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


You will find hearty, simple European food in a neighbourhood setting at this Narrabundah venue.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 21 10:36:54 EST 2015

Just Open: Bacaro wine bar at Italian and Sons, Braddon

Chianti braised beef cheeks at Italian and Sons.

Italian and Sons has opened a new wine bar at the back of the Braddon restaurant.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Apr 20 11:13:43 EST 2015

Charles Melton wine tasting at Plonk in Fyshwick

Plonk in Fyshwick will hold a tasting of rare Charles Melton Wines, including the 2012 Nine Popes, the Grains of Paradise, Voices of Angels and Kirche.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Sun Apr 19 22:10:34 EST 2015

Canberra's world champion barista Sasa Sestic to quit day job

Sasa Sestic won the World Barista Championships in  Seattle.

It's a dream come true for Canberran to win the World Barista Championships.

Drink | Natasha Rudra | Fri Apr 17 09:05:47 EST 2015

Canberra's Sasa Sestic wins World Barista Championship 2015 in Seattle

Canberra barista Sasa Sestic pictured with coach Hidenori Maruyama.

Canberra's Sasa Sestic is the world's best barista.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Apr 13 11:08:04 EST 2015

Canberra chef Victor Kimble of Soul Food Kitchen dies

Victor Kimble at home.

Canberra's soul food chef Victor Kimble has died of cancer.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Wed Apr 08 11:18:33 EST 2015

BentSpoke creates special Easter Egg beer

Easter beer from BentSpoke Brewery.

BentSpoke celebrates Easter with a new beer infused with liquorice, ginger and cocoa.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Thu Apr 02 16:51:15 EST 2015

Where to eat and drink in Canberra for Easter 2015

Where to get coffee over the Easter long weekend?

What restaurants are open over the long weekend? We've done all the work for you.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Wed Apr 01 15:58:22 EST 2015

Yummy Chinese BBQ

Hot stuff: Barbecued pork belly skewers at Yummy Chinese BBQ.

Asian barbecue and hotpot that ticks student-friendly boxes.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Mar 31 11:45:29 EST 2015

Little Brooklyn in Kingston to open to 1am

261113 News Photo:Emma Allen/Marlborough Express/Fairfax NZ. Air New Zealand Wine Awards tasting of its 2013 trophy gold and silver winning wines at Marlborough Vintners Hotel. File image, hand holding wine glass. Sparkling wine tasting, drinking.

Welcome news for late-night diners - Little Brooklyn in Kingston's Green Square has extended its openings on Fridays and Saturdays.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 30 17:14:28 EST 2015

River Cottage Australia chef Paul West visits Canberra for ANU event

<i>River Cottage Australia</i> chef Paul West will be in the capital on Wednesday, April 8.

Grab a bite to eat with River Cottage Australia chef Paul West, who is heading to Canberra on Wednesday, April 8

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 30 16:38:57 EST 2015

Danny Russo creates paddock-to-plate menu for Marble & Grain in Braddon

Paddock-to-plate push for Marble & Grain in Braddon.

Former hatted chef Danny Russo has been revamping the menu of Marble & Grain, the Braddon hotel restaurant on Mort Street.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon Mar 30 16:07:49 EST 2015

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


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