Author: Olivia Congdon

Canberra’s best schnittys

A classic chicken schnitzel is the perfect antidote to Canberra’s callously cold weather. As the cooler months approach, we take a look at Canberra’s best schnitties to fulfil the German-style, crumbed-fillet craving that, let’s face it, most of us experience at some point. Edgar’s Inn 1 Edgar Street, Ainslie Edgar’s Inn is popular for good reason. It has top quality, well-priced food in a friendly pub environment. Wednesdays are Schnitty Night, where you’ll get a free drink thrown in with the $15.00 deal. The schnitzels are consistently juicy, and come with fries and salad, as well as your choice...

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What your coffee says about you

Some people look to the stars to find their true personality, others find answers in numerology, or maybe even tea leaves. But the truth is, that all is revealed simply through your go-to coffee order. So let’s delve in—what does your choice in coffee tell the world about you? Flat White Flat white sippers tend to go with the flow. They’re not finicky or obsessive about much. Or, alternatively they’ve been hanging out at places like the Cupping Room a lot, and have realised that milk-based coffees are basically all the same. It’s the least trouble to just order...

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7 best Italian restaurants

You can’t go wrong with Italian food… Delicious, authentic Italian food, that is. Here is OutInCanberra’s list of restaurants that have mastered Italian cuisine in our fine city; and will make a fantastic choice for dinner out on the town. Mezzalira 55 London Circuit, Melbourne Building, Civic For a wonderful fine-dining experience, head to Mezzalira. This southern-Italian inspired ristorante promises to indulge all of your senses, and make you forget that you aren’t, in fact, on a European food adventure. Known in the national foodie scene as an exquisite choice, you must try Mezzalira for yourself. Invest in its...

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Gungahlin Bar Hop

In Canberra, bar hopping is typically done in the hipster, bustling Braddon area, or along the Kingston Foreshore. However, if you’re in the Gungahlin or outer north, there are quite a few options you could spend a night checking out. The area is up-and-coming and mainly residential; but is becoming more focussed on entertainment as time goes on. This region is one to keep an eye on, so here are OutInCanberra’s picks. __________________________________________ George Harcourt Inn 3 Gold Creek Road Nicholls Start your night with a relaxing drink at George Harcourt Inn. Known for its musical events, such as...

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Must-hit Happy Hours all over town

Do you have an afternoon to spare, but are lacking in the cash department? If you’re umm-ing and ahh-ing about where to have that drink, my advice is to let the deal-of-the-hour to choose the venue for you. Read on for our top picks for the best happy hour experiences around Canberra. Debacle 24 Lonsdale Street, Braddon The guys at Debacle in Braddon have happy hour fully under control. On busy Lonsdale Street, this modern pub offers $6 pints, house wine and house spirits from 3.30pm –5.30pm every weekday. It’s the perfect spot for hanging with a large-ish group,...

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