Good Food - Natasha Rudra

Natasha Rudra

Life and entertainment editor at The Canberra Times

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

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

"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

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

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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

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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

Pod Food stages raw fish and riesling lunch

Pod Food is hosting an intriguing raw fish and riesling lunch on Saturday, February 21.

Pod Food is hosting an intriguing raw fish and riesling lunch on Saturday, February 21.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 17 14:56:29 EST 2015

Canberra Food and Wine Expo: Don't miss it on February 20-23

Former <i>MasterChef</i> contestant Rishi Desai, of Queanbeyan, will be at the expo.

The Canberra Food and Wine Expo is on at the National Convention Centre featuring wineries, food producers and gourmet stalls.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 17 14:42:45 EST 2015

Francisco's in Manuka is closing, for now

Guacamole.

Francisco's Mexican Cantina in Manuka has announced that it will close at the end of this week – but long time fans shouldn't worry, it will return.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 17 13:32:50 EST 2015

Canberra Multicultural Festival 2015: Five foodie things to love

Greek food is always a favourite.

It's time for the Multicultural Festival again - when Civic heaves with thousands of people clutching beers, plates of noodles, meat on skewers, and sweets from around the world.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 23:45:00 EST 2015

Valentine's Day dinner dates for romantic Canberrans

Romantic dinner.

Yes, Valentine's Day is coming up. But don't succumb to the pressure of booking a table for two on February 14 - try these romantic foodie date ideas any time of year.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 23:45:00 EST 2015

A. Baker Backyard Produce Dinner

Do you have a kitchen garden? Book yourself in for A. Baker's Backyard Produce Dinner on February 25 at 7pm.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 18:00:00 EST 2015

Canberra Master Basters win Boston butt place at Melbourne BBQ festival 2015

Canberrans Mikael Svensson, Chris Hansen, Spero Cassidy and Micky Doherty showed their prowess at the inaugural Melbourne Barbecue Festival.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 18:00:00 EST 2015

N2 Extreme Gelato coming to Canberra Night Noodle Markets 2015

N2 Extreme Gelato.

Get ready for some liquid nitrogen gelato, Canberra. A cult Sydney gelato maker is heading to the Noodle Markets.

Good Food Month | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 18:00:00 EST 2015

Jodie Johnson moves to the Rum Bar

The Rum Bar, Kingston Foreshore.

Chef Jodie Johnson has moved from Onred to head the kitchen at The Rum Bar on the Kingston Foreshore and has revamped the menu for summer.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 10 18:00:00 EST 2015

Zagyoza, Hoy Pinoy and Thirst coming to the Canberra Night Noodle Markets 2015

The classic pork gyoza served at Zagyoza in Brisbane.

The first 3 stalls have been announced for Canberra's own Night Noodle Markets from February 27 to March 8.

Good Food Month | Natasha Rudra | Tue Feb 03 14:23:26 EST 2015