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Category: Food For Thought

Lawson’s best kept coffee secret

Most people dream of a short commute to work, but Lawson man Sovithyea ‘SV’ Sar has the shortest commute of all – from his house to the café he runs from his...

Chin Chin, Hawker Hall to deliver to Canberra for footy finals

Fancy getting in on the AFL grand final action, but can’t stomach the idea of a sausage roll? Looking for something a little more refined to watch the game under lights at...

Monster’s going vego for a year

Beloved Canberra restaurant Monster Kitchen and Bar at Ovolo Nishi has announced it will go vegetarian for a year from November.   The announcement forms part of Ovolo Hotel’s launch of the ‘Year...

Food for thought: Backline wine

Matt Giteau, Adam Ashley-Cooper and Drew Mitchell partnered with Ben Riggs to create their latest wine, the Backline 295 McLaren Vale shiraz.

Local cook launches Italian cookbook

For local cook and mother of two, Nadia Dei Rocini, cooking is like therapy. Growing up with an Italian father and an Austrian mother, Nadia has always been surrounded by food and...

Yarrh Wines expands cellar door offerings

As Canberra slowly begins to come to life once more, winter ends and COVID-19 restrictions gradually ease, local businesses are piloting new ways to better engage with customers and provide unique experiences. One...

Food for thought: Sage nationally recognised

Sage nationally recognised Sage Dining Rooms in Braddon has been recognised as Australia’s ‘best fine dining restaurant’ as part of TripAdvisor’s 2020 Traveller’s Choice Best of the Best awards. Each year, the travel...

Food for thought: Bar Rochford among best wine bars

The Wineslinger Awards named their top 50 venues for 2020, with Canberra’s Bar Rochford, the only local watering hole to make the list.

Local winery turns smoke-tainted grapes into gin

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. But what about when life gives you smoke-tainted grapes? Well, according to Four Winds Vineyard, you make gin! Canberra’s wine industry has been handed its...

Food for thought: #TakeawayTuesday

The Restaurant & Catering Association’s (R&CA) #EatAloneTogether campaign has now evolved into #TakeawayTuesday.

#TakeawayTuesday initiative supports local eateries

Takeaway Tuesday officially kicks off today, Tuesday 21 July, and will continue every Tuesday to support the hospitality industry businesses doing it tough.

The ACT likes it hot, according to national Milo poll

The ACT has bucked the national trend, with poll votes revealing just over half of Canberrans prefer their Milo to be served hot rather than cold.

Food for thought: We Love Local Festival

Tallagandra Hill Winery are celebrating coming out of isolation with the We Love Local Festival, featuring a program of entertainment options.

Eyes on the pies. It’s National Pie Day!

For those who were hoping to partake in the annual Pie Time festival in the nearby NSW Southern Highlands, worry not! The festival is going full steam ahead.

Market basket: winter produce

We love winter here at CW, especially the warming, nourishing foods and in-season produce we can indulge in over the cooler months. Food writer Libby Kimber has handpicked some classic winter favourites...

National ‘Takeaway Tuesday’ urges patrons to support local

Pizza, noodles, curry or kebabs? Whatever your takeaway food of choice, you can enjoy it totally guilt-free – and somewhat heroically – this Tuesday 19 May, which has been declared ‘National Takeaway...

At-home high jinks on World Cocktail Day

As Canberra’s hospitality scene continues to adapt during COVID-19, New Acton cocktail bar High Jinks has put forward their latest offering: High Jinks at Home. High Jinks at Home allows cocktail connoisseurs to...

Monster’s takeaway, in-room offerings a new way to experience a Canberra classic

For those wanting a date night out of the house or an indulgent staycation, Monster’s Restaurant In Room initiative offers guests a set menu in one of Ovolo Nishi’s elegant hotel rooms.

Kitchen gifts for foodie mums

Next Sunday 10 May is Mother's Day. Here are our 5 top kitchen picks for all the foodie mums out there. Jones bar cart $269 Oz Design Furniture Loose leaf tea $34.95...

5 things you need for an isolation Easter spread

With a staycation the order of the day as we all 'holiday at home' this Easter, there's no reason we can't still have some fun and celebrate in style. Here are five...

Burger bar thinks outside the box

In response to the changing landscape for hospitality businesses, one Canberra burger joint is thinking outside the box when it comes to their offerings. Kingston Foreshore eatery, Beef & Barley has designed...