Author: Daniel Francis

Autumn is my fave season with this new menu

As the seasons change in Canberra, there’s always something new to look out for – and to sink your teeth into!  And what better way to celebrate the season then with a new Asian-inspired menu at one of Canberra’s top establishments. First Edition is anything but your run-of-the-mill hotel restaurant. Located in Novotel Canberra on Northbourne Avenue, First Edition’s menu changes every season to make use of the very best produce that Canberra has to offer. When we heard that they had begun serving a brand-new Asian inspired autumn menu, we just had to go in and sample some...

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Kardashian’s brow stylist in Canberra pop-up

An expert in the art of brow grooming is touching down in Canberra this weekend for her quarterly pop-up. Sharon Lee Hamilton has earned herself a remarkable list of clients through her many years in the business, working with the like of Michelle Obama, Beyonce and the Kardashians. Sharon Lee’s attention to detail has led to a demand for her services across the globe.  She regularly frequents Melbourne, Canberra, the Gold Coast and Perth, and even extends her expertise to clients in New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. We caught up with Sharon Lee to talk...

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Best burgers in the capital

Canberra has some seriously tasty options when it comes to burgers. We’ve put together a list of some of our faves. Mookie Inspired by a burger-centric tour of USA and Japan, Mookie opened up in the city in 2017 and haven’t slowed down since. Not only do they offer a great selection of tasty burgers, you can also treat yourself to their range of loaded fries or concretes. They also serve a variety of beers, wines and shakes to wash it all down. Where: 4/21 Genge St, Canberra City Grease Monkey Born out of an old mechanics garage, Grease...

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Got the munchies? Canberra’s late night food haunts

Get out in Canberra after dark, with a list of some of the late night food offerings in the capital. AKIBA Not only a great place to grab lunch or dinner, AKIBA also has your late-night needs covered. Between 10:30pm and 1am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you can treat yourself to their selection of buns, dumplings and ramen. The Mandalay Bus The Mandalay Bus has been feeding the people of Canberra for decades. Open Wednesday through Saturday from 6pm until late at its current home on the corner of Lonsdale and Girraween St, the bus serves up coconut...

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Could you climb as high as Mt Everest?

Canberrans will climb to the equivalent of the height of Mt Everest in this year’s Kathmandu Neverest Challenge. On Friday 23 and Saturday 24 March, teams will ascend and descend Mt Ainslie in the early hours of the morning, completing a combined total of 53 laps to cover a total distance of 106km. Those feeling more adventurous and choosing to complete the mission solo will begin their trek from 6pm on Friday evening. The Neverest Challenge raises funds for the Australian Himalayan Foundation, who assists with health, education and the environment in the Himalaya. The foundation achieved some amazing...

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