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Five of a kind: Smart kids' meals

A kids' serve of pad Thai arrives tucked up in an omelet blankie at Ayatana.

Parents with an appetite for fuss-free family outings might just find that food and fun can go hand in hand.

Eat Out | Lauren Wambach | Sat Aug 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

Win tickets to truffle dinner

Infant truffle

Our Canberra Times truffle dinner is next week, Tuesday, August 13, at 10 Yards, the little pop-up eatery in the city near Wig and Pen.

Eat Out | | Wed Aug 07 09:38:43 EST 2013

Waterfront comes to life

14 June 2013 - Photo Elesa Kurtz - The Chronicle - C-Dine Bar owners Daniel Keogh and Shann Howman are one of a number of new restaurants moving into the foreshore area of Kingston

Local chef Dan Keogh and business partner Shann Howman have opened a swish new steak and seafood bar on the Kingston waterfront.

Eat Out | | Wed Aug 07 09:38:43 EST 2013

East meets Weston

Marion's Kitchen Thai Green Prawn Curry

Owners of the Lemon Grass Thai restaurants, Nok Jarussongkitti and Andrew Parfett, have opened an Asian grocery store in Weston.

Eat Out | | Wed Aug 07 09:38:43 EST 2013

Let's hear it for the noise

FOOD AND WINE: Restaurant eighty six, Lonsdale Street, Braddon . 1st August 2013 .Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times..

It's not just about food - a restaurant's sound can impact on a patron's experience, too, Tom McIlroy writes.

Eat Out | Tom McIlroy | Wed Aug 07 03:00:00 EST 2013


A tray of cakes from Matt Forbes graces the black-painted plywood counter-top.

Pardon's single room goes from empty to insta-crowd when half-a-dozen people turn up at once.

Eat Out | Matt Holden | Mon Aug 05 12:39:30 EST 2013

Five of a kind: Comfort food


Winter still has us in its grip, so unleash your inner warmth with these hearty unions of taste and tradition.

Eat Out | Lauren Wambach | Sat Aug 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Truffles at 10 Yards

Adam Bantock
Former head chef Dieci e Mezzo, Canberra
Pic supplied Adam Bantock


With all the can-do attitude of the Two Before Ten guys, they seemed like good partners for a Canberra Times truffle dinner.

Eat Out | | Wed Jul 31 00:01:56 EST 2013

Rare cuts well done

The Angus bavette steak, $32 from Albert St Food & Wine.

That big, fat, juicy steak doesn't have to come with a big, fat, juicy restaurant bill - if you know where to look.

Eat Out | Bob Hart | Tue Jul 30 16:05:50 EST 2013

Food festival

Aubergine Restaurant, Griffith Shops, Canberra. Owner/Chef, Ben Willis. 30th October 2012 Photo: Graham Tidy.

Canberra restaurants are joining the Good Food Month festival in October, including a ‘‘Sunday family lunch’’ at Aubergine.

Eat Out | | Tue Jul 30 14:51:23 EST 2013

Parlour won’t stay bare

Parlour Wine Room interior. SPECIAL 211109

Ross Sydney hopes to start the fit-out at Parlour Wine Room in August, with a plan to open at the beginning of October.

Drink,Eat Out | | Tue Jul 30 14:51:23 EST 2013

Action in New Acton

Morsels food dinkus

As soon as September, a new restaurant and wine bar named A. Baker will open in the New Acton development.

Eat Out | | Tue Jul 30 14:51:23 EST 2013

Hot and hearty: Sydney's top spots for a laksa

Petaling Street.

Quick and cheap, this powerhouse of a noodle soup is comfort food for spice lovers. Here are some of Sydney's best.

Top 10 Eat Out,Eat Out | Inga Ting | Tue Jul 30 13:26:10 EST 2013

The cream of Sydney confections

Adriano Zumbo's latest creations - Cronuts. Photographed by James Brickwood. Friday 14th June 2013. SMH GOOD FOOD 130614

Black Star Pastry This dinky little hobbit hole off Newtown's main drag is crawling with hipsters who cluster along a church pew and modernist tables to enjoy a coffee and a treat.

Eat Out | Carla Grossetti | Tue Jul 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Claude's: another one bites the dust

Chui Lee Luk.

Sydney dining institution Claude's will close in September, the latest victim of the city's push towards mid-market restaurants.

Eat Out | Scott Bolles | Sat Jul 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Five of a kind: Healthy takeaway

Half Moon cafe.

Forget the bain-marie, try these healthy offerings on those can't-be-bothered cooking occasions.

Eat Out | Sarina Lewis | Sat Jul 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Creepy-crawly cuisine

Roasted scorpion.

A Brisbane restaurant has added wood-roasted scorpions to a menu that already includes mealy worms.

Eat Out | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Jul 26 16:37:30 EST 2013

Two Small Rooms set to reopen

Knife and fork.

New restaurant owner Joshua Lawson admits to some nerves ahead of the opening of his Toowong restaurant.

Eat Out | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Jul 26 09:00:10 EST 2013

Cafe culture stimulates more than the economy

24rd April 2012, Canberra Times, Through the Lens- Photos by KARLEEN MINNEY, Latte Art.Cosmorex, brewing an espresso . Latte Art by barista Maria Marzano.

The layout of a cafe is as important as the quality of the coffee if you are conducting a casual business meeting.

Eat Out | Carla Grossetti | Fri Jul 26 08:00:20 EST 2013

The working lunch

Lunch on the boss.

All over town the work lunch is back, and the good news is it's still the boss who's paying.

Eat Out | Justine Costigan | Thu Jul 25 16:55:00 EST 2013