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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

Gelato Messina looks to open store in Canberra

Gelato Messina

It's the cult gelateria with wild flavours that attract queues around the block - and now Gelato Messina is looking to open a store in Canberra.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 16 13:24:07 EST 2014

How to choose the best Christmas ham

Christmas ham.

Natasha Rudra asks butcher Marco Balzanelli for his tips on selecting the best ham for the festive holidays.

Cook | Natasha Rudra | Sun Dec 14 16:09:20 EST 2014

Morsels: Christine Manfield impressed by Canberra scene

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The dessert diva praises Canberra's vibrant food scene.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 09 15:13:44 EST 2014

Morsels: Lilotang opening gathers steam

Josiah Li's new venture is scheduled for an opening date of January 15, at Hotel Realm, Burbury Close.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 09 15:13:44 EST 2014

Morsels: Akiba and The Hamlet openings

Akibat on Bunda Street is tipped to open on December 19, and The Hamlet is to open on Wednesday.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 09 15:13:44 EST 2014

Wood & Coal

Chocolate olive oil sponge cake with blood orange custard and red velvet cheesecake ice-cream.

A smart addition to the Canberra Centre with a few hit-and-miss dishes and great desserts.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 09 11:52:25 EST 2014

Canberra's top 20 restaurants for 2014

A quail and polenta dish at Temporada.

We ate, we argued, we ate some more, and finally picked our top 20 restaurants in Canberra.

Top 10 Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Wed Dec 03 11:57:46 EST 2014

A guide to Canberra's new restaurants 2014

Peach Melba at Capitol Bar and Grill.

Canberra's seen plenty of new restaurants in 2014 - a couple of them have made it into our top 20. Here's a round up of some of the other notable new additions to our dining scene.

Top 10 Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's best restaurants: Black Fire, Braddon

Black Fire is a very good experience in our new urban heartland.

Top 10 Eat Out,Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's best restaurants: Pomegranate

Pomegranate in Kingston is a relaxed restaurant that serves up good quality Turkish and Mediterranean influenced food.

Top 10 Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's best restaurants: Aubergine shining example

Top 20 restaurants, Food and Wine Annual 2014: number 2.

Top 10 Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

New bars open in Canberra in 2014

This has been a big year for our bar scene. We lost a number of bars on Northbourne Avenue but a whole crop of new watering holes sprang up from Braddon to the Foreshore to Crace.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra and Jil Hogan | Tue Dec 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's top 20 restaurants: Morks

Kingston foreshore restaurant Morks is offering and presenting confidently executed modern Thai dishes.

Top 10 Eat Out,Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's best restaurants: Lanterne Rooms

The continued quality at Lanterne Rooms keeps it in our top 20 dining spots for another year.

Top 10 Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 02 23:45:00 EST 2014

Canberra's best restaurants: Ottoman

An elegant restaurant overlooking rose-filled courtyards that serves classic Turkish in a high-end setting.

Top 10 Eat Out,Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Tue Dec 02 23:36:00 EST 2014

Canberra winemaker Nick O'Leary in vintage form for 2014

Winemaker Nick O'Leary at his cellar door in Bywong.

He's won a haul of trophies, but Nick O'Leary is proudest of the community's support, writes Natasha Rudra.

Drink,Canberra Life | Natasha Rudra | Tue Nov 25 23:45:00 EST 2014

Morsels: Music in the McKellar winery

McKellar Ridge Wines is holding a day of music in the winery on Sunday, November 30.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Nov 25 14:42:11 EST 2014

Morsels: Taste of Christmas with Capital Wines

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Capital Wines is doing a series of "Epicurean tastings" through December.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Nov 25 14:39:40 EST 2014

Morsels: YWCA's Frugal Feast appeal and cookbook

YWCA wants to help those in need for the festive season.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Nov 25 14:27:31 EST 2014

Morsels: Mick Chatto and Catherine Sharland to open Hotel Kurrajong venue

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Mick Chatto and Catherine Sharland plan a new restaurant at Hotel Kurrajong.

Food News | Natasha Rudra | Tue Nov 25 14:17:14 EST 2014