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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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Cider, Beer and Batlow

Craft beer would be my first love, and while I’m quite fond of a good red, cider is my next love. Often it’s purely practical. My husband doesn’t drink red wine and I can’t drink a bottle by myself. Beer and cider come in much more responsible volumes for solo drinking. My husband and I… 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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Go To Meals – Strawberry Yoghurt Pancakes

I love pancakes and crepes. I have fond memories from my childhood of my dad being sent out to our lemon tree, to bring in fresh lemons for the crepes my mum had cooked for breakfast. Pancakes were the first thing I cooked with my daughter. I think she was about 14 months. By 18 months my… 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 »