Natasha Rudra

Natasha Rudra

Life and entertainment editor at The Canberra Times

Follow Natasha Rudra on:

Natasha Rudra is the life and entertainment editor at The Canberra Times

Tetsuya Wakuda: Zen-like visit to Canberra for 3 Seeds school

Watching the celebrity chef working with 3 Seeds' executive chef Kevin Mok was like "poetry in motion".

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 23 17:17:41 EST 2015

Sideline Bar opens at Erindale Vikings Club

The recently opened Sideline Bar in the Erindale Vikings Club is billed as modern, upmarket and "not your typical club bar".

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 23 17:07:06 EST 2015

CoCu plans revamp of SubUrban in Dickson and former La Scala in Civic

SubUrban in Dickson is about to get a very big makeover which its owners hope will help revive the inner northern hub.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 23 13:33:14 EST 2015

Griff Pamment to cook at The Loft at Duxton in O'Connor

Canberra Times. August 6, 2013. New upstairs bar The Loft in O'Connor, above the Duxton. Supplied photos.

The Duxton pub in O'Connor is set for a revamp and its cocktail bar The Loft will turn into a restaurant for three months starting in April.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Sun Mar 22 19:57:19 EST 2015

Canberra's Sasa Sestic is crowned Australian barista champion 2015

Coffee

Canberra's Sasa Sestic is king of Australian coffee after winning the Australian Barista Championship on the weekend in Melbourne.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 16 16:03:31 EST 2015

Paleo eatery Elemental opening in Braddon

Co-owner of new paleo cafe, Elemental, Daniel Barrett, in front of the George Rose mural in the cafe.

Chef Daniel Barrett is bringing more paleo to Canberra's dining scene with Elemental, his new cafe on Lonsdale Street.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Sat Mar 14 16:29:15 EST 2015

Autolyse closes its Sydney store and bakery

Autolyse croissants.

Canberra's cult bakery Autolyse has been forced to close its store in Sydney after just eight months.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 09 14:24:57 EST 2015

Canberra's restaurants go French for worldwide Gout de France 2015 dinner

Les Bistronomes French restaurant.

The French want the world to sit down to dinner with them on March 19.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 09 11:36:02 EST 2015

Matt Wilkinson and his simply dressed salads come to Canberra

Matt Wilkinson tells us about the perfect salad, his nan's tendency to overcook everything, and shopping trolleys in Yorkshire.

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Fri Mar 06 17:09:37 EST 2015

Canberra's Good Food Month 2015: The Rum Bar's cocktail degustation unlocks history

News.  from left, cocktails, a Daiquiri, rhum agricole and El Presidente some of drinks by Cocktail expert Lee Potter Cavanagh who will be guest bar tender at the Rum Bar at the Kingston Foreshore.  He will be doing a rum degustation dinner as part of Good Food Month.   3 March 2015.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

"Any day you're having five rum cocktails it's going to be a good time," reckons Lee Potter Cavanagh and that's what he'll be doing at a degustation dinner at The Rum Bar on the Kingston Foreshore.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Thu Mar 05 23:00:00 EST 2015

Superstar chef Tetsuya Wakuda comes to Canberra for private class

<i></i>

Superstar chef Tetsuya Wakuda is heading to Canberra on Monday, March 16 - but unless you're one of a handful of lucky corporate guests or an extremely lucky volunteer, you won't be able to see him...

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Wed Mar 04 18:56:47 EST 2015

Parlour Wine Room's mysterious dinner for Canberra Good Food Month 2015

James Forman at Parlour Wine Room.

A dinner filled with mysterious and unfamiliar dishes is chef James Forman's way of bringing attention to food that's often overlooked in Australia.

Good Food Month | Natasha Rudra | Tue Mar 03 12:41:50 EST 2015

Editor's morsels

<i></i>

Baker Paddy Murray ran sourdough classes out in the Southern Highlands for about 10 years but he's moving on to a new chapter in his life in Tasmania.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Mar 03 10:35:39 EST 2015

Highlights from Canberra's Good Food Month 2015

Chef Janet Jeffs.

Good Food Month returns to Canberra in a different shape and form for 2015.

Good Food Month | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 02 14:33:07 EST 2015

What's on: Canberra Good Food Month 2015

House-smoked swordfish at Italian and Sons.

Natasha Rudra shares her picks of the Canberra Times Good Food Month program.

Good Food Month | Natasha Rudra | Wed Feb 25 09:17:16 EST 2015

Walt and Burley, Kingston

The Beast of Burley mixed grill includes pork ribs, pulled pork, andouille sausage and celeriac slaw.

Pulled pork, barbecue, nachos and burgers are all staples at this pub on the Kingston Foreshore.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 24 14:01:41 EST 2015

Adrienne and Lester Jesberg wine course at East Hotel, Canberra

Beaujolais can be a hard style to get right.

Wine experts Lester & Adrienne Jesberg are running a five-night wine appreciation course at the East Hotel in Kingston.

Drink | Natasha Rudra | Mon Feb 23 15:39:17 EST 2015

Editor's morsels

<i></i>

Welcome to this week's iPad edition. Here's a collection of tasty news snippets from the Canberra scene.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Feb 23 13:09:24 EST 2015

A guide to Canberra's Enlighten Night Noodle Markets 2015

Night Noodle Markets.

Canberra’s first Night Noodle Markets start this Friday, so prepare to be enlightened, writes Natasha Rudra.

Good Food Month | Natasha Rudra | Thu Feb 19 17:33:57 EST 2015

Canberra restaurant review: Walt & Burley, Kingston Foreshore | Good Food

Food and Wine.  Walt and Burley at the Kingston Foreshore.  5 February 2015.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Pulled pork, barbecue, nachos and burgers are all staples at Walt & Burley on the Kingston Foreshore.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Wed Feb 18 18:25:26 EST 2015