Article Archive

June 27, 2016

Stealing a moment at Black Market

23/06/2016 by OutInCanberra

First there was Molly. Then there was The Highball Express. Who knows what the recipe for success is, but have no doubt that all the same ingredients are present as Black Market opens its doors in NewActon. Occupying the space directly below A.Baker, Black Market certainly brings an illicit feel with dark tones and low lighting. Whereas the previous bar felt cold and industrial, the mood has definitely been softened thanks to marble, dark leather and cut crystal.


There’s always room for dessert!

21/06/2016 by Imogen Hughes

With a cold and wet Canberra winter well and truly underway, sometimes you need a little somethin’ somethin’ just to reward you for making it through the day. Luckily, Canberra has some fantastic restaurants, with menus as wild as the weather. Here are our picks for the best and quirkiest after-dinner treats, whether it’s for an occasion or just to celebrate the fact that you successfully adult-ed today. __________________________________________ Spiced Pumpkin Ice-cream with Ricotta Doughnuts, Pod Food


Hungry for food and thirsty for knowledge

14/06/2016 by Ashley St George

Everybody has a story. Muse however has many. Part bookshop part café and restaurant, Muse is tucked into a nook of Kingston’s East Hotel and is the perfect place to feed your mind and your belly. A 21st century re-imagination of the classic Canberra aesthetic, there are no tatty old armchairs here. Bright and airy with crisp lines and light-wood details, the space is a relaxed and refreshing place to unwind.


Craft brew on tap at Transit

06/06/2016 by Nic Crowther

If you’re keen to settle in for a session of delicious craft beer, then Transit Bar in the city is your ultimate destination. With a 12 taps showcasing an evolving range, there’s always something new to try. For others, the world of craft beer can be a daunting one. What the hell is a bock? What time of year should you try a Dogbolter? Are some Pale Ales really from India?


The perfect meating place

31/05/2016 by Josephine Huynh

A trip to the Meating Room is sure to leave you feeling welcomed, well looked after and definitely well fed! The café, bar and grill serves breakfast through to dinner, and is a family friendly space with a welcoming and casual gastropub dining experience. The menu is seasonal, extensive and caters for all tastes - even the pickiest of eaters. Despite it's carnivorous name the eatery also offers meat-free options for the herbivores out there.


GourMay on tour at the Capital Region Farmers Market

24/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

If you’ve missed out on the fun, food and finesse of GourMay 2016, here’s your chance to get amongst the celebration. Sample some amazing food made solely from local produce at the Capital Region Farmers Market at 9:30am on Saturday 28 May. Coveted Canberra chef Saju Rajappan, Chifley’s Bar & Grill head chef, has a wealth of culinary experience under his belt and will be holding a cooking demonstration creating some amazing treats from the produce available at the market for you to sample, get inspiration from and whip up at home.


Top Drop: Mint Julep

24/05/2016 by Alex Dickens

Minty fresh and packing a punch – the humble Mint Julep is worthy of a national day and in the United States, 30 May is it. But right here in the nation’s capital, in a nod to Mint Julep Day, we have collated a list of four of the very best versions of the cocktail that you can locally source. Sip in style this weekend and pay tribute to the classic Julep that we all love so much. __________________________________________ Georgia Mint Julep at Betti Bravo’s


Let your imagination run wild

16/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

Outside of the leafy suburbs of Canberra, there are few places to kick back and relax with a cold beer or a nice glass of wine. Vice Bar – located in Canberra’s northern industrial suburb of Mitchell – puts a new spin on post-industrial chic with a new sports bar that provides the perfect way to escape from the busy world outside.


Be transported to Turkey

11/05/2016 by Josephine Huynh

Experience a slice of Turkey right here in the heart of Canberra at Harem Turkish. Nestled among the treetops of Green Square in Kingston, the restaurant is considered a true Canberra institution with its original, simple and authentic home cooking a major contributor to its longevity to stand the test of time – 25 years in fact. To celebrate this milestone anniversary Harem Turkish will be holding two special events. May 27 will see the restaurant host a special 25th anniversary set menu for $39 per person, which includes: Entrees


Flavour and friendliness at the Kingston Foreshore

04/05/2016 by Ashley St George

Under a canopy of festival lights, Kingston Foreshore’s newest burger joint beefs up the burger experience. Welcome to Beef & Barley - a relaxed and inexpensive dining option and the kind of place you could hang out and play board games with friends.