$9 Lunch Menu @ Treehouse, Canberra CBD, ACT

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My colleagues in Canberra were regularly keen to get away from the office for a team lunch. On one of these occasions, we made our way to Treehouse in the Sydney Building, located on Northbourne Ave to partake in their $9 lunch menu, available Wednesday to Friday from 12pm. The selection of $9 lunches were… 

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American Fare @ Smoque, Canberra CBD, ACT

Chilli Cheese Fries

My colleague Jake raves about Smoque and a few weeks before Christmas, my team made an excursion to try it. We were already impressed with the idea of a $15 lunch special (Monday – Thursday) which features any burger or sandwich with your choice of any small side, garden salad or 3 buffalo wings. On… 

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CFJ’s Top Dining Experiences for 2014

Goats Milk Date Panna Cotta

2014 was overall a pretty hard year for me personally, but there have been a few aspects that I’ve loved. The first is completely unrelated to food – this year I’ve read an impressive number of books, with my total number at 58. The second would have to be our location – being in Canberra… 

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Exceptional Modern Japanese @ Sake Restaurant & Bar, The Rocks, NSW

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When I mentioned to A that I had a craving for Japanese food while we were in Sydney, she did some research and decided that we should visit Sake Restaurant & Bar as it is featured on quite a few lists of the best Japanese restaurants in Sydney. After our visit, A and I definitely… 

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A Complete Experience @ Muse Dining, Hunter Valley, NSW

Lamb @ Muse

When A and I heard the news we were heading back to Perth, we decided to cancel our trip home in December and use our annual leave to explore the New South Wales coastline while we were on this side of the country. I’ve always wanted to head to Hunter Valley, just north of Sydney,… 

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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

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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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