Author: Talia Liolios

Where to lunch break at Marketplace

There’s no doubt in saying that along with Gungahlin’s population boom came an array of cult-followed eateries fuelled by Gungahlin Marketplace. Forget opening in the city, the suburbs became an enticing place to set up shop and feed hungry locals. From an American-style burger shop, to a fried chicken joint and cafés on every corner to grab a quick bite, Marketplace is well equipped for the days you forget to pack your lunch. Oscy’s For those days you just feel like a burger, Oscy’s has all the classics and a lot more. We’re talking flavoursome hotdogs, buffalo wings cooked...

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Review: Chifley’s Bar & Grill

Hotel Restaurants play a bigger role than ever before in local dining. Today more than ever, eating out is a lifestyle and hotel eateries have become a destination to dine even if you’re not an overnight guest. In Canberra we are lucky enough to have a few boutique hotel’s with restaurants that lead the way in encapsulating our city in a mouthful. In this instance we chose to dine at Hotel Kurrajong’s Chifley’s Bar & Grill. Saju Rajappan has been the Executive Chef for over three years. His passion for feeding guests makes you feel like you’re in his...

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You can never have too many shoes, or can you?

It has been decades but still Sex and the City is my favourite. No doubt the girls are witty, funny, sexy, fashion-forward and simply fabulous. One thing Canberra Outlet has adopted is their love for shoes. In a seriously good giveaway, the centre is providing the opportunity for a lucky shopper to win a year’s supply of shoes! I’m talking sneakers, heels, slides, boots – whatever your feet desire. From a range of formal to casual and everything in between, Canberra Outlet is giving your feet a fresh look no matter the occasion. Choose from the great selection of...

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Penny University plates up for dinner

Penny University is an old Kingston café known for a combination of their adventurous creations and purveyors of fresh ingredients. It’s thanks to great cafés like this in Canberra that breakfast has migrated beyond its traditional timeslot and been made acceptable well into the arvo. The Penny University goodness is no longer reserved only for the morning crowd though, the café is launching a dinner event series called ‘Nights at Penny’ where they will embrace their sophisticated food offering in that same casual upbeat way we know them for. In other words, they finally realised what us Penny fan...

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The most random way to save the environment this weekend…

You may have joked about it with friends on a bridge-to-bridge walk around the lake, but now it’s actually coming true… Forget throwing your rods on the back of the ute en route to the Bay this weekend because Walt & Burley are bringing Canberra a local fishing comp called Carpe Diem at Lake Burley Griffin. Partnering with Bentspoke Brewing Co and Otto’s Tackle World, Carpe Diem is an inaugural carp fishing competition hosted by Celebrity Fisherman Steve Starling. Not only will participants be embracing their fishing hobby right here in the Capital, they will also be cleaning up...

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