Article Archive

July 8, 2015

Gimme Chocolate, NOW!

29/06/2015 by Lisa Donaldson

Ever get a sudden urge to eat something, and all you can do is think about it? It’s an insatiable hunger that cannot be abated by celery or carrot sticks. It’s gotta be chocolate… or chips… or a burger… and you’ve gotta have it, NOW!?! Cravings... People often ask me, “Why do I get cravings?”


A Timeless Experience at Chifley's Bar & Grill

29/06/2015 by Nic Crowther

It’s easy to forget about the world outside at Chifley’s Bar and Grill, part of the glorious historical Hotel Kurrajong Canberra in the leafy suburb of Barton. Settling into one of the luxurious leather chairs that fill the sophisticated dining space, it’s easy to drift away from the current age of 24-hour news cycles and relentless social media into a more simple time when the news from afar might take several weeks to arrive.


10 Things for the Weekend

24/06/2015 by OutInCanberra

This weekend marks the last for June! Who else feels like this year has officially flown? Thankfully it's looking to be a sunny weekend so we've put together 10 fun things happening around town to keep you busy and entertained! Enjoy! 1. Skate in the City Garema Place All weekend


A Filling and Friendly Feast at Duxton

24/06/2015 by OutInCanberra

Canberra is sadly lacking in corner pubs. Head to the older capital cities (such as Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney), and it’s difficult to stand at a traffic light without hearing the excited tones of afternoon drinkers. Here, in our more modern city, things are very different. That’s part of what makes Duxton at O’Connor shops such a treat. It’s not just a corner pub, but a great corner pub where the regulars assemble for a chat and a drink, and people from all over town converge to take advantage of the atmosphere and service.


What does your choice of tea say about you?

23/06/2015 by Alex Lilly

There is scientific proof that dictates that the tea leaves you choose reflect your personality. Okay, maybe not... but how do you match up? __________________________________ English Breakfast - You’re an old-school traditionalist who doesn’t deal well with change. You keep it simple and classic and will always choose a bacon & egg roll over Bircher muesli with coconut milk.


The 10 Best Warm Desserts

15/06/2015 by Alexandra Abbott

Dessert. Whether you like it at breakfast with your morning coffee, as that chocolate craving you get mid-afternoon or the decadent reward at the end of a hard day. Dessert is what makes each day that little bit sweeter. And with the colder months in full swing, here is a list of where to find the best warm desserts in Canberra for those chillier times! A.Baker


5 Things for The Weekend

11/06/2015 by OutInCanberra

Crisp mornings and sunny days across the weekend... perfect! There's plenty happening this weekend, so you've got no excuse to get out and enjoy the many different experiences Canberra has to offer! Enjoy! ___________________ 1. Andy Bull at ANU Bar. Friday at 8.00pm


Hitting Another High 'C'

10/06/2015 by OutInCanberra

Since opening in 2012, C Dine Bar has provided Canberrans with some of the best meat and seafood in town. In the corresponding years, owners Dan Keogh and Shann Howmann have kept a sharp focus on their food and service, and as such their restaurant has evolved to possess a confident style that is proud to show off the many highlights of their food and beverage offerings.


Chopsticks...You’re doing it wrong

09/06/2015 by Justin Wee

Unless you grew up in a household that was particularly hellbent on respecting tradition (we live in Australia, so you probably didn’t), then there is a good chance you aren’t well acquainted with chopsticks. While they seem uncomplicated, the ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ associated with these unassuming sticks are far more complex than you could imagine. So we’ve compiled this little list to give you a helping hand – a useful resource for my younger self whose journey of ‘self discovery’ utilised chopsticks in a rather unconventional way. Yeah, would not recommend doing that.


5 Places for Doughnuts, Cronuts & Cruffins

05/06/2015 by OutInCanberra

What do you get if a doughnut and a croissant had a love child? A Cronut. A croissant and a muffin? A Cruffin. A doughnut and a lamington? A lamingtonut. Hybrid foods are all the rage, and for a good reason! To celebrate National Doughnut Day – and just our general love for the round doughy sweet things - here are a bunch of places you have to try! Ricardo’s Café & Patisserie Jameson