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

Black Fire

House-smoked blue mussels with salted almonds at Black Fire in Canberra.

This mighty Italian-Spanish menu is mostly meaty, often smoky.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Wed May 04 15:01:40 EST 2016

Canberra winners announced in the AFR Top 100 Restaurants 2016

Sean McConnell of Monster

Chalk up a monster win for Canberra. The stylish bar and restaurant at Hotel Hotel in NewActon has been named one of Australia's top 100 restaurants.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon May 02 22:30:00 EST 2016

Taze restaurant closes doors in Civic

The family-owned Mediterranean eatery has closed after six years.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Mon May 02 10:22:12 EST 2016

4 events for beer lovers coming up in Canberra

Get your beer on in Canberra.

Get into beer yoga and learn to homebrew with these four events coming up in Canberra.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Fri Apr 29 17:41:27 EST 2016

The Coffee Man: film about champion barista Sasa Sestic premieres in Canberra

News

Date: December 17 2015
The Canberra Times
Photo: Elesa Kurtz
Ona Coffee owner Sasa Sestic with another award winning roast. Ona Coffee team were awarded

ONA Coffee founder Sasa Sestic had an extraordinary year in 2015 - and it's now being turned into a movie.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Thu Apr 28 17:10:54 EST 2016

7 By the Lake

Chicken lollypops at 7 by the Lake Indian restaurant in Canberra.

A pleasant Indian restaurant on the Kingston Foreshore.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Wed Apr 27 10:07:02 EST 2016

Restaurant review: 7 By the Lake, Kingston Foreshore

A pleasant enough Indian restaurant on the Kingston Foreshore.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 26 23:45:00 EST 2016

Just Open: Pepper Lunch, Canberra

Beef pepper at Pepper Lunch.

Be prepared for sizzling steak on hotplates - the Japanese chain Pepper Lunch is opening a store in Canberra.

Good Food | Natasha Rudra | Fri Apr 22 14:34:13 EST 2016

The Cook's Grocer starts delivering meal kits in Canberra

Photo: The Cook's Grocer

Canberrans who want to cook but don't want the hassle of shopping to a recipe have another meal kit option available. 

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Fri Apr 22 11:28:19 EST 2016

Les Bistronomes

White chocolate mousse with sweet potato crisp and rhubarb at Les Bistronomes.

A cliche-free taste of the Left Bank in Braddon.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Wed Apr 20 11:33:58 EST 2016

Restaurant review: Les Bistronomes, Braddon

Food and Wine. Restaurant Review of Les Bistronomes in Eloura Street Braddon. Dessert...White chocolate mousse with sweet potato crisp and rhubarb.
April 15th 2016
The Canberra Times
Photograph by Graham Tidy.

This excellent French bistro in Braddon still hits the high notes.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Wed Apr 20 00:00:00 EST 2016

The ultimate guide to Canberra's bars 2016

Japanese bar Suke Suke in Civic.

Where to get a drink in Canberra? We've got the answer for every situation.

Food Travel | Natasha Rudra | Wed Apr 20 00:00:00 EST 2016

Jasper & Myrtle is Canberra's new chocolate company

Food and Wine
Li Peng Monroe of Jasper and Myrtle handmade Chocolate.
The Canberra Times
Date: 15 April 2016
Photo Jay Cronan

Li Peng Monroe has been making waves with her bean-to-bar chocolate company, making her chocolates from scratch in her south Canberra home.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Fri Apr 15 17:36:34 EST 2016

First look: Farmers and Foodies Market opens in Kingston

Farmer's markets are

The new Farmers and Foodies market brings meat, veg and more to the Kingston Foreshore.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Fri Apr 15 17:30:21 EST 2016

Rawspirations - meet Sabrina Muscat, Canberra's vegan Instagram star

Sabrina Muscat in the kitchen.

Sabrina Muscat didn't expect to become an Instagram star. 

Good Food | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 05 23:45:00 EST 2016

Restaurant review: Betti Bravo's, Kingston

Betti Bravo's tends towards the share plates with a sort of Caribbean/Spanish vibe.

Eat Out,iPad-App-only | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 05 23:45:00 EST 2016

Paul West takes on Canberra in new River Cottage Australia episode

Paul West and his dog, Digger.

In the new series of his River Cottage TV show, Paul West travels to the capital with his food van.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 05 23:45:00 EST 2016

The Handsome Devils – Canberra boys with a hot and saucy side

Viva la chilli!

The Handsome Devils are four former Canberra boys who are bringing the heat and spice to Sydney – via their hot sauce company.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 05 23:45:00 EST 2016

Betti Bravo's

Dessert gnocchi: White chocolate and ricotta pillows with vanilla ice-cream and macadamia.

Betti Bravo's brings a taste of the Caribbean and a splash of rum to the Kingston Foreshore.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Apr 05 00:00:00 EST 2016

The Tea Garden subscription service sends tea to your door in Canberra

The Tea Garden sends out monthly or quarterly boxes filled with a variety of blended teas.

A new Canberra-based subscription tea service aims to keep you well stocked for that 3pm cuppa.

Drink | Natasha Rudra | Mon Apr 04 18:12:00 EST 2016