Author: Alexandra Abbott

Food glorious food at Kutas, Vikings Erindale

Erindale Vikings Club, the first licensed club in Canberra, has become somewhat of an institution as the culinary delights of its onsite restaurant, Kutas, continues to draw a huge crowd thanks to its versatility, atmosphere and an enticing menu that will have your mouth watering before you’ve even ordered. Open for lunch and dinner every day, Kutas’ atmosphere is its true hero. Whether it’s catching up with old friends over a leisurely lunch, enjoying a beer and burger at halftime or grabbing dinner with the family for a night out, Kutas is perfect for all occasions! Its menu boasts...

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Versailles: Treasures from the Palace at National Gallery of Australia

Versailles: Treasures from the Palace is now exclusively on display at the National Gallery of Australia and it truly is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, offering a glimpse into the decadence and richness of this period in French history. The show-stopping exhibition embodies the opulence, luxury and beauty of such a central era – bringing to life the reign of three indulgent kings; Louis XIV, XV, XVI, their lovers and queens, and arguably one of the most iconic individuals: Marie Antoinette. Boasting a collection of over 130 treasures, ranging from paintings, intricate tapestries, gilded furniture items, monumental statues and other objects...

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12 quirky and weird A F Christmas present ideas

Pocket Kim Wisdom Kim Kardashian has a wealth of wisdom and insights into the world that have helped her climb to the dizzying heights of celebrity notoriety. Now you can share her wisdom with your friends and family, giving them crucial life advice that Kim has gained over the years. Kardashian on her fears: “stretchmarks are my biggest fear of life”. $9.99 from Amazon or Urban Outfitters Starbucks Mocha Scented Candle Getting a classic scented candle is a clichéd Christmas gift. So why not go that step further and get a unique scent like mocha! Starbucks iced coffee bottles...

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5 ways to beat the shopping mall Christmas frenzy

If you’ve been hunting for that perfect Christmas gift recently, you have likely have experienced the high stress that comes with shopping at Canberra’s main mall precincts during the festive season – the full car parks, big queues and fight to get the last gift on the shelf. Each year we always say we are going to be more organised, and if you’re like me, I never keep this promise to myself. So here are five ideas for that perfect Christmas gift outside your traditional shopping mall experience!   1. Christmas in the City markets Christmas in the City...

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The Capital Cookbook 3: secret recipes from leading restaurants unveiled

The capital region has a flourishing culture of modern and eclectic food options, with an amazing and ever-growing selection of restaurants, foodie events, pop-ups and spaces to enjoy unique and innovative culinary delights. To celebrate this, the third edition of the Capital Cookbook 3 is here, and with a twist! This cookbook boasts recipes from a myriad of venues across the Canberra region including Pialligo Estate, Aubergine, Chairman & Yip, Poacher’s Pantry, Grazing, Ottoman Cuisine, The Cupping Room, Eightysix, AKIBA, XO and Les Bistronomes, just to name a few! Creator Stefan Posthuma’s aim with this version was not just...

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