Article Archive

October 23, 2014

Canberra Centre Food Court Turns 'One'!

22/10/2014 by OutInCanberra

As we all start thinking, “Where has the year gone?” there’s no greater reminder of how quickly time has passed than the fact that the City Walk Food Court at Canberra Centre is already celebrating its first birthday.


Keeping it Local - Paparazzi @ Garran

14/10/2014 by Yen Vi

In the suburban surrounds of Garran, you will find Paparazzi Café tucked away in the local shops. This cosy café has been running for the last 12 and a half years, serving the surrounding community and building a loyal clientele.


Dining with a Beautiful View at The Deck

01/10/2014 by OutInCanberra

Where better to sit back and take in the true beauty of Canberra than The Deck at Regatta Point. With commanding views that stretch from Mount Ainslie all the way around the Parliamentary Triangle to Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, it’s the perfect place to bring tourists or simply reacquaint yourself with the beauty of our city.


Win a double pass to CIDERFEST

30/09/2014 by Carly Devine

Summer is coming, and as soon as the first blossoms appear on the stark branches of our city’s trees, thoughts turn to cider. In the last few years, a veritable flood of ciders have hit the market with everyone from international companies to backyard brewers getting in on the action to develop their own interpretation of this refreshing drink. Following on from the success of previous celebrations, Siren Bar is hosting ‘Ciderfest’ in conjunction with a collection of Australia’s favourite cider brewers and this year for a great charity, the Cancer Support Group.


5 Great Places to Enjoy a Tea

17/09/2014 by Maeve Bannister

With the weather finally starting to warm up, it’s time to don your best spring dress and head out for a high tea. After all, brunch is so 2011. Just kidding! The combination of breakfast and lunch foods into one meal will always be one of the most brilliant ideas anyone has ever had. But I digress! Here are five places I will be visiting to enjoy high tea in the sun: The Elk & Pea Eating House Lonsdale Street, Braddon


Barbecued Brilliance at Black Fire Braddon

01/09/2014 by OutInCanberra

BlackFire in Braddon brings a world of flavours to Mort Street. While most people will be amazed by the visual presence of meat cooking slowly on the open fire near the kitchen, in reality the style of Black Fire is much more complex. Certainly, there is a desire by owners Carolina Sanchez and Paolo Milanesi to make you feel as though you are walking into their living room as a result of their friendly and personal service.


Back to nature with Pod Food at Pialligo

26/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

There’s simply nothing better than leaving your cares at the door and relaxing in a chair with a full belly and a glass of wine, taking in the smells and sounds of nature. Where in Canberra might you be able to do that? How about Pialligo? Over the last few years, there has been a real focus kitchen gardens and food miles, but, really… where does this style of cooking have more relevance in Canberra than out at this gorgeous little suburb designed for those in love with gardens, landscaping and natural produce.


Burgers & Beers - Q&A with Dan Rayner

24/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Beers. Burgers. They’re both delicious. If you agree, why not take Dad along to Canberra Centre for an evening of food and drink hosted by local beer aficionado, Dan Rayner. One of the leaders of the Canberra Brewers’ Club, Dan is bringing his passion to The Hub on Friday 29 August from 6.00pm What started your love of beer? It’s pretty simple, actually. I was working as a geological technician in about 1994 when I cracked my first can of VB. It went down so easily and so smoothly there had to be something in it.


5 Things to Do this Weekend

22/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Here's a bunch of fun things to do if you are looking for inspiration and something to brighten up your two days of leisure! 1. Matt Okine Zierholz @ UC - Friday night from 7.30pm He’s not just a voice wafting from your bedside radio prior to hitting the snooze button. Triple J’s Matt Okine has an entire body, and uses it with great energy during his hilarious stand-up. Grab a ticket and head to Zierholz tonight to see one of Australia’s funniest comedians in full swing.


Hot, Long and Slow - Smoque in the City

22/08/2014 by Carly Devine

Located in the heart of the City is the Southern American charm of Smoque. When the restaurant opened in late 2012, even the name had us intrigued and so, it seemed was the rest of Canberra. Before we knew it, tables were booked back-to-back and the city was hooked on the barbecue-style menu and casual atmosphere.