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Event recap: Honky Tonks Night Market – Canberra

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More and more businesses are combining food and fashion markets to lure the punters to their events. It seems to be working very well, based on the hugely successful The Forage and Hustle and Scout collaborations held every two months in New Acton. Honky Tonks held their very first Night Market shindig, featuring artists, designers, crafters, music records, vintage and second hand goodies, terrariums and made to order tacos!

First look & menu: Vitis Eatery – Braddon, Canberra

Vitis Eatery, which opened last week, is the “new kid on the block” in the Braddon precinct of Canberra. Owner Lucia Kovacova, originally from Slovakia, recently moved to Canberra but said she would happily spend the next 30 years here. I’m hoping she keeps her word because the newest addition to the vibrant collection of eateries on Lonsdale st looks very promising and ticks all my boxes so far. Funky decor. Tick. Delicious food presented … Continue reading

First look & menu: BentSpoke Brewing Company – Braddon, Canberra

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I was bombarded by news of the opening of BentSpoke Brewing Company on Twitter and Facebook today. The microbrewery and Canberra’s newest brewpub is located on the corner of Mort and Elouera streets in the hipster area of Braddon. Swept up in the excitement of it all, I gave in to my FOMO (fear of missing out) and spontaneously decided to check it out after work. I did some intelligence gathering on Twitter while I … Continue reading

Cheap lunch review: Indian Affair in the City, Canberra

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Indian Affair in the City is the offshoot of Indian Affair Restaurant in Phillip. They originally tried an Indian-Italian fusion menu, which was not particularly popular with Canberra customers. Personally, I think the traditional Indian cuisine works much better – as evidenced by the $10 lunch I tried there! On this occasion, I ordered the butter chicken, which came in a takeaway container. This butter chicken can be described with one word. Luscious. I had … Continue reading

101 Humans: I was on TV!

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The Human Brochure tourism campaign that I have been taking part in was featured on the ABC news tonight! The camera crew appeared at our last winery today and my friend @LindaSoo was interviewed for the piece! Watch out for my cameo at the end with the Erna, the “selfie Queen”! If you missed it on TV, you can watch it online at the link below! http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-31/canberrans-turn-tourism-ambassadors/5491776?section=act I have also uploaded it to my Youtube … Continue reading