Author: Lucy Harrington

5 fritters to fret over

This week we are coming to you with the best fritters in Canberra. We have scouted out some of the best spots in town to settle in for a nice long brunch and enjoy some of the most delightful (and great vegetarian) breakfast fritters. Space Kitchen In the perfect location for a cheeky weekday breakfast or bustling weekend lunch, Space Kitchen has everything to offer, from big meals to cakes and coffee. Their corn, zucchini & haloumi fritters look almost as good as they taste, topped with poached eggs, beetroot hummus, moroccan cous cous,  dukkah & dill creme fraiche....

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Why am I melting ? Canberra’s heat wave explained

As you skip barefoot across hot concrete, brand yourself with a seatbelt buckle, and find solace in equally murky and appealing public pools – remind yourself of the icy, whipping winds of Canberra winter and the frosty mornings that had you dreaming of the Australian summer. You spent the past year looking forward to drinks in the sunshine, picnics by the lake and dips in the river. As the weather warmed up for Christmas and the holidays approach, there was nothing more exciting than the thought of a weekend BBQ or a backyard slip n slide. That is until...

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5 Best Benny’s in Berra

Hello, my name is Lucy and I’m an addict. Addicted to eggs benedict. The crispy bacon, buttery toast, perfectly poached eggs and creamy hollandaise are a combination that I just can’t nail in my own kitchen. Lucky for me, Canberra brunch spots have the goods and I’ve sussed out some of the best benedicts in town. Kith and Nosh – With a strong focus on mindful eating and seasonal produce, let the chefs at Kith and Nosh whip you up whopping eggs benny. This isn’t your average benedict either –accompanied by baked mushrooms, sautéed spinach and cherry tomatoes to...

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This is how everyone should see Enlighten!

“Hop Aboard the Enlighten Bus to tour around Enlighten’s main attractions, new precincts and satellite areas.” Well you don’t have to ask me twice. This is an offer that I just can’t pass up! Wandering through the glass doors in the Canberra Centre, I had somehow missed that giant, glowing jellyfish have moved in to my beloved central shopping spot. It is absolutely striking. Just like a jellyfish in the wild, only gigantic, flashing and the first of many more. Enlighten has stretched out this year and has been appearing in instalments throughout the capital. This meeting point for an exciting and exclusive...

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Where to party on St Patrick’s Day

If you enjoy dressing up in green and having more than a few drinks, then Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations are for you. But if you’re struggling with where to go in Canberra to throw back some pints of Guinness on Saturday, look no further. We have all done the hard work for you and found the gems of Irish culture in the nation’s capital. King O’Malley’s – City You definitely can’t go past Canberra’s most central Irish pub, O’Malley’s. The traditional pub will be celebrating all afternoon and evening on Saturday with Irish dancers, live music, face painting and plenty...

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