Article Archive

November 30, 2015

Hot Summer Nights! Be entertained by Berra Butlers

18/11/2015 by OutInCanberra

When most people think of butlers, they think of someone stuffy and grey – kind of like Bruce Wayne’s butler, Alfred, in the Batman trilogy. In Canberra, we do buttling a little differently. The brainchild of local entrepreneur, Andy McLean, Berra Butlers is a professional butler service that brings topless male waiters to host and serve at parties and private functions. Featuring some of the best looking and well-toned men in town, the aim is to create a fun and safe environment with great interaction, filled with personality.


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.


Event: Cocktails for A Cause for Marymead's Nexgen

17/08/2015 by OutInCanberra

Always wanted to help out a charity, but not sure where to begin? Well here’s a great way to start, and a great way to enjoy a night out… Join NEXGEN, an initiative of Marymead, from 6pm on Thursday September 24th for their fourth annual Cocktails For A Cause event at Canberra's only rooftop bar, Aviary at Westside Acton Park. So, Who is NEXGEN? NEXGEN are a group of Canberra professionals, who are taking a fresh approach to fundraising whilst supporting the goals and mission of Marymead Canberra.


Elegant or extravagant events at EQ Café & Lounge

05/08/2015 by Brian Tam

The EQ Café & Lounge in Deakin has long been a favourite with locals for their great coffee, range of breakfast and lunch offerings, and enticing house-made pastries. What you might not know is that the EQ Café & Lounge is also a versatile function venue that can cater for a variety of occasions including private parties, group dinners, corporate events and business conferences.


Getting the Scoop on Dining at The National Press Club

04/05/2015 by OutInCanberra

Every week, the nation’s spotlight shines on ‘The Press Club’ during its televised address. Australia’s movers and shakers enjoy a lunch while leaders, influencers and visionaries speak before them. However, another talent is on display: that of The National Press Club’s Catering team.


Marble & Grain's Seasonal Treats

08/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Did you notice that the weather has become decidedly cooler? It’s time to pack away the picnic blankets and head for the warmth of the indoors. Fortunately, Marble & Grain in Braddon is the ideal place to hide away from winter’s chills. Since opening in late 2014, the team at Marble & Grain has steadily built to include some of the most experienced cooks in Canberra. The recent arrival of Chef Danny Russo only adds to the expertise in the kitchen, bringing knowledge that can only be gained through working with some of the best restaurants across the world.


Community Dining at Kaleen

07/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Community clubs hold a special place in the hearts of Canberrans. As a space for friends and families to come together for all manner of reasons, their value cannot be underestimated. A central part of any celebration is food. At Sports Club Kaleen, diners are presented with a menu that mixes traditional club fare with a fantastic Indian influence that brings a breathe of fresh air to the classics.


Power-lunching at Akiba

17/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

Get in, sit down and feel the energy. That’s the simple philosophy of AKIBA, the fast-paced restaurant and bar in ACTEWAGL House that does ‘eclectic’ with a healthy dose of ‘electric’


The Museum SKYFIRE Bar - Menu

11/03/2015 by OutInCanberra

Click here to return to article. __________________________________ Elegant Canapé Selections Narooma rock oysters with pickled ginger and wasabi flying fish roe Sesame seared Yellowfin tuna with wasabi soy dipping sauce (gf) Fresh figs with goat's cured wrapped in Jamon (gf) Porcini mushroom risotto square with parmesan aioli (v) Roasted cherry tomato, basil & Taleggio tartlet (v) Braised lamb Shepherd’s Pie


Supersize Me! Dining at Smoque Woden

03/02/2015 by OutInCanberra

Smoque Woden is here, and those south of the lake are unanimous in their joy at seeing the Favourite Restaurant in the OutInCanberra People’s Choice Awards (two years running!) opening its second outlet. So what can you expect when heading to Canberra’s latest destination for delicious barbequed treats? Well, essentially it’s more of the same with a fresh new feel for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Oh, and then there’s breakfast as well (but more of that shortly)