Delicious Banh Mi @ iPho, Canberra CBD, ACT

Banh mi @ iPho

Before working in the city, I was over in Barton where lunch options are limited. I love my new location and that my new (foodie) colleagues are more than happy to provide excellent suggestions for lunch. My colleague, Lauren, and I headed to iPho for lunch a few weeks ago and it has now become… 

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$3 Taco Tuesdays @ Beach Burrito Co, Canberra CBD, ACT

BBC - outside

Work days are so much easier when you have something to look forward to. At the moment, my team are enjoying lunch excursions and a few weeks ago, we decided to visit Beach Burrito Co in Garema Place to partake in their Tuesday $3 taco special. For my lunch, I chose four tacos to try… 

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Whole Food @ Maple and Clove, Barton, ACT

M+C Whole Breakfast

Even though I worked in Barton for nearly a year, I didn’t visit Maple and Clove until a few weeks ago. I had heard mixed opinions, including rude wait staff and long wait times. I met my friend Anita for a breakfast catch-up at Maple and Clove a few ago and I was surprised to… 

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Casual Favourite @ Public, Manuka, ACT

slow cooked lamb with quinoa tabour, mint yoghurt, fresh pomegranate and pistachio crumble

When A and I were in Perth, we often ate at pubs but for some reason, we don’t do this as often in Canberra. However, we seem to have found a favourite with Public in Manuka. A is a fan of the slow cooked lamb with quinoa tabouli, mint yoghurt, fresh pomegranate and pistachio crumble… 

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Great Gastropub @ Hopscotch Bar, Braddon, ACT

Lamb souva

Since I’ve been in Canberra, I’ve seen Braddon continuously expanding. It feels as though each week, something new in the area opens up – whether that be a new eatery, new apartment building or even a new idea (such as the converted garage called The Hamlet, where Broddogs and other food vans will be making a… 

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French & Fantastic @ Les Bistronomes, Braddon, ACT

Fantastic French cuisine is found in this suave Braddon restaurant. The highlight is the Beef Wellington and I highly recommend pre-ordering this dish to try

In a five week period, A’s been in Canberra for 6 days. On the weekend she was home, I organised date night at Les Bistronomes, knowing full well that she’ll love the fact it features one of her favourite cuisines – French. It was a warm evening and we opted to sit outside in the… 

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Friday Night Drinks @ Old Parliament House, Parkes, ACT

Chicken @ OPH

A particular aspect I love about Canberra are the iconic buildings scattered around the city. I think my favourite is the Old Parliament House, with its starch-white exterior and symmetrical location at the bottom of its successor. Last Friday night, A and I headed along to the Friday Night Drinks*. Entry to the drinks are… 

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Cheap and Cheerful @ Gyoza Gyoza, Melbourne CBD, VIC

Salmon tataki salad

Last month, I was in Melbourne for a work conference and on the first night I was there, I had a hankering for Japanese. I found a few options around my hotel, but after some internet research, I decided to try Gyoza Gyoza as it was highly recommended by others. The menu at Gyoza Gyoza… 

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Simple Breakfasts @ Good Brother, Dickson, ACT


A and I have been to Good Brother in Downer more than a few times. Initially, we loved the coffee – they use Campos coffee beans and it was made well. However, in the last few months we’ve started to be disappointed by the coffee. This came to a head when I met my friend… 

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Charcoal Fire Pit @ Esq, Brisbane CBD, QLD

Esquire chocolate bar

Esq is the casual dining and bar that is attached to Esquire, located on Eagle Pier on the Brisbane River. While we were there for the 2014 Eat Drink Blog conference, Rachi suggested that we book a table for lunch. Knowing Rachi and her amazing research abilities – Giulia and I were both happy to… 

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