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Sweet treats at The Boat House by the Lake

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The Boat House by the Lake gained some national recognition recently, when Gourmet Traveller's Canberra reviewer, Gareth Meyer, named its pumpkin cheesecake ice cream his favourite dish of the year.

Eat Out | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Dec 18 09:19:50 EST 2013

Restaurants open in Canberra over Christmas

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Where to eat over the Christmas break?

Eat Out | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Dec 18 09:19:44 EST 2013

Nod to nostalgia

black and brown rice salad

Nans – and grandfathers, and grannies and pops – are no strangers to the role of muse in the hospitality industry.

Eat Out,Good Food | Georgia Waters | Thu Dec 12 19:34:50 EST 2013

Five of a kind: Stand-up espresso bars

The aptly named Tom Thumb.

As the city's cafe scene continues to grow, the latest trend is to downsize with specialist coffee but few seats.

Eat Out | Mary O'Brien | Sat Dec 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

Brunch with crunch

Spectrum Dining Review Breakfast at Three William?s in Redfern

In food writer Nigel Slater's memoir, Toast, he claims it's impossible not to love someone who makes toast for you. I know what he means.

Eat Out,Good Food | Candice Chung | Sat Dec 07 03:00:00 EST 2013

Fantasy food trucks that could rule the roads

Vegie Patch van.

From the "it's always election day" sausage truck to the toast and tea vendor, Larissa Dubecki shares her list of fantasy food vans.

Eat Out | Larissa Dubecki | Thu Dec 05 09:42:50 EST 2013

First look: Adelaide's Orana restaurant

Is this Australia's most Australian restaurant? Jill Dupleix and Terry Durack visit Jock Zonfrillo's new indigenous-inspired eatery.

Eat Out | Jill Dupleix and Terry Durack | Wed Dec 04 14:40:00 EST 2013

The Bond-eye's new dining scene


Bondi or 'Boondi' is an Aboriginal word meaning ''the noise of water breaking over rocks''. It's Australia's most iconic strip of sand and sea and has even been recognised by the Heritage Council for...

Eat Out | Carla Grossetti | Tue Dec 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

The best in Melbourne's west: food bloggers' dishes of distinction

Best of the west: Bloggers Kenny Weir and Lauren Wambach are pooling their knowledge to award the best three dishes in the west.

Every city’s got an underdog side, and in Melbourne, the western suburbs are the runt of the litter.

Eat Out | Lauren Wambach | Sat Nov 30 06:00:00 EST 2013

Let the good times roll

riley st garage

Urban renewal has given Sydney some eating and drinking establishments in unlikely places. Think public toilets, electricity substations and, in the case of the recently opened Riley St Garage, a...

Eat Out,Good Food | Sarah McInerney | Sat Nov 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

A foodies' guide to Ripponlea

Attica's Native fruits of Australia dish.

From barbecue to blintzes, fine dining to fish and chips, there's a surprising range to be had in this intriguing patch of Melbourne.

Eat Street,Eat Out | Jane Ormond | Thu Nov 28 09:30:10 EST 2013

Crafted creations impress


The food is cleverly executed and is clearly at the high end of Canberra's restaurant scene, writes Natasha Rudra.

Eat Out | Natasha Rudra | Wed Nov 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Nepalese restaurant holds charity dinner

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The Hungry Buddha Nepalese restaurant in Curtin a dinner tonight.

Eat Out | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 27 00:21:10 EST 2013

Food and social media : how to become an #instaexpert

Dishes are shared in real-time to be instantly rated, liked, commented on and retweeted.

For better or worse, our fascination with sharing our food online has become a full-blown obsession. If you're looking for a culinary social media adventure, here's a feast of options.

Eat Out | Thang Ngo | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

From the ashes, a food-led revival in the Blue Mountains

Darleys restaurant.

Only a short drive from town, the Blue Mountains is where we head for weekends away. Just not at the moment.

Eat Out | Barbara Sweeney | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Milk, meat, mushrooms: is there anything that can't be smoked?

Tonka bean souffle and chocolate ice-cream, cold smoked with coconut husk.

Where there's smoke there's a chef experimenting with fire. Roslyn Grundy reports.

Eat Out | Roslyn Grundy | Sat Nov 23 17:19:40 EST 2013

Poker machines rejected as pubs vote for food and fun

East Village Hotel in Balmain.

The poker machine was once hailed as the money spinner that helped keep pubs afloat. But a new breed of young publicans is rebelling against the pokie dollar.

Eat Out | Esther Han | Sat Nov 23 03:00:00 EST 2013

Dieci e Mezzo site has new lease of life


The irrepressible Peter Harrington has taken over the former Dieci e Mezzo site.

Eat Out | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 20 00:03:02 EST 2013

Sshhh! Quiet please


During a beach holiday with a friend recently it became glaringly obvious at dinner each night that many couples simply sat in uncomfortable silence, uttering rarely a word.

Eat Out | Ellen Connolly | Tue Nov 19 03:00:00 EST 2013

Top pub grub: the highlights

The Paddington Inn's
Ras el hanout & garlic roast chicken, mejadra rice, broad bean tabouleh.

At the Golden Sheaf Hotel in Double Bay recently, I discovered that, upstairs, there is a room resplendent with Florence Broadhurst wallpaper.

Eat Out | Keith Austin | Tue Nov 19 03:00:00 EST 2013