Author: Talia Liolios

Now Hiring: Creative Eater

OutInCanberra is on the hunt for a local who has what it takes to report on OTT foods around Canberra. Do you stroll down the snack aisle and ponder whether that jam doughnut ice-cream could be improved by sandwiching it between a warm chunky chip cookie, then drizzling it with Nutella? The successful candidate must be proficient in ‘thinking with their tummy’. If you don’t find yourself satisfied with a dessert unless you’re shaking from a sugar rush; if you demand a refund if your burger doesn’t drip through its wrapper; if your retort is ‘I’ll take all three’ when...

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Canberra’s newest cold-pressed juice

Ever heard the saying ‘no pants no worries,’? Well imagine getting through life being naked every day – then you’d really be stress-free. By naked we, of course, mean Naked Pressed Juice Co – the latest cold-pressed juice craze about to hit Canberra shelves. They have stripped down to a bare minimum by combining 100% raw fresh fruit and vegetables; completely free from toxins and artificial sugars.  In essence, they are completely naked. Cold-pressed juice is the finest method and ultimately the most effective way to deliver phytonutrients, micronutrients, and minerals straight to your body – as evidenced we...

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Rumour has it Milky Lane is coming to Canberra

I like a little gossip as much as the next person, but I draw the line at people tugging on my heartstrings with something as important as Milky Lane. In saying that, I’ll have you know this article is all speculation at the moment but nonetheless solid goss you’ll want to be on top of. The founder of Milky Lane posted a status calling on his Canberra friends to suggest an area which would ‘work best’ for a store. The replies were heavily leaning towards Braddon though the founder said ‘there was one site in particular’ he was looking to...

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Afterpay hack every shopper needs to know

It’s the end of an era for layby. Life after Afterpay is bittersweet for locals – it’s a payment system which has flooded the fashion industry in particular and targets millennials who ‘want it all.’ Fashion blogger Emma Batchelor from Leiden Magazine says social media is to blame for this obsessive desire. “Instagram increases pressure to show something new,” Emma says. “I don’t endorse being photographed in something once and never wearing it again. I believe it pushes consumers into always needing new things.” Emma is right; it’s important to note we live in the real world and have...

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The canteen foods which helped us grow

To this day, nothing has fulfilled me like a Friday lunch order, I guess it’s the equivalent feeling to Friday after work drinks, though not nearly as exciting because Mum was paying! And, so she should, with two kids a year apart she had more impressive excuses for skipping canteen duty than I could ever concoct.  How much money is this, and what can I get for this much money? A common saying among school kids looking for a bite to eat at recess, but also one I can’t deny saying in my adult years. Don’t get me wrong I love...

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