Food for thought: Good food month

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Good Food Month

Canberra’s 2019 Good Food Month is set to get underway in March, with a host of events taking place around the city. International and local chefs will showcase the very best of Canberra’s food scene with the Night Noodle Markets kicking off the festivities, and food events featuring Adam Liaw (pictured), Lennox Hastie and James Viles and Canberra’s young rising culinary stars lead by Aubergine’s Ben Willis. Also keep an eye out for ‘Let’s Do Lunch’, where Good Food Guidehatted restaurants will be offering fine dining experiences for $45.

Good Food Month runs throughout March in Canberra, visit goodfoodmonth.com/canberra for more information.


Canberra beer celebrated

Canberra breweries BentSpoke and Capital Brewing Co. are showing the nation how it’s done, after placing in the Great Australian Beer Spectacular’s (GABS) Hottest 100 Craft Beers of 2018. BentSpoke’s Crankshaft IPA took out third place in the nationwide poll. Capital Brewing had an impressive six beers in the top 100, with their Coast Ale coming in 15th. Between the two breweries, they held 11 of the top 100 spots. The GABS Hottest 100 began in 2008 in a Melbourne pub, and has continued to grow, attracting hundreds of thousands of votes annually.

For more information on the GABS Hottest 100, visit gabsfestival.com


Summer Sunday Sounds

Summer Sunday Sounds will be kicking off at Contentious Character vineyard from February, with a range of Canberra’s award-winning musicians putting on a show. See the likes of Angela Lount and Wayne Kelly, Guy Lilleyman, Richard Perso and Matt Withers. Enjoy the season changing menu and a glass (or two) of Contentious Character’s cool climate wines, while lounging on the lawn with the bands.

Summer Sunday Sounds runs on Sundays from 3 February to 31 March 4-8pm at Contentious Character, 810 Norton Road, Wamboin NSW. For more information, visit contentiouscharacter.com.au

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