets and gelatos that have made Fruggii so sought-after in recent years.

More»

Q&A with Nik Bulum - Designer and Retailer

14/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

It’s almost three years since we caught up with Nik Bulum. Imagine that! Back in those days, Braddon was relatively serene. Since then, Lonsdale Street Traders has come and gone, a slew of bars and restaurants have appeared, and the scene just keeps growing and growing… So, what does Braddon’s gourmet developer and retailer think about his favourite suburb, as well as Canberra as a whole? Urban renewal is a delicate process. What approach does your company, B&T Constructions, take to designing new social spaces?

More»

Food from The Fig Tree - Dining at Capital & Co

12/01/2015 by Eileen Tang

Not just a bar for Rydges Capital Hill guests, Capital & Co offers a casual meeting place for Canberra locals – perfect for Friday night drinks or a week-day after work catch up. Settle into one of the comfy couches and enjoy some drinks and bites from the Unwind Menu. Available every Monday to Friday from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, the menu offers a range of drinks and snacks for only $5.00. If you’re after something more substantial than bar snacks, the new Summer Menu from the Fig Tree Restaurant offers some great dishes to share with friends.

More»

5 Things for the Weekend

09/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Welcome back fro 2015. Here's to another great year in Canberra. There's no such thing as a 'sleepy January' anymore. Here's the best on for this weekend. Enjoy! 1. James Turrell at National Gallery of Australia From 11.00am every day. You’ve heard this from us before, but JUST GO AND SEE IT. There’s pretty much nothing (apart from the leftovers from Jim Morrison’s pockets) that can prepare you for the sensory overload that is James Turrell’s masterful manipulation of light.

More»

Cultivated Cool with Farmers Daughter

06/01/2015 by OutInCanberra

Canberrans have grown to love Farmer’s Daughter since their first store opened in Yarralumla. Since then, the family has grown, and now, a third shop in Braddon brings a new edition to the bustling precinct. Here, there is everything you have come to love about Farmers Daughter. There are delicious pastries and macarons (yum!) and plenty of wraps and rolls to grab and take for lunch on the go.

More»

Local Food Trends for 2015

06/01/2015 by Sarah Pritchard

We’re busy, and cooking every day can be tiresome, so sometimes it’s nice not to have to think about it. There are so many reasons why Canberrans love their convenience food and in 2015 there’s even more popping up around town!

More»

Summer Days in The Garden Bar

18/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

It’s a beautiful scene. You take your cocktail from the well-dressed waiter and sit yourself by the water’s edge. Soaking up the warm sun, you run your fingers through the surface of the water feature and immediately notice the contrast in temperature to the warm summer air. Sipping from your drink, you feel cool and refreshed… the worries of the world seem a million miles away.

More»

High Times Harbourside at The Dock

18/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

While The Dock might be one of the latest venues to open down at Kingston Foreshore, don’t assume any sort of inexperience. This is a pub that comes with a well-oiled team that really knows how to make customers feel welcome and comfortable.

More»

Sage and Mint Bring Festive Flavours

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

Are you still scrambling for last-minute presents or something to do on New Year’s Eve? No matter who the foodie or gourmet is in your life, Sage Dining Room and Mint Garden Bar have got a few ideas to put under the tree this Christmas.

More»

In the Groove at Marble & Grain

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

After only a couple of weeks, Marble & Grain at The Avenue Hotel in Braddon has already seen amazing success. We were wondering what it might be that is bringing the crowds to the new venue. Is it just ‘the vibe of the thing’? Well, maybe… but here are a couple of other aspects that caught our eye when dining there last week. 1. The Bar

More»