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Trevs at Dickson

Breakfast would have to be my favourite meal of the day, so when I had the opportunity to try out ‘Trev’s Taste Collective’ as a part of  a social media breakfast – nothing was going to stop me getting there! Not even getting stranded on the Barton Highway with a tyre blow out. After all,… Read more »

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Koko Black – A chocolate lovers heaven!

The three Cs. I love them. Chocolate, coffee and cheese. But seriously, chocolate… that has to be be my first love. So as a serious chocolate lover, I have been an avid devotee of Haigh’s (handmade chocolates from Adelaide) for many years, have visited the various Lindt cafes, as well as San Churros… But had yet… Read more »

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Me and Mrs Jones

With their consistently good food and friendly, efficient service – Me and Mrs Jones has become my ‘regular’ haunt. Whether it’s dropping in to grab a takeaway coffee or sitting down to a meal, I struggle to find fault with this place. Me and Mrs Jones was the first restaurant in Canberra I tried. Unfortunately… Read more »

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Capital Region Farmers Market

Several years ago I went to Melbourne’s Victoria Markets. They are nothing short of amazing. I came back to Sydney, determined to find an equivalent. Whilst Flemington markets were huge, they were difficult to get to and they didn’t quite have that special something… Then we moved to the Yass Valley and I found the… Read more »

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The Cupping Room

Sometimes you manage to find a place where everything just works. The food is always delicious and cooked just right. The staff are informative and can actually tell you about what’s on the menu – and most importantly the staff actually serve you, are polite and get your order right. The atmosphere also has a… Read more »

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Elk & Pea’s Boozy Brekkie

(This review is a guest post by Xpatriate Games) Sundays done right – First you snooze, and then you booze Do you eat out for breakfast? I don’t tend to but the Sunday ‘boozy brekky’ on offer at one of my local Canberra haunts, The Elk & Pea Eating House is definitely a breakfast indulgence… Read more »

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Truffles – Hunting & Cooking

What would you create with a Canberra region truffle that you dig up? That was the question I had to answer in order to win the ultimate truffle experience – a truffle hunt followed by a truffle cooking class with Andrew from Three Seeds. Until a few weeks ago, I hadn’t ever eaten, held or… Read more »

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On Friday I died and went to Foodie Heaven

Close your eyes and imagine for a moment, that all your favourite artists, food artisans and wineries got together. They forgot that they were supposed to be each other’s competition and instead formed a collective, supporting each others businesses and pooling their resources to drive really effective marketing campaigns, such as exclusive events where invited… Read more »

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Public Bar Manuka

  Public Bar is located in Manuka, a very trendy part of Canberra. Manuka reminded me of the Eastern Suburbs in Sydney and had similar sort of people too. If I were a cool local, I might have already known about this gem of a pub. That’s we’re it helped to know 101 local humans. I… Read more »

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Craft Beer Tasting on a Rainy Sunday Afternoon

Sometimes I think there are two kinds of people in this world, those that drink beer and those that drink wine. But then I’d like to think in an ideal world we wouldn’t discriminate and instead be lovers of both. On a cold, wet Sunday afternoon in Canberra, craft brewery company Sydney Brewery, set out… Read more »