Author: Alex Dickens

Canberra set to welcome new burger joint Mookie

With so many new and exciting venues popping up all over Canberra, we have a great range of options for a bite to eat no matter the occasion. This week we shine the spotlight on a new burger joint with an unexpected twist, set to open its doors in early July on Genge Street in Civic. If you have been walking around the CBD of late, then you have probably noticed the bright pink signage of Mookie – that is sure to have peaked your interest! To get the full scoop we sat down with Managing Director Jaye Min...

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‘Another bloody classic’ Dracula showing soon at Canberra Theatre

Bram Stoker’s Dracula has been transformed for the stage by Australian contemporary company, Shake & Stir and will be playing at Canberra Theatre from 26-29 April. With its distinctive Australian aesthetic style, Shake & Stir have adapted the world-renowned horror novel, that is Dracula, into a thrilling and captivating on-stage production. The 1897 gothic horror novel by Irish author, Bram Stoker, is a classic story about, you guessed it, Count Dracula – the world-famous, blood-sucking vampire. According to Shake & Stir, the story of Dracula has never been as important and relevant as it is now. From novel, to...

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Jones & Co: A fresh take on a Kingston classic

Jones & Co has staked its claim at the centre of the Kingston foodie scene for a number of years. Starting its journey as the brunch capital of the south side initially trading a the much-loved Me & Mrs Jones, the guys are now taking a fresh new approach as Jones & Co. “After all, you can only cook so many eggs,” part owner and chef Dan McConnell laughs. Continuing the venue’s iconic sense of warmth, the space has transformed into a diverse restaurant where young and old can come together to enjoy great food in a relaxing atmosphere....

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Zaab: A slice of true Asia in the heart of Braddon

On an average night walking along Lonsdale Street in Braddon, you can’t help but be drawn toward the lights, beats and aromas beaming from the traditional Thai-Lao hotspot, Zaab. Instantly welcomed into the venue like one of the family, you will be greeted at the front of house by owner Becky, while brother, Su shakes up one of Zaab’s famous cocktails at the bar, and after the friendly staff take your order dad will cook you up a treat in the kitchen. Opening its doors only last year, Zaab has already earned its place as a go-to for a...

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A surge of new life at the Duxton

A couple of streets back from the hustle and bustle of Northbourne Avenue and Braddon central is the inviting sound, aroma and community of O’Connor local, the Duxton. While it is true that the Duxton has been a staple of the community for years, a new look, vibe and menu are ensuring that it continues to be packed to the rafters seven days a week. Venue Manager, David Quinn, has been at the helm of the Duxton through its transition and welcomes the change of vibe and clientele. “We’ve become Canberra’s local pub now, as a lot of people...

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